Place of event
32. IDRIJA LACE FESTIVAL, June 14-16, 2013
Years of tradition
The traditional Idrija Lace Festival takes place in Idrija every summer – in the month of June. As an ethnological, economic, cultural, educational and entertaining event it grants Idrija a peculiar character, as the town literally breathes the lacemaking tradition during the festival.
During the Festival you can:
* participate in professional lectures,
* take part in lacemaking workshops,
* see exhibitions of domestic and foreign lace,
* taste the special local dishes of Idrija,
* join the state competition in lacemaking and
* relax with good music and entertainment in the late evenings.
DEMONSTRATION OF LACEMAKING BY STUDENTS OF LACE SCHOOL IDRIJA
in front of Lace School Idrija
ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR WITH LACEMAKING EQUIPMENT
June 16 and June 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the square Mestni trg
GET TO KNOW THE SIGHTS OF IDRIJA
During the Festival days we offer you guided tours of lace exhibition venues and free guided tours of Idrija.
Timetable for guided tours of Idrija:
Saturday: at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
Sunday: at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
STARTING POINT: in front of Town Hall
You're also kindly invited to visit other sights of Idrija and its surroundings. Programmes for excursions are available on the website www.idrija-turizem.si
For further information on existing and tailor-made programmes, please contact the local Tourist Information Office in Idrija. Phone: +386 5 37 43 916
The oldest Slovene mining town is on the UNESCO List of World Heritage. GPS Northing (N)
Idrija gained the title »The alpine town of year 2011«, which means that Idrija is comitted to sustainable development and responsibility towards the environment.
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