Event Time: 20:00 / Event Location: Budva

“Arm yourself with love!” – is the slogan of XV International Carnival and XVI Spring Night Under Masks in Budva.

Carnival in Budva is more than the parade of beautiful masks. These days a lot of guests, enjoying  good music, quality wine and traditional sweets, learning about the cultural heritage, can be seen everywhere in Budva; amazing masks are coming from all over the world.
Carnival festival traditionally begins from “Abrum” – masks invites locals and tourists to the carnival. Accompanied by music and songs, carnival visiting old family and caterers who greet them with a variety of coastal specialties. After “Abrum” fiesta continues within the walls of the Old City with a variety of activities.
On the second day of Carnival is held “Great Carnival Parade,” which range from cafes “City” to the Old Town Square or from the Iron Gate where a stage in front of the mask represent the choreography. The end of carnival parade is usually marked by the fireworks, but this is not the end of the carnival festivities. After that starts cheerful “Masquerade Spring Night”, with numerous parties in the open air – in front of and inside the walls of the Old City.
As part of the Carnival the numerous projects like “Discover Budva”, “Send a message to the world!”, “Street of Open Heart”, “Recycle and be a friend of nature,” “The streets of the city are called names that their children are given” are organized, and also the Children`s  parade which takes place on the third day of the Carnival, aimed at attracting and educating children.
An essential part of the carnival are the “Sweet Corner” and “Wine Corner” for promotion the gastro-enological offer of Budva and Montenegro.

This year Carnival takes part 28 – 30 April.