The Lent Festival is the biggest cultural festival in Slovenia and one of the biggest in this part of Europe and it turns Maribor for a couple of weeks into a modern, urban metropolis full of live, adventures, and good mood.
Overnight the promenade along the Drava river is transformed into a social meeting place that invites locals and visitors to discover the hidden treasures of the authentic, heartfelt and cheerful town under the Pohorje mountains with music, theatre, culture, and cuisine. The rich festival program is a mixture of the best Slovenian and foreign music artists, traditional folklore, street and classical theatre, sports events and many creative workshops for the young and young at heart.
Half a million of visitors from near and far more than 400 events within an internationally influenced cultural program, with more than 3000 performers from 35 countries ... This is the Lent Festival! (take a glimpse at the image video).
Stroll down the Lent embankment, pamper your senses with selected street food prepared by the best Slovenian chefs at SladoLent, dance to the sound of good music or laugh from the heart during a comedy or stand-up comedy performance. Discover the hidden corners together with the Living courtyards and let yourself be enchanted by the magical characters of the Ana Desetnica street theatre program. Experience the beauty of the cultural diversity of folk dances, and spend an evening with a glass of exquisite wine and music of internationally renowned artists.
Turn the night into day und discover a city where you can find something for everyone at every turn. Experience Maribor at its best!
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