Ljubljana has a busy cultural calendar of dance, music and theatre at its purpose-built venues, as well as some exciting annual festivals.

Cankarjev Dom

Prešernova cesta 10 01/241-7100, www.cd-cc.si.The city’s cultural headquarters, hosting major orchestral and theatrical events, art exhibitions, and folk and jazz concerts.

Druga Godba

01/4308-260, www.drugagodba.si.This annual world music festival in May features concerts at atmospheric venues throughout the city.

International Summer Festival

01/241-6026, www.ljubljanafestival.si.A programme of orchestral concerts at major venues. July to mid-Sept.

National Opera and Ballet Theatre

Župančičeva 1 01/241-1740, www.opera.si.An impressive nineteenth-century Neoclassical theatre staging ballet and opera.

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