Upcoming Cultural Events 25.07.2017–31.07.2017

Mak Grgič

On 25 July at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Organiser: Arsana, Jadranska Street 4, Ptuj, 059 955 041

Venue: Ptuj Castle

A concert of different music styles performed by well-known Zagreb guitarist Mak Grgič.

Entrance fee: 12 euros.

Poletje v Šiški: Brunettes Shoot Blondes

On 26 July at 8:00 p.m.

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

A concert of pop and rock music. Presentation of the debut album Bittersweet by the Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes.

Free admission.

Okarina Festival Bled

On 26 July to 6 August 2017

Organiser: Bled Culture Institute, Cesta svobode 11, Bled, 04 57 29 779

A traditional international music festival. The programme includes musical compositions of various styles (jazz, pop, folk, ethno, etc.) presented by performers from all over the world. Total 11 concerts.

Admission fee: 10 euros. All concerts held in the Bled Castle are free of charge (you pay only for the entrance ticket to the castle).

Vasovanje in Bohinj

On 28 July at 8:00 p.m.

Organiser: TD Bohinj, Ribčev Laz 48, Bohinjsko jezero, 04 574 60 10

Venue: Srednja vas v Bohinju

An ethnographic event dedicated to the traditional ritual of flirting with a girl in the villages of Upper Carniola (Vasovanje). The ceremony was accompanied by jokes, dances and musical performances.

Rock Batuje 2017

On 28 July at 8:00 p.m.

Organiser: KTD Liebenhaus, Batuje 56, Črniče, 041 933 422

Venue: Batuje Sports Park, Batuje pri Ajdovščini

A traditional music festival celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Eight hours of pure rock performed by Slovenian bands Mi2, Tabu, Zmelkoow, Skalp, Unitisti and DJ Riki.

Entrance fee: 8 euros (advance sale), 12 euros (on the event day).

Blueberry Festival and Night of Blueberries

From 29 July 9:30 a.m. to 30 July 3:00 a.m.

Organiser: Interplan, event agency, Pirniče 71 C, Medvode; 01 362 32 55 Venue: Event space, Borovnica 2017.

The Blueberry Festival is a traditional event dedicated to this delicious and healthy berry. Guests of the event will learn how to gather, store and eat blueberries.

Free admission.

Within the framework of the festival (on 29 July at 8:00 p.m.), a music concert will be held, featuring Mejaši (Croatia), Alya iz bandom (Slovenia), Pop Design (Slovenia) and Djomla KS (Serbia).

Memorial Ceremony at the Russian Chapel

On 30 July at 10:00 a.m.

Organiser: Slovenia nad Russia Society, Dunajska Road 67, Ljubljana, 01 436 95 65 and Tourism Kranjska Gora, Kolodvorska Street 1c, Kranjska Gora, 04 588 50 20

Venue: Vršič, Russian chapel

The annual traditional event on commemorating the soldiers of the Russian Empire who died during the First World War.

Beat This!– DJ set

On 31 July at 9:00 p.m.

Organiser: Društvo Kapa, Masarykova Road 24, Ljubljana, 01 431 70 63

Venue: Summer stage Gala Hall, Ljubljana

A concert of alternative music. Programme: Šuljo, Firefly.

Free admission.