Discover new music and the authentic sound of a wildly colourful region. BALKAN:MOST in cooperation with WOMEX, co-funded by Veszprém-Balaton European Capital of Culture 2023, is a pioneer event in scope and relevance; a free open-air festival brings you 30 concerts in 3 days, by the fresh talent of 9 Balkan countries, in the heart of beautiful Veszprém. Crowning MOST, the four-year project led by Hangvető and co-financed by Creative Europe; the festival showcases fresh regional talent. It provides a bridge or stepping stone to broader markets.
Rebellious like Dubioza Kolektiv, spirited and sensual like Marina Satti, bohemian as La Caravane Passe, full of bouncy joy like Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra and enticing like Daniele Sepe’s jazzy pieces, music reveals the yet unknown faces of the Balkans, free for all to explore.
Twenty-four alumni bands will be there to show their unique talent, and 100+ MOST professionals will attend along with the top of the international music business. Come and experience this once-in-a-lifetime event with us! Laugh and cry to Bosnian blues aka sevdah, revel to neofolk, vibe to gipsy hop or upland electronica, check out gigs by Bulgarian Oratnitza, interpreters of Bosnian sevdah Divanhana, get lost in the woods with Macedonian Perija, sing, dance and discover like never before.