Floating Castle Festival at Snežnik

Published: 27.7.2018

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Floating Castle Festival at Snežnik

Snežnik Castle lies in the idyllic surroundings in the midst of the Notranjska region forests, in south of Slovenia. This weekend, the Floating Castle Festival takes place there. Last year, it stunned visitors with spectacular projections onto the castle walls. What will this year’s edition bring?

Floating Castle Festival at Snežnik

This year’s edition of the Floating Castle Festival features as many as 400 performing artists and musicians from 34 countries, be it established international artists or local enthusiasts. One of the most expected moments is definitely the performance of Ethno Histeria World Orchestra, an international music group with 80 performers who keep on surprising audience all around the world with unique spectacle of ethno music from around the world.

What’s special with this festival is its stunning location: the fairy-tale like Snežnik Castle comes to life in a completely new dimension and forms an essential part of the stage performances. Last year, it stunned the visitors with spectacular castle walls projections. Then there is also the local environment and its people that make the whole thing worth visiting: locals enrich the festival with interesting cultural and ethnological contents of Loška dolina, home-made and local food is served and interesting home-made crafts and products are put on display. But it’s not just about music here: get ready for a list of various performances, including puppet shows, circus performances, street theathre, poetry readings, exhibitions, film screenings and various workshops for young and old.

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