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Homecoming Slovenia 2011

EVENTS IN SLOVENIA

BASKETBALL

www.slovenia.info

SLOVENIA Proud host of the European Basketball Championship for men in 2013. www.slovenia.info/eurobasket

Feel Slovenia with your family, friends and acquaintances. Visit Slovenia! If your roots lie in Slovenia, don’t miss the invitations to HOMECOMING SLOVENIA 2011 at

www.slovenia.info/homecoming.

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29/100/100/10

73/57/90/11

40/100/55/14

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88/45/55/5

27/31/88/0

Ljubljana – World Book Capital City 2010 2 April 2010 – 23 April 2011

THE EVENT.

In the framework of the Ljubljana - World Book Capital City 2010 project, Ljubljana and Slovenia have hosted and will host more than 500 events connected to books and reading. Various events in all areas of culture are thematically linked to the main programme and the book in the broader sense and are conducted by museum, galleries, theatres, musicians and other artists.

MARCH 5–6/3

VENUES

EVENT

Kranjska Gora

50th World Cup, Vitranc Trophy World Cup: men's slalom and giant-slalom races. www.pokal-vitranc.com

It’s time for Bled. World Rowing Championships 28 August – 4 September 2011 www.bled2011.org APRIL 6–10/4 10–14/4

VENUES

EVENT

Celje

31st International Youth Choir Festival Celje

Ljubljana

www.celeia.info/mednarodni_mladinski_pevski_festival

5th International Mountain Film Festival http://imffd.com

5–8/3

across Slovenia

Carnival events

17–20/3

Škofja Loka

Congress of the European Passion Play Cities

23/4

Ajdovščina

33rd International Gathering of Collectors

17–20/3

Planica

23/4–2/5

Volčji Potok, Arboretum

www.mozirskigaj.com/dogodki/spomladanska-razstava.aspx

19–21/3

Pokljuka

Ski Flying World Championship; conclusion of World Cup ski-flying season Alps Cup Biathlon finals

24–25/4

Koper

Festival of flowers, wine and olive oil

23–27/3

Bled

23–30/3

Ljubljana

27/2

Sežana

31/3–1/4

Ljubljana

www.biathlon-pokljuka.com

Bled PEN Conference – international literature meeting

30/4–1/5

www.penslovenia-zdruzenje.si

MAY

13th International Documentary Film Festival 11th Small Karst International Festival www.sport-sezana.com

World Book Summit 2011 – books as promoters of human development www.ljubljanasvetovnaprestolnicaknjige.si/program/ svetovni-vrh-knjige-2011

Spring Flower Show

Piran and Sečovlje Salt-makers’ Festival Regional Park salt www.kpss.si works VENUES EVENT

14/5

Vipava

Old-timer car rally – national championship www.ajdovscina-motorsport.si

19–21/5

Cerkno

20/5

Parade – the largest Towns and cities Graduation synchronised dance in the world across Slovenia www.paradaplesa.si

21/5–4/6 22/5

Bohinj Bled

15th International Jazz Festival

5th International Wild Flower Festival www.bohinj.si/alpskocvetje

1000 years of Bled castle www.blejski-grad.si

27–28/5

Zreče

International Volleyball Tournament

JUNE

VENUES

EVENT

June–August Cerkno

International festival of street events ALA FESTIVAL

May

Maribor

44th Šalamun Memorial Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

May

Maribor

XCO and DH Mountain Bike World Cup

June – August Celje

Summer in Celje – City of Princes

Cviček Week

June – September

13th International Youth Music Festival

2–8/5

Novo mesto

10/5

Ljubljana

10–15/5

Portorož

www.zdvd.si

La Vie en Rose – 11th International Evening of Chansons Internautica International Boat Show www.internautica.net

www.agencija-lars.si

Postojna

11/6

Kamnik

13–20/6

Koper

www.tdpostojna.si/si/prireditve/mednarodni_glasbeni_festival_mladih

15th Path of Venus – Medieval Days programme in Kamnik Slovenia Match Race Cup www.cleanport.si/smrc/info.html

29th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana, 23 September – 20 November 2011 Mednarodni grafični likovni center / International Centre of Graphic Arts Grad Tivoli, Ljubljana www.mglc-lj.si

5th International Wild Flower Festival 21 May - 4 June 2011 Building sustainable future for people and nature www.bohinj.si/alpskocvetje

17–19/6 18–20/6 24/6–9/7

Idrija Velenje Maribor

30th Idrija Lace Festival www.idrija-turizem.si

Adventure Race Slovenia

3/7

Kamnik

www.adventurerace.si

4–6/7 & 11–13/7

Bled

LENT 2011 – 19th International Summer Festival

6–10/7

Koper

www.nd-mb.si

25–27/6

Škofja Loka

27/6–3/7

Nova Gorica

29/6–9/7 JULY

Ljubljana VENUES

Last week in Ptuj July July–August Ljubljana

Historic Music and Dance Festival www.historial-skofjaloka.si

52th Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2011 www.ljubljanajazz.si/jazz-festival

EVENT ART Ptuj - International Music and Arts Festival www.artptuj.si

Ljubljana Festival – 59th Ljubljana Summer Festival www.ljubljanafestival.si

1/7

Velenje

3/7

Postojna

25/7–6/8

Novo mesto

Erasmus Knights’ Tournament

11th Photo workshop, Fotopub festival of documentary photography www.fotopub.com

7th Grossmann Film and Wine Festival

27/7–2/8

Ljutomer

AUGUST

VENUES

August

Kamnik

5–7/8 & 12–14/8

Bled

21st Okarina Ethno Festival Bled 2011

Ajdovščina

Njoki summer festival - Festival of good music, socializing, sports games, culinary delights and positive energy!

7/8

Athletics rally – international competition www.postojnska-jama.si

MIFF – Mediterranean International Folklore Festival

13–15/8

Koper

www.grossmann.si

EVENT Kamfest town festival

12th International Music Workshop and Jazzinity Festival

16–18/9

www.jazzinty.com

19–29/9

15–20/8

Novo mesto

16–25/8

Žalec

8th International Rudi Španzel art school

20/8

Zreče

11th International meeting

21/8

Velenje

VIP International tennis tournament

26/8

Lipica

Alpe Adria Cup dressage

28/8–4/9

Bled

16th International Music Festival Bled www.festivalbled.com

www.miff.si

International Saxophone Meeting www.kulturnidom-ng.si/glasbeniprogram-dnevisaksofona.html

5th Cycling Marathon Alpe www.kd-alpe.si

World Rowing Championships, Bled 2011 www.bled2011.org

SEPTEMBER VENUES

EVENT

7–14/9

International trade fair

Celje

www.kamfest.org

September

Maribor

September

Vilenica, Sežana

http://njoki-festival.com

2–4/9

Ljubljana

24th International Regatta Capris — kayaks and canoes in still water

4/9

Maribor

www.ce-sejem.si

11th Festival of the Old Vine – ceremonial harvesting of grapes from the world’s oldest vine; international tourist event 26th Vilenica International Literary Festival www.vilenica.si

Auto Motor Show

22–25/9

across Slovenia

Martinovanje/St. Martin’s Festival wineharvest festival

www.festival-velenje.si/pikin-festival

19/11

Bled

Oberkrainer – folk music hit parade

12th Štrudlfest – international festival of theatre, dance, music and film

DECEMBER VENUES

EVENT

December

across Slovenia

Christmas and New Year events

December

Bohinj, Pokljuka

Skiing: Biathlon World Cup (men's and women's)

Christmas– New Year period

Postojna

Living crib in Postojna Cave

1–3/12

Celje

Fabulously Celje

3/122/1/2011

Ljubljana

Festive fairs and festivities

25–26/12

Žalec

Christmas mystery in the Pekel cave

31/12

across Slovenia

New Year celebrations and fireworks

European Mobility Week

Velenje

22nd Pika's Festival

www.strudlfest.com/program

23/9–20/11 Ljubljana

29th Biennial of Graphic Arts www.mglc-lj.si/slo/index-bienale.htm

24/9–1/10

Bohinj

2nd Fishing festival and international flytying meeting

OCTOBER

VENUES

EVENT

3–9/10

Ljubljana

15/10

Kranjska Gora

23/10

Ljubljana

NOVEMBER VENUES

www.automotorshow.si

12th European Day of Jewish Culture in Slovenia

11/11

Koper

Ajdovščina

6–9/11

in and around Ormož

Media Burn by Ant Farm (Lord, Michels, Schreier), 1975 Photo: Bill Harlan

Golden Thumbelina –14th international biennial festival feature performances for children and young people Merrily to Kranjska Gora – folk music festival 2011 16th Ljubljana Marathon www.ljubljanskimaraton.si

EVENT St. Martin’s Week – baptism of new wine, St. Martin’s Fair, St. Martin’s celebrations in Ormož www.martinovanje.si

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