What's going on in Ljubljana this month?

50th Vino Ljubljana International Wine Fair

4 - 6 September: Vino Ljubljana international wine fair is one of Slovenia's oldest fairs. It brings together Slovenian and international wine-makers offering their wines for tasting and organizing various wine-themed workshops. See more information ... 

Lighting Guerilla: Shimmering - light art festival

8 September - 10 October: The annual Lighting Guerrilla festival presents a programme of light installations set up in the streets and galleries of Ljubljana. See more information ...

France Marolt Academic Folklore Group (Slovenia) - traditional dances

11 and 25 September: The group performs traditional dances from all the regions inhabited by Slovenians. Nearly all the dances are performed in traditional costumes worn in the regions of the dances' origin. See more information ...

The Puppets (Lutke) international puppet theatre festival

12 - 16 September: The festival brings together puppet troupes from all over the world performing a rich and varied programme of puppet shows for children and adults. The festival selection ranges from reworkings of classic fairy tales and pieces of adult literature to original puppet plays and street theatre performances. See more information ...

Slovenian Pop Song Festival

13 September: Slovenian Pop Song is a the oldest and the most prestigious annual pop song contest in Slovenia. Slovenian pop singers selected by a special expert jury compete for the Slovenian Pop Song awards in the accompaniment of the RTV Slovenia Big Band. See more information ...

Ex Ponto - International Festival of Performing Arts

14 -21 September: The festival programme combines top-notch theatrical aesthetics with social and political topicality. This year for the first time it will include a programme of documentary films from the area of former Yugoslavia. See more information ...

Autumn Blossoms - musical

17 - 21 September: Autumn Blossoms is a 19th century Slovenian literary classic telling a story about the love between a successful middle-aged city-dweller and a young country girl. See more information ...

Ljubljana Wine Route Presents Slovenian Wine Regions: Podravska

20 September: A popular wine tasting and culinary event traditionally held in the historical city centre of Ljubljana. See more information ...

ARTish - festival of creativity and a selling exhibition of arts and crafts

20 September: The ARTish festival, held in Ljubljana every last Saturday of the month, features a selling exhibition of original works by Slovenian creators. See more information ... 

Medieval Day - living history event

21 September: The Medieval Day will try to evoke an authentic medieval atmosphere in the midst of the historical city centre of Ljubljana. Stalls at a medieval fair will be selling medieval objects, food, and drinks. See more information ... 

Perpetuum Jazzile (Slovenia) - vocal jazz concert

28 September: The Slovenian vocal jazz ensemble Perpetuum Jazzile achieved fame across the world for their recording of the vocal arrangement of the song Africa by Toto posted on YouTube. See more information ...

Open Kitchen (Odprta kuhna) - food market

The Open Kitchen is a food market where you can taste the freshly cooked food. It is prepared by different Slovenian chefs right there in front of you, on the market stalls. Every Friday from mid-March to October, the Open Kitchen offers you a chance to eat and mingle. In case of bad weather, the market may be cancelled. See more Information ... 

Open-Air Salsa

The Open-Air Salsa nights, held in Ljubljana’s Ajdovščina quarter, have for years been contributing to the vibrancy of Ljubljana city centre. Each Thursday throughout the summer, these free events full of spontaneity bring together several salsa dancers. See more information ... 

Ljubljana celebrates 2000 years of Emona

Two thousand years ago, the Roman city of Emona stood on the site of the present-day Ljubljana. In 2014, in celebration of the anniversary, Ljubljana will host a vibrant programme of events and experiences aimed at evoking the atmosphere of Roman times. See more information ...