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The best events and things to do in Ljubljana during festive December

During Advent our beloved Ljubljana transforms into a magical city of lights, holiday aromas, and joyous atmosphere. Countless free events and festively decorated historical city centre are waiting for you! OUR FAVOURITE EVENTS: CASTLE FESTIVE FAIR IN THE CASTLE COURTYARD 29 Dec 2019 – 6 Jan 2020, 11:00-20:00 Ljubljana Castle, Grajska planota 1 After a walk through all the Christmas market spots around Ljubljanica river you should climb to the Castel. You can try out carefully selected offer of festive dishes from the restaurant Gostilna na gradu, enjoy in the smell of cinnamon, oranges, hot chocolate and many other warm drinks. December is reserved for gourmet joys and reunions. THE ICE QUEEN 15 Dec 2019, 17:00-19:00 Various locations in the city centre The Ice Queen accompanied by ...

Why Cliché Shop-Gallery should be your next favourite shopping destination?

It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words but in the next few sentences you will understand how fabulous and timeless a fashion brand with a meaning can be. Meet Slovenian designer Jelena Pirkmajer and her brand Cliché. ­Cliché Shop-Gallery Ljubljana-based Cliché Jelena Pirkmajer is one of the most intriguing fashion labels in the so-called ‘new Europe’. The designs are all created using a principle of FQ, or Fashion Intelligence Quotient, which promotes the longevity of forms and compatibility of pieces from new collections with previous ones. Cliché’s shop-gallery in the corner house Novi Trg 6, facing Ljubljanica river offers both collections from its own brand, as well as the complimentary accessories from international designers a...

Report from beautiful event in Salon Mali

#Beterlifestyle award for the best hairdressing salon in town goes to… SALON MALI. One of the things we appreciate the most is personal approach (besides professionalisms & trendsetting view on trends). We found everything and more at SALON MALI. This salon is well known by the locals, with eighteen years old tradition and offers you everything you need to look better then ever: from „hair spa“, hairstyling, hairdressing to personal treatment and barber shop. It’s perfect for all generations and genders. Good hair speaks louder than words & we were beyond happy we had a chance to be part of privet beauty event in Salon Mali. It was a pleasure speaking with the king in the business (Saso Mali ) about the brands and trends he recommends. We must admit that we are pretty impressed by ...

Don’t miss special Autumn discounts in Sense Wellness!

Colder days are perfect excuse for all inclusive  Wellness treatment in style. If you need to recharge your batteries or you just want to spend some quality time with your partner you will definitely find everything you are searching for in Sense Wellness. Why we recommend Sense Wellness? From our personal experience they offer the best Thai and Philippine massages. They created a fusion of the finest and most effective elements of both traditional and modern massages and care techniques from all over the world – from Thailand to Hawaii. Sense Wellness Club also offers Turkish, Finnish and Bio sauna, a luxurious whirlpool, ice, chill-out plaza and VIP residence, where they perform treatments for couples who want more exclusivity and intimacy. Cool hint for romantic New Years or Valen...

Movie Festival LIFFe is coming to Ljubljana in November!

In Ljubljana November is known as a »movie month«. Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) is a perfect event for all movie enthusiasts and you can be part of it from Wednesday, 13.11.2019, to Sunday, 24.11.2019. The festival is organised by the Film Department of the Cankarjev dom Cultural and Congress Centre, but films are also screened at Kinodvor Cinema, Slovenian Cinematheque, Kinoklub Vič and Kolosej Maribor. LIFFe can be classified as a specialised competitive festival that features an overview of contemporary world film production, but also focuses on emerging directors and new trends in contemporary cinema. The Festival audience is growing each year. With close to 50,000 tickets sold the Ljubljana International Film Festival is the biggest event in the yearly programme in Ca...

December’s Magical Christmas Market

 After autumn slowly turns into winter, Ljubljana comes alive in December with beautiful scenarios all around the city. This includes the famous Christmas market which is open all day from 10am to 10pm.  You can find everything from mulled wine to stocking presents for your friends and family. This year the stalls will be at the Breg embankment, Petkovškovo nabrežje embankment, in the Central market at Pogačarjev trg square and in the courtyard of Ljubljana Castle.   Other things offered are jewellery, Slovenian souvenirs, honey, scarves and much more. Also lots of food and drinks are available so you indulge yourself while observing the beautiful decorations and atmosphere. Not only are the markets open all December, but there is also a programme everyday at 5pm at the Congress Squar...

Discover 5 top restaurants in Ljubljana!

One thing is for sure: Slovenia is a Wonderland when it comes to gastronomy! In the last few years Ljubljana became one of the Europe’s newest gastronomic holiday destination and we are discovering the best places just for you! Our little green capital have a lot to offer: from delicious ice cream spots to yummy brunch places, from next level restaurants to fancy cocktail bars. This article is made specially for all our culinary lovers… If you appreciate amazing food you should definitely stop by these 5 restaurants in Ljubljana:   1.AS  Location: Čopova ulica 5a, Ljubljana Located in the heart of the city centre, As combines fine dining and is a great place to have an elite cocktail with your company! Ranging from fresh steaks to tasty salads, the menu offers meals for all ages and tastes...

Play and Play / Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

  Don’t miss today’s performance at 19:30, Cankarjev dom/Gallus Hall (March 20th,2017) The Company has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries on every major continent and is recognised as one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the dance-theatre world. The dance company toured Slovenia almost two decades ago with a three-piece programme that included Jones’ transfixing solo. Performed with live musicians, Play and Play: An evening of movement and music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time,in Ljubljana performed by the Accadémia String Quartet.

Maxi department store

  The Maxi department store is the oldest Slovenian department store located in the economic and political center of Ljubljana and Slovenia. With its more than 8000 square meters of shopping area, it is the biggest department store in the center of Ljubljana. With its fully developed range and supporting services that it offers, Maxi has been successfully maintaining the development of shopping culture in Slovenia. On three different floors you can find excellent offer of luxury woman and man apparel brand, such as Gerry Weber, Betty Barclay, Joseph Ribkoff, Tommy Hilfiger, Fracomina, Guess, Tom Tailor, S.Oliver, Comma, Marc Aurel, Marc Cain, Palmers…. You surely cannot avoid the offer on the ground floor, which is a bliss of any cosmetic brand you would wish for (Dior, Chanel, Lancom...

House of Experiments

  Based on similar wacky, fun and educational places around the globe, the extraordinary House of Experiments features three rooms of purpose-built experiments for the ultimate hands-on experience. Visitors are free to wander around as they wish, engaging with anything that takes their fancy, whether it’s a giant bubble maker, electronic insects, dancing liquid or a machine that plays music according to your weight. They also provide what they call Adventures, namely small performances that aim to show different scientific principles, with enticing names like the Centre of Gravitology, Eggology etc. Written guides are available in English and other languages. Open to the public Sat & Sun 11:00-19:00. Groups can book special visits outside these days too.

OPEN DOORS – FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IN LJUBLJANA opens its doors on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Come and discover a French international school and taste French specialties, prepared by our pupils also for the occasion of the culinary festival “Good France”. Get to know more about school, curriculum, educational projects, language teaching and meet teachers, pedagogical assistants, as well as the headmaster of the school. Visits the school will be possible in French, Slovene and in English. The more the merrier! FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL : Provides for already 25 years a multicultural, supportive and friendly environment to children from 2 to 15 years of age. Is approved by the Agency for French teaching abroad and provides an education in line with the French Ministry of Ed...

OPEN KITCHEN – FOOD MARKET

  The Open Kitchen is a food market where you can experience the delights of freshly cooked food prepared by different Slovenian chefs right there in front of you, on the market stalls. On Fridays from mid-March to October, the Open Kitchen offers you an opportunity to meet Slovenian chefs, taste Slovenian and international dishes, and learn about different methods of food preparation. The choice of food on offer is wide and varied. Each Friday, the market features around thirty different food providers, including modern restaurants, traditional gostilnas, tourist farms, and independent chefs wanting to promote their offerings. The cooking is done to the accompaniment of music and entertainment. In case of bad weather, the market may be cancelled. 24 Mar 2017, 10:00-21:00 Central Mark...

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