Poezika is the festival of regional authorial (original) music that affirms creative work of authors, singers-songwriters, and music groups with a special segment – competition for young talents that precedes the festival. Two competition winners are given the opportunity to open the concert evenings with their performances and present their art to a wider audience. […]

International Novi Sad Literary Festival

The International Novi Sad Literary Festival gathers every year around 100 foreign and national authors from a large number of European and non-European countries by the end of August. In front of numerous audiences the authors read their poems and prose at the Square of the Newly Wed, at many sites of urban Novi Sad, […]


The Synergy Theatre Festival of Language Minorities of the world is designed to bring together at one place professional theatre artists who create in the communities in which they live, in the languages of national communities to which they belong. It is the opportunity to exchange the most concrete artistic and cultural experiences. One of […]

1990s: The Unexpected Heritage of Novi Sad

Through the 1990s: The Unexpected Heritage of Novi Sad project, we look at the current heritage of the nineties from a certain time distance. Artistic interventions in the open by street artist TKV and an exhibition, that make up this project, will give voice to discriminated groups of migrants, the poor, the young, members of […]

Novi Sad – a Modern City

The multimedia exhibition ‘Novi Sad – a Modern City’ will be opened on the first floor of SPENS, in Hall 8 (entrance from Radnička Street), on 12 February. It will be organized by Baza: a platform for spatial practice in partnership with the Association of Novi Sad Architects (DANS) and the Ephemera Collective. The exhibition […]

Migration of Souls

Migration of Souls is a unique literary pavilion in Europe and an opportunity for literature to bring together other types of art. The exhibition by the same name: “Migration of Souls – Novi Sad in Books”, is connected to the traditional Book Salon in Novi Sad and will be organized in the Great Hall of […]

Where Migrations End: From Roman Pannonia to Today’s Vojvodina

On the first day of February, a multimedia exhibition ‘Where Migrations End: From Roman Pannonia to Today’s Vojvodina’ will be opened within the Migrations programme arch, at the Museum of Vojvodina. In the 1950s in the villages of Srem, not far from Novi Sad, some precious archaeological artefacts from the mighty Roman Empire were discovered: […]

Art of Migrations, Migration in Art

In February, the gallery of Matica Srpska will mount an exhibition of Serbian and European artists whose works bring the questions of the historical and contemporary meaning of migrations to the foreground. Paintings will be arriving in the European Capital of Culture from major national and European art galleries and museums, creating a space not […]


MigrArt presents works by contemporary artists, designers, and illustrators from several European Capitals of Culture: Bodo, Rijeka, Esch, Veszprém, and Novi Sad, who reinspect the history of migration in their countries, the changed official historical data, as well as the chronology and their personal experiences through these works. Going beyond the official historical background, works […]

“The Little Prince” Exhibition

Within the Future of Europe programme arch and the project “Art in the palm of your hand”, the students’ works awarded at the exhibition of the final works of the Department of Fine Arts and participating in the race for the Little Prince Foundation Award, will be exhibited in the Svilara Cultural Station, from 4 […]

Be That One

The project “Be That One”, within the “Future of Europe” programme arch, is a continuation of the successfully implemented project “Don’t Be That One”, organised by the Foundation for the Development of Culture and Creativity of Children and Youth “COOLIST”. Within the project, the children and young people participate in creative educational workshops, later presenting […]

I Belong Here, I Accept You

The educational musical “I Belong Here, I Accept You”, by the Musical-Dance Theatre “Iskrice”, will be held in “Laza Kostić” Grammar School. This musical features original music (six songs for children), dance and sketches and it is performed by more than 200 children, aged 3 to 9 years. In addition to the musical, there will […]

Growing up in a City of Culture

Museums of the 21st century are places of encounters of various forms of art and culture, luring audiences of many interests and different age categories. For that reason, the Gallery of Matica Srpska, in cooperation with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Youth of Novi Sad, “Radosno detinjstvo” kindergarten and primary schools of Novi Sad and […]


The interactive play ‘CulturEssence’, performed by children and young people, thematically deals with the complex issues of today’s children, such as peer violence, disrespect for diversity, misunderstanding and irresponsibility, with an interdisciplinary artistic approach. The play will end with a debate. ‘CulturEssence’ is a cultural action whose main goal is to highlight the power of […]

From Choir in Movement to Choral Theatre

The project “From Choir in Movement to Choral Theatre” within the Future of Europe programme arch, is waiting for you in the City Concert Hall, as an expedition to the field of the unknown and unexplored. We will be exploring music for voices, parallel different types of music and different musical epochs, combining old and […]

Festival of Applied Theatre

The first festival of applied theatre, within the project “Art in the palm of your hand”, will be held in the Creative District from 28 to 30 April, within the Future of Europe programme arch. In cooperation with their teachers, the students on the Master degree studies in Applied Theatre will plan and implement a […]

They live – student lives revealed through context-based art practices

Novi Sad is a university city with about 50,000 students coming not only from Novi Sad but from all over Serbia and the region, and, through the system of educational and scientific exchanges, from the European countries, which makes Novi Sad one of the largest scientific and educational centres in Central Europe. The year of […]

Novi Sad Theatre Games and “Gulliver’s Travels”

The first edition of the International Children’s Theatre Festival by the Novi Sad Youth Theatre “Novi Sad Theatre Games” and the premiere of the play “Gulliver’s Travels”, directed by Kokan Mladenović, awaits us from 7 to 15 May 2022, within the Future of Europe programme arch. The festival hosts the meetings of famous professional puppet […]

The “Leave or stay?” Exhibition

The “Leave or stay?” exhibition will present the collection of 49 artistic flags on masts on the Suba’s Plateau in Limanski park within the Future of Europe programme arch. The exhibition addresses the theme highly relevant among young people in the first two decades of the 21st century and the issues with a long history […]

Exhibition “Drawings Travel Through Time”

The multimedia interactive exhibition of children and youth drawings “Drawings Travel Through Time” will be opened on 28 April in the Creative District and will run until 15 May. The exhibition rests on archival material collected since 1952 when the European Coal and Steel Community was founded and became the forerunner of today’s European Union. […]

Feminist Avant-Garde

The international exhibition “Feminist Avant-Garde” will be held in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, within the Heroines programme arch. Summing up the brave steps forward of avant-garde art of the 1970s exerting influence on the radical changes in the way women were represented in art, the joint exhibition “Feminist Avant-Garde”, the international group […]

The Ars e femmina project is a mixture of several different types of artistic expression – musical, visual, theatrical, literary and multimedia. It presents Novi Sad as a symbol of multiethnicity, tolerance, understanding, education and culture, subtly reminding us of how noble and significant the role of a woman artist is, while at the same […]

Exhibition “Growing Up in the City of Culture”

The exhibition of children’s works entitled “Growing up in the city of culture” will be opened within the Future of Europe programme arch in the Gallery of Matica Srpska on 7 May, and will last until 19 June. Children’s works were created within the educational programme “My City – Novi Sad Art Stories”, in kindergartens […]

The Shawl as a Cultural Signifier

An international exhibition examining how scarves were worn on their way from a form of traditional customs to high fashion will take place in Museum of Vojvodina. The purpose of the exhibition is to question stereotypical attributions, separations and fears in mutual life in a global, migration-marked society and to problematize significant social issues, such […]

Exhibition of tapestries “Female Thread”

The international exhibition of tapestries of dreams woven with desire and hemp called “The Female Thread” was opened on 25 May and will last until 12 June as part of the Heroines programme arch. The working hours of the exhibition venue are every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This multimedia exhibition, which problematises […]

Beethoven Marathon

The Belgrade and Dortmund philharmonic orchestras will alternate in performing eight symphonies, with several breaks, at the City Concert Hall on 26 June from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., as part of the NEO festival. The “Ninth Symphony” will be performed as a big open-air concert at 8:22 p.m. The Beethoven Marathon unites four cities, […]

Heroines of the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection

The “Heroines of the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection” multimedia exhibition will feature seven women artists from the Pavle Beljanski collection: Nadežda Petrović, Zora Petrović, Ljubica Sokić, Milica Zorić, Vidosava Kovačević, Liza Križanić and Leposava St. Pavlović. The project will also include the presentation of the women photographers and artists who used photography in their works […]

Exhibition “The Future of Remembrance – From Raid to Auschwitz”

A culture of remembrance can be abused to inflame nationalism and perpetuate fear and hatred. A true, sincere and courageous culture of remembrance deals with the past in a way that reverently preserves the memory of victims, but at the same time promotes civil and human rights, pluralism and critical thinking, i.e., those democratic and […]

In Search of Europe

“In Search of Europe” is a story about the creation of post-war Europe, that is, about the Europe we have yet to create. The most important part of the concept is the multimedia exhibition developed in a modular way, where the modules (stations) are placed at nine points along the Belgrade Quay, the Quay of […]

The Open Process

The multimedia exhibition “The Open Process” by the ASA-FF organisation from Chemnitz (Germany) depicts the post-war reality of Eastern Germany, particularly in the province of Saxony: the history of migrations, continuity of right-wing and racist violence, national-socialist underground and the resistance to repressive methods and policies. The exhibition also includes the works by one of […]

The ReCapitulation exhibition

The ReCapitulation exhibition will be set up in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina and the gallery space of the Šok zadruga (Shock Cooperative), as the central activity of the project through which three decades of Led Art’s work will be viewed. The exhibition has three main segments that bring a review of three […]


“The Stringers” exhibition is speaking on the formation of the contemporary hired scribes of history and witnesses of the signatures of its authors – the freelancers. From Second World War until our day, the hired media workers are at the centre of every conflict and social turmoil. Their look on war, genocides, and revolutions is […]

Piano Trinity: Vasil Hadžimanov – Bojan Zulfikarpašić – Matija Dedić

The concert will feature top artists – pianists Vasil Hadžimanov, Matija Dedić and Bojan Zulfikarpašić, celebrated musicians with brilliant careers, numerous albums and awards, as well as collaborations with the biggest names in jazz and modern music, who set standards for mixing modern jazz with Balkan musical heritage. Through music that connects the incompatible, knows […]

The Singing Bridges Festival

The Singing Bridges Festival offers a wide range of professional programs for those who love choral singing. Ateliers, and special programs with workshops, lectures and round-table discussions are welcoming everybody, from absolute beginners to those with choir experience and music education, as well as conductors. In addition to attending an atelier, participants have an opportunity […]

Festival of Contemporary Art “Danube Dialogues”

Festival of Contemporary Art "Danube Dialogues" is an international multimedia mosaic festival of visual arts of the Danube region, taking place simultaneously in various galleries and alternative places in Novi Sad. Artists, art historians and critics from 14 countries of the Danube macro region participate in this festival, offering an extremely interesting insight into the […]

The Partisan and Fragonard. Collection of Jovanka Broz

The Gallery of Matica Srpska and the Museum of Yugoslavia are presenting the works of art from the villa of Jovanka Broz, where she spent the last 33 years of her life, to the public for the first time. For more than three decades, the former first lady of Yugoslavia stayed inside a memory cabinet […]

Изложба „Замишљене границе”

Through the “Imaginary Borders” exhibition at the Suba’s Plateau, the authors critically examine relations founded on the exaggerated difference between Europe and the rest of the world (“others”), posing questions that are frequently neglected by cultural circles and in political debates addressing questions such as neo-colonialism, migration, xenophobia and interventionism, etc. In inviting non-European artists, […]


The Gallery of Matica srpska and the Art Museum in Timisoara are realising the exhibition “Parallels” at the Gallery of Matica srpska, as part of the Fortress of Peace programme arch. The exhibition is based on a common heritage, that is, artists whose works are represented in the collections of the Gallery of Matica srpska […]

Circle’s Circle

The “Circle’s Circle” exhibition, as part of The Danube Sea programme arch, will be held in the Ateliers on the Petrovaradin Fortress. A series of activities presenting the long-term work of the Likovni Krug art colony and ateliers at the Petrovaradin Fortress will be available at the following times: Borivoj Popržan / 9, 10 and […]

A Neolithic Night’s Dream

The Museum of Vojvodina, in partnership with the National Museum of Serbia, is implementing an archaeological exhibition entitled “A Neolithic Night’s Dream” within the Fortress of Peace programme arch. The rich archaeological heritage of our country, which testifies to the life of people during the Neolithic period, will be presented at the exhibition. The authors […]


“Corso” opens a week of performing arts, as part of the Kaleidoscope of Culture programme arch. In an open-air performance, the residents of Novi Sad will enjoy the compositions written by great names of classical music and performed by the Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra on September 10. “Corso”, the greatest artistic and production venture within the […]

Multimedijalna izložba „Milky Way“

Izložba obuhvata radove umetnika, umetnica i umetničkih grupa iz Novog Sada, Srbije i internacionalne umetničke scene, kroz istoriju, ali i uključivanje relevantnih savremenih umetničkih praksi. Otvorena forma izložbe podrazumeva integrisanje različitih medijskih, procesualnih i interdisciplinarnih istraživanja, performans i kolektivne akcije, intervencije u realnom i digitalnom prostoru, diskusije i razmene, uz utopijske i društveno-kritičke stavove. Mesto […]

Time and Universe

The spectacular exhibition entitled „Time and Universe – Exhibition of Time“ is a kind of journey from darkness to light, chaos to space, through a multimedia blend of digital and analogue artistic expression. Framed by a story about duration, the exhibition leads us on the path of the development of civilization, and culminates in the […]

Francophone Month

The French Institute organises each year in March a series of events to honour March 20th – the International Francophone Day. The programme of events taking place in March include: francophone song contest, contest in francophone dictate, picture and photo exhibitions, children's workshops as well as the French film caravan. Venue: Gallery of Matica Srpska, […]

Museums for 10

On the occasion of the event titled “Museums for 10” the museum institutions in Serbia and in Novi Sad mark several important dates through their joint presentations – International Museums Day and European Night, National Museum Week of Museums. Venue: cultural institutions The programme can be found on the organiser’s website: www.muzejisrbije.rs

Shakespeare Festival

International theatre festival, one of a kind in Serbia, presents contemporary world productions of William Shakespeare’s plays. It is held annually, in June/July, in the beautiful setting of a castle on the Danube bank in Čortanovci – in Villa Stanković, one of the most picturesque summer residencies in Serbia, modelled after medieval castles in Lombardy. […]

Take a break – feel the Art

During the EXIT festival the Gallery of Matica Srpska prepared a special program Take a break, feel the Art in the Gallery of Matica Srpska to promote art to foreign tourists and to familiarize them with a cultural heritage kept in the Gallery of Matica Srpska. In addition to a great variety of programs that […]

Takt fest

Takt fest is a multimedia, intercultural festival. It started as a festival that provided support to those who did not have a place at the big festivals. Over the years, it has become international and recognizable for its promotion and nurturing of authentic art creations. Competitors come with and without experience, affirmed and unaffirmed, and […]

The call of the flatland

Dance and Music Festival “The Call of the Flatland” is organised aiming at following up young and talented people in the fields of music and dance primarily for the purpose of cherishing diverse folk traditions and cultures – by presenting different cultures through dances, music, songs and traditional folk costumes of different nations. In that […]

Serbian Underground Festival

The Festival promotes the regional and domestic underground culture through music, fanzines and the exchange of vinyl. At the Serbian Underground Festival, musicians and bands perform on two stages. In addition to the music part of the programme, during both days of the Festival, the visitors will have the opportunity to attend the exchange of […]

Pomorišac – Vasa Pomorišac

The artistic journey of Vasa Pomorišac unfolded from his native Modoš, through Zagreb, Munich, and Belgrade, all the way to London and Paris. His recognition in the world of art is attested by numerous commissions and works executed in various media, diverse themes, and for different purposes – from portraits, religious, and mythological compositions in […]

The “Upad” theatre festival

The “Upad” theatre festival was launched several years ago by the Student Cultural Centre Novi Sad, as a partner organization of the European project “Be SpectACTive!” that deals with audience development. The basic idea of “Upad” is the promotion and popularization of theatre art for young people, and all performances in the programme were chosen […]

Zmaj’s Days

Zmaj’s Days are multimedia programme for children and young people with the Festival of Monodrama for Children that makes the central part of the programme. It also includes literary meetings, promotions of new books for children, multimedia workshops and Zmaj’s Day that is held on December 6th, the date of birth of Jovan Jovanović Zmaj. […]

“Isidor Bajić” Memorial

”Isidor Bajić“ Memorial represents a complex and highly esteemed pianists’ event – the festivity dedicated to piano that has been taking place on a biennial basis since 2002, with unselfish support of the pianists and piano pedagogues from around the world that donate their presence to young generations of piano players completely free of charge. […]

Christmas-New Year’s Eve concerts

The cycle of “Christmas-New Year’s Eve concerts” comprises programmes that mark the holidays from Christmas celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar, New Year (“Gala New Year’s Programme”), and Christmas and New Year according to the Julian calendar. As of special form of its activities the Musical Youth of Novi Sad has been organising such programmes […]

International Film Festival “FEST“

The first “FEST” was held from January 8th to 16th, 1971 under the slogan “The Brave New World“ in “Dom sindikata“ (Belgrade). Since its beginning the festival has always had a series of main and several co-events the quality of which often surpassed the title given to it. Numerous publications, exhibitions and symposiums that took […]

Sterija’s theatre festival

As a permanent festival of national drama script of competition character, Sterija’s Theatre Festival was established in 1956 within the celebration of the 150th anniversary of birth and 100th anniversary of death of the great Serbian comediographer Jovan Popović Sterija. The Festival is open to professional theatres and groups from the country and abroad with plays based […]

Zmaj’s Games for Children

The event includes multimedia programmes for children and young people within which all forms of artistic creative work for children, as well as creative work of children are present. The June programmes are the largest festival of creative work for children in the south east Europe and the oldest festival of that kind in Europe. […]


International Festival of Alternative and New Theatre is an international theatre festival that represents the amalgam of unusual theatre interpretation, non-classical approach to acting expression and modern theatre language. The festival is the venue where alternative troupes, students’ academic theatres ad best representatives of amateur theatre perform. Venue: Serbian National Theatre, Youth Theatre The programme […]

Novi Sad Music Summer

The event called Novi Sad Music Summer is comprised of a number of concerts that are held during the summer. As it is the matter of summer concerts the efforts directed to designing a quality programme is fulfilled with the desire to make the programmes of somewhat “more popular character”. Thus, this cycle includes also […]

Neo festival

NEO Festival (Non-classical Festival of Classical Music) takes place during the summer at multiple locations throughout Novi Sad, aiming to promote classical music in an extraordinary way, utilizing both open public spaces and enclosed venues. One of the prominent goals of this festival is the "Novi Sad Connection" project. This involves an orchestra comprised of […]

Exit festival

EXIT is an award-winning summer music festival that takes place at the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia, with more than 1000 artists who play at over 40 stages and festival zones. It was officially proclaimed “Best Major European Festival” at the EU Festival Awards 2013 and 2017. EXIT has also won the “Best Overseas […]