A mosaic of cultural happenings
Witness the rich festival events in Slovenia! You can find a festival in almost every place that you visit. They are often connected to local tradition and cuisine. Enjoy various music, film, theatre, and other festivals of modern art. On colder days, seek refuge in one of the many cultural institutions, where you will be welcomed at music and dance events. Unforgettable performances of world-class Slovenian and foreign works come to life before your eyes in the limelight of Slovenia's stages.
Travel around Slovenia and discover diverse festivals. Slovenia is a land of festivals, as nearly every major town can boast at least one. You will be pleased to hear that these festivals cater to various tastes and are affordable for everyone. They also provide inspiration and great experiences.
Genre diversity, affordability, artistic quality, and star status are just some of the terms to describe Slovenian music festivals where, if you are in luck, you can get an autograph from your favourite celebrity.
Performance and visual arts
Socially critical, competitive, fun, childishly mischievous – at festivals of theatre, dance, and performing arts, you can enjoy the latest Slovenian and international productions. At the same time, you can visit special locations, such as streets in old town centres, castles, and old power plants.
Discover special Slovenian features and find various festivals. Festivals focus on wine, beer, or cuisine, shopping, lace, the mischief of Pippi Longstocking, or wearing scary masks – whatever it may be, these festivals always combine socialising and cultural activities.
Music and dance
You will always hit it off with Slovenians if you join them when they are listening to music or if you dance with them. Lovers of music should experience the diverse offerings of classical and contemporary music and dance in Slovenia.
Theathre and film
Spend summer evenings under the stars in the company of stars: in streets, squares, and parks that transform into outdoor cinemas and theatres. The rich cultural offerings continue throughout the year, with over 200 premières taking place. One of the most highly anticipated events is the LIFFE Film Festival in November, which changes Ljubljana into an international motion picture hub for two weeks.
Catch the rainbow of cultural events
An abundance of cultural events awaits you in Slovenia every day of the year. Admire the masterpieces of nature and the works of human hands and feel the lively vibe of festival events.
Discover the mysterious combination of cultural sights and natural patterns which have had their meeting point in Slovenia, at the crossroads of nations and regions, for centuries. Publication "Cultural experiences" opens doors to travellers into the world of artistic creativity and architecture, into the history of culture and the modern way of life. Come on in, it´s Slovenia Culture Time!