"June in Ljubljana" offering multitude of free events
Morning will be dedicated to children, afternoons to musical and dance shows, while evenings will be reserved for major artistic events.
The festival will open with the ballet show Meat of the Heart, performed by the SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana.
The opening event will be followed by a circus show, puppet and theatre shows and a concert by the Big Band of public broadcaster RTV Slovenija with guests from the Slovenian army orchestra and singer-songwriter Vlado Kreslin.
The second Saturday of the festival will be dedicated to contemporary dance, while on 19 June, the Špas teater production house and the foundation of former President Danilo Türk will organise a fund-raiser for children from poor families.
The festival will conclude on Music Day on 21 June, with music being played on the streets and squares of Ljubljana as well as on city buses.