From 10 to 13 May 2017, in Sarajevo, the 10th GASTRO-EKO FEST was held under the name "Food with Sevdah". The festival was organised by the Association "Part of the Heart" from Sarajevo in cooperation with partner organisations. Otherwise, this event aims to promote cultural and historical heritage, natural resources, gastronomic offer and tourism potentials of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is included in the Calendar of Fair and manifestations of the BiH Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
At the two booths, representatives of the Association from the municipality of Vareš were present at this festival. Thus they exhibited their products: blacksmith Vijačkić from Oćevija, Ecofarm Dubostica, Forum of women Strica Zaruđe, farm Josip and Aleksandra Babic Sarajevo, Farm Ajanović Planinica, Association of the Izvorno Vareško, Association of women for rural development "Zvijezda", village farm " Grga" Zaruđe and Ranka Miletović from Pogar.
Departure to the festival was organised in cooperation with the Tourist info center of the municipality of Vareš, and the sponsor of the event was the municipality of Vareš. During the festival, with the exhibitors, Boško Andrić was also a representative for the municipality, as a senior designer, project monitoring and environmental protection in the municipality of Vareš.
In the three days of the festival, Vareš booths and their rich offer were exceptionally visited. Some of the visitors from Vareš booths were Mladen Rudež, Sejo Lisak, Hajrudin Berislavić, Čedo Novaković, Mario Andrić. On the last day of the festival and exhibitors, Vareš booths were visited by the Mayor Zdravko Marošević.
In the end, we can conclude that this event was very successful for the Vareš exhibitors and associations, and once again, all the luxuries of the gourmet gastronomy, craft products and tourist potentials were revealed.