Ptuj marks Shrovetide with Kurentovanje, a rite of spring and fertility that dates to the time of the early Slavs and is now an organised carnival and centrepiece of Ptuj's calendar. Festivities are spread over 11 d…
The biggest event on the city’s calendar, the Lent Festival is a two-week celebration of folklore, culture and music from late June into July, when stages are set up throughout the Old Town.
This annual festival held in August gathers Slovenian and international poets, writers, storytellers and musicians for readings, concerts and good wine through the summer evenings.
Among the most colourful ceremonies in Maribor is the harvesting of the Old Vine for wine in early October.
A 10-day extravaganza of music concerts held in venues across town in September.
The annual Women’s World Cup Slalom and Giant Slalom Competition – the coveted Zlata Lisica (Golden Fox) trophy – takes place on the main piste of the Maribor Pohorje ski grounds for four days in late January or ear…
Ana's Festival is a series of concerts, from chamber music and opera to Slovenian folk music, held in August across various venues, including the Tempel pavilion and the Grand Rogaška Hotel's Crystal Hall.