Giant caves, trees almost 200 years old, clear rivers, streams, deep forests, absolutely cut off from the rest of the world and civilization are just a few of the reasons why festivals lovers are visiting Forest Fest Serbia for the third year in a row!
To be honest, FOREST FEST is a winner when it comes to festivals in Serbia, and maybe in the whole region!
The location of the Forest Fest became a real magnet for tourists thanks to its amazing beauty of nature and interesting prehistoric discoveries – two mystical caves which you can visit during your stay at the festival.
WHERE: Paštrić, Serbia
WHEN: 08 June – 12 June 2017
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In the village Paštrić in Mionica, 25 km from Valjevo and 83 km from Belgrade, time seems to have been stopped. River Ribnica that belongs to basen Kolubara flows through the village bordered by beautiful forests and meadows, making a perfect location for this event. At the beginning of the river there is Šalitrena cave, an important prehistoric site,while in its central part you can see Ribnička cave across St. Peter and St. Paul monastery. In the area of the festival , you can visit other see sights like: Stone Museum, where you can see more than 300 geological exhibits, Kumova česma- symbol of friendship, Banja Vrujci and house of one of the most famous Serbian dukes – Živojin Mišić.
Monument of nature Ribnica in which our Festival is located, was placed under protection as a unique site in Serbia which is habitat of European wild cat Felis Silvestris ( safe for humans), foxes , skunks,eagles, bats…Also here you can find wild fruits like blackberry,strawberry, raspberry and cherry.
There are also 13 nicely developed , large trees whose age is estimated to be over 160 years old. From here you can tell – exotic and fascinating nature is waiting for you!
The beauty of this place is hardly described by words and therefore we invite you to see for yourself: colorful landscapes and the richness and diversity of flora and fauna.
Artists, record labels and art organizations from all over the world will represent a wide variety of genres such as ethno trance, psychedelic trance, Morning Trance, Ambient, Chill out, Dub, Alternative, Goa Trance … On FOREST FEST will perform world stars:
E-Mantra (Altar records) Askari (Dacru rec.) ELEUSYN (JOOF rec.) TROPICAL Bleyage (Dacru rec.) NIGHT HEX (Suntrip rec.) … and many other famous artists.
What certainly attract same attention of tourists as the good sound are Serbian domestic specialties that tourists will have opportunity to try like: gibanica, palenta , homemade bread, sarma..With all of that food it is inevitable to taste famous drinks like homemade wine and rakija. But on this festival you will also find Italian, French, Indian, Russian specialties.
For worldwide visitors entrance will be 50Eur. Ticket price includes a camping place at the riverside, free parking, access to the natural monument Ribnica and entry for all five days.