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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: VAREKAI

Cirque du Soleil, the famous Canadian artistic ensemble who “reinvented the circus” will perform in Ljubljana for the first time with their production entitled Varekai. Deep in the woods at the top of a volcano, there is a magnificent world where everything is possible. It is called Varekai (meaning “anywhere” in the Romani language). A lonesome young fellow arrives there and starts to unravel the colourful world full of phantasy creatures. He flies away to experience an unforgettable adventure, encountering on his way the wonders and secrets of the world and mind. 2 Jun 2017 at 20:00 Stožice Sports Park Arena Vojkova cesta 100 Buy Ticket This spectacular production, with its explosive mixture of drama and acrobatic tricks directed by Dominic Champagne, pays a special tribute to nomadic so...

2CELLOS – CONCERT OF FUSION, POP AND CLASSICAL MUSIC

The famous instrumental pop duo 2Cellos consists of two young cello virtuosos from Slovenia and Croatia respectively. Already before they embarked on a successful pop music career, Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser had made a name for themselves in classical music circles. 7.,8. Apr 2017 at 20:00 Stožice Sports Park Arena Vojkova cesta 100 Buy Ticket 2Cellos rose to fame with their cover version of Michael Jackson’s hit song Smooth Criminal, whose video has received over 11 million views on YouTube. The song’s success was followed by the release of the duo’s highly acclaimed cover of the Guns n’ Roses song Welcome to the Jungle and a series of successful concerts across the USA and elsewhere in the world.

GIPSY KINGS LIVE – LATINO

The legendary band Gipsy Kings is returning to the Slovenian stage. Grammy winners and recipients of gold and platinum discs, will play all their biggest hits such as Volare, Bamboleo, Baila me, Djobi Djoba and many others. 1 Apr 2017 at 20:00 Stožice Sports Park Arena Vojkova cesta 100 Buy Ticket Through the years, their music became a worldwide phenomenon as it offers the listeners a unique, unbeatable mix of traditional flamenco styles with Western pop and Latin rhythms. In their 28 year long career, the legendary Latino group played on the biggest stages around the world and sold almost 20 million albums so far.  

Russian animation MASHA AND THE BEAR ON ICE

  Russian animation Masha and the Bear is hitting the ice rink with an ice show that combines dance and figure skating with 3D projection to offer an interactive experience for families. The adventure on ice is full of humorous situations, brilliant figure skating, acrobatics as well as projections and effects. An ice show inspired by well know fairytale called “Masha and the bear” brings the old Russian fairy tale of a little girl and her bear friend. 3D Russian animated fairy tale created by a director Oleg Kuzovkov has gained millions of fans all around the world since its release in 2009. The stories of little Masha and her guardian Bear called Misha have won hearts of not only children, but their parents as well. 24 Feb 2017 at 17:00 Stožice Sports Park Arena Vojkova ...

SENSE WELLNESS AT GRAND HOTEL UNION

  Pampering in the Sense Wellness centre at Grand Hotel Union Business with the finest view and the best Thai massage is always a brilliant idea. See more information and treat yourself to only the best.    

CHRISTMAS CONCERT BY EROIKA IN THE MAGNIFICENT GRAND UNION HALL

  On 23 December at 19:30, you are invited to attend the Gala Christmas Concert on the 10th anniversary of the vocal ensemble Eroika and listen to three outstanding vocalists, who will be performing with a choir and an orchestra conducted by Patrik Greblo. The concert will take place in the magnificent Grand Union Hall. You are also kindly invited to a pre-concert dinner in the restaurant Atelje.    

CULINARY PAMPERING IN THE UNION RESTAURANT ATELJE

  Atelje’s talented Master Chef, Jorg Zupan, and his interesting combinations of ingredients and exquisite flavours, have satisfied even the most demanding of critics and guests. In the restaurant’s most pleasant ambience, with booths that are perfect for romantic dinners and a room for large groups, you are bound to experience something fresh, innovative and new.   CHOOSE WHAT YOU LIKE BEST: • Atelje’s New Menu • New Year’s Eve Dinner • Buy a Gift Voucher BOOK UNION HOTEL NOW: booking.com  

Festive December in Ljubljana

The Good Fairy Mestni Trg 16 – 30 December 17:00-21:00 A project created by the painter Zmago Modic, during the last two weeks of the year the Good Fairy will be perched in the square outside Town Hall, fulfilling the wishes of anyone who dares approach her.

Christmas Activity Camp for Kids aged 6-12 in SUNNY STUDIO

Christmas Activity Camp for Kids aged 6-12 in SUNNY STUDIO! The fun-filled activities will be held every day from 27.12. – 30.12.2016 between 8.00-15.30 and will be led by a licensed PE teachers. Children will participate in many sporting activities, get spoiled and eat healthily, and exercise their imaginations in creative workshops. The emphasis will be on excitement and enjoyment. Price per child: €155 Price for 2 children: €200 For more information, please call us at 041 613 834. To apply, please email us at sunny@siol.net or info@sunny.si Applications deadline is Friday, 16.12.2016 or until fully booked.

KAVALIR: GETTING AROUND THE CITY CENTRE BY ELECTRIC CAR

Ljubljana’s electric-powered vehicles referred to as Kavalirs (Gentle Helpers) are a free city centre public transport option friendly both to people and the environment. Kavalirs, mainly intended for the transport of the elderly, mobility-impaired people, and visitors, run around the pedestrianized historical city centre at a speed slow enough to allow you to hail them anywhere on the street. Telephone ordering is also an option. The Kavalir fleet currently consists of four vehicles, two of them open-sided and two glazed and heated in winter time. Friendly Kavalir drivers will take you anywhere within the city centre pedestrian zone. The vehicles, moving at a speed of up to 25 kilometres per hour, can carry five passengers. The two open-sided ‘summer Kavalirs’ run in the...

LJUBLJANA’S GREEN ACHIEVEMENTS

The decision to name Ljubljana the European Green Capital 2016 was based on the fact that of all the nominees, Ljubljana had made the largest number of changes in the direction of environmentally-friendly and sustainable development in the shortest period of time, precisely from 2007, when the Vision 2025 sustainability strategy was adopted, to 2014. The city’s traffic policy encourages sustainable mobility solutions. 2012 saw the closing of the core city centre area for motorized vehicles. Urban cycling is rapidly increasing in popularity and the city’s cyclists thoroughly enjoy using the free BicikeLJ bike sharing network. More and more public city buses in Ljubljana are fuelled by methane in order to achieve reduction in CO2 emissions. Electric-powered vehicles called Kavali...

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LJUBLJANA

Our school The British International School of Ljubljana offers a traditional British education in Ljubljana. Our ethos is to encourage a passion for learning amongst our young people within this international setting. Our school currently has students aged 2 to 18 from more than 30 countries. About 40% of our students are Slovenian; others represent countries from as far apart as Australia and Norway and from Portugal to Japan. All subjects, except Slovene and French, are taught in English by a team of 37 full- and part-time teachers and assistants, mostly native speakers of English or fluently bilingual. Our Primary Section follows the National Curriculum for England, enhanced by the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Our Secondary students are prepared for GCSE, IGCSE and A-Level e...

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