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  • The Belgrade Irish Festival will be held for the twelfth time this year, from March 8 to 18, as St. Patrick’s Week in Belgrade. Over ten days, the Belgrade audience will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of Irish films, award-winning theater performances, a photo exhibition, engage in discussions with directors, writers, and journalists from Ireland, and learn more about this country and its culture through socializing with the Irish living in Serbia. This year, the Belgrade Irish Festival will be opened by Jim Sheridan, a renowned Irish screenwriter, producer, and director whose films have received 16 Oscar nominations, best known to the local audience for movies like ‘In the Name of the Father’ and ‘My Left Foot’ (both starring Daniel Day-Lewis). On Friday, March 8, 2024, Jim Sheridan will open the 12th Belgrade Irish Festival at the Yugoslav Film Archive building. An exclusive guest of the Belgrade Irish......

  • The Belgrade Irish Festival, in partnership with Literature Ireland and Krokodil Writers Centre, seeks applications from creative writers for a residential bursary in Belgrade, Serbia. This is an opportunity for a writer to travel to Serbia and live and work in the exciting cultural capital of Serbia, Belgrade. The residency will take place between 26 February and 25 March 2024 (four weeks’ duration). The bursary will be awarded to a practising writer from the island of Ireland. The successful candidate will be asked to work on their current writing project, and to immerse themselves in Belgrade’s rich literary and cultural life in the run up to the annual Belgrade Irish Festival. Towards the end of the residency, the successful candidate will participate fully in the festival, including at least one public event focusing on their work. This residency is suitable for an early to mid-career writer with an established publication......

  • The Belgrade Irish Festival (BIF), a traditional event showcasing Irish culture in Serbia for over a decade, invites all interested individuals to volunteer at this year's festival! ...