Festival Zmaj ‘ma mlade
Festival events are completely free and are held at various location in Postojna
Festival Zmaj ‘ma mlade amateur and voluntary organize a bunch of enthusiasts who believe that without this festival Postojna will be dull and without his true summer identity . That is the driving force in creating one of the largest and most important events in Postojna.
That we continue tell us all those people who meet and mingle at the events of the festival, and those who find in it something of what they were looking elsewhere for too long, and therefore Zmaj society embrace their midst.
Location: Postojna. Every summer from midle to the end of August.
Kulturni utrip poletja
The main idea of the festival and the desire of the organizers is to prepare a program of cultural events for all ages, we stimulate the domestic groups and artists to present and perform at the festival and in this way contribute to the preservation of the Slovenian language, culture, national identity and the Slovenian customs. At the same time we want to show that we appreciate other cultures and traditions, and invite each year foreign artists at the festival, “said Miran Žitko with the Municipality of Postojna leading festival.
Regular feature of the festival are folklore evenings and evenings of folk music with local, well established contractors. Rock, pop, jazz concerts, educational performances, creative workshops and many good programs.
Location: Postojna. Every July and August.
Postojna Cave Blues Festival
In the last ten years, the Postojna Cave stage has hosted over 100 blues concerts featuring more than 600 top blues musicians from all around the world. The concerts are held in the Jamski Dvorec Mansion in front of Postojna Cave.
Living Nativity Scene
An underground Christmas fairytale.
Take a tour of Postojna Cave to see the entire cave section open to visitors, hear its stories, discover the magic of the underground world and at the same time experience the world-famous Living Nativity Scene.
During the festive season, the biblical scenes representing the birth of Jesus have been staged annually in the most beautiful halls and galleries of Postojna Cave for two decades.
Ice skating in the Heart of Postojna
In the city center you are invited to a skating rink with a view of the exceptional buildings, Lower Manor and Kutinova house from the 17th century. Look at the oldest part of the city and Sovič hill on which there are the remains of the castle Adelsberg.
The ice rink is open:
- from Monday to Friday from 4 pm to 9 pm (with prior reservation for groups from 7 am to 3 pm),
- during the weekends and holidays from 10 am to 9 p.
The ice rink is open from 1st of Decembre 2016 to 31th of January 2017.
Cost: 4€ (with borrowed skates).
Merry December in Postojna
Concerts, fairs, education, exhibitions and lots of fun on Merry December 2016 in Postojna.
Ultra-cycling challenge of Slovenia 2017
Race Around Slovenia started flirting with ultra cyclists back in 2007 and immediately gained their hearts.
10th edition of the race will bring us another exciting year of joy, tears and determination that power all these incredible ultra cyclist that join our race.
Ultra cycling route of Race Around Slovenia starts and ends in Postojna. Cyclists start to warm up their legs thru Pivka basin, over Brkini towards the coast. Arriving to the coast in the late night hours they then follow the route towards the Western part of Slovenia thru Gorizia and Bovec region.
After an intense climb over Vršič pass the cyclists continue their journey towards the Eastern part of Slovenia thru Carinthia, Styria and Prekmurje region and then close the complete 1250km race loop thru Dolenjska and Bela Krajina towards the finish in Postojna.
205 Slovenian villages and cities,