Music and free film screenings all weekend 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: Concert by Lena Kovacevic at BELEF

Place: SKC (Studentski Kulturni Centar)

Time: 13th July, 9pm

A dynamic sampling of innovative music, dance, theatre and visual arts displays that is the Belgrade Summer Festival (BELEF for short) will feature tonight a concert of one of the best Serbian jazz singers – Lena Kovacevic. A graduate of the Music Conservatory of Amsterdam, she has recently released her new single “Cafe”, which is one of the biggest summer hit songs in Serbia, soon to be released in several different languages.  Lena has released three albums so far, with the third album featuring covers of the most popular songs of ex-Yugoslav and Serbian pop musician, Bajaga. The album was arranged and produced by Vladimir Nikolov (orchestration for the Oscar winning movie The Artist) and mixed and mastered in NY. Lena has performed at pop and jazz festivals in Holland, Belgium, Austria, Cyprus, USA, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro and the region that have featured musicians such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Randy Crawford, the Nigel Kennedy Quintet, Candy Dulfer…

Event: Free film screenings at Filmstreet 2018

Place: see below

Time: 12th – 15th July

Filmstreet 2018 is a traveling summer cinema – an event that takes place every year in Belgrade, which gives the audiences in Belgrade an opportunity to see the best cinematic achievements completely free of charge. The best  and the most popular films in the world are screened in many locations in the city: in Tasmajdan, Cvetni Trg, Studentski Park, Rajiceva Shopping Centre, Sava Promenada, Crveni Krst, and in front of the Parobrod Institute of Culture. Here are the films that will be screened in the next three days:

Thursday, 12th July (20.30) – Crveni krst – “Gallipoli”
Saturday, 14th July (20.30) – Sava Promenada – “Titanic”
Sunday, 15th July (20.30) – Rajiceva Shopping Centre – Knez Mihailova Street – “My Best Friend’s Wedding”


Event: EXIT Festival

Place: Petrovaradin Fortress

Time: 12th – 15th July


EXIT, officially the best European festival, starts tonight and will last until 15th July. The festival, that takes place at the Petrovaradin Fortress, will feature some of the world’s most popular stars such as Migos, Grace Jones, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Ziggy Marley, Fever Ray, LP, Alice Merton, Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Maceo Plex, Solomun, Amelie Lens, Ben Klock, Dog Eat Dog, Slaves Jax Jones, Carl Craig, Tale of Us, Sevilla, Idles, Burak Yeter, Madball, Brujeria, Mahmut Orhan, Ofenbach , Slapshot, Asphyx, Bombers and many others. This year’s EXIT will be officially opened by the Russian ballet star, Sergei Polunin. For more information about the festival’s programme, please click here.  


Photo credits: Beograd uzivo (Filmstreet)

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