The Bascarsija Nights festival opened at Sarajevo’s BKC with a concert of the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra. The 22nd edition of the summer festival is being held July 1-31. This year’s program features concerts, plays and a mini folklore festival that will be held July 19-21 in Ilidža.
Popular names announced this year include singers Ana Rucner, Vlatko Stefanovski, Damir Imamović, Marija Šestić and Maja Milinković, and Divanhana band. See the full program here.
Admission to all events of the festival, sponsored by the Sarajevo Canton government, is free. However, due to the limited capacity of the BKC venue, tickets need to be picked up in advance.