Guca Trumpet Festival

Who doesn’t love a bit of Balkan music? Who doesn’t love a a bit of Balkan music at a trumpet festival with thousands of drunk Serbians singing, dancing and for once honouring gypsy musicians coming together to make brass band mayhem?

Sounds like a lot of fun.

The organisers say:

‘The village of Guča (pronounced Gucha) in the Dragačevo district is a peaceful, scenic and colorful part of western Serbia. It has gained world fame owing to its Assembly of Trumpet Players, the largest trumpet and brass band event on the planet.

‘This music has won over the hearts of not only the local population, but has also warmed the hearts of outsiders and foreigners. In the several days of the Gucha festival, hardly anyone can resist giving themselves to the adrenalin-rushing rhythms and melodies that simply force one to jump to ones feet and dance.”‘

Read more about the Guca Festival!