The Announcement of Events 16.05.2016 – 22.05.2016

16.05.2016 – 20.05.2016 Cellofest Ljubljana 2016

Cellofest Ljubljana – This is a new festival in Ljubljana dedicated to cello. The best domestic and foreign cellists will perform within the framework of the Festival. Besides the concert part, the Festival will also include workshop sessions and free accompanying events ( The Festival will be held in various cultural places of Ljubljana throughout the week from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

More details on the website of the organizers:


17 May 2016 The Folk Group “Associations of the Most Dance”

The folk group “Associations of the Most Dance” invites everybody to visit their classes (all day until 9:00 PM) providing a possibility of getting acquainted with a variety of Primorska dances. Free admission.



18.05.2016 – 30.06.2016 The Exhibition of Paintings by Milena Usenik

Мілена Усеник

The first major exhibition of works by the Slovenian artist.

Venue: the Bežigrad Gallery 1 — MGML

Address: Dunajska cesta 31, 1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: +386 (0)1 436 69 57

Start date: 18 May 2016

Expiration date: 30 June 2016

The website of the organizers:



18.05.2016 The International Museum Day in Ajdovščina

Organizer: TIC Ajdovščina in collaboration with other institutions

On 18 May, Wednesday, a series of exhibitions will be held in the museums and galleries of Ajdovščina as part of the International Museums Day. Free admission. The theme of this festival is “Museums and Cultural Landscape”. The events will be held from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. For the best performance of the events, the organizers ask to pre-register by phone 05 36 59 140 or by e-mail



19.05.2016 The RTV Slovenija Symphony Orchestra and its soloist Isang Enders

A German-Korean cellist Isang David Enders is a well-known performer of chamber and contemporary music. He was the youngest head of the section in Germany, and at the age of 20, he already became the first cellist of the State Chapel in Dresden.

Venue: Cankarjev dom

Address: Preshernova cesta 10, 1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: +386 (0)1 241 72 99, +386 (0)1 241 71 00

Start date: at 7:30 PM on 19 May 2016

The website of the organizers:


Conductor: Daniel Rajskin
Soloist: Isang Enders, cello


  1. Peteris Vasks, Sala, a symphonic elegy for orchestra
  2. Robert Schumann, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A-Mall, op. 129
  3. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Suite for Orchestra No. 3, op. 55


19.05.2016 The Concert of the Blooming and The Illusion Bands

The Blooming band concert (Matic Luksic, the main vocals and rhythm guitar; Marko Jezek, guitar, backing vocals; Natasha Zamida, percussion, backing vocals). Apart from them, a young promising band “The Illusion” will present its songs.

Venue: the Orto Bar

Address: Graboličeva Street, 1, 1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: +386 (0)1 232 16 74

Start date: at 11:00 PM on 19 May 2016

The website of the organizers:



20.05.2016 The Ceramics Exhibition

Klub keramikov Kanal invites to the opening of the Exhibition of Ceramics, which will be held at the Rika Debenjaka Kanal Gallery at 7:00 PM, on the 20th of May. The Exhibition is open daily from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on 20–31 May.



21.05.2016 The Rhythm of Slovenia

Ритм СловеніїThe APZ Tone Tomšič prepares a gala concert to celebrate its 90th anniversary. It will feature both the new and famous works of Slovenian composers. Besides, the best Slovenian folk songs will be presented as a part of its repertoire.

Organizer: Cankarjev dom

Address: Preshernova cesta 10, 1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: +386 (0)1 241 72 99, +386 (0)1 241 71 00

Start Date: at 7:30 PM on 21 May 2016




21.05.2016 The Up N ‘Downs Band (Slovenia) Performance

Venue: the Prulchek Bar, Prijatjeljeva Street, 2

References: the Prulchek Bar

Address: Prijatjeljeva Street 2, 1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: +386 (0)51 881 655

Start Date: at 8:00 PM on 21 May 2016

The Up N ‘Downs Band, which received the Audience Award at the last year’s Gitarijada Festival, will present its original music.



22.05.2016 A Hike to San Simeone Mount

Breginj. A hike to San Simeone Mount, 1505 meters at sea level, the epicentre of the earthquake in 1976.



22.05.2016 A Walk across Ajdovščina with a Real Roman Soldier

References: Klub Šport-ani Ajdovščina

Children from four to eight years (or older) are invited to participate in the event. Together with adults, they will take part in the excursion in the former Roman building in Ajdovščina. They will learn how the Romans lived in the territory of Ajdovščina and will see a real battle of legionaries on the castle ruins.