Until recently, the organizers of the festival were always students of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies Faculty of Arts UWB in Pilsen and their friends. Since the fourth year, the festival has been held under the auspices association of citizens ARABFEST..

ARABFEST z.s. is a voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit association of citizens interested in Arabic culture and the Middle East, which aims to popularize and promote the following objectives. The objectives of ARABFEST are to collect and publish information about Arab culture; to raise awareness of the cultural diversity of the region commonly referred to as the Middle East; to educate the public in areas related to the above-mentioned basic objectives of the Association; to cooperate in these areas with domestic and foreign organisations, research and educational institutions. ARABFEST, z.s. participates in the organization of the Festival of Arabic Culture in Pilsen.

Committee of the Association

  • president Martin Kollouch

  • vice-president Michaela Vaňková

  • vice-president Jitka Nedelková

Regulations of the ARABFEST, z.s. | PDF

New members

Are you interested in Arabic culture? If you like literature, language, music, arts, you are a traveller or you want to help with the preparation of the festival on the organisational level (and you are near Pilsen), please send the filled application to the ARABFEST by mail on an address stated in the application or hand it personally to the members of the association's commitee. Questions about membership in the association may be sent electronically to .

Support us with a financial contribution. The account number of o.s. ARABFEST is 2400368110/2010 (FIO BANK). We will be extremely grateful for any kind of your support.


Contact information for the visitors of the festival, potential partners/performers and for questions regarding reservations may be found on page Contact. The contact email address of the ARABFEST is

Annual reports

Published Annual report
1.6. 2017 Annual Report 2016 Download PDF (3.2 MB)
1.6. 2018 Annual Report 2017 Download PDF (4.3 MB)
1.6. 2019 Annual Report 2018 Download PDF (3.4 MB)
1.6. 2020 Annual Report 2019 Download PDF (12.1 MB)
1.6. 2021 Annual Report 2020 Download PDF (9.3 MB)

Reports of the association's activity

No reports on the association's activity have been published yet.