1 – 31 July 2011, Sarajevo | "Bascarsija Nights" is the traditional summer cultural festival which takes place in Sarajevo every year. The festival lasts for the whole month of July, with the performances held both on the central stage (located opposite to the Town Hall) and on many open air stages in the city. Majority of events is held in the city’s historic, old part that is abundant in many cultural-historic monuments.
The festival’s offers opera and ballet performances, theatre plays, rock concerts, evenings of traditional love songs, art exhibitions, literary evenings, entertainment for children, concerts of classical and pop music, movie screenings, folklore performances and other events.
The high quality festival events, the attractive locations and the free entrance have greatly attracted the public. During the month of July, approximately 150.000 people come to see 40 to 50 diverse festival events.
“Bascarsija Nights” traditionally begin on July 1st, with "The Viennese Concert" performed by Sarajevo Symphony Orchestra and conducted by a guest conductor from Vienna.
For more info on the festival visit Bascarsija Nights website.