TOP 10 Slovenia Events – week 25. 11. – 1. 12. 2019


TOP 10 Slovenia Events – week 25. 11. – 1. 12. 2019

The last week of November is preparing some amazing and also festive events to slowly get you into the Christmas spirit. Check out what interesting events you can attend before we turn the last page of our event calendar! Here are the TOP 10 events for you to enjoy this week.

Switch on the Christmas Lights in the biggest Slovenian cities

Catherine’s Fair – 25. 11. 

The St. Catherine’s Day has been an important celebration in Lendava and nearby. On this day we celebrate St. Catherine of Alexandria, patron saint of the church and during this day big fairs were organized in the past. They have successfully reinvented this tradition and it is why the fair will be organized this year again on November 25th. The fairs’ venue is the square near the Church of St. Catherine. Info …

6th Symposium Emobility – 26.-27. 11. 

Symposium E-mobility aim is bringing different e-mobility experts together to shed light on the tremendous progress and great e-mobility perspective for all, to expose to politicians what needs to be done to accelerate the development of e-mobility, and to listen to policies, what they see as problems and how we can help professionals, and etc.

These experts in various fields of e-mobility from vehicles, batteries, various e-mobility policies, energy, and network experts, charging stations and other infrastructure engineers, experts in the field of materials for battery and electric motor fabrication, automakers. Info …

35th Slovenian Book Fair – from 26th

Over the course of 6 days, the 35th edition of the Slovenian Book Fair will bring more than 300 events on 11 open stages and venues throughout  Cankarjev dom, Slovenia’s main Cultural and Congress Centre. With an extremely diversified program from morning till evening, running late into the night at the weekend, the Fair is more of a festival than a fair, attracting over 30,000 book lovers. This year’s book-best focus is on Europe. The guest city of 2019 is Murska Sobota, a city in North-East Slovenia.

The 35th Slovenian Book Fair will be marked by Valentin Vodnik, one of the most influential authors of the Age of Enlightenment in Slovenia, as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of his death in 2019. Info …

10th European and Mediterranean Film Festival – from 27. -30. 11.

The Festival of European and Mediterranean Film (abbreviated FEMF in Slovene) is dedicated to the late Vilko Filač, a Slovenian cinematographer. The festival shows winning films from Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Sarajevo and other world-renowned film festivals. Info …

SEMPL – 28.-29. 11.

SEMPL is a must-attend conference for everyone who wants to stay in touch with the latest marketing, media, and communication trends, find out about cutting edge industry innovation or look into the future of business. Info …

Switch on the Christmas Lights in the biggest Slovenian cities – 29. 11. 

Cities like Ljubljana and Maribor will switch on their Christmas lights on 29th November. In Ljubljana, the switch-on event is held next to the Prešeren Monument in the central town square of Ljubljana. In Maribor, they will turn on the lights in the city center. Come and join the festivities and let the merriment begin! What a better way to start the holiday season! Afterward, warm up with a cup of hot mulled wine, hot chocolate or a handful of roasted chestnuts.  Info …

The march of the Parkeljni (devils) – 29. 11. 

Visit Kranjska Gora and join the march of the Parkeljni in Podkoren. A traditional spectacle with mythical creatures, which originate from pagan times, when these evil spirits became companions and helpers of St. Nicholas: in accordance with Christian values, the saint rewarded the good children, and Parkelj (Krampus) frightened the naughty ones. Were you naughty or nice this year? Will Parkelji scare you or reward you? Info …

Winter Fairytale at Lake Bled – from 29. 11. 

Join us by the lake from 29 November 2019 to 5 January 2020! The Winter Fairy tale will be open from Monday to Thursday from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM and 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

The stands will offer genuine local dishes and drinks, as well as creative festive gifts. Info …

All Sweetness of Life – from 29. 11. 

Rich culinary and handicraft offer: mulled wine and other hot drinks, sweets (pancakes), olive oil, Piran salt, honey, cheese, marmalades, herbal teas, lavender products, natural cosmetics, and many different events. Info …

Slovenian Games Conference – 30. 11. 

Slovenian Games Conference is an annual conference on the art, development, design, marketing, and business of game development. This year, we are adding a whole new art track with portfolio reviews, led by the team behind the Slovenian Creative Workshop! Info …

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