Foundation EXIT is an official organiser of Exit Festival Novi Sad; Sea Dance Festival, Budva, Montenegro; F84, Jahorina, Bosnia & Herzegovina; NO SLEEP Belgrade; and Revolution, Timisoara, Romania. EXIT festival, a world-renowned and award-winning music festival that takes place every July since 2001 within the location of medieval Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad is one of the greatest cultural, social and entertainment events in the world. Since its foundation it has been visited by more than 3 million visitors from more than 70 countries (more than 200 000 visitors each year). EXIT festival has been awarded several times throughout the years with the most prominent world music and festival awards. Second time, in 2018 EXIT is “Major European Festival” by European Festival Association, and recently NO SLEEP festival won the award for the “Best New European Festival” for 2019.
Using the power of EXIT brand, the mission of EXIT Foundation is its own positioning as a leader in mobilisation of public opinion and decision makers in the areas of youth development and peace promotion, creative industries, envivoromental protection and destination branding. EXIT has been active in supporting the development of the festival industry in the Balkans and is a full member of the European Festival Association.
The Foundation EXIT connects, develops and delivers large networks of public, organisations, entrepreneurs, companies, policy makers, governments, not just locally or regionally, but internationally as well. As a result of dedicated activism and continuous work, comprising over 1000 activities, actions, campaigns and projects, the symbolic peak of socially responsible activities, represent the selection and declaration of the City of Novi Sad as the European Capital of Culture in 2021, and allocation of the prestigious title European Youth Capital 2019, due to the initiative and work of EXIT Foundation, putting together over 100 youth organisations from the entire country on this project.