Infografik: Festivals in Slowenien

 

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BUMfest International Percussion Festival
As the name implies, the BUMfest International Percussion Festival is a rather specialised music festival. Site
Breka Fest
Breka Fest was launched in 2008 in the village of Srednja Bistrica as the only festival of its kind in Prekmurje, the northeast region of Slovenia. Site
Džjezz Festival
The Džjezz Festival was launched in 2009 in Celje by the then newly opened House of Culture Celje. Site
Gora Rocka
The festival Gora Rocka takes place on Šentviška planota, a plateau at the foothills of the Julian Alps. Site
HISTeRIA Festival
Though formally established and first held in 2011, HISTeRIA Festival actually dates back to 2003, when the musician, puppeteer, activist, actor, and director Matija Solce started organising the Etno Histria workshops. Site
In Memoriam Prof. Peter Hafner Festival
The In Memoriam Prof. Peter Hafner Festival was first organised under this name in 2009, as a successor of sorts to the "Alter-Fest" that first appeared in 2005 at the Rdeča ostriga Club. Site
International Ceramics Triennial Unicum
The first International Ceramics Triennial Unicum kicked off in 2009 with the central exhibition in the National Museum of Slovenia. Site
International Youth Choir Festival
Established in 1946, the biennial International Youth Choir Festival is the oldest festival in Slovenia. Site
Jazz Cerkno Festival
Launched in 1996 Jazz Cerkno Festival is an annual international music festival organised by Jazz Cerkno Institute. Site
KOFF Koroška Outdoor Film Festival
Set in a town in the northern Slovenian region of Koroška, the KOFF Koroška Outdoor Film Festival first took place in 2012. [ Site]
Kramp Fest
Kramp Fest (also called Privat piknik) was launched in 2008, when a mild annoyance about the lethargic state of affairs in the Idrija region led a local enthusiast to set up an ad hoc hc punk festival. [ Site]
Krastival Open Air Festival
Krastival Open Air Festival has taken place in the town of Komen, in the Kras region near the Slovenian-Italian border, since 2006. Site
Kurentovanje
The masked rite of spring known as Kurentovanje is held since 1961, every February for 10 days up to Shrove Tuesday and is the most popular Mardi Gras celebration in Slovenia; most of the festivities are centred in and around Ptuj, Slovenia's oldest town, which has hosted Kurentovanje for around five decades. Site
MENT Ljubljana
Established in 2015, MENT Ljubljana is an international music showcase festival taking place at various Ljubljana venues beginning of February. Site
Mardi Gras at Cerknica
Mardi Gras at Cerknica is one of the most popular and well known Mardi Gras (Pust) carnivals in Slovenia. Site
MareziJazz
Launched and held from 2004 onwards in the coastal village of Marezige, MareziJazz is the biggest big band festival in Central Europe and the only one of its kind in Slovenia. Site
May Salon
The May Salon is organised by the Union of Slovene Fine Arts Associations (ZDSLU), its origins going back to the Slovene artists exhibition in June 1909 that took place in the Jakopič Pavillion. Site
Mountain Film Festival
Dedicated to exploring and presenting various facets of mountain culture, the Mountain Film Festival got established in 2007. Site
Naša pesem Choir Competition
Launched in 1989 by the Maribor branch office of the Public Fund for Cultural Activities, the Naša pesem ("Our song") Choir Competition is a national event held first annually with the support of the Municipality of Maribor. Site
O•zvočenje Festival
The music festival O•zvočenje was founded in 2002 by a legendary Slovene experimental group SAETA, a collective that's been exploring new musical terrains since 1977. Site
Pisana Loka Festival
Pisana Loka is a local summer festival taking place at various locations in Škofja Loka in August. Site
Pixxelpoint International Festival of Contemporary Art Practices
The Pixxelpoint International Festival of Contemporary Art Practices, organised by Nova Gorica Arts Centre, was launched in 2000. Site
Slovene Choirs Meeting in Šentvid, Stična
The traditional annual June meeting of Slovene choirs from Slovenia as well as from neighbouring countries – also known as the Šentviški pevski tabor – is one of the largest singing events in Europe, involving the participation of up to 250 choirs and around 5,000 vocalists. Site
Sonica International Festival of Transitory Art
Sonica is a festival of (electronic) music as well as sound and experimental art. Site
SubArt Festival
SubArt Festival was launched in 2009 in Kranj and is nowadays one of the premier summer festivals in town, presenting various alternative musical acts, movie screenings, photography exhibitions, theatre shows, and street performances. Site
Tinta Festival
Established in 2013, initially under the name Stripolisfest. Site
Transgenerations Festival of Youth Creativity
Launched in 1984, this annual multimedia festival comprehensively presents the best Slovene secondary school art productions in the field of theatre, dance, video, photography, design, fine arts, rock music, and literature, which relate to social, existential, political, ecological, and identity issues of youth at the beginning of the new millennium. Site
Urbano Dejanje
Urbano Dejanje or UD Festival was launched in Ljubljana in 2015. Site
Depot:World Music Days 2015
The festival article was put into Depot as the ISCM World Music Days hosted in Slovenia were over in 2015. Site
Young Rhymes
Young Rhymes (Mlade rime) is a monthly series of poetry readings that have been happening at the Menza pri koritu since 2005. Site