It cannot be denied that in winter due to low temperatures, some people really go into hibernation and do not move from their warm home. But don't let that apply to you this year. Tobačna will melt the snow, drive away the cold and bring back summer, because from November to January the Decembrrr Festival 2018 will bring a range of music, entertainment, gourmet, sports, creative and social content, covered in 36 free events with a bunch of attractive domestic and foreign artists. Still thinking about hibernation?
The oldest festival of lesbian and gay films in Europe will once again this year present cinematographic novelties concerning homosexual themes at various venues in the capital and Slovenia. The 34th LGBT Film Festival 2018 is an important socialization and social event, as foreign and domestic filmmakers will try to open many perspectives on the issue of homosexuality through original films. Two Slovenian films will also be presented.
The Naprej/Forward 2018 festival is back again - for the seventh year in a row, it will bring selected examples from global practice, the latest trends and new knowledge to the Slovenian space. In three days, you will be able to listen to Slovenian and foreign journalists, editors and other media creators, participate in workshops and ask everything you want to know about the creation of quality and credible media content.
Grounded is a festival of electronic music, critical thought and activism that addresses current social issues by connecting the seemingly incompatible. If it sounds too complicated, then attend the festival and learn for yourself how these three components explain the connection between artificial intelligence and intimacy in modern times, which is also the theme of this year's festival.
Animateka - the international animated film festival has been showing short animated films from Eastern and Central Europe since 2004. This year, 669 films arrived at their address, among which 35 were Slovenian. Artists from 63 countries sent their films, and an expert committee chose the best ones, which you can watch between December 3rd and 9th. The selection is diverse, so you can expect a quality program in which you can also find something for yourself.
The team that organizes the MetalDays festival has decided that it's time for a real winter metal vacation. Last year, a new festival was born - Winter Days of Metal, which continues its story this year as well. In the surroundings of Bohinjska dolina, you can ski while listening to your favorite metal music or relax in the warm Bohinj Aquapark. Tickets are already on sale, so get yours quickly so you don't miss the loudest Winter Days of Metal 2018 festival.
LIFFE, Ljubljana's largest international film festival, will once again bring together numerous Slovenian and foreign productions this year. During the 14 days, many cinemas whose productions are little known will be presented. From October 16, you will be able to buy tickets in advance, and the program booklet and catalog of the festival have also been published, where you can see the selection of this year's films.
What is Maribor? Drava, spritzer, Piramida, Pohorje, Poštna, one-way and roundabouts, Maribor island, štenge, summer in the park and Saturdays at the market. But that's not all. It is also the place where Ftrgatev 2018 will take place again. It will be Ftrgave, so come.
For 18 years, The European Outdoor Film Tour has presented the best adventure, travel and outdoor films on the big screen. On October 9, the first screenings around the world will begin, and from October 25 to December 2, we will be able to watch a selection of the best films at four different venues in Slovenia - Cineplexx Kranj, Kolosej Ljubljana, Maribox and Komuna Ljubljana.
The wine festival is already entering its third decade, as this year we will celebrate the 21st Slovenian wine festival, where visitors will be able to see obvious changes, namely the event will be organized by a new company. At the location where the festival was born, in Cankarjev dom, winemakers will present themselves as always, but the cuisine will be slightly changed due to the new location - they will not be able to afford live cooking, so the main focus of the festival will be on cuisine.
Buena onda (good vibes) will be in the Festival hall again this year, because despite the November cold, tango dancers will warm the atmosphere with their passion. At the thirteenth tango festival, over four marathon days and 40 hours, various teachers, artists and DJs will introduce lovers of this dance to a world of elegance unmatched by any other dance in the world.
As the central Slovenian theater festival, Borštnik's meeting has been enriching Slovenian theater and cultural space for more than half a century. Every year, the second half of October is colored by culture, and visitors witness high-quality productions created by foreign and Slovenian artists. This year's edition will be renewed, but will still be based on established approaches from previous years, on which the festival built its identity.