Chinese Light Festival, Iranian Film and Konstantin Kostjukov in Belgrade and Novi Sad this weekend

It’s Thursday and time for our report about the cultural and entertainment events coming up in the next few days.


Event: Chinese Festival of Lights

Place: Kalemgdan Fortress

Time: Opened until 24th February

The Chinese Year of the Pig was officially welcomed to Belgrade, with the opening of the Chinese Festival of Lights. The exhibition that will be opened until February 24th at the historic Kalemegdan fortress in downtown Belgrade brought colourful light sculptures designed by Chinese artists and built by a Chinese company from Sichuan province to Belgrade, depicting motives from Chinese folklore, animals, flowers and buildings. In China, the Year of the Pig symbolizes to progress, prosperity, good opportunities and business success.

Event: 18th Festival of Iranian Film

Place: Yugoslav Film Archive (Jugoslovenska Kinoteka)

Time: until 10th February

The Iranian Film Festival traditionally presents contemporary Iranian cinema, this year marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. A total of 13 films, made in the last twenty years, will be screened at the Festival. They cover topics from mental health, lives of women in Iran, politics’ influence on friendships, Iran-Iraq war and so on. For more information about ther Festival’s programme, please click here.

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Event: Gala performance by Konstantin Kostjukov and stars of Belgrade Ballet

Place: Pozoriste Mladih

Time: February 9th, at 8 pm

Along with the principal dancers of the Belgrade Ballet, one of the most iconic ballet dancers in Serbia, Konstantin Kostjukov will perform at a gala night dedicated to his long and notable career. Kostjukov and his fellow ballet dancers will perform pieces from the well-known ballets such as “Don Quixote”, “The Nutcracker”, “Zorba the Greek”, “Swan Lake”, “Viva la Vida”, “Queen Margot”, and a few others. Tickets are available for purchase at .


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