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  Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10:44am by Zen Recreations

The Montenegro Calendar of Fun

Year ‘round, the natives of Montenegro work play hard to enjoy everything! As the Montenegrin search for a great time is pretty constant, perhaps the French phrase “joie de vivre” could be best translated as “Montenegro, any time and all the time”. This little seaside country serves up a full-time joy for life at every turn:

Food: How about “tasty and amazing food influenced by cultures North, South East and West?” Step out for food in any town and you’ll find something different and delicious.

Scenery: Well, that’s built in – and amazing! Ancient cities, modern amenities, mountains, enormous parklands, beaches, rivers… all here, all fantastic. From some spots you can see all those things at the same time!Beer and wine: Beer is more than a hobby here (it’s a way of life) and given that the land and climate are *perfect* for viniculture, wine holds center stage quite often as well.

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December – March   Hot Winter in the Hills

Vrela Zima u Brdima

This is a long-running (constantly “on”) festival that runs in many individual venues throughout the northern region of Montenegro. Culture, art and entertainment events are featured in shows, music events, parties, café gatherings and ski and sports events. Special musical guests make appearances to highlight the fun and events throughout the region.

Hot Winter in the Hills events are held in the towns of Kolasin, Zabljak, Niksic, Rozaje, Berane, and Cetinje, as well as on the slopes and ski paths of Durmitor, Bjelasicam Sinjajevin and more.Durmitor national park is a world heritage site, formed by glaciers and sliced by rivers and underground streams: along the Tara river canyon, which has the deepest gorges in Europe, there are dense pine forests and clear lakes.

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Festivals in July

Summer Awesomeness = Montenegro in July!

There is something for everybody in Montenegro’s July calendar; the abundant schedule keeps going into August and September without stopping and touches on subjects from fun, theater and music to science, culture and architecture.

June 28 – August 13
KotorArt
The Old Town (Stari Grad) The Kotor Art festival is a long-running event of national importance composed of several parts.

More than 100 events are lined up, often taking place in churches and varied concert venues; more than 20 venues in all.

A central feature of the festival is Kotor’s Festival of Theater for Children. In addition to music and performances, the festival even includes an architectural conference and workshop plus a three-day festival of philosophy! The Philosopher’s Square event (July 24th – 27th) will focus this year on “Apocalypse Now” in various formats.

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