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    • FESTIVALS
      • Festivals are an important form of arts presentation and a significant tool for international co-operation with Slovenia. Every year international festivals host professionals - artists as well as critics - from various artistic fields
      • the Vilenica International Writers’ Gathering
      • the Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe)
      • the Ljubljana International Biennial of Graphic Art
      • Ljubljana as a capital is undoubtedly the central site for festival activity, and its rich cultural life includes international festivals all year round . Some important international festivals also take place in the regions
      • Ljubljana Summer Festival
      • the Trnfest Festival
      • International Street Theatre
      • the Brežice Festival
      • the Lent Festival
      • the Rock Otočec - Festival
    • THE BREŽICE FESTIVAL
      • Musical styles from different european countries
      • Old music (from middle ages to today)
      • 3 parts of festival : Klasika, Akadema, Evromreža
    • THE LENT FESTIVAL
      • More then 400 concerts in Lent on banks of Drava (Maribor)
      • Different styles of music
      • The biggest international festival in Slovenia
    • THE ROCK OTOČEC FESTIVAL
      • Dance in the mud
      • Every year for three days
      • Raj je raj na Rock otočcu means: Paradise is a paradise on Rock otočec
      • National festivals usually present an opportunity for an overview of recent creative activity and are often the occasion for giving awards.
      • the Days of Comedy
      • the Slovene Drama Week
      • the Festival of Slovene Film
    • The new media festivals in Slovenia also comprise: THE FESTIVAL OF SLOVENE FILM
      • In auditorium in Portorož
      • 5 hours of slovenian feature film production
    • the MAGDALENA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL of Creative Communication
      • a non-profit festival of creativity, organi z ed and managed by young people for the young people
      • a three-day event taking place in Maribor in May every year
    • In 2012 Slovenia will be European Capital of Culture !
      • Last but not least, Slovenia hosts a wide range of traditional festivals, such as the traditional:
      • Kurentovanje at Ptuj
      • the Cerknica Carnival
      • the Lace Festival
    • KURENTOVANJE at PTUJ
      • The most important carnival event in Slovenia
      • Kurent or Korant is the most famous traditional carnival figure of the entire region . There are two types of Kurent: t he so-called "feathery" and the "horned" one. He wears sheep skin coat, around its waist hangs a chain with huge bells, heavy boots and gaiters protect feet, while the head is covered by a cap. A wooden club is normally carried in the left hand.
    • THE CERKNICA CARNIVAL
      • On the first day the so-called Žaganje babe (Sawing the Old Hag).
      • Next day, t he main Carnival day, Cerknica becom es the capital city of fairy tales and play host to numerous fairy-tale creatures.
      • Typical for this carnival are also witches from the mountain of Slivnica
    • THE LACE FESTIVAL
      • Every summer in Idrija
      • important part of Slovenian cultural heritage
    • CUSTOMS
      • GIBANICA - tipical cake from Prekmurje
      • in english also: Over Mura moving cake 
      • Dough 8 cups flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 pint sour cream 2 cups milk (about), scalded 2 ounces yeast 3 egg yolks, beaten 1/4 pound sweet butter
      • Filling 1 1/2 pounds ground nuts 1 tablespoon honey 3 egg whites 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup heavy milk or cream 1/3 cup sweet butter
    • Traditional Homemade PIRHI EGGS The oldest tradition is to make dyed or painted chicken egg s PISANICE - Fragile and Beautiful Wax ornaments plotted with a "pisalk a " in which the y’re melting wax over a candle flame
      • LACE - Weaving threads of past times
      • Traditional Instrument – ACCORDION
      • KURENT or KORANT
    • Prepared by
      • Pia Terzić Maja Plestenjak Kristina Keber