Medieval Days in Ljubljana - September 2 and 3, 2006
Festival of Medieval and Renaissance Music and Medieval Day
On September 2 and 3 different locations in Ljubljana will host the traditional Festival of medieval and Renaissance Music and the Medieval Day /Tromostovje, Citypark, Zvezda Park, Ljubljana Castle): MINI TEATER in co-operation with the Festival Ljubljana and supported by the Board of tourism; Minister of Culture and the Municipality of Ljubljana (Department od Culture) prepared an interesting and variegated program with musicians, dancers, fencers and other artists from Serbia, Italy, Check and Slovak Republic and Slovenia.
PROGRAMME OF THE MEDIEVAL DAYS IN LJUBLJANA
Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3, 2006
Saturday, September 2, 2006
LJUBLJANA OLD TOWN, CITY PARK
Performances of different groups on various locations in Ljubljana all day long.
21:00 – Stanovska Hall
Ensemble for Renaissance music and dance CORTESIA (European music and dances from 16th century) with the group CELESTINA
Sunday, September 3, 2006
10:00 -19:00 – medieval market, medieval inn, knight’s camp - Ljubljana Castle
10:00 – holy mass in Latin; Chapel of St. George
11:00-13:00 – archer tournament - the park outside the castle walls
14:00 – gathering of all participants in Medieval Days in Zvezda Park (Kongresni trg)
14:30 – departure of the solemn march up to Ljubljana Castle through the centre of the city (knights, horsemen, banner men, castle noble men – about 200 participants)
16:00-19:00 – Ljubljana Castle courtyard
Main part of the programme on Ljubljana Castle with different groups and individual performers from Italy, Check and Slovak Republic, Serbia and Slovenia such as:
GRUPPO STORICO, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
KNIGHTS GROUP SVIBOR, Belgrade, Serbia
ENSEMBLE REMDIH, Check Republic
ENSEMBLE LUSATIA CONSORT, Check Republic
GROUP IMPUDICI, Check Republic and GROUP DIADEM, Slovak Republic
KNIGHTS OF THE DUKEDOM OF KRANJ, Slovenia
KNIGHTS GROUP OF GASPER LAMBERGAR from Bled, Slovenia
KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE, Sneznik, Slovenia
VALVASOR CAVALERY, Slovenia
groups and individuals from Slovenia and abroad
19:00 – Palacij Hall
Ensemble for Renaissance music and dance COMPAGNIA DEL CERVIO BIANCO; performace Tristan and Isolda
On Sunday there will be free city-bus transport from Streliška Street to Ljubljana Castle.
Price of the tickets for the afternoon event on the Castle: 500,00 SIT; all other events are free.
Medieval Days are organised by MINI TEATER in co-operation with the Festival Ljubljana.
The event was supported by the Municipality of Ljubljana, Department of Culture, Minister of Culture and the Board of Tourism, Ljubljana.