In the spotlight
19 Jun 2008 - 28 Aug 2008, various venues
Ljubljana summer festival

The Ljubljana Festival includes a diverse programme of events featuring accomplished and highly regarded artists from different countries.

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  • Pharaonic Renaissance - archaeological exhibition

    This extensive exhibition provides archaeological evidence on one of the more interesting periods in the history of ancient Egyptian civilisation. It brings together items from the majority of Western Europe's most important Egyptology collections.

    04 Mar 2008 - 20 Jul 2008, Cankarjev dom (cultural and congress centre)

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  • Slovenian Impressionists and Their Time 1890-1920

    The exhibition brings together paintings by the leading masters of Slovenian Impressionism, including Rihard Jakopič, Ivan Grohar, Matija Jama and Matej Sternen, and shows their contemporaries' achievements in other fine art disciplines and architecture.

    23 Apr 2008 - 08 Feb 2009, National Gallery

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  • Fraudulent Bakers - folklore event

    The event is aimed at reviving the old tradition of punishing fraudulent bakers by dipping them into the Ljubljanica river below the Cobblers' Bridge.

    31 May 2008 to 23 Aug 2008 | Saturdays at 10:00, Cobblers' Bridge

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  • Breakfast by the Ljubljanica River - open-air gallery project

    The Breakfast by the Ljubljanica River project consists of an open-air exhibition of paintings by various artists, a painting workshop for visitors, and an exhibition of works by workshop participants.

    07 June to 30 August 2008, Saturdays from 9:00-16:00, Stari in Gornji trg squares

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  • Klovnbuf! - international festival of clowns

    Festival Klovnbuf! Will bring clown performances to the streets of Ljubljana. Slovenian and Foreign artists will present a variety of genres of clown performances.

    28 Jun 2008 - 01 Jul 2008, various venues