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Montenegro - Calendar
Christmas and New Year
Orthodox Christmas and New Year – celebrations across the country.
Traditional winter carnival celebrations and processions on last Sunday before Lent – in Prčanj, near Kotor, and elsewhere.
International Para-Ski Cup
Skiing championship held near Žbljak in Durmitor National Park.
Orthodox Easter Celebrations, including Vrbica (Palm Sunday) processions.
Shooting the Kokot
Celebrates the liberation of Perast from the Turks in 1654. The kokot (rooster) represents the Turks and the first to shoot are sailors from the Boka Navy.
Montenegro Amateur Drama Festival
Long-running festival of amateur drama held in Bijelo Polje, established in 1970.
A ritual procession of boats around the island of Gospa od Škrpjela near Perast.
Herceg Novi Film Festival
Montenegro’s top film festival, founded in 1987.
Herceg Novi Jazz Fest
Recently established jazz festival in this city on the Montenegrin coast.
Days of Širun
Annual fisherman’s festival in Budva that has been running for around 50 years.
Festival in Stari Bar dedicated to the olive tree, with olive oil and other local products, together with exhibitions of traditional costumes, entertainment and culture.
Festival of Wine and Bleak
Annual festival in Virpazar on Lake Skadar celebrating the local freshwater fish (bleak), as well as wine and other produce from around the lake.