Sarajevo Film Festival offers much more than world-class cinematography. During the festival week, the city is buzzing with thousands of visitors looking for sightseeing, shopping and party opportunities.
Pulse brings you a short guide to the best parties in town during the August 16-23 week.
Smaller concert and party venue located at the pedestrian Eiffel Bridge next to Skenderija Sports Hall. This year, the Sensation Bridge will host Bombaj štampa, Makao band, Gramophonedzie, Sax 'n' Groove, Jindas and Letu štuke, After Afair, TBF and Perpetuum mobile. All concerts will be starting at midnight.
Jäger Party Tram
A special party tram will be taking partying passengers on a round trip through the city every evening. Passengers will be entertained by young local DJs: nanE, Mexx, Six & Ryo, Public Users, Lesa, Zuba, Nasty Grooves, Buba & Mirna, Haris Begić & Treba mi Bass and Lane & Petra.
Hastahan Park will host this year’s Rock Festival with free concerts starting at 23:00 every evening. Performers include local bands: Zoster, Konvoj, Aida Trio, Gonzo, Gitarinet Trio, Alen Lemešević & Music Theatar, Gelato Sisters te Pochko & New Primitives Songs.
Located in front of the Skenderija Sports Hall, Summer Lounge will offer liver performances for all fans of dance, RnB, hip-hop and house music. Performers will include PENTZ, Drop Department&Farrel, Brown Sugar RnB, Samoljubav -Said5, Stellar, Yngod & Dizzy Dee, atze & Keon, Aljosa & Dizzy Dee, 90 ties & 2000- Yngod & Splein and Amar K.
Dom Mladih Sarajevo Festival Dance Stage
‘Dom Mladih’ hall at Skenderija will be host the Sarajevo Festival Dance Stage on August 21 starting at 22:00. Guests will be entertained by DJs Baggi, Divolly&Markward, Drop Deparment, Pessto and Ryo
DJ Solomun Concert
World-famous DJ Solomun will play a concert on August 24 in Titova Street (the stage will be located at the Eternal Flame monument). The concert will take place on August 24. Following the concert, selected fans and guests will be invited to the after party at Dom Mladih.
Goran Bregovic Concert
Sarajevo-born Goran Bregovic will be back to his hometown on August 24 for a spectacular concert at the White Fortress above Sarajevo. Tickets are available here.
Clubs worth visiting
During the festival, almost all clubs and pubs will be offering live music and special offers. Some good clubs to visit are: Uderground, Sloga, City Pub, Cheers, Muphie’s, Opera, City Lounge and Cheers.