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This Week's Events in Ljubljana

01 Feb 2024

Hello, February! This year’s a leap-year so what will you do with that extra day? There's lots to choose from, here's our top picks:

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 3 February - Taste Fair at Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
3 February - Forestdelic Label Night at Klub K4
9 February DOOMSPRING at Bar Publika
9 February - Nirvana Tribute Band at Orto Bar
9-10 February - Private Affairs and Kizz Kiss at Grand Hotel Union
16 February - Disco Fever at Cvetličarna 
17 February - The Beatles Revival Tribute Band at Hala Tivoli

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
2 + 3 February - The Elixir of Love at SNG Opera and Ballet
15 - 24 February - Maria De Buenos Aires at SNG Opera and Ballet
29 February - Madame Butterfly at SNG Opera and Ballet
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until 11 February - Slovenian punk and photography at Cankarjev dom
Until 11 February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
From 15 February - Happiness and joy in the photos of Marjan Ciglič at Ljubljana Castle
Until 18 February - A View from the Other Side at MGML
Until 25 February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
From 28 February - Maria Lassnig: Drawings and paintings at Cankarjev dom
Until 10 March - Matic Pandel:Plastic Sun at Cankarjev dom
Until 11 March - Patrik Dvorščak: I have never dreamed of eating hungry at Cankarjev dom
Until 5 May - Silvan Omerzu: Misogyny at Ljubljana Castle
Until 5 May - Brane Širca: Silhouettes at Ljubljana Castle (Pentagonal Tower)
New permanent exhibition -  Man and Time at Slovene Ethnographic Museum

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
18 February - Frederik is Waiting for Winter - Castle Theatre
19 - 23 February - Guides and creative workshops for children at Ljubljana Castle

MISC
Until 3 February - Alpe-Adria Tourism Fair at Exhibition and Convention Centre
8 February - 12 March - LUV-FEST at various locations
8 February - Prešeren's day at Ljubljana Castle
27 February - Stories Between the Lines at Castle Theatre

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Happy new year! The festive events may be behind us, but a new year awaits!

Here’s a rundown on what’s on in January.

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 7 January - Christmas Markets at various locations

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
6 January - Elvis Presley’s 89th Birthday Party night at Orto Bar
19 January - Led Zeppelin 2.0 Tribute Band at Orto Bar
20 January - COLDPLAY Tribute Band at Orto Bar
27 January - Laibach at Kino Šiška

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
4 + 5 January - Human Nature Live Show at Cankarjev dom
4,5,6 January  - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
7 January - Harry Potter Tribute Symphony at Cankarjev dom
8 January - Swan Lake at Cankarjev dom
11 - 14 January - Magic Slovenian Salsa Festival at Grand Hotel Union
18 January - Image Thieves Presents: Mad Jakkale in the Movie We Haven’t Seen at Kino Šiška
18,19,20,23,25 January - Werther at SNG Opera and Ballet
19 January - Mamma Mia at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
From 10 January - Matic Pandel:Plastic sun at Cankarjev dom
Until 20 January - David Yarrow: Storytelling at Galerija Bažato
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

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The biggest day of the year may already be behind us but the biggest night of the year is still to come. Lots to choose from so where will you be ringing in the new year?

28 December - 3 January

FESTIVE DECEMBER
28 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Saša Kovačević
29 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Ivan Zak
30 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Modrijani
Until 7 January - Castle Festive Fair at Ljubljana Castle

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 7 January - Christmas Markets at various locations

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
30 December - Best Hits of the Decade at Cirkus
30 + 31 December - Vintage Exchange Swing Party at Vintage Plac
31 December - Overload New Year's Eve Party at Moment Bar
31 December - Everything Goes - New Year Party at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
28 December - Buster Keaton: Our Hospitality at Cankarjev dom
29 - 31 December - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
1 January - New Year’s Concert of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until 30 December - Unicef’s Rag Dolls at Pentagonal Tower, Lj Castle
Until 20 January - David Yarrow: Storytelling at Galerija Bažato
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

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Just a few more shopping days until Christmas, are you ready? Or like us, still scrambling around trying to find those last minute gifts. However your countdown plans are going, make sure you factor in the time to enjoy some of Ljubljana’s festive events. There's so much to choose from this week!

21 - 27 December


FESTIVE DECEMBER click here for full events programme
22 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Grupa Vigor
23 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Zvita Feltna
Until 7 January - Castle Festive Fair at Ljubljana Castle

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until 24 December - Illustration Exhibition and Sales Fair at Trubar Literature House
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 7 January - Christmas Markets at various locations

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
22 December - Slovenian Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra at Marjan Kozina Hall,
Slovenian Philharmonic

23 December - Big Jazzy Christmas Event at Hotel Slon
23 December - CANDY X-Mas Party at Cvetličarna
26 December - Hamo & Tribute 2 Love, Big Foot Mama at Kongresni trg

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
22 + 23 December - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
21 + 22 December - What Happened to Bette Davis and Joan Crawford? At Cankarjev dom
22 Dec - Piaf, Edith Piaf: Vesna Pernarčič at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre
 
EXHIBITIONS
Until 30 December - Unicef’s Rag Dolls at Pentagonal Tower, Lj Castle
Until 20 January - David Yarrow: Storytelling at Galerija Bažato
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
See our Festive December special for all children’s Christmas events
23 December - Cin Cin Cin flowers Workshop at Center Rog

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Festive cheer permeates the air as we inch closer to Christmas Day. From Christmas markets to seasonal performances, the city is alive with the spirit of the season. Join in the merriment as Ljubljana sparkles with Yuletide magic.

14 - 20 December

FESTIVE DECEMBER click here for full events programme
15 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Kingston
16 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Ansambel Viža
Until 7 December - Castle Festive Fair at Ljubljana Castle

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until 24 December - Illustration Exhibition and Sales Fair at Trubar Literature House
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 7 January - Christmas Markets at various locations

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
15 December - K4 x Oven Club at Klub K4

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
14 + 15 December - Ukrainian Ballet: The Nutcracker at Cankarjev dom
14 - 20 December - School concerts at Knight’s Hall Križanke
14,15,16 December - Orpheus in Hell at SNG Opera and Ballet
Until 16 Dec - LGBT Film Festival at Kinodvor
20 December - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
20 December - Harlem Gospel Choir at Cankarjev dom
20 December - What Happened to Bette Davis and Joan Crawford? at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until 30 December - Unicef’s Rag Dolls at Pentagonal Tower, Lj Castle
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
See our Festive December special for all children’s Christmas events
16 +17 December - Friderik the Rat Puppet Show at Hribar Hall, Lj Castle
16 December - Printing Models and Baking Cookies Workshop at Center Rog (kids)
18 + 19 December - To the Moon! At Cankarjev dom


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Well, Ljubljana sure is bustling with holiday cheer as we inch closer to Christmas! Once again the magical city lights have put smiles on faces everywhere you look, and the events calendar is well underway. Sooo much to choose from this week, it’s hard to keep up! 

7 - 13 December

FESTIVE DECEMBER click here for full events programme
8 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Dejan Dogaja 
9 December - Concert at Pogačarjev trg: Čuki
Until 7 December - Castle Festive Fair at Ljubljana Castle

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
9 + 10 December - Image Snatchers present: Mad Jakale In A Film We Haven't Seen at Kino Šiška
Un til 24 December - Illustration Exhibition and Sales Fair at Trubar Literature House
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 7 January - Christmas Markets at various locations

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
8 December - Pre-Christmas 70s, 80s, 90s Party at Orto Bar
8 December - Slay Bells Extravaganza
11 December - Harlem Gospel Choir - Celebrating Whitney Houston at Cankarjev dom

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
7 December - Litija-Šmartno Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
8 - 11 December - Moste-Polje Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
12 December - Škofja Loka Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
13 December - Franc Šturm Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
7,8,9, December - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
13 December - Orpheus in Hell at SNG Opera and Ballet
9 - 16 Dec - LGBT Film Festival at Kinodvor
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until 30 December - Unicef’s Rag Dolls at Pentagonal Tower, Lj Castle
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
See our Festive December special for all children’s Christmas events
9 December - Glass Christmas Decorations Workshop at Center Rog (teenagers)
9 December - Holiday Gift Cookies Workshop at Center Rog (elementary)
9 + 10 December - Friderik the Rat Puppet Show at Hribar Hall, Lj Castle
13 December - Fairytale Walk through the Castle - Ljubljana Castle


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Ljubljana's December is a festive fiesta, a swirl of twinkling lights, joyful markets, and merry events. From carol-filled streets to cosy festivities, the city dances with holiday spirit! Here’s our top picks for the coming week:

30 November - 6 December

FESTIVE DECEMBER click here for full events programme

1 December - Switching on the Festive Lights at  Prešern Square
1 December - Concerts at Pogačarjev trg: Challe Salle + Marko Stanković
1 - 7 December - Castle Festive Fair at Ljubljana Castle

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
1 - 24 December - Illustration Exhibition and Sales Fair at Trubar Literature House
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 30 November - November Gourmet Ljubljana Various venues

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
1 December - Balladero at Rock Hall, Ljubljana Castle
1 December - ABBA Ring at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
Until 2 December - Eugene Onegin at SNG Opera and Ballet
Until 1 Dec - Cofestival: International Festival of Contemporary Dance at Kino Šiška
Until 3 Dec - Animateka - Animated Film Festival at Kinodvor
4 December - Ljubljana Festival Christmas Concert at Knights' Hall Križanke
4 December - 1st Christmas Concert: Moste-Polje Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
5 December - 2nd Christmas Concert: Moste-Polje Music School at Knights' Hall Križanke
6 December - The Nutcracker at SNG Opera and Ballet
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
See our Festive December special for all children’s Christmas events


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Christmas festivities may be just around the corner, but November’s final week still has lots to offer! Here’s our top picks for the coming week:

23 - 29 November


ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Until 30 November - November Gourmet Ljubljana Various venues

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
24 November - Peter Lovšin and Skalarji at Rock Hall, Ljubljana Castle
25 November - Black Diamonds: KISS Tribute Band at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET / THEATRE / DANCE / FILM
23 Nov - Bolero at SNG Opera and Ballet
24 + 25 November - An Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera and Ballet
24 Nov - 1 Dec - Cofestival: International Festival of Contemporary Dance at Kino Šiška
27 Nov - 3 Dec - Animateka - Animated Film Festival at Kinodvor
28 Nov - Tartini String Quartet - at Križanke Summer Theatre
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
26 November - Frederick, the Castle Rat at Ljubljana Castle

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Lots to choose from this coming week! Here's our top picks:

16 - 22 November

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until 19 November - 34th Ljubljana International Film Festival at Cankarjev dom
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
3 - 30 November - November Gourmet Ljubljana Various venues
16 + 17 November - 25th Slovenian Wine Festival at Cankarjev dom

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
18 November - Free children’s workshops at Center Rog 
18 November - Frederick, The Castle Rat puppet show at Ljubljana Castle
18 November - Krampus night at Goričane Castle, Medvode
18 + 19 November - To the Moon! At Cankarjev dom

ROCK / POP / CLUB / PARTY
18 November - Flash Back: Club Cvetličarna 20th Anniversary

MUSIC / OPERA / BALLET/ THEATRE
16,17,18,20,21,22 - Bolero at SNG Opera and Ballet
17 November - Denise Dantas Quintet at Ljubljana Castle
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle


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Lots to see and do as we cruise through November, here's our top picks for the coming week:

9 - 15 November

ART, FILM, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until 19 November - 34th Ljubljana International Film Festival at Cankarjev dom
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
3 - 30 November - November Gourmet Ljubljana Various venues

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
10 November - King Foo at Rock Hall, Ljubljana Castle
10 November - Friday Night Orto Hits at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE/COMEDY
9 November - Manca Fekonja and Sara Hartman at Križanke Summer Theatre 
14 November - The King’s Singers at Cankarjev dom
16 November - Heads at the Castle: Ivan Tavčar at Ljubljana Castle
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML
Until February - Guardians of Rivers at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

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Hello November! As we stroll into the new month with autumn leaves at our feet, let’s see what’s on offer this coming week:

2 - 8 November


ART, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
3 - 30 November - November Gourmet Ljubljana Various venues

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
3 November - Marko Črnčec trio at Jazz Club Ljubljana Castle
4 November - Alice in Chains Tribute Show at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
3 + 4  November - An Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera and Ballet
7 November - 6 Hits, 6 Styles and 5 Centuries at Cankarjev dom
7 November - Deborah Hay and Nomad Dance Academy Slovena: Inside and Outside at Kino Šiška
Until April - 31st - Young Virtuosi at  Križanke Summer Theatre
 
EXHIBITIONS
Until 5 November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
Until 6 November - Bohdana Zaiats (Tinta Comic Festival) at Gallery DobraVaga
Until February - Slovenian Women Artists 1850-1950 at MGML
Until February - View from the Other Side at MGML

WORKSHOPS
4 November - Large Recycling House: Plastic and Pens at Kino Šiška

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So the clocks go back this weekend and Halloween parties are popping up everywhere. Are you brave enough to combine the two and enjoy an extra spook-tastic bonus hour, or will you be quivering under a blanket with the lights on? Whatever you're doing with that extra time, have fun! Here's our top picks for this coming week:
 
26 October - 1 November

ART, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
27 October - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
28 October - Promenade of Flavours of Ljubljana

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS / CLUB / PARTY
27 October - Marina Martensson Feat. SaGaDuDaB at Rock Hall, Ljubljana Castle
30 October - The Halloween Festival at Orto Bar
31 October - RNB Reunion at Club Cvetličarna

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
27 October - Slovenian Army Orchestra with Johan de Meij at Cankarjev dom
27 + 28 October - Requiem at SNG Opera and Ballet
28-31 October - Perpetuum Jazzile’s 40th Anniversary Concert at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at  Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
From 26 October - Photographic Exhibition about Center Rog transformation
Until 28 October - Actions, Not Words at Gallus Embankment
Until 29 October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
Until 6 November - Bohdana Zaiats (Tinta Comic Festival) at Gallery DobraVaga

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Should we run the marathon or go to the chocolate fair? Hmm, tough one. Either way, we're keeping our fingers crossed for a dry weekend for all outdoor events.

There's lots to choose from as we plough through October. Here's out top picks for the coming week:

19 - 25 October

 

ART, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday until 27 October - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
21 October - Chocolate Fair at Pogačarjev trg 

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS
21 October - Permanent – JOY DIVISION Official Tribute at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
20 + 21 October - The Land of Smiles/Mice in the Opera House at SNG
22 October - Big Band RTV SLO: Ivo Robić – 100 years
24 October - Flor de Toloache at Cankarjev dom
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at  Križanke Summer Theatre

SPORT
19 - 22 October - VW Ljubljana Marathon Expo at Arena Stožice
21 + 22 October - 27th Ljubljana Marathon 

EXHIBITIONS
Until 28 October - Actions, Not Words at Gallus Embankment
Until 29 October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
Until 6 November - Bohdana Zaiats (Tinta Comic Festival) at Gallery DobraVaga

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
19 October - Katalena - Concert for young and old children at The Old City Power Station

MISC
19 - 21 October - 53rd Fair for a Healthy Lifestyle at Economic Exhibition Centre
25 - 28 October - ILGA Europe Conference 2023 - Location TBA

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12 - 18 October


ART, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
12 - 15 October - ART Expo Ljubljana at Brdo Congress Centre
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS
14 October - Get On Funk: Red Hot Chilli Peppers Tribute band at Orto Bar
14 October - Laibach: Alamut at Cankarjev dom

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
12,13,14,16,17 October - Giselle at SNG Opera and Ballet
17 October - Tartini String 40th Anniversary Concerts at Križanke Summer Theatre
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre 
18 October - Mamma Mia at Linhart Hall
18 October - Plečnik in A-cappella at Francis of Assisi

EXHIBITIONS
Until 28 October - Actions, Not Words at Gallus Embankment
Until 20 October - Woman Power in Comics (INK 2023) at Gallery Camera
Until 29 October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
Until 6 November - Bohdana Zaiats (Tinta Comic Festival) at Gallery DobraVaga

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
15 October - School of Dragons at Ljubljana Castle

MISC
Until 14 October - The City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts at various locations

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Design, fashion, rock, food, culture - something for everyone! Here's our top picks for the coming week:

5 - 11 October

ART, CRAFT & DESIGN EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
From 5 October - Ljubljana Design Week at Various locations
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS
6 October - Jailbreak: Guns N` Roses Real Tribute at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
5 October - The Land of Smiles at SNG Opera and Ballet
5 October - Plečnik in A-cappella at Francis of Assisi
6 October - Drumbooty at Ljubljana Castle
Until April - 31st Young Virtuosi at  Križanke Summer Theatre 

EXHIBITIONS
4 - 8 October - Tinta International Comic Book Festival at Centre for Urban Culture
Until 29 October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

MISC
4 - 14 October - The City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts at various locations
Until 10 October - Šiška Rulz #2
Until 6 October - Ljubljana Fashion Week at Center Rog
 

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Plenty going on to see September out with a bang! Here's our top picks for the coming week:

28 September - 4 October


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
1 + 2 October - Tip Vino by Evino - International Wine Festival at Ljubljana Castle

ROCK / POP / JAZZ CONCERTS
29 September - WIYAALA at Ljubljana Castle 
30 September - Easy Cure: The Cure Tribute band at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
28,29,30 September - The Land of Smiles at SNG Opera and Ballet
Until 28 September - Festival Sonica at Various locations
1 October - Ljubljana Brass Band at Novi trg / Breg embankment
1 - 4 October - 31st Young Virtuosi at Križanke Summer Theatre

EXHIBITIONS
4 - 8 October - Tinta International Comic Book Festival at Centre for Urban Culture
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until October - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

MISC
23 - 29 September - Week of Ljubljana Tourism at Ljubljana Castle
Until 30 September - TO)pot Sound Festival at Cukrarna Gallery 
Until 30 September - Library under the Trees at various locations
4 - 14 October - The City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts at various locations
Until 10 October - Šiška Rulz #2

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Lots more going on this week to keep us entertained, and Ljubljana Fashion Week is on the horizon!

Here's our top picks:

21 - 27 September

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Until January - 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
23 September - The Countryside in the City Farmer’s Market at Pogačarjev trg Square

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
22 September - No More Faith (Faith No More Tribute) at Orto Bar

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
21 September - Slovenian Folk Dances at Butcher’s Bridge
22 September - Pang Ka-Pang conducts Suzhou Chinese Orchestra at Cankarjev dom
24 September - Bežigrad Brass Band at Novi trg / Breg embankment
25 - 28 September - Festival Sonica at Various locations

EXHIBITIONS
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until October - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until November - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
23 September - Castle Comics at Dragon’s Den, Ljubljana Castle

MISC
From 25 September - Šiška Rulz #2 at Young Dragons Šiška
27 - 30 September - TO)pot Sound Festival at Cukrarna Gallery 
Until 30 September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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Hold on to your hats, there's a lot going on this week! 

14 - 20 September

 

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
From 15 September - The 35th Biennial of Graphic Arts at Tivoli Mansion
15 September - Clay Workshop at Studio Biskvit
16 - 17 September - Mineralfest at Cankarjev dom
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
14 September - Louis Tomlinson: Faith in the Future World Tour at Stožice Hall
15 September - Bob Dylan Tribute: Michael Weiskopf and the Complete Unknowns at Rock Hall, Ljubljana Castle

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
14 September - Opening Concert of the ‘23/24 Season at SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana
16 September - The Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana
17 September - Ljubljana Vič Brass Band at Novi trg / Breg embankment

SPORT
15-17 September - Mountain Bike Festival at Bike Park Ljubljana and Golovec Trails

EXHIBITIONS
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday Life
14 September - Ciril Horjak: Selection at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle
15 September - Open House Day at Druga Godba

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
17 September - School of Dragons: Planet of the Dragons at Ljubljana Castle

MISC
15 September - Workshop: The Culture of (Co)Existence with dogs in the city at Trg prekomorskih brigad 1
15 - 16 September - Šiška Heyday at Trg Prekomorskih brigad 1, Ljubljana
Until 30 September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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Here's our top picks for the coming week: 

7 - 13 September


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
11 September - Culinary Time Machine at Ljubljana Castle

MUSIC / OPERA / THEATRE / DANCE
7 September - Queen Symphony - Sensation at križanke
7 September - The Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana
10 September - The wind orchestra Vevče at Novi trg / Breg embankment
12 September - Irena Pivka, Brane Zorman: Deep House

FESTIVALS
7,8,9 September - Stories of the Green Spaces in Litostroj - The Green Spaces on Runkova Street and Majda Vrhovnikova Street
Until 9 September - The 38th Vilenica International Literary Festival at various venues

EXHIBITIONS
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday life

SPORT
9 September - Ljubljana Sport Festival at Tivoli Park

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
9,11,12 September - Picko and Packo at SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana

MISC
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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Hoorah, the rain has stopped in time for the weekend. Lots to choose from as we wave goodbye to August and look forward to a balmy September. Here's our top picks for the coming week:

31 August - 6 September


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
31 August - Dinner at the Castle Vineyard at Ljubljana Castle

MUSIC / OPERA / DANCE
1 September - The Boston Symphony Orchestra at Cankarjev dom
3 September - Ljubljana Veterans Brass Band at Novi trg / Breg embankment
6 September - The Italian Woman in Algiers at Opera & Ballet 

SPORT
2 September - International Bouldering Competition at Novi trg

FESTIVALS
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town
Until 3 September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations
Until 6 September - Summer in Šiška at Cafe Kino Šiška

EXHIBITIONS
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday Life

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
Until 4 September - Creative Child: 60 Years of the Centre for Youth Culture at Jakopič Promenade

MISC
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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Sill heaps of things to choose from in August around the city, here's some of the highlights for this week:

24 - 30 August

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

MUSIC / THEATRE / DANCE/FILM
18 - 26 August - Young Lions Festival at Old Power Station Ljubljana
24 August - Open Air Cinema at Kongrsni trg
24 August - Bossa De Novo & Cesar Camargo Mariano at Križanke
27 August - Bežigrad Brass Band at Novi trg / Breg embankment
27 August - Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf at Križanke
29 August - Jonathan Tetelman, Tenor Ludovic Tézier, Baritone at Križanke
30 August - Dire Straits Legacy at  L56 Hall, Litostrojska cesta

SPORT
26 + 27 August - Volleyball on the Ljubljanica River

FESTIVALS
24 - 26 August - Nights in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations
Until 6 September - Summer in Šiška at Cafe Kino Šiška

EXHIBITIONS
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday life

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
Until 4 September - Creative Child: 60 Years of the Centre for Youth Culture at Jakopič Promenade

MISC
Until 25 August - PANC Stand-up Comedy at Ljubljana Castle 
30 August - Jewish Life in Ljubljana at The Jewish Cultural Centre of Ljubljana
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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17 -  23 August

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
18 - 25 August - Dinner at the Castle Vineyard at Ljubljana Castle
19 August - Culinary Time Machine at Ljubljana Castle

MUSIC / THEATRE / DANCE/FILM
17 August - Music from The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and The Rings of Power at Križanke
18 August - A Homage to Pink Floyd at Križanke
18 - 26 August - Young Lions Festival at Old Power Station Ljubljana
19 August - The Music of Hans Zimmer and Others at Križanke
Until 19 August - FeKK: International Short Film Festival at Slovenska kinoteka open air cinema
20 August - Promenade Brass Band Concerts at Novi trg / Breg embankment
21 August - Witkowski Piano Duo at Križevniška Church
21 - 24 August - Open Air Cinema at Kongrsni trg

FESTIVALS
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

EXHIBITIONS
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday life


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10 - 16 August


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET/FILM
13 August - Promenade Brass Band Concerts at Novi trg / Breg embankment 
16 August - The Magical Music of Harry Potter at Križanke

FESTIVALS
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

EXHIBITIONS
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday life

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
Until 4 September - Creative Child: 60 Years of the Centre for Youth Culture at Jakopič Promenade

MISC
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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Uh-oh, after a week of crazy thunderstorms it looks like we're in for even more rain, so check organisers' websites to stay dry and informed as some outdoor events may be cancelled. Here's our top picks for this coming week:

3 - August


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
Every Sunday morning - Antique Flea Market at Breg

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

SPORT
4 + 5 August - National 3X3 Basketball Championship at Kongresni trg
6 August - Woop! Bounce Bridge at Kongresni trg square

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET/FILM
4 August - Bach - Violin Concertos at Križanke Summer Theatre Trg
Until 5 August - Film Under the Stars at Ljubljana Castle
6 August - Promenade Concerts of local Brass Bands at Novi trg
7 August - Gran Bolero: EN-KNAP & Zagreb Dance Company at Križanke Summer Theatre Trg
9 August - Picnic Concert: Noreia at Defense Moat, Ljubljana Castle

FESTIVALS
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

EXHIBITIONS
Until 7 August - Zine Vitrine I Katarina Kolenc: Heat Wave at Kino Šiška
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday Life

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
Until 4 September - Creative Child: 60 Years of the Centre for Youth Culture at Jakopič Promenade

MISC
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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All this pesky rain we've had lately could scupper outdoor events, so check organisers' websites to stay dry and informed. Here's our top picks for this week:

27 July - 2 August

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET/FILM
27 July - Kaunas State Choir at Križanke Summer Theatre
28 July - Violetta Egorova and Goffriller Quartet at Križanke Summer Theatre
Until 30 July - Let's Meet in front of Škuc at Škuc Gallery
1 + 2 August - Synergy on Stage at Knight’s Hall, Križanke
Until 5 August - Film Under the Stars at Ljubljana Castle

FESTIVALS
Until 27 July - Summer in Tivoli at Tivoli Park
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

EXHIBITIONS
Until 7 August - Zine Vitrine I Katarina Kolenc: Heat Wave at Kino Šiška
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday Life

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
24 - 28 July - Mysterious Dragon Disappearance at Dragon’s Den, Ljubljana Castle
Until 31 July - Magical Creatures, Dragons and Monsters at Dragon’s Den, Ljubljana Castle
Until 4 September - Creative Child: 60 Years of the Centre for Youth Culture at Jakopič Promenade

MISC
28 - 30 July - European Scything Championship in Moravče
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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20 - 26 July


ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
Until 7 August - Zine Vitrine I Katarina Kolenc: Heat Wave at Kino Šiška
Until 17 August - Slovenian Bridges at Home and Abroad at Krakovo Embankment
Until 29 August - Fresh Fish at Kino Šiška
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until September - Nika Hölcl Praper: Zlatko Kaučič – Everyday life

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET/FILM
Until 5 August - Film Under the Stars at Ljubljana Castle
From 21 July - Let's Meet in front of Škuc at Škuc Gallary
22 July - Ljubljana String Quartet at Križevniška Church, Križanke
23 July - 6 August - Ljubljana Festival Master Classes at Vič-Rudnik Music School
25 + 26 July - Ballet Troupe of State Opera and Ballet Theatre Astana Opera at Križanke Summer Theatre
Until September - Performances by the Ljubljana Fanfare Trumpeters at various locations

FESTIVALS
From 21 July - Let's Meet in front of Škuc at Škuc Gallary
Until 27 July - Summer in Tivoli at Tivoli Park
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

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13 - 19 July

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
Until 8 August - Meta Krese: Have you come to stay? at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until Sep - Jadran Lazić: On the Red Carpet at Ljubljana Castle
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET/FILM
13 July - Staples Jr. Singers at Cankarjev dom
13 July - 5 August - Film Under the Stars at Ljubljana Castle
13 July - Madame Butterfly at Cankarjev dom
15 July - The Ljubljana Fanfare Trumpeters at Town Hall balcony
19 July - Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczata with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra at Cankarjev dom

FESTIVALS
Until 31 August - Summer in Ljubljana Old Town at Various locations
Until 27 July - Summer in Tivoli at Tivoli Park
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
10 - 14 July - Little Art Colony at Križanke
14 July - Children's Workshop Exhibition at Plečnik’s Križanke

MISC
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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6 - 12 July

Loads more to enjoy in this wonderful city, here's our top picks for this week:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
Until 8 August - Meta Krese: Have you come to stay? at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Silvester Plotajs Sicoe: Zen and Punk Nature at Ljubljana Castle
Until Sep - Jadran Lazić: On the Red Carpet at Ljubljana Castle
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET
Until 8 July - 64th Jazz Festival at Cankarjev dom
10 July - Pianist Simon Trpčeski with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra at Cankarjev dom

FESTIVALS
Until 27 July - Summer in Tivoli at Tivoli Park
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
6 + 7 July - Beauty and the Beast at Križanke Summer Theatre
10 - 14 July - Little Art Colony at Križanke

MISC
9 - 14 July - International Arts Colony at Križanke
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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29 June - 5 July

And suddenly we're half way through the year! We're rolling through 2023 like a squirrel on a stolen skateboard.
But the good news is that the wait is over for the Kiki Carne Ball - woohoo! Here's our top picks:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
From 30 June - Jadran Lazić: On the Red Carpet at Ljubljana Castle
Until 2 July - Tilyen Mucik: Floriography at Cankarjev dom
Until 8 August - Meta Krese: Have you come to stay? at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET
28 - 30 June - Music on the River - Ljubljanica River
29 + 30 June - The Great Gatsby at Opera and Ballet Ljubljana
29 June - Pastoral for the Planet at Križanke Summer Theatre
3 + 4 July - Beauty and the Beast at Križanke Summer Theatre

FESTIVALS
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

SPECIAL EVENTS
30 June - Kiki Carne Ball at Dance Theatre Ljubljana

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
29 June + 2 July - Goose the Bear at Ljubljana Puppet Theatre

MISC
Until 1 July - Ljubljana Street Art Festival - Various locations
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

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22 - 28 June

June continues to spoil us! Here's our top picks:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
Until 2 July - Tilyen Mucik: Floriography at Cankarjev dom
Until 30 June - Eat This! at Kamera gallery Kino Šiška
Until August - Meta Krese: Have you come to stay? at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until October - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana

MUSIC / THEATRE / BALLET
22 - 26 June - 1st International Ballet Festival Dance Nights at Cankarjev dom
23 Jun - Don Quixote - at Cankarjev dom
24,26,27,29 June - The Great Gatsby at Opera and Ballet Ljubljana

FESTIVALS
Until September - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations

SPORTS EVENTS
Until 25 June - Women’s Eurobasket 2023 at Stožice Sports Park Arena

MISC
22 June - Neighbour’s Day at Križevniška Street
From 22 June - Ljubljana Street Art Festival - Various locations
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

Save the date for the Kiki Carne Ball 30th June. Click here for more info.

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15 - 21 June
Wowzers, so much to choose from in June! Here's our top picks:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
17 June - Ljubljana Wine Route - Ljubljana city centre

EXHIBITIONS
From 13 June - Eat This! at Kamera gallery Kino Šiška

MUSIC & THEATRE
15 June - Opening Ceremony of the 35th International Festival at Kongresni trg
15 + 16 June - Mamma Mia! at  Križanke Summer Theatre

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
15 June - A Special Sort of Squirrel at Kongresni trg
15 June - The Legend of the Ljubljana Dragon at Kongresni trg
16 June - Hello, I’m a Little Mouse at Kongresni trg

FESTIVALS
14 - 17 June - Spider Festival at Tivoli Park
From 20 June - The 71st Ljubljana Festival at various locations
Until  21 June - June Festival at various locations

SPORTS EVENTS
17 June - Stage 4 of the Cycling Tour of Slovenia (14 - 18 June) - Ljubljana
15 - 25 June - Women’s Eurobasket 2023 at Stožice Sports Park Arena

MISC
Until 16 June - Live Literature Festival at ŠKUC Gallery
Until 17 June - Annual Lighting Guerilla Festival - Various city locations
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

Save the date for the Kiki Carne Ball 30th June. Click here for more info.

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8 - 14 June


Lots more to keep us entertained this week! Here's our top picks:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

OPERA & BALLET
8,9,10 June - Eugene Onegin at SNG Opera

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
8 June - Pledge to the River at  Kongresni trg 
8 June - Reception of Ninth-Graders at Kongresni trg
11 + 13 June - The Wizard of Oz at Ljubljana Puppet Theatre
14 June - Picko and Packo at SNG Opera

MUSIC & THEATRE
10 June - Werner Schwab: President at Cankarjev dom
11 June - Improv League: Final '23 at Cankarjev dom

EXHIBITIONS
13 June - Guided Tour of Tilyen Mucik: Floriography at Cankarjev dom
From 13 June - Eat This! at Kamera Gallery Kino Šiška
From 13 June - AVA 015 at AVA Academy of Visual Arts

SPORTS EVENTS
10 + 11 June - BTC City Franja Marathon at BTC City

MISC
Until  21 June - June Festival at various locations
Until 17 June - Annual Lighting Guerilla Festival - Various city locations
9 - 16 June - Live Literature Festival at ŠKUC Gallery
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

Save the date for the Kiki Carne Ball 30th June. Click here for more info.

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1 - 7 June

Well, hello June! Bringing with you the start of summer, you are most welcome. Lots to choose from, here's our top picks of this week's events:

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
3 June - Cocktails & Mixology Festival at  Križanke Summer Theatre

OPERA & BALLET
1,2,3,5,6 June - Romeo & Juliet at SNG Opera

MUSIC & THEATRE
3 June - The Ljubljana Bell at Cankarjev dom
7 June - Big Band of the Slovenian Armed Forces Orchestra at Kongresni trg

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
2 + 3 June - World Kidz Breakdancing Competition at Kongresni trg square

EXHIBITIONS
Until 17 June - Slovene Ethnographic Museum 100th Anniversary at Krakovo Embankment
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana

MISC
3 + 4 June - Foraging Festival at various locations
Until 17 June - Annual Lighting Guerilla Festival - Various city locations
Until September - Library under the Trees at various locations

Save the date for the Kiki Carne Ball 30th June. Click here for more info.

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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25 - 31 May

It's another jam-packed week of events here in the capital, so much to choose from! Where will you be going?

ART & CRAFT EVENTS
25 - 28 May - Ljubljana Art Weekend at various locations
Every Saturday morning - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
27 + 28 May - Beer and Burger Fest at Pogačarjev trg

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
26 May - Tribute the The Doors at Orto Bar
27 May - Get Back at Orto Bar
27 May - British Lion at Cvetličarna
28 May - Iron Maiden: The Future Past Tour at Stožica Hall

OPERA & BALLET
26,27,29,30 May - Eugene Onegin at SNG Opera

MUSIC & THEATRE
From 22 May - 39th International Festival Druga godba at various locations
28 May - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Ljubljana Mini Theatre

MISC
Until 17 June - Annual Lighting Guerilla Festival - Various city locations

SPORTS EVENTS
27 May - 17th DM Trail Run for Women & Children’s Run at Tivoli parking lot

FAMILY EVENTS
28th May - Photography Workshop at Jakopič Gallery

EXHIBITIONS
27 May - A guided tour of Ripples: A Visual Diary of Water at Jakopič Gallery
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Oct - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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18 - 24 May

Food, music, crafts, exhibitions, club nights, bees, and ABBA - wow, what a week!
Here's our top picks:

CRAFT EVENTS
20 May - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

EXHIBITIONS
From 18 May - Meta Krese: Have you come to stay? at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Sep - Oton Župančič drawings: I have painted myself, therefore I am at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until Oct - Ivan Cankar Memorial Room at The City Museum of Ljubljana
Until 21 May - 100th Anniversary Embroidery exhibition and Open House at Ercigoj Art Embroidery

CHILDREN AND FAMILY EVENTS
20 May - 12th anniversary of Urban Beekeeping - on the roof of the Cankarjev dom 
20 May - Castle Days at Ljubljana Castle
19 - 22 May - Bee Month at various locations

MUSIC
21 May - ABBA Symphonic at Cankarjev dom
From 22 May - 39th International Festival Druga godba at Cankarjev dom

CLUB NIGHTS
19 May - Friday Orto Hits at Orto Bar

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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11 - 17 May

Looks like we're in for another soggy week, but never fear, there's even more places to take shelter and still get a cultural fix. Open air events may be cancelled if the sunshine can't break through so check in advance. Here's our top picks for this coming week:

CRAFT EVENTS
13 May - ARTish at Gallus Embankment
11 - 19 May - Slovenian Jewellery Week - Various locations 

ROCK +  POP CONCERTS
12 May - Vabe, Sadne Dan at Orto Bar

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg
13 May - Green Fair at Breg
15 May - Culinary Time Machine at Ljubljana Castle

EXHIBITIONS
11 - 18 May - The Charm of Wood at Cankarjev dom
Until 4 June - Ways of Meeting at Ljubljana Castle
From 18 May - Teja Idea: Draw me Ljubljana at Pentagonal Tower, Ljubljana Castle

MUSIC, THEATRE AND DANCE
12 May - Lea Mihevc: Where are you from, girl? At Cankarjev dom
17 May - Ana Marija Veselčić: Domovci At Cankarjev dom

OPERA AND BALLET
11 + 13 May - La Traviata SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana

CHILDREN AND FAMILY EVENTS
11 + 12 May - Reformers on Stage at Cankarjev dom
16 May - Midsummer Night - at Cankarjev dom
 

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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4 - 10 May

Hold on to your hats, May is already shaping up nicely! Here’s our top picks for this coming week:

CRAFT EVENTS
6 May - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

EXHIBITIONS
From 4 May - ZINE VITRINE I KLARA KRACINA: NOTES at Kino Šiška
Until 14 May - Andreas Müller-Pohle: Environmental footprints
Until 4 June - Ways of Meeting at Ljubljana Castle

ROCK +  POP CONCERTS
5 May - The Mission at Kino Šiška

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

CLASSICAL CONCERTS
6 May - Swiss piano trio Absolut Trio and mezzo-soprano Mojca Vedernjak at Slavko Osterec Hall
10 May - Royal Scottish National Orchestra at Cankarjev dom

CLUB NIGHTS
6 May - Afro Fever Festival at Club Cvetličarna

OPERA AND BALLET
4 + 6 May - Troubadour at SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana

SPORTS EVENTS
4 - 6 May - Path of Remembrance and Comradeship walk

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27 April - 3 May

Lots to enjoy over this extended holiday weekend, here’s our top picks:

CRAFT EVENTS
29 April - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

EXHIBITIONS
Until 6 June - Headstrong 20 Photographer: Samo Vidic at Jakopič Promenade
From 4 May - ZINE VITRINE I KLARA KRACINA: NOTES at Kino Šiška
6 May - Sunday Tour of Cankarjev dom at Cankarjev dom

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
Until 29 April - Orto Fest at Orto Bar

FOOD & DRINK
Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

CONCERTS
27 April - 50th anniversary concert of the Trža Partisan Choir at Cankarjev dom

CLUB NIGHTS
28 + 29 April - Remember The Future: Relaunch at Klub Pržan

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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20 - 26 April


Food, drink, dance, crafts, exhibitions, and sport are all available for us to enjoy this week. Here are our top picks of events to enjoy this week.

CRAFT EVENTS
22 April - ARTish at Gallus Embankment

EXHIBITIONS
Until 14 June -  Vision 2022: Dodola Water Filter Project at Cankarjev dom 

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
Until 29 April - Orto Fest at Orto Bar

OPERA & BALLET
24 + 26 April - The Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera & Ballet

FOOD & DRINK
21 April - 8th salami contest "Dolenjska salamijada in Ljubljana" at Gostilnica 5-6kg

Every Friday - Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg

23 April - Open Day at Ljubljana Castle Vineyard

SPORTS EVENTS
21 + 22 April - International BMX Race at BMX Park Ljubljana
 

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13 - 19 April

April showers may be in full swing but that’s no reason to stay at home. Just grab a brolly and skip along to any of the city’s museums, galleries, and cultural centres, where you can enjoy a wide variety of interesting and exciting activities - and stay dry! Here are our top picks of events to enjoy this week:

CRAFT EVENTS
15 + 16 April - Riso Weekend Workshop at  the International Centre of Graphic Arts

EXHIBITIONS
Until 14 May - Andreas Müller-Pohle: Environmental Footprints at Cankarjev dom 
14 - 18 April - Exhibition of Easter Eggs at Ljubljana Castle

CLUB NIGHTS
15 April - Funk & Disco House Night at Orto Bar

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
Until 29 April - Orto Fest at Orto Bar

OPERA & BALLET
From 13 April - Love at SNG Opera & Ballet
17 April - Swan Lake at Cankarjev dom

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6 - 12 April

Easter weekend is almost upon us, bringing all sorts of culinary delights and Slovenian traditions from painted eggs to potica. You may notice the city being a little quieter than usual, but that’s not to say nothing is happening. Here are our top picks of events to enjoy this week:

MUSIC EVENTS
Until 29 April - Orto Fest at Orto Bar

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
12 April - The Tiger Lillies at Kino Šiška

SPECIAL EVENTS
8 April - Easter Egg Hunt at Ljubljana Castle (bridge in front of main entrance)

CRAFT EVENTS
Every Saturday (weather permitting)  ARTish - at Gallusovo nabrežje

EXHIBITIONS
From 6 April - The Figurative: Group Exhibition of Slovenian Art

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30 March - 5 April

We may have lost an hour last weekend, but at least we can start to enjoy the lighter evenings and all that Ljubljana has to offer to entertain us. Here’s our top picks of what's on this coming week:

MUSIC EVENTS
30 March - 29 April - Orto Fest at Orto Bar

SPECIAL EVENTS
1 April - Easter in the Countryside at Central Market
31 March - 2 April - Game Gang Show at Exhibition and Convention Centre
4 April - Easter Cake Making Workshop at Dragon’s Den, Ljubljana Castle

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
2 April - Frederik’s Fairy-Tale Mornings: More Salt than Wit at Ljubljana Castle

THEATRE AND DANCE
From 4 April - Scrimmage at Cankarjev dom

EXHIBITIONS
Hello! Where are you? At The Museum of Post and Telecommunications

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23 - 29 March

As we stumble towards the final week month, more of Ljubljana’s great cultural scene comes our way in the shape of theatre performances, exhibitions, children’s events, and a wide range of toe-tapping music. Here are our top picks of events to enjoy this week.


EXHIBITIONS
From 22 March - Andreas Müller-Pohle: Environmental footprints at Cankarjev dom
Until June - Ways of Meeting at Gallery S, Ljubljana Castle

CLASSICAL CONCERTS
28 March - Tartini String Quartet at Križanke

MUSIC EVENTS
21 March - 2 April - 37th Slovenian Music Days at various locations
29 - 31 March - MENT Festival at various locations

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
27 March - Reformers on Stage at Cankarjev dom

THEATRE
29 + 30 March - Messy Room at Ljubljana Puppet Theatre

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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16 - 22 March

Yay, it’s that time of year again… Return of Open Kitchen! This year’s event kicks off tomorrow, which is, of course, St Patrick’s Day so it’s a double-fun Friday! There are, of course, other days in the week, so here’s our top picks of events to enjoy this week.

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
18 March - Jailbreak - Guns and Roses Real Tribute at Orto Bar

LIVE MUSIC
17 March - Maj Kavšek Quartet at the Ljubljana Castle Jazz Club

EXHIBITIONS
Until 10 April - Physical Manifestations Retrospective 2012-2022 at Krakoco Embankment
Until 12 April - Binoculars 2022: The illusion of a soft future at Cankarjev dom

FOOD AND DRINK
17 March - Open Kitchen at Pogačar Square

SPECIAL EVENTS
22 - 26 March - International Home Fair at Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
18 March - Workshops for Children at Cukrarna Gallery

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9 - 15 March


ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
12 March -  Tina Turner – Simply the best TRIBUTE at Hala Tivoli
11 March - Women’s Rock Day at Orto bar 

LIVE MUSIC
12 march - 40 Fingers at Cankarjev dom

DANCE EVENING
11 March - St Gregory’s Dance at Ljubljana Castle

SPECIAL EVENTS
11 March - The Welcoming of Spring in Trnovo + children's workshops

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
9 March - Small Steps Curious Fingers at Museum of Modern Art

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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23 February - 1 March

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
25 February - IF FLOYD tribute to Pink Floyd at Orto Bar

OPERA
23, 24, 25 February - An Italian Girl in Algiers at Opera and Ballet Ljubljana

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
25 + 26 February - My Fairy Troublemaker at Kinodvor
26 + 27 February - Nana’s Songs at Cankarjev dom

EXHIBITIONS
Until 19 March - Marcel Valentini: Original Forgeries at Match Gallery
Until 21 May - Universum Plečnik at the Museum of Architecture & Design
Until June - White Gold: Stories of Cotton at Slovene Ethnographic Museum

VISUAL ART
Until June - RIPPLES: A Visual Diary of Water at Galerija Jakopič

THEATRE AND DANCE
Until 25 February - Gibanica: Slovenian Dance Festival at various locations

CLASSICAL CONCERTS
28 February - 4 March - Ljubljana Winter Festival at Cankarjev dom

Click here for a full list of what's on and upcoming events in Ljubljana
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16 - 22 February 2023

We may still have foggy mornings, but when wild crocuses begin to pave our walks, it's a sure sign that spring is on its way - which means it's carnival time! The Kurentovanje Festival is already in full swing over in Ptuj and seems to be doing a fine job of chasing away winter. Celebrations will also be happening in other towns and cities including Ljubljana - so watch out for those Kurenti! 

Here's our top picks of what's on this week:

CLASSICAL CONCERTS
16 February - RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra at Cankarjev dom

OPERA 
17, 18, 21, 22 February - La Traviata at Opera & Ballet Ljubljana

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
20, 21, 22 February - Reformers on stage at Cankarjev dom
18 February - The Unfinished Story at Museum of Modern Art 
18, 19 February - Carnival at Festival Hall
18 - 21 February - Citypark Carnival at Citypark Shopping Centre

EXHIBITIONS
From 16 February - Long, Hot Summer in Lakoš at at Liszt Institute
From 16 February - Paths of Encounter at Ljubljana Castle

FILM
Until 18th February - Mountain Film Festival at Cankarjev dom

VISUAL ART
Until 3 March - Carolina De Matthaeis: Furtivo - visual art Kino Šiška

SPECIAL EVENTS
16, 17, 18 February - Alpe-Adria Fair for Tourism, Camping and Caravanning at Ljubljana Exhibition & Convention Centre
18 February - Dragon Festival in central Ljubljana
For a full programme of carnival events click here.
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February 9 - 15

Love is in the air, everywhere I look around, Love is in the air, every sight and every sound… unless you’re not into that kind of thing and it’s just a regular week. Anyhoo, here’s our top pick of events for this week in Ljubljana, lots going on for those that do and those that don’t want to celebrate V-Day. Here's our top picks of what's on this week:

ROCK AND POP CONCERTS
10 February - The Beatles Symphonic at Canvarjev dom
10 February - Kiss Kiss Forever Festival at Grand Hotel Union
11 February - Mode Machine:Depeche Mode Tribute Band at Orto Bar

VALENTINE’S DAY
14 February - Valentine's Experience with Chef Luka Novak at a surprise location
14 February - Valentine’s Dinner Above the City at Dvor Jezeršek
14 February - Valentine's Day in the Old Style at Kinodvor

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
From 13 February - Free along Prešeren at Cankarjev dom

OPERA
From 9 February - An Italian Woman in Algiers at SNG Opera and Ballet

MUSIC
14 February - Bells and Trumpets Jazz Festival at Cankarjev dom

CLUB NIGHTS
10 February - Štrom at Gala Hala

Click here to see our top picks for the most romantic restaurants in Ljubljana.

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