Slovenia Country Guest of the Balkan Cheese Festival 2019

The “Balkan Cheese Festival”, the ninth exhibition of autochthonous cheeses of the Balkans, will be held on the weekend of 9 and 10 March in the premises of the Youth Center of Belgrade, a partner of this event.

Visitors will be able to taste more than a hundred different types of cheeses from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, France, with premium wines and delicacies.

Slovenia is this year’s country guest.

Cheeses from the territory of Kosovo and Metohija will be part of the offer.

At the festival will be held presentations of making a young cheese (mladi kačkavalj) of the famous “Dr Obren Pejić” School of Dairy Products from Pirot, as well as following lectures.

Saturday, March 9

12:00 hours – Lecture and presentation: “Sirac for Petrovdan” – how Serbs reincarnated Serbian cheese from the 19th century

14:00 hours – Presentation: Carving: “The Art of carving cheese in the deep”

The award ceremony for the best cheeses by the votes of the audience, the most beautiful booth and the most beautiful plate of cheeses will be held on Sunday, March 10 at 7 pm.

The working hours of the “Balkan Cheese Festival” are 10am-8pm on Saturday and Sunday. Opening Ceremony is on Saturday at 11 o’clock.

The price of a one-day ticket is 250 dinars (includes cheese and delicacy tasting at all exhibition stands).

Tickets will be available at the Belgrade Youth Center.

More information about the event can be found here.