The Up And Rising Balkan Festival Landscape

World Music in the Balkans

Bojan Djordjevic
Login Kociski
Ivan Petrovic
Mirza Redžepagić


Chaired by Bojan Djordjevic (Serbia), Todo Mundo world music festival

with Login Kociski (North Macedonia), Password Production;
Ivan Petrovic (Serbia), EXIT Foundation;
Mirza Redžepagić (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Serbia), Nairuz & World Music Fest Zeman

The Balkan Festival panorama is vibrant and looks exotic from the rest of the world. So what is it that makes these festivals so lively and attractive to festival-goers? And what happened during the pandemic? In this panel, festival directors Ivan M. Petrovic of Serbian Exit, Macedonian Login Kocinksi and Bosnian Mirza Redžepagić will discuss the recent ups and downs of the festival panorama with journalist and promoter Bojan Djordjevic and Balázs Weyer, head of music for MOST.