Upcoming Cultural Events 21. 02. 2017–27. 02. 2017

Stripolis: Japanese Comics, a Masterclass

On 21 February at 8:00 p.m.

Organiser: Centre of Urban Culture Kino Šiška, Square at Prekomorskih Brigad 3, Ljubljana, 030 310 100

Katarina Kunstelj, a graduate of the “Japanese Studies” program from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Ljubljana, will present the history of Japanese comics.

Free admission.

Jaka Berger-Brgs: “Tentet slišnega življenjskega kroga”, a Concert

On 22 February at 8:00 p.m.

Organiser: Centre of Urban Culture Kino Šiška, Square at Prekomorskih Brigad 3, Ljubljana, 030 310 100

Jaka Berger-Brgs, one of the leading Slovenian drummers, improvisers and composers, will present his project “Tentet slišnega življenskega toka”. This is the first author’s work by Jaka Berger-Brgs accompanied by a large orchestra.

Entrance fee: 5 euros.

Schoolchildren, students, pensioners: 4 euros.

Malignancy (USA), Carnivore Diprosopus (Colombia), Nadek Sadek (USA), a Concert

On 22 February at 9:00 p.m.

Organiser: Orto Bar, Grablovičeva Street 1, Ljubljana, 01 232 16 74

A concert of metal music by the American band Malignancy, the Colombian band Carnivore Diprosopus, and Nadek Sadek (USA).

Entrance fee: 18 euros (advance sale) and 22 euros (on the event day).

Jonathan + NoAir, a Concert

On 23 February at 8:00 p.m.

Organiser: Centre of Urban Culture Kino Šiška, Square at Prekomorskih Brigad 3, Ljubljana, 030 310 100

A concert of alternative pop music by the Croatian rock band Jonathan and the young Slovenian band NoAir.

Entrance fee: 8 euros.

Kurentovanje 2017: Carnival Night

On 24 February at 6:00 p.m.

Organiser: Ptuj Public Institute of Tourism, Murkova Street 7, Ptuj, 02 779 60 11

One of the most exciting carnivals in the world, according to the Lonely Planet journalists, which is held in one of the Slovenia’s oldest cities Ptuj. Free admission. A unique mystical atmosphere of the Kurentovanje carnival night attracts thousands of tourists from Slovenia and abroad.

Outopia

On 25 February at 7:00 p.m.

Organiser: MISC INFOPEKA, Ob železnici 8, Maribor, 02 300 68 50

Venue: Trubar Literature House, Stritarjeva 7, Ljubljana

Interactive performance.

Pancake Week in Ljubljana

On 25 February at 10:00 a.m.

Organisers: Ljubljana School of Additional Education (Zavod Vesela Druščina), Ob Potoku 34, 1291 Škofljica, 041 681 015; in collaboration with the Slovenia-Russia Society of Friendship, the Russian Cultural Centre and Russian Centre of Science and Culture

Venue: Pogačar Square, Ljubljana

The celebration of one of the most famous Slavic holidays — Pancake Week — dedicated parting with winter will be held in the centre of Ljubljana on the Pogačar Square.

Free admission.

Pustovanje Cerknica, a Carnival

On 26 February at 10:00 a.m.

Organiser: Cerknica Mardi Gras Society, Camp 1, Cerknica, 041 397 222

Spend time brightly and have fun in a small town of Cerknica. Good mood is guaranteed to all guests of the carnival dedicated to the celebration of the Pancake Week.

Free admission.

Metabonma: Aleš Klančar and Jože Bogolin

On 27 February at 9:00 p.m.

Organiser: Kud Mreža, Masarykova 24, Ljubljana

Venue: Metelkova mesto – Gromka Club, Metelkova Street, Ljubljana

Concert of classical music. Entrance fee: 5 euros.