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Best of Lent Festival 2016


30. 01. 2017

We chose the best photos of last year's festival – and events that made it among the most unforgettable Lent momements.

With its 9-days (and nights)-long happening, Lent Festival 2016 took care of magical new experiences, performances by stars, top ensembles, excellent theatre moments, crazy shows, fiery breath-taking events, relaxation under the trees, fun, and entertainment for creative minds, dancing till the morning comes – and much more!

Here you can find some of the most unforgettable, thrilling moments of last year's festival!

Opening spectacle on the main venue Trg Leona Štuklja with the opera Turandot by the SNG Maribor Symphonic orchestra:

Fiery festival closing with the Swedish masters of explosive spectacles Burnt out punks and their show Stockholm syndrome:

Glavni trg square was booming with all the people wanting to see the spectacle Stockholm syndrome: 

28. International Folklore Festival FOLKART with performers from Argentina, Fiji, Finland, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica, Serbia, and Slovenia::

Star ensemble on Jazzlent 2016: Brad Mehldau, John Scofield, Mark Giuliana:

Numerous fans cheering for ski jumper Peter Prevc in Art Camp:  

Timeless Đorđe Balašević and the sold-out venue on Trg Leona Štuklja square:

Maribor premiere: Branko Đurić - Đuro with his world hit Đurology:

New venue of the Reading beach in Art Camp: abandoned swimming pools in the City park:

Eternally inveterate rockers Let 3 on Večer stage:

Always packed stands on Sladolent with the top Slovenian culinary chefs:  

Unforgettable musical stampede – and an audience on its feet – with the Brazilian ensemble Bixiga 70, and guest Orlando Julius:

Heated streets, heated hearts with folklore performances on Leona Štuklja square, Lent promenade, and Glavni trg square:

Vivaciousness, laughter, and carelessness in Art Camp:

Learning about faraway cultures, and making new friends – with the folklore group from Fiji on Grajski square:

The always packed venue Zavarovalnica Maribor stage – Minoriti:

Sophisticated musical evenings in the Salon of applied arts; performance of Lado Leskovar and trio:

The evenings in Union hall are devoted to classical melodies:

Rock music and similar genres are staying on Večer stage where one evening is dedicated to the traditional Styrian rock holiday Piše se leto:

The fairy-tale world on Rotovž square with the street theatre performance Lost Wheels of Time:

The tinniest, most intimate – and most roundish - venue was and still is the Judgement tower:

The shelter for electronic music lovers at the Mladina stage in Jazz club Satchmo:

Record-breaking guitar ensemble with 27 members under the leadership of Maribor guitarist Samo Šalamon, leader of JazzPodium 2016:

Warm and hearty comedy Sladoled (Ice cream) with Zvezdana Mlakar, and Iva Krajnc:

Living City is reviving the streets, alleys, courtyards, squares, hidden corners of the city with its fun program:

For more photos of Lent Festival 2016 visit http://www.festival-lent.si/foto/, videos can be found on the festival's YouTube channel

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