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Prešeren Fair

8. February 2019 | Squares and streets of the old town

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PROGRAMME 2019

IN FRONT OF THE PREŠEREN THEATRE

  • 11am: Opening celebration
  • 10am–6pm: Kranska kuhna – street food event
  • 11.15am–2pm: Choirs and poetry readings

 

PREŠEREN GROVE

  • 11.45am: Laying the wreath at the monument of Dr. France Prešeren 

 

MAIN SQUARE BY THE FOUNTAIN

  • 11am–3.30pm: Performances by folklore groups
  • 4pm: Concert by Manca Izmajlova 

 

IN FRONT OF THE TOWN LIBRARY

  • 11am–3pm: Carriage rides

 

IN FRONT OF THE PREŠEREN'S MEMORIAL MUSEUM

  • 11.30am, 12.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm: Announcements by the town crier accompanied by the town guard

 

BY THE CHURCH OF ST. CANTIANUS

  • Printing and calligraphy by master Janez

 

OLD TOWN

  • 10am–6pm: A fair with hand-made products, arts and crafts
    11am–5pm: Festival of barrel organ players

 

MAISTER-PLATZ

  • Enacted scenes from Prešeren's life and his poems: Water Man, Julija Primic and Matevž Langus

 

CAFÉ KHISLSTEIN 12.56

  • 11am–4pm: Photo corner for a souvenir
    You are welcome to the Café Khislstein 12.56 where you can dress up as noble ladies and gentlemen from the 19th century and bring back a unique souvenir from the town of Prešeren, in the style of our grandmothers.

 

PUNGERT

  • 11am–3pm: Riding ponies

 

PUNGERT CHILDREN'S TOWER

  • 9am–11am: Breakfast with Kranček the dwarf
    Traditional Slovenian breakfast in the tower
  • 10am–11am: Making a Collage “Prešeren in Kranj” (creative game)
  • 11am–11.30: Urška Košir: Fig-a-rhymes (music and poetry workshop)
  • 11am–1pm: Tina Pernuš: Family challenge – 9 towers (exploring game discovering the traces of nine towers of the town wall)
  • 11.30–12am: Jadranka Završnik: (F. Prešeren) Lepa Vida (paper theatre – Kamishibai performance)
  • 12am–12.30: Urška Košir: Fig-a-rhymes (music and poetry workshop)
  • 12.30–1pm: Jadranka Završnik: (F. Prešeren) Of the Fair Vida (paper theatre – Kamishibai performance)

 

TOWN LIBRARY

  • 10am–2pm: Cheerful and creative workshop for children
  • 10am–4pm: Cheerful crissandcross (workshop)
  • 10am–3pm: Printing workshop of Jožef Blaznik – presentation of the printing craft
  • 10am–4pm: Photo corner with the Blue Dog
  • 10am–4pm: Poems, poetic wreath of the heart that does not decompose (exhibition)
  • 10am–4pm: Corona of sonnets by France Prešeren, illustrated by Miha Maleš (exhibition)
  • 10.30 and 11.30: Story about a poet – for children (story time)
  • 11.00: Concert – Sounds of Slovenia

 

KRANJSKA HIŠA

  • 12am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm:
    Guided tour of Kranj along the path of Prešeren (meeting place in front of the Kranjska hiša)
  • 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm:
    Guided tour of the Tunnels under the old town of Kranj (meeting place in front of the Kranjska hiša)

 

GORENJSKA MUSEUM – PUBLIC GUIDED TOURS

  • 10am: Guided tour of the exhibition Beautiful Gorenjska; Khislstein castle, by Monika Rogelj, M.Sc.
  • 10.30: Lecture on the poetry of Dr. France Prešeren by Ddr. Igor Grdina, SAZU
  • 10.30, 12.30: Short concerts by the Notice zither group at the old Town Hall
  • 1pm: Guided tour of the exhibition about the Khislstein castle and the stories of the Khisl family; Khislstein castle, by Marjana Žibert, M.Sc., and Dr. Veronika Pflaum
  • 1.30: Guided tour: Treasures from grandmother’s chest – folk art in the Gorenjska region; old Town Hall, Tatjana Dolžan Eržen, M.Sc.
  • 2pm: Guided tour of the exhibition In the Sheen of the metal armour; Khislstein castle, Dr. Veronika Pflaum
  • 3pm: Guided tour of the exhibition Lojze Dolinar; old Town Hall, Ddr. Damir Globočnik
  • 4pm: Guided tour of the exhibition Dr. France Prešeren – his life and work; Prešerens House, Gašper Peternel
  • 10am–4pm: Workshop in Biedermeier bouquet designs

 

GALLERY OF THE PREŠEREN AWARD LAUREATES FOR FINE ARTS

  • 4pm: Presentation of the collection of poems, Ohne Warum, with a poetry reading by the Prešeren Fund award laureate Miklavž Komelj
  • 5pm: Gathering of the muses on the Carniolan Parnassus: Opening of the photo exhibition by Tone Stojko, Portraits of Prešeren award laureates 2019 and the winners of the Prešeren Fund award 2019

 

PREŠEREN THEATRE

  • 11.30–1pm: Guided tours of the Prešeren Theatre
  • 6pm: Gathering of the muses on the Carniolan Parnassus: meeting the Prešeren award laureates

 

LAYER HOUSE

  • 10.00 –13.00: Workshop: Andrej Štular: puzzle assemblages of found objects
  • 10.00–11.30: Urban walk through Kranj’s cultural quarter and guided tour of Layer’s House
  • 10.30: Exhibition: #gajstnice: ✖ ♡ ✖ [TIPTIH]
  • 11.30: Vračanja, collection of short stories

 

ŠKRLOVEC TOWER

  • 11.00: Exhibition: Ajda Tomazin: Open Drawers
  • 13.00: Concert: Same babe with their latest album, Vražji bend 

 

CHURCH OF SAINTS CANTIUS, CANTIANUS, CANTIANILLA AND PROTUS

  • 2pm: Lecture about the history of the local church and the ossuary, Dr. Milan Sagadin

 

MALA GALLERY

  • 11am: Opening of the exhibition In Honour of Prešeren – Apelles exhibits his painting 

 

INSTITUTE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL MONUMENTS 

  • 12am: Opening of the exhibition In Honour of Prešeren – Apelles exhibits his paintings

 

OPEN SHOPS

  • You’re welcome to visit the little shops in the old town that will be open on this holiday so that they can show you their special selections. Read more about them at www.visitikranj.si.

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