Each summer, the city life of Ljubljana is livened up by a program of concerts and other events held on the summer stage of the Gala hala club at the Metelkova mesto autonomous culture center, home to artists, alternative people, and various subcultures and a popular hang-out for young people at night.
European Cultural Life
Each year, the Summer in Ljubljana Old Town festival contributes to the vibrancy of city life in Ljubljana by presenting a programme of classical music concerts held in the picturesque surroundings of the old city centre. Most of the concerts are free.
he Ljubljana Festival, with its long history and tradition of presenting premier artistic events, contributes significantly to the cultural life of Ljubljana in the summer.
The festival’s rich programme of concert, opera, and ballet events features internationally renowned artists, including some of the world's most recognised names in music and performing arts.
Film Under the Stars is an open-air cinema in the magical setting of Ljubljana Castle’s courtyard. In the most starry cinema in the city you can watch a selection of the most resounding films of the past cinema season, complemented by premieres and avant-premieres.
The programme maintains the historical and patrimonial values, while leaving space for innovative creativity, presenting concerts around the symbols of the 500th anniversary of the circumnavigation, the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon, all as part of European Year of Cultural Heritage.