**Cafe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival | 5-21 October 2018**@ Budapest
Oct 5 – Oct 21 all-day

This year, the CAFe Budapest Contemporary Art Festival will be held on October 27 and 21, 2018.

The 17th day of the series of events organized by Müpa Budapest, the Budapest Festival and Tourism Center and the Hungarian Tourism Agency will once again have the main roles of contemporary art in the capital: from contemporary serious music to pop music and jazz concerts, dance and theater performances képzőművészetekig. In addition to the work of Béla Bartók, this year’s festival focuses on the art of the Baltic states. This year, the Budapest Ritmo World Music Festival, the Art Market Budapest and the Autumn Margin Literary Festival and Book Fair will be held in the framework of CAFe Budapest.

As in previous years, in the fall, the Mupa, the Academy of Music, the BMC, the Aquarium Club, the A38, the Várkert Bazaar, the Pest Vigadó and the Uránia National Film Theater host the events.



Dubrovnik Good Food Festival 2018 – restaurants to offer promotional menus
Oct 15 – Oct 21 all-day

From the 15th to the 21st of October the Dubrovnik Good Food Festival will once again bring some gastronomic delights to the city. The Dubrovnik Tourist Board will organise various tasty events and one will include numerous restaurants throughout the city offering special menus highlighting local cuisines and all at promotional prices.



Festival Menus at Promotional Prices

During the festival, various workshops will be organised, such as a workshops on preparing traditional Dubrovnik desserts, traditional Croatian dishes, as well as a food styling workshop and a food photography workshop. The central event for all visitors of the festival will be dinner with a celebrity chef, which, apart from the gourmet program, will feature a music program that will add to the atmosphere.

The hardworking chefs of around thirty Dubrovnik restaurants have specially created festival menus for the Good Food Festival at special prices, which you will be able to try during all four days of the festival. Take advantage of this great opportunity to visit restaurants that you’ve never been to and let Dubrovnik restaurateurs present you their delicious, creative and tempting dishes.

The participating restaurants: Gradska kavana Arsenal, Banje Beach, Oyster & Sushi Bar Bota, Bistro 49, Restoran Buono, Chihuahua Cantina Mexicana, Kavana Bistro Dalmatino, Domino, Restoran Gusta Me, Klarisa, La Capella terrace & restaurant – The Pucić Palace Hotel, Hotel Lero Piano bar, Magellan, Moskar – Street Food, Orka, Orsan, Pantarul, Porat, Rhea Silvia wine & tapas bar, Rozario, Stara Loza, Sunset Beach Trattoria, Taj Mahal – Hotel Lero, Taj Mahal – Old City, Tavulin, Veranda and Zuzori.



Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)
Oct 17 – Oct 21 all-day

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the world’s biggest electronic music festival and conference.

ADE’s multiple conference tracks offer the ultimate annual business and inspiration platform in the field of electronic music, featuring dedicated programming for business professionals, start-ups, aspiring producers and musicians, students, VJs, visual artists and stage designers. In 2017 the conference welcomed 550 speakers and 7200 representatives of the worldwide electronic music industry.

ADE’s Festival & Festival By Day program covers the whole spectrum of electronic subgenres, with over 2,500 artists performing in 140 of Amsterdam’s finest music and nightlife spaces. In 2017 the festival attracted 395,000 festival visitors from over 90 countries, which makes it the world’s biggest club festival.

The Amsterdam Dance Event takes place from 17th till the 21st of October 2018. The festival takes place in 140 different venues throughout the city of Amsterdam. You can follow ADE on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.


**Amsterdam Music Festival | 20 October 2018**
Oct 20 all-day

Nestled within the heart of the annual Amsterdam Dance Event conference, this music festival is coming back bigger, better and louder. For an immersive night unlike any other, Amsterdam Music Festival celebrates some of the biggest names in the electronic music industry. This year welcomes David Guetta, B2B and Dimitri.





**BIME Live | 26-27 October 2018**@ Bilbao, Spain
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day

This autumn music festival is pushing onto its 6th year, and despite it being a relatively new player in the scene, it’s quickly established itself as a puller of big names.

2018 will see this music mega event held at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Spain. You can expect to see big names in the rock, pop and electronic music scenes gracing the stage this year including Aphex Twin, MGMT, Editors and Slowdive.

Amorevore Food Festival@ Ibiza, Spain
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day

Innovative Food & Arts Festival Launches in Ibiza

Cutting-edge Festival Amorevore Offers a Creative Take on

Food Culture and Sustainability

Amorevore Festival launches in Ibiza on October 26-28 with a compelling blend of gastronomy, art, music, film and performance for the ‘epicurious’.

The festival celebrates Ibiza’s growing status as a foodie destination while providing an innovative take on global food and ecology issues. Guided by sustainable principles, Amorevore unites a collective of producers and chefs with world-renowned artists and speakers for an event like no other.

“Amorevore is about celebrating what comes from the heart – the love of food, the love of creating in community and the love of shared knowledge and experience,” says founder Jenna Ansell. Ansell has produced numerous events in collaboration with international festivals and companies including Wilderness, Bristol Food Connections, Lightning in a Bottle, Secret Garden Party, the BBC and Slow Food.

Her new project Amorevore is a multisensory journey of culinary pleasures curated by River Café alumnus, broadcaster and environmentalist Rory Spowers. Set in Ibiza’s rural heartland, the family-friendly festival will educate and entertain with a cutting-edge programme.

Markets, craft bars and vibrant street food are poised to showcase Ibiza’s burgeoning farm-to-table food scene. The island’s best producers and chefs working sustainably will present gastronomic delights, while hands-on workshops and kids’ activities provide a platform for interactive learning. Fantastical feasts offer a taste of the unexpected, allowing festival-goers to explore the possibilities for creating communities worldwide.

All will be set against a packed line-up of pioneering artworks and visual displays, live music and performance, plus film screenings of independent food films. The festival will also host an exhibition by The Gaia Foundation, showcasing images by acclaimed photographers including Rankin, Sebastião Salgado and Martin Parr.

Throughout the festival, juicy panel discussions, talks and debates will explore innovative solutions to critical food-related issues. International experts including Graham Hancock, Gill Meller, Tristram Stuart, Zoe Adjonyoh, Patrick Holford, Helena Norberg-Hodge and Valentine Warner will share views on environmental, political and economic aspects of the food industry, and optimal wellbeing.

Fringe events by food partners and local experts run alongside the main festival from October 20-25. Wild walks and foraging experiences, pop-up dining and food and drink tastings offer a taste of Ibiza’s local food culture and hidden gems. Farm visits provide unique insights into artisan traditions, permaculture and biodynamic farming.

From June 21 the Amorevore Food Map will be available to download or pick up at participating venues, with the inside information on the best of Ibiza’s sustainable food offerings and quirky creative corners.

“The earth is going through a huge shift and our land and food systems are at the centre of this,” says Ansell. “Gatherings like Amorevore are important in navigating this shift – we aim to make a tangible impact and leave a legacy that positively informs food policy and business in Ibiza and beyond.”

For more information visit or email [email protected]

**Transmission | 27 October 2018**
Oct 27 all-day

Transmission is much more than just another trance festival – it’s a rite of passage.

Transmission is a spectacular dance event that creates through a combination of electronic dance music, high quality equipment, special effects, live acts, and special scenography an unforgettable spectacular experience. Transmission distinguish it self compared to other regular dance events by its exclusive theme related story line which guides the visitors on a journey through out the whole night and by it’s spectacular laser and light show and huge Funktion One sound system. To introduce the artists, special tailor made ‘show movies’ and visuals are created by the Dutch award winning VJ team Vision Impossible.  Those intro movies are presenting the theme and story line and each intro movie leads to a new sub category of the theme. For these ‘Show Movies’ the lights, lasers and special effects (fireworks, co2, flames, i.e.) are pre-programmed in advance and running on time-code. Each sub category of the theme is supported with it’s own tailor made visuals, has subsequently adapted acts (if included) and has its own specific main light color selection.

Transmission is recognized as one of the top indoor dance events world wide and attracts every year thousands of visitors world wide to it’s home base, the o2 arena in Prague.  Since 2014 Transmission is expanding abroad and the first international edition took place in the Slovakian Capital Bratislava and currently Transmission is organized on 3 continents, Europe, Australia and Asia. The music style Transmission represents is mainly progressive house and trance. One of the worlds leading DJ’s Markus Schulz can be seen as the un-official resident DJ of Transmission who also creates every year the official anthem for the new show of Transmission.

Transmission wants to provide an unforgettable nightlife and music experience that influences human consciousness positively and increases collective engagement to create a better and more joyful world. without a doubt the most important part of Transmission is ***you***, the visitor to create an amazing atmosphere together with all the Transmission fans. We are looking forward to welcome you at one of the Transmission editions world wide.

This year the festival has secured Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz, Vini Vici and more to grace its lineup. Before you arrive, brace yourself for complete immersion into the Transmission world where everything is bigger-than-life: the acts, the tailor-made laser shows, the smoke displays and the sound systems.


23th Poperinge Beerfestival
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day

On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October 2018, Beerclub Poperinge, together with the City of Poperinge and the Poperinge Tourist Department, organises the 23th edition of the Poperinge Beer Festival.

Last year more than 2.500 visitors from Belgium, France, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Sweden and the USA attended the Poperinge Beer Festival.

25 brewers – 100 beers
During the two-day festival 25 brewers will present and pour a selection of their finest beers. Obviously they will also give a word of explanation about their beers and some exclusive new brews. A true beer lover cannot miss this event!


**Salon du Chocolat | 31 October – 4 November 2018**
Oct 31 – Nov 4 all-day

The 24th edition of the Salon du Chocolat in Paris will take place from 31st October to 4th November 2018 at Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center.

The exhibition space will see 200+ pastry chefs, chocolatiers and confectioners from all over the world come together for one chocolaty affair.

Learn about chocolate from the experts and get delicious recipes from some of the best chefs in the world. There are tastings and conferences with highlights including live performances and even a space dedicated to junior chocolate lovers.

What are the next editions of the Salon du Chocolat?
  • Moscow: 18-21 October 2018, Danilovsky Event Hall
  • Paris : 31 October – 4 November 2018, Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center – new hall: Pavilion 4
  • Beirut: 8-10 November 2018, Biel
  • Lyon: 9-11 November 2018, Centre de Congrès Cité Internationale
  • Seoul: 10-13 January 2018, Coex
  • Japan: January/February 2019
  • Brussels: 22-24 February 2019, Tour & Taxis
  • London: 2019

On until October 30 midnight:

Adults: € 14.00
Children from 3 to 12: €7.00
Free for children under 3
Family Pack: 2 adults + 2 children between 3 and 12: €38.00
Trade Visitor Ticket (giving access to the BtoB Village and the entire Salon) : €20

On the door, on from October 31 and through Fnac/France Billet and Ticketnet networks:

Adults: €15.00
Children from 3 to 12: €7.00
Free for children under 3
Family Pack: 2 adults + 2 children between 3 and 12: €40.00
Trade Visitor Ticket (giving access to the BtoB Village and the entire Salon) : €20


Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2018
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris is the not-to-be-missed music event of fall. The event’s home is right in the heart of the Grand Halle de la Villette in Paris’ 19th arrondissement, and has been since 2011. Over three days, the festival welcomes a music-mad crowd with an ambitious line-up that is unrivalled, showcasing the best international music from the indie scene.

Pitchfork Avant-Garde 2 days – 7 rooms – 46 groups Traveling evenings around Bastille

Pitchfork Avant-Garde is back for its third edition on October 30 and 31, 2018 for two new musical exploration nights in seven emblematic rooms around Bastille: the Café de la Danse, the Badaboum, the PopUp !, the Supersonic, the Pan Piper , the Chapel of the Lombards and the Tank.

Stroll through the 11th and 12th arrondissements to discover the new indie guard!


October 30th: ALASKALASKA – Crumb – Grand Pax – Hop Along – IDER – Jack Grace – Jimothy Lacoste Fan Portal – Jpegmafia – Jockstrap – KhadyaK – Kıran Kai – Lauren auder – Let’s Eat Grandma – MELLAH – RIMON – Sam Evian – Starchild & The New Romantic – Stella Donnelly – The Courtneys – Westerened Friends Westerman – Wicca Phase Springs Eternal …

October 31: Anais – Biig Piig – black midi – Buzzy Lee – Cautious Clay – Etta Bond – Gold Star – Hatchie – Helena Deland – Honey Harper – Kelsey Lu – Kojey Radical – Madison McFerrin – MINT FIELD – Naaz – O – Olivier Marguerit – Palm – Sasami Ashworth – slowthai – Wu Suzi – Trevor Powers – Yuno

  • TICKETS Tickets (15 €): There is no pass 2 days. Your ticket will be exchanged for a bracelet allowing you to go from one room to another, within the limit of the capacity of each room.

1—2—3 november 2018 Grande Halle de la Villette

Get ready for 3 days of music action this fall in Paris with:

Thursday 1st November

Mac DeMarco, Étienne Daho, The Voidz, John Maus, Yellow Days, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, G Flip & Cola Boyy

Friday 2 November

Kaytranada, Blood Orange, CHVRCHES, Chromeo, Bagarre, Car Seat Headrest, Dream Wife, Tirzah, Lewis OfMan & Boy Pablo

Saturday 3 November

Bon Iver, Daniel Avery, DJ Koze, Jeremy Underground, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Peggy Gou, Avalon Emerson, Muddy Monk, Snail Mail & Michael Rault



Tirana International Film Festival
Nov 2 – Nov 9 all-day

Tirana International Film Festival, which is implemented by the Tirana Film Institute, is the biggest and the oldest Film Festival in Albania, placed in the capital city Tirana. The Festival was created in 2003 (it was the first film festival after 1 decade of gap from the official state film festival organized during the communism regime until 1990). The Festival is internationally recognized and screens every year more than 200 movies of all genres (feature, short, fiction, documentaries, animation, video art, experimental, student films from all over the world) devised in various sections that compete and with eight international juries, including FIPRESCI, that award the films in competitions.

The 16th edition of TIFF – TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will be held in November 2 – 9, 2018.

TIFF shows for the public only national premieres, and, as it has happened during different editions, it has shown Balkanic premieres, European or World premieres.

The main goal of TIFF is to turn into a crucial point into the map of the cinema venues in the Balkans having in consideration that is the only film festival in Balkans an official Academy Awards® qualifying festival for the Short Film Awards.

We want to promote our city by organizing film events in the open air, photography workshops, live concerts in the most visited sites of Tirana.

The Festival yearly getting thousands of submissions from submitting online in our website and other online platforms as: FilmFreeway, WithoutaBox, Reelport, Festhome, Click4Festivals, FilmFestivalLife from across Europe (countries participating in the Media programme) more than 30 european countries and from around 120 countries around the world which applies for being selected.

TIFF is the only international festival in Albania and one of the few in the region to apply Entry Fee, and the outstanding number of first time applications during the last year in our website and online platforms was encouraging – as well as an indicator of great interest from cinematographers all over the world to become part of the official selection of TIFF.

16th edition of Tirana International Film Festival
2 – 9 November 2018 | Entry deadline July 2

From now, TIFF is anOscar® Qualifying Festival, truly a tremendous opportunity for our filmmakers and future Best Short Film Award (Live Action/Animation) winners.

We accept films of all genres and durations as fiction, animation, documentaries, video art & experimental. Also we have in competition in Albanian language films from around the world, BALKANorama short films, international Student and for the first time we’ll launch this edition the Eye on TIFF – debut feature film competition.

You’re invited to submit your filmhere or through platforms online: FilmFreeway, WithoutaBox, Shortfilmdepot, Festhome, Reelport, Click4Festivals and FilmFestivalLife.
For more information please visit us athttps://tiranafilmfest.comPICTURE YOUR LIFE | CREATE THE FUTURE


Iceland Airwaves@ Reykjavík, Iceland
Nov 7 – Nov 10 all-day

Iceland Airwaves will be held for the 20th time from November 7th to 10th 2018 in Reykjavík . .
Iceland Airwaves is an annual music event that started out in 1999 as a talent show for foreign record company executives, since then Airwaves has grown and blossomed and is now an integral part of the cultural life in Reykjavík. The festival attracts approximately 2.000 people from abroad annually (over half of those from the music industry) to sample the freshest sounds, foreign and domestic, some in the search of fresh talent, others for inspiration and yet others seeking adventure on the arctic circle. More that 50 acts from 15 countries join what’s already a massive line-up for the festival’s 20th Anniversary edition!


Natalie Prass, Nadine Shah, Stella Donnelly, Eivor and special concerts from Ólafur Arnalds and Högni have just been announced along with buzz-fueled acts and homegrown talent.

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