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13th MEDIEVAL DAYS IN LJUBLJANA

& FESTIVAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC

FROM SEPTEMBER 28TH TO SEPTEMBER 30TH 2012

FROM KRIŽEVNIŠKA STREET TO CITY HALL, THREE BRIDGES, CONGRESS SQUARE AND SQUARE OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.

All that desire the path down the past will be able to do so once again in 2012 for Mini teater will from 28th to 30th September 2012 organize the traditional medieval project Medieval days and festival of renaissance music that will with numerous events and entertainment lead us on an interesting journey to past centuries.

Costumed medieval nobles, ladies and knights will draw once again a lot of attention throughout the Medieval day from Križevniška street to City Hall, Congress square and Square of the French revolution. Many of you will be drawn to take part in sword games, social gathering, setting up the knight camp and of course medieval music and dancing. A special note will be given to this day by the renaissance music …

 

PROGRAM


FRIDAY, 28th September 2012

Square of the French revolution at 8pm

OPENING OF THE 13TH MEDIEVAL DAY AND FESTIVAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC IN LJUBLJANA

Fireworks and performance by knight group »Markus« and ensemble »Backhus« from Czech republic.

 


SATURDAY, 29th September 2012

Križevniška street, Square of French revolution, Breg

13TH MEDIEVAL DAY AND FESTIVAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC IN LJUBLJANA.

 

Between 9am and 6pm

Medieval restaurant Pri vitezu in Breg

MEDIEVAL MARKET with more than 25 different medieval craftsmen.

 

Between 10am and 7pm

Interesting and rich program awaits with more than 200 performers for each and every taste! Everyone from the youngest to those a bit older will enjoy the path down history. We will rediscover historical sights and customs of the past.  

 

A larger knight camp will be set up for knights to perform their skills of fencing and social games and to perform a few knight performances. Of course medieval music and workshops for children, dancing and social games will be present. Flagmen from Italy will be thereand numerous nobles, ladies and knights. We will also set up a medieval market and medieval print shop.  

 

At 11am  

Križevniška street, Breg, New square, Shoemaker’s bridge, Old square, City square, Prešeren’s square, City hall, Wolf street, Congress square and Križanke

GRAND MEDIEVAL PARADE throughout Ljubljana of all the participants at 2012’s Medieval day

 

At 4.30pm

Križevniška street, Breg, New square, Shoemaker’s bridge, Old square, City square, Prešeren’s square, City hall, Wolf street, Congress square and Križanke

MEDIEVAL PARADE WITH FLAGS

 

At 8pm  

CONCERT OF RENAISSANCE GROUP CORTESIA in City museum Ljubljana

 

In terms of the program at Križevniška street on Saturday between 10am and 6pm

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS will take place:

  • AT THE BLACKSMITH’S,with special hammers we will create special chains from copper
  • AT THE BLACKSMITH’S, with special hammers we will make on wooden grounds copper bells
  • AT THE JOINER we will create rotating button from wood
  • AT THE MILLINER’S we will create from unprocessed wool balls for balling
  • AT THE MILLINER’S we will create from colorful unprocessed wool strings for finger games and also test them
  • AT THE KNITTER with the help of wooden forks for knitting we will create a brade for hair or belt  
  • WITH DANCE MASTER we will dance a few dances from those times  
  • AT THE MASTER OF WRITING creative workshop of calligraphy
  • AT THE SEEMSTRESS pouches for small treasures  
  • PAGE SCHOOL of different movement techniques
  • LABIRINTH that leads to the treasure
  • JUGGLING
  • STORIES FROM THE PAST
  • Presentation of OLD INSTRUMENTS

 


SUNDAY, 30th September 2012

CONCLUSION OF THE 13TH MEDIEVAL DAY IN LJUBLJANA

 

At 10am  

Križevniška street, Breg, New square, Shoemaker’s bridge, Old square, City square, Prešeren’s square, City hall, Wolf street, Congress square and Križanke

MEDIEVAL PARADE OF ITALIAN GROUP STORICO (Gruppo Storico) fromCastiglion Fiorentino.

 

At 10am

In Breg

PERFORMANCE OF NIGHT GROUP “MARKUS” AND ENSEMBLE “BACKHUS” from Czech Republic.  

 

IN PROGRAM OF THE MEDIEVAL DAY FOLLOWING GROUPS ARE PARTICIPATING:

  • Gruppo Storico from Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
  • Knight Group Markus, Czech republic
  • Ensemble Backhus, Czech Republic
  • Knights of Vojvodina Kranjska, Slovenia
  • Knight group of Gašper Lambergar, Slovenia
  • Knight order Vidiri Hedera from Ribnica, Slovenia
  • Society “Srednjeveški Najemniki”, Slovenia
  • KUDSredina, Slovenia
  • Society Svitar, Slovenia
  • Printer Master Janez Rozman, Slovenia
  • Jolanda of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Dance Groups Lonca and Celestina
  • Swordsmen and Fencers, Croatia
  • Craftsmen and Medieval marketers
  • and Mini Teater, the organizer of the event

 


As all the years so far the festival is organized by Mini teater with the help of Tourist board of Ljubljana and the Municipality of Ljubljana.