Melodrom: step from behind the curtain

Once upon a time in East Europe, bananas were a rare commodity: Melodrom strike a pose / Photo: © Jernej Lasic

The Slovenian melodramatic rock band returns with a new line-up and some exciting, fresh material. You can catch them live in Maribor on September 5th, supporting the Icelandic legends Sigur Ros The month of August saw the Slovenian band Melodrom

Do you speak Slovene?

Illustration by Lorem Ipsum

For almost half a century now, people all over the world have been gathering for an annual event in the Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana to try their hands on Slovene language. Not an easy task, as you might assume If asked

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Robots in Slovenian art

ROBOTICA - Sašo Sedlaček, Žicar, 2006 / photo: Hiromitsu Murakami

The first comprehensive exhibition focused on robots in contemporary Slovenian art lands in Venice, Italy The exhibition Robotica includes fields such as interactivity, robotics, informatics and multimedia. It the first comprehensive showcase of this part of contemporary Slovenian art. The

The Bottles Test

Under the Mount Triglav: Jakov Fak at Pokljuka Nordic Training Centre, with local fans in the Slovenian national costume / Source:

How a biathlon champion outsmarted the media in both countries that own him For Jakov Fak, the actual 20 km biathlon world champion, the trail to success starts on the snowy plateaus around his hometown of Mrkopalj, Croatia. His ambitions


Glej, Kurba photo

What happens when a poster for a theatre play is accidentally placed next to an image of politician running for mayor? Art should criticize and reflect, art should create new pathways for thinking and generate ideas for questions that should

14th Ljubljana International Documentary Film Festival @Ljubljana (SLO)


March 22- 29 at Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana A diversified insight into contemporary world documentary film production, which is becoming increasingly more incisive and topical, deeply stirring the nucleus of major social and political issues and probing all walks of life. Festival

Dark Star preview @Kinetica Art Fair (London, UK)

martin bricelj dark star

Feb 9-12, Kinetica Art Fair at Ambika P3, London, Uk After two successful exhibitions at London’s ICA and co-curating SonicMaze exhibiton at Netaudio Festival in Roundhouse, Slovenian media artist Martin Bricelj Baraga returns with preview of his new collaborative project

Zeleno Sonce @Ljubljana (SLO)

Zeleno Sonce

Every 1st Friday of the month at Gala Hala, Ljubljana (SLO) This event in Gala Hala is the reason why even the most dapper of scenesters brave the grit and grime of Metelkova City every first Friday of the month.

Metelkova: eighteen years of utopian freedom in a city within a city

Metelkova city

Copenhagen has Christiania, Berlin has Tacheles and Ljubljana has Metelkova City, its very own autonomous cultural center and a positively wondrous place Metelkova is situated in the former barracks of Yugoslav People’s Army which were left abandoned after Slovenia became

Punk museum in Ljubljana: a potential home for your precious collection of spit?

Pankrti, once hailed as "the first punk band behind the Iron Curtain", live in Ljubljana 1979. Photo © Vojko Flegar

Three weeks ago, Slovenia’s long-awaited Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM) finally opened its door to the public. Among MSUM’s most interesting plans for the future is a museum within a museum, a special space termed the Punk Room a.k.a