Student Events in Ljubljana – Slovenia

There are a lot of events Ljubljana can offer to students in the spring. The 28th International Druga Godba Festival is being held from 8th to the 26th of May this year, and has been listed by the British magazine Songline as the 25th best outdoor music festival in the world. The lineup for this year will feature artists from Columbia, South Korea, Turkey, Finland and Belize, as well as those from other countries.

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Some other events that will be held at the same time as this festival are the Extinct Giants of the Sea Exhibit, at the Volcji Potok Arboretum until June 25th. The UEFA European Under-17 Championship will be taking place in Ljubljana from May 4th to May 16th.  There will also be a photography exhibit by Steve McCurry, one of the world’s most famous photographers, on display in Ljubljana Castle until June 17th. Finally, all of Ljubljana’s art galleries and museums will offer free admission on the 18th of May, in honor of International Museum Day.

There are many free outdoor events Ljubljana will be offering in the summertime. The Trnfest is a famous international art festival that will run from July 31st to September 2nd this year. There is also the Mini Summer International Puppet Festival, the Nights in Ljubljana Old Town Festival, and the Emona Promenade Festival, which will run until the 2nd of September.

Other events Ljubljana will offer for the month of September are the Lutke International Puppet Festival, the Young Lions International Theatre and Dance Festival, and the well-known Ljubljana Festival, which will run from June 20th to September 13th. Nazareth and Wishbone Ash will also be performing in Ljubljana on 20th of September.

Getting around Ljubljana is very easy. Many of the pubs cater to students, and several of them are within walking distance of each other. There are also many beautiful restaurants and cafes to choose from in this historic city. Take a tour the city by bicycle. Renting from Ljubljana Bike is very reasonable, and someone with a Ljubljana Tourist Card can get 4 free rental hours. There is also a free walking tour that is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.