About festival

International tamburitza festival “Tamburica Fest” is held at Petrovaradin fortres in Novi Sad as a 5 day festival with unique concept and cultural mission to promote tamburitza music and present tambouritza as instrument, also to cherish tradition, cooperation and artist frendship on internation level. Every year orchestras from Serbia and abroad are competing in competition  part of festival while in non competitie selection there will be apperances of well known artists accompanying by tamburitza orchestras. Introduction festival day by tradicion is held in main city square “Trg slobode” in Novi Sad. Introduction day of festival is starting of with special coach parade throughout city streets folowed with performances of etno troupes,tamburitza bands. Second and third festival day are held on Petrovaradin fortres where tamburitza bands will present skills and knowledge  in playing of tradicional, authoring song, new compozitions also there will be perfoms of well known interpreters. Special guests are led by legendary Zvonko Bogdan in performance part.

“Tamburica fest” was found in 2008 year when was the first ever international gathering of tamburitza artists in lovable vilage Deronje on north of Backa. After four years festival was moved to Petrovaradin fortres because of organizational reasons, in 2013. in same time there was geathering of tamburitza bands from Serbia in Deronja. In past six years on our festival performed more then 1500 artists and the way that we hosted them, with our hospitality and how sent them off to home we made 1500 new frends. Thanks to knowledge of artists of pen and string several thousand people enyojed on our festival. Also on festival performed more then 50 well known artist like Olivera Katarina, Rade Šerbedžija, Zvonko Bogdan, Haris Džinović, Miroslav Ilić, Šaban Šaulić, Jelena Rozga, Merima Njegomir, Željko Joksimović, Dženan Lončarević, Ana Bekuta, Luis, Marinko i Nikola Rokvić, Aca Lukas, Halid Bešlić, Predrag Cune Gojković, Ognjen Radivojević, Danka Ubiparip, Đorđe Čavić, “O Đila”, “Legende”, “Apsolutno romantično”, Željko Bebek, Svetlana Ceca Ražnatović, Željko Samardžić,…

Thanks to “Tamburica Fest” there was formed World tamburitza association, this association is made for all worlds tamburitza artist and its main office is in Novi Sad