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Lent Festival, international multicultural festival

Lent Festival, international multicultural festival

The Lent Festival is the largest Slovenian open-air festival and one of the largest in Europe. For more than a quarter of a century, at the beginning of summer, Maribor has been transformed into a gigantic stage and a lively junction of artistic expressions, cultures and languages from around the world. Every year it welcomes about half a million visitors, almost every fourth Slovene has visited it at least once. The Lent Festival is a festival of festivals. It hosts the world-renowned international CIOFF festival Folkart, the international jazz music festival Jazzlent, the Ana Desetnica street theatre festival, the festival of creativity and curiosity Art Camp and the Slovene cuisine festival Sladolent. Visit the Lent Festival! Discover and enjoy, try and taste, meet and share happiness. Start Lent-ing!
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Old Vine Festival

Old Vine Festival

The Old Vine Festival is a culinary and cultural tribute to the oldest vine in the world, which grows on Lent, the oldest part of Maribor. The Old Vine is the pride of Maribor, Styria, and Slovenia. For all our visitors, it is the entrance to our extraordinary rich wine tradition and successful stories of our winegrowers. The event is organized in honour of the old vine, the oldest vine in the world, which symbolizes the rich wine culture of Maribor and the surrounding wine regions. The Festival offers you the opportunity to get to know the best Styrian and Slovenian winemakers. You are welcome to the temple of Slovenian wine-growing tradition and culture, the Old Vine House, for a wine and culinary evenings or to the festival stalls where you can taste excellent Styrian wines accompanied by an entertainment program.
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Maribor Theatre Festival

Maribor Theatre Festival

Maribor offers exciting theatre experiences in October! The Maribor Theatre Festival is the central, oldest and most prestigious theatre festival in Slovenia. At the end of the festival, the jury hands out the awards for the best performance, actors, directing and other artistic achievements. In the second half of October, the Festival breathes new life into the city, bringing theatre performances and other events to various locations, reviving forgotten buildings and transforming courtyards into stages, bringing some hustle and bustle to the city. Welcome to the Theatre Festival!
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