Infografik: Festivals in Slowenien


Kommenden Festivals


Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration (9.3.2021-24.5.2021)
The Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration has been organised since 1993 by Cankarjev dom Gallery in cooperation with the Illustration Section of the Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies (ZDSLU) with the aim of promoting book illustration as a fine arts discipline. [Site]
Druga godba Festival (4.5.2021-5.5.2021)
Druga godba Festival is nowadays a major Slovene international world music festival. [Site]
Druga godba Festival (13.5.2021-14.5.2021)
Druga godba Festival is nowadays a major Slovene international world music festival. [Site]
International Triennial Ecology and Art (21.5.2021-19.7.2021)
The International Triennial Ecology and Art (ECO Triennial) was established in 1980 by Maribor Art Gallery. [Site]
Maribor Theatre Festival (24.5.2021-7.6.2021)
Every autumn since 1966, various Slovene theatres have met in Maribor at the Maribor Theatre Festival (its Slovene name being Borštnikovo srečanje), organised by and held at the Slovene National Theatre Maribor. [Site]
Ljubljana Jazz Festival (16.6.2021-20.6.2021)
Established in 1960, Ljubljana Jazz Festival is the oldest continuously running jazz festival in Europe, and takes place annually over three or four days at the end of June. [Site]
Gora Rocka (24.6.2021-28.6.2021)
The festival Gora Rocka takes place on Šentviška planota, a plateau at the foothills of the Julian Alps. [Site]
Vurberk Folk Pop Festival (25.6.2021-26.6.2021)
Since its founding in 1992, Vurberk Folk Pop Festival has been annually hosting select "folk-pop music" ensembles at the grounds of the Vurberk Castle (located between Maribor and Ptuj, in eastern Slovenia). [Site]
International Saxophone Meeting (26.6.2021-4.7.2021)
Organised every summer since 1997 by Nova Gorica Arts Centre at Nova Gorica Music School, the International Saxophone Meeting is the annual gathering point for young saxophone players from Slovenia and abroad. [Site]
Mediterranean International Folklore Festival (MIFF) (29.6.2021-5.7.2021)
Launched in 2003 by the VAL Piran Folkloric Dance Association, the Mediterranean International Folklore Festival (MIFF) is an annual showcase of folklore music, dance, and gastronomic culture of the Mediterranean countries, however in recent years, the festival also hosts folklore groups from other countries. [Site]
Bled Festival (1.7.2021-18.7.2021)
Held each summer in a picturesque Alpine town, the Bled Festival first took of in 1996. [Site]
Pranger Festival (6.7.2021-11.7.2021)
The international Pranger Festival, a meeting of poets, critics, and poetry translators, has been organised every summer since 2004 in Rogaška Slatina and Šmarje pri Jelšah by the KUD Pranger Cultural Association. [Site]
Beer and Flower Festival (9.7.2021-13.7.2021)
Beer and Flowers festival that started in 1963 is one of the biggest festival events in Slovenia with a long tradition. [Site]
Melodies of the Sea and Sun (10.7.2021-11.7.2021)
The festival Melodies of the Sea and Sun (Melodije morja in sonca) was launched in 1978 in the coastal town of Piran. [Site]
MetalDays (25.7.2021-1.8.2021)
Though the first edition of the international metal music festival MetalDays was held in 2013, the festival actually goes back to 2004, as it is in all but name a continuation of the legendary Metalcamp. [Site]
Okarina Festival Bled (27.7.2021-9.8.2021)
The Okarina Festival is a world music festival, held in the alpine town of Bled since 1991. [Site]
Punk Rock Holiday (9.8.2021-14.8.2021)
Punk Rock Holiday, first held in 2011, is exactly what the name promises, bringing forward 4 days of various punk rock performances. [Site]
Avsenik Festival (27.8.2021-30.8.2021)
Avsenik Festival was launched in 2008 as a way to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the legendary Avsenik Ensemble. [Site]
Gibanica (Moving Cake) Festival of Slovene Dance (15.9.2021-19.9.2021)
Held biannually since 2003 the Gibanica (Moving Cake) Festival of Slovene Dance has been a competitive contemporary dance festival aimed at offering an overview of the most outstanding Slovene dance performances of the preceding two years. [Site]
Linhart Encounter (23.9.2021-26.9.2021)
Named after the celebrated Slovene dramatist and historian Anton Tomaž Linhart (1756–1795), Linhart Encounter is an annual festival of non-professional Slovene theatre groups, organised by the Public Fund for Cultural Activities of the Republic of Slovenia since 1962. [Site]