Ljubljana

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...

THE WELCOMING OF SPRING

  The Welcoming of Spring, a traditional event taking place in Ljubljana before St. Gregory’s Day, revives the handicraftsmen’s tradition of launching wooden clogs with burning candles inside them into waters as a sign of rejoicing at no longer having to work by lights. According to folk tradition, St. Gregory brings spring. By the Julian calendar, his name day (12 March) is the first day of spring. 11 Mar 2017, 17:00-20:00 Gradaščica channel (Krakovo district) Free admission

G. VERDI: LA TRAVIATA – OPERA

  With La Traviata (1853) Giuseppe Verdi managed to successfully create one of his most enduring works. In the drama The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, Verdi and librettist Francesco Maria Piave recognised a timeless theme, extremely attractive for setting to music in an opera. With the selection of a theme concerning a goodhearted courtier, Verdi stepped on the toes of the middle class, whose expectation of opera was a reinforcement of their false morality. Conductors: Jaroslav Kyzlink / Aleksandar Spasić Director: Lutz Hochstraate Performance by: Chorus, Orchestra and Soloists of the Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet of Ljubljana 4 Mar 2017 at 19:30 Slovenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ljubljana  Župančičeva ulica 1

SERVED IN UNION HOTELS: FIVE REASONS TO VISIT

Dear all, in Union Hotels, there is always something interesting going on. They have so far hosted hundreds of events, which were highly successful not only owing to their experienced team, but also the renovated hotel facilities. Kindly invited for a visit – to encourage you to come and see it all for yourselves soon, they have listed five reasons to visit. 1. AN UNFORGETTABLE CULINARY EXPERIENCE AT RESTAURANT ATELJE, WHICH HAS SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGED THE STEREOTYPES ABOUT HOTEL RESTAURANTS AN OUTSTANDING CULINARY EXPERIENCE AT RESTAURANT ATELJE Restaurant Atelje, which previously scored Five Suns, Nedelo Sunday paper’s top restaurant rating, has now also received the Ljubljana Quality Mark 2017, awarded by Ljubljana Tourism as part of the Ljubljana Quality project. Be it a business...

VALENTINE PAMPERING AT SUNNY STUDIO

Valentine’s Package for 2 people includes: – pampering in the Spa – 30 min aromatherapy massage with aromatic balms and warm bundles of herbs Price for 2 people: Euro 110 Our Valentine’s Spa package: – pampering in the Spa and Serail sauna with a body scrub or mask of your choice – a glass of sparkling wine Price per person: Euro 33 These offers are valid on Valentine’s Day, 14th February 2017 Please book in person at the Sunny Studio’s Reception desk or by telephone on 01 513 44 44. Spaces are limited.

GRAND HOTEL UNION: A MENU FOR EVERYONE, NOT JUST FOR THOSE IN LOVE

The recipient of 5 stars, Atelje restaurant has a new menu. Actually, it has two…. One that is available every day, and a very special menu which will be offered on the 14th and the 18th of February. Do not miss the chance to experience an unforgettable gourmet experience.  

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...

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