Museum night, Handmade Festival and Baby Exit in Belgrade and Novi Sad

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


Event: Night of Museums

Place: Belgrade and 45 other towns in Serbia

Time: May 18th

From famous artists like Toulouse-Lautrec and Milena Pavlović Barili to the unforgettable Woodstock festival and timeless love stories, the 16th Night of Museums will keep visitors wide awake on May 18th all over Serbia. From 4 pm to midnight, the visitors will be given an opportunity to have a sneak peek of the museum collections, to discover new exhibitions in their favourite galleries and to open the door of many other institutions of culture highlighting this year’s topic of “Freedom”. Over 60 locations in Belgrade will participate in this year’s Night of Museums. One of the exhibitions, called “The Untold Stories Tour”, staged in collaboration with Viasat History Channel, will showcase the atmosphere of the hippie era and the famous Woodstock Festival. Also, there will be exhibitions featuring old bars, Belgrade’s nightlife in the 1980s, superstition, tradition, music and many other themes. For more information about the event’s programme, please click here.

Event: Handmade Festival

Place: Dorcol Platz, 59b Dobracina Street

Time: May 19th, from noon

The festival is intended for all creative people and those who enjoy and appreciate creativity. The Handmade Festival will feature many artists and creatives, including those who make jewellery, clothes, and many other items that we use every day but are far from ordinary. The Festival is also an opportunity to buy something authentic for yourself or your friends and family members. The Festival will also feature four workshops:  

  1. Soap Workshop at 11h
  2. Making bookmarks (workshop for children) at 13h
  3. Painting on glass at 17h
  4. Making printed T-Shirts at 17h


Event: Baby Exit

Place: Petrovaradin Fortress

Time: May 18th and 19th, from 16h to 19h

BABY EXIT (alternatively called the Festival of Optimism) is the biggest family festival in the region. Held traditionally in mid-May, it gathers close to 40,000 visitors and 3,000 performers on the beautiful Petrovaradin fortress in Novi Sad. The festival has several playgrounds for children, workshops, theatre performances, features science experiments, face painting, meet and greet with cartoon characters and many other child-oriented activities. This year, the Festival takes place under the slogan „Plan Your Future – Live in European Serbia“. For more information about the programme, please click here.

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