Savamala Book Fest: Program

From 5 – 8 May, the second Savamala Book Fest organized by City Magazine Belgrade and Makart: On-Line Knjižara. will be held at Mikser House (Karađorđeva 46) with the support of Baileys Srbija.

Mikser House will transform into a bookshop – library – reading room – workshop, where visitors will have the opportunity to leaf through, read, and buy works of domestic and foreign authors. Visitors will have special prices reduced up to 20%, and editions from more than 50 publishers. The festival provides a new and unique reading experience.

Opening hours are:

Thursday and Friday / 5 and 6 May: 12 – 22h
Saturday / 7 May: 10 – 00h
Sunday / 8 May: 10 – 20h

One-day admission to the Savamala Book Fest is 150 dinars.


Thursday, 5 May

Dragan Velikic
Dragan Velikić

18h Opening ceremony of the 2nd Savamala Book Fest. Winner of the NIN Award for novel of the year Dragan Velikić, will open the festival.

19h “My Struggle – a phenomenon from Norway” – Talk about the global bestseller by Karl Ove Knausgård

Guests: Vladimir Arsenijević, weiter, Branko Rosić, writer and journalist, Radoš Kosović, interpreter, Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka

20h “Brčko – Rijeka – Oslo” – Talk about the regional hit novel “Your son, Huckleberry Finn”

Guests: Bekim Sejranović, writer, Branko Rosić, writer and journalist, Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka

Bekim Sejranović

Friday, 6 May

19h “Rock and roll on paper”

Guests: Momčilo Rajin, critic and art theorist, Petar Janjatović, journalist and music critic, Dragan Bošković, professor of contemporary Serbian literature at the FILUM in Kragujevac

Petar Janjatović

Saturday, 7 May

16h “Interactive book reading” – DKC Majdan

Mediators: Jelena Mitrović, artist, Maarten Weers, artist

18h “The losers from the asphalt – from Bukowski to Tauer”

Guests: Flavio Rigonat, interpreter and owner of LOM publishing house,  Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka

Gubitnici sa asfalta

19h Book promotion “The other face of Byzantium”

Guests: Radivoj Radić, writer, and Milena Repajić, historian and editor of “EVOLUTA IK”

20h  “Among the clouds – comics and literature”

Guests: Pavle Zelić, writer and comic scriptwriter, Milan Jovanović, comic author

Među oblačićima i oblacima – strip i književnost

Sunday, 8 May

12h  “Diary of a Wimpy Kid Festival,”* the first children’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid Festival, is based on the most popular children’s book series “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (Dereta). Children will be entertained by animators and actors. Be prepared for fun, quizzes, educational games, drawing, Wimpy Kid gifts and more.

*for children ages 6 – 12, reservations required: 065 221 3702