Cultural life in Sarajevo Reawakens Following the Pandemic

After a two-month hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Sarajevo's cultural institutions are back in business and welcoming their first visitors.

Updated: 2020/05/29

The National Theater Sarajevo will open its doors on May 29, when the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy Gala Night, the musical and performance program comprised of arias and operettas by great composers (Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Horozić), solo performances from the famous ballets, and verses by Mak Dizdar, to be recited by Sarajevo actors.

The Youth Theater opens it doors on May 29 with the play Tobias, with a rerun scheduled for May 31.

In the Mak Gallery, on the ground floor of the Museum of Literature and Performing Arts, from May 26 you can see the first solo exhibition of paintings by Tamara Vučinić.

As many announced film premieres have been canceled, Sarajevo cinemas will show some already-seen favorites, as well as some somewhat forgotten titles.

Kinoteka will start working on May 26 with the screening of the Yugoslav film Peasant Revolt and it will continue with movies The Falcon (May 27), The Seventh Seal (May 28) and Minority Report (May 29), while Meeting Point opens its doors on May 28 with the screening of the South Korean Oscar and Golden Palm winner – Parasite.

We remind you that it is mandatory to maintain physical distance and wear protective masks in all mentioned institutions and cinemas.   

Some of the cultural institutions will continue to run online programs, all of which listed in the following text: Online cultural and music events in BiH.