Numerous events to be canceled in Sarajevo

Due to changes in the worldwide epidemiological situation, and with the aim of preventing a potential Coronavirus epidemic, preventive measures are being taken by either canceling or postponing some events. Public gatherings of more than 250 people are now also forbidden.


Sarajevo soccer clubs Sarajevo, Željezničar and Olimpik will be playing their upcoming home matches without audiences in attendance.

Parni Valjak’s concert, which was set for March 20 at Zetra, Helem Nejse's concert (Dom mladih, March 21st) and Marko Louis's concert, which was scheduled for March 13th at BIS, has been canceled.

Coloseum and Celtic Club also canceled all gigs that were planned for the month of March, whila Jazzbina Sarajevo canceled concerts of Romano Nervoso (March 12th) and Dado Topić (March 21st).

Inter Dance Fest, a dance festival that had planned to run from March 25 to 29, has been rescheduled for May 14 to 17.

Meeting Point and Novi Grad Cinema has canceled screenings of all films for this week, and the schedule for the rest of March has yet to be determined.

Also, all theatre plays at National Theatre, Chamber Theatre and Youth Theatre are canceled until the end of March.

The 6th Porsche Sarajevo Coffee Fest – a fair for coffee, tea, chocolate and related equipment which will be held at My Face on Wilson’s Promenade is postponed for May 27 & 28.

The War Childhood Museum will be closed for visitors from March 12 to March 21.

The Info-Press Center of Stari Grad Municipality, located on Halači Street, has been temporarily closed.

Flights, Bus lines

As for flights into and out of the Sarajevo International Airport, these companies have stopped offering the following services until further notice: FlyBosnia, the Bosnian airline company, has temporarily suspended all flights to Rome; and Aegean Airlines of Greece will no longer be running flights between Athens and Sarajevo.

Also, Germany's Lufthansa suspends flights from Munich to Sarajevo and vice versa from March 29 to April 25. 

Cantrotrans Eurolines company also suspended international bus lines from March 16th to 31st.