Sports and tourism center "Bajina Bašta" and the Municipality of Bajina Bašta have been organizing the Drina regatta for almost a quarter of a century, which is the largest water event in this part of Europe. It takes place in memory of the ancient drunken rafts and is a combination of tradition with modern tourist trends. Beside the great downhill of the river Drina, the Drina regatta includes numerous accompanying contents, which attract more than 100,000 visitors every year in Bajina Bašta every year.
In 2016, the Drina regatta was awarded with two of the most significant recognitions in tourism in Serbia, so it was officially crowned as the best Serbian tourist event. From the Tourist Organization of Serbia to the Drina Regatta, Tourist Flower 2016 for the best tourist event and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications awarded the "Best from Serbia 2016" award for the best tourist event in the function of promotion of Serbia.
This year's 24. Drina regatta will be held from 19th to 23rd July and in addition to the central event in the form of a downhill from Perućac to Rogačica, the concerts will also include Zdravko Čolić, Tropico Band, Neverna Beba and Kerber. Complete program can be viewed at http://www.regata.rs