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MARIBOR Lent Festival

Maribor and Festival Lent
(One day program)

We invite you to discover Maribor, the European Capital of Culture in 2012 and Slovenia’s second largest town. Let us celebrate together the beginning of summer with The Lent International Summer Festival, a major arts festival held at the end of June and in the beginning of July. Organized annually by the Narodni dom Cultural Center, the festival attracts theatre, opera, ballet performers, classical, modern and jazz musicians as well as dancers from all over the world, not to forget the mimes, magicians and acrobats performing during the festival.

Guided tour of the city center of Maribor. On foot we will discover the old town core: town park, medieval towers and remains of the old town walls, spacious squares, the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, the Jewish quarters, Lent, a district along the river Drava and the oldest part of the town, the Old Vine, the oldest vine in the world,…

Lunch in the city center. Visit of Vinag, one of the largest and oldest classic wine cellars in Europe, wine tasting included (3 sorts of wine). For the rest of the day, we will join thousands of visitors to explore what the Festival Lent has to offer. Attracting over half a million visitors a year makes it the most recognizable cultural event in Slovenia. You will find over 30 stages located in different parts of the city. The program of the Festival Lent will be known soon, to give you an idea of what the festival looks like, here are some of the highlights of the past years:

The central stage: Macy Gray, Mercedes Sosa, Jose Feliciano, Lester Bowie, Stephane Grapelli, David Byrne, Malia, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Living Colour, Maceo Parker, Shibusa Shirazu Orchestra, Esma Redžepova, The Dubliners, Olodum, Matt Bianco, Ray Charles, B.B. King, James Brown, Solomon Burke,…

Folkart: the biggest festival of folklore in Slovenia that has hosted over 200 folklore groups from 68 countries.

Jazzlent: Medeski Martin & Wood, Les McCann, Chico Freeman, Tania Maria, Reggie Workman, Ray Brown, Bela Fleck, Joe Zawinul, Claudio Roditi, Kenny Wheeler, Jimmy Whiterspoon, Enrico Rava, Trilok Gurtu Band, Tony Allen, James Blood Ulmer, Monty Alexander,…

Sladolent: the biggest promenade of top Slovenian cooks who prepare their dishes for the visitors every evening.

Price: 25 EUR / min 40 persons; 27 EUR / min 30 persons 

The price includes:
Organization, English or German speaking guide for the guided city tour (2,5 hours), 1 x lunch in the city center, entrance fee wine cellar – visit and tasting, 1 person free of charge at minimum 25 pax.

The price does not include:

Couching services, tickets for the chosen event. Please contact us or consult the following websites:
- Slovenian National Theatre Maribor:
- Narodni Dom Cultural Centre :
- Festival Maribor :
- Festival Lent: http:

Please do not hesitate to contact us, we are glad to be of service and will be delighted to help prepare a tailor-made program according to your wishes.

Agencija M team

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