Lent – International Music Festival
On 20-29 June 2019, the traditional international music festival Lent will be held in Maribor. Venue – Leon Štuklj Square.
The festival will be opened by the Bosnian band Dubioza Kolektiv. It will also feature Parni Valjak, Janez Dovč and Sounds of Slovenia, Magnifico, Urban & 4, Gibonni and Umek, Orleki, Elvis Jackson, Zabranjeno pušenje, Strojmachine, Pips, chips & video clips. The festival will feature the performance of the Hora-Cantata ballet by the Slovenian National Theatre of Maribor and performances by folk groups from China, Mexico, Ukraine, Ireland, and North Macedonia.
The festival’s budget is just over 1 million euros, 454 thousand euros of which are allocated by the municipality, 44 thousand euros are provided by sponsors, and the remaining funds are provided through proceeds from ticket sales.