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Saturday, 24th June - Town Square
THE FAIR WAS ALIVE

9.00 – 20.00

 

Town Square, Lower Square

'THE FAIR WAS ALIVE' – HISTORICAL FAIR

The traditional Saturday fair in the town square features old traditional handicrafts and an accompanying programme combining a mystical social gathering with the rhythms of handicraft traditions, historical dances and music and culinary art from past times.

 

Škofja Loka Tourist Association

9.00 - 20.00

 

Town Square, Lower Square

CULINARY FARE

Chefs from the Kompliment and Kašča restaurants will ensure that visitors can taste delicious dishes with an emphasis on Škofja Loka's culinary heritage.

On the stand of the Sotočje Education Society, visitors will also be able to sample Škofja Loka medla - an old dish of simple calorific ingredients prepared for beggars.

 

Restaurant Kompliment, Restaurant Kašča, Sotočje Education Society

 

9.00 - 20.00

 

Town Square

MEDIEVAL COIN MINT

 

Sora Development Agency – Turism Škofja Loka

  

10.00 – 20.00

 

DUO Škofja Loka Arts and Crafts Centre

EXHIBITION – THREADS TOGETHER: AN EXHIBITION OF WEAVING AND WEAVERS

Weaving has long since been done in the Škofja Loka area – as far back as on the 15th century fresco of St. Sunday in Crngrob which depicts the linen trade as one of the most important economic industries. In addition to being used locally, hand woven linen was exported to a large part of Europe; sailcloth was particularly prized. The local production of linen and canvas slowly died out with the introduction of cotton. The knowledge of the production and processing of linen in the Škofja Loka area is still present, weaving and producing woven products is being continued and upgraded by modern craftspeople and weavers. The exhibition shows the process of producing flax (from seed to canvas – Davča Tourist Association), weaving bands on a loom (Bojana Ažman), weaving wool coloured with plants (Ladko Peneš), and modern woven products (Lučka Tičar, Albina Jamnik, EkoAlt Institute Vindol, Weavers Studio of the Slovenian Ethnographic Museum).

The exhibition is on view until 30. 6. 2017.

 

Sora Development Agency – Turism Škofja Loka

 
  

10.00 – 10.30

 

Town Square, Cankar's Square, Lower Square

PROMENADE

Town folk and performers dressed in historical clothing will parade through the squares and streets of the old town centre.

 

Sora Development Agency – Turism Škofja Loka, Sotočje Education Society

 

10.30 – 13.30

 

DUO Škofja Loka Arts and Crafts Centre

HANDICRAFT WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS: Weaving bands

Bojana Ažman

 

 Sora Development Agency – DUO Škofja Loka Arts and Crafts Centre

  

10.30 –11.30

11.30 – 12.30

 

Garden of Škofja Loka Municipality Building 

FAIRYTALES FOR CHILDREN

 

  

Škofja Loka Nursery School: Martina Lotrič, Nataša Klančar, Jasna Debevc, Jaka Radič, Jana Jelenkovič, Polona Kopač, Urška Madjar, Laura Pretnar, Tinka Benedik in Mirjana Dabič

  

10.30 – 11.00

 

16.30 – 17.00

 

Town Square 

HISTORIC DANCES WITH THE LONCA DANCE GROUP

The Lonca Cultural Association brings together lovers of historic dance and music. The group, which is made up of a mixture of the young and young-at-heart, works under the artistic leadership of Irena Bevk and Gregor Krajnik. Through their performances the dancers aim to re-awaken and present European dance culture from bygone centuries. Their current repertoire leans especially towards some of the most preserved parts of dance that originated in the Renaissance period. The Lonca Dance Group has already performed in many places throughout Slovenia and abroad.

 

Lonca Cultural Association

  

 

11.00,

12.00,

13.00,

17.00

in 18.00

 

Town Square - Atrium of Rotovž Town Hall

CENTRAL EVENT – DRAMA: THE DEVIL'S FOOTBRIDGE

Today the Škofja Loka territory is still rich with myths, legends and tales. However, the tale about the Devil's Footbridge (Hudičev brv), which was written by Lojze Zupan in the collection 'Stone Bridge' (Kamniti Most), does not belong to Škofja Loka folklore, but instead to those from Puštal. The Devil's Footbridge exists, not only in tales, but also across the Sora river where, today, it still connects 'loške smojke' with 'Puštal frogmen'. Prior to the existence of the footbridge there was just a rock in the Sora on which the Devil lived. It was this Devil who, in the 19th century, turned the everyday life of those from Puštal on its head. The Devil liked to tease the Puštal comb makers – kamplmoharjem – who regularly crossed the Sora river to sell combs at the Loka fair. Instead of the fair they only saw cold water and remained without a single comb. One day the Puštal folk had had enough of the Devil and his roguery so they decided to build a footbridge. This made the Devil angry and he therefore bred the Puštal frog. Overnight the Puštal folk became not only comb makers but also frogmen. At that time life for Puštal folk became dependant on the Devil's mood, which could only be changed by the offer of a beautiful Puštal girl.  But the Puštal folk didn't want to give her, and this is where the drama of the Devil's Footbridge begins....

To watch the performance collect a FREE ticket from the Tourism Škofja Loka stall, in front of the DUO Škofja Loka Arts and Crafts Centre.

 

Sora Development Agency – Turism Škofja Loka, Loka Stage

  

11.30 – 12.00

 

Town Square

STAGE PERFORMANCE BY THE NOREIA MUSIC GROUP

Noreia is a four member group of experienced young musicians who play traditional Irish, Scottish and Breton songs, though not always in an entirely traditional way. The group's repertoire includes lively instrumental tracks as well as calm and somewhat dreamy ballads. The combination of Irish exuberance and Celtic dreaminess certainly won't disappoint!

Noreia's musicians are:

- Anej Ivanuša: Irish whistle, gaelic bagpipes, wooden flute, vocals
- Gašper Šinkovec: acoustic guitar, vocals
- Ana Novak: violin
- Stanči Škarja: contrabass

 

Noreia

  

  12.00

 

in front of the Kašča restaurant on Lower Square

FREE GUIDED TOUR OF LOWER SQUARE

Lower Square (Spodnji trg), in some sources also known as New Square (Novi trg) and among locals as 'Lontrg', was formed somewhat later than Town Square (Mestni trg). From the 14th century it was surrounded by the town walls through which three town gates led into the square. The residents of Lower Square were mainly artisans and traces of their work can still be seen today reflected in some of the buildings. On the guided tour we will also visit Špital Church and the town workhouse, view two collections of artwork in the France Mihelič gallery, and will also touch upon the history of the Šešir hat factory.

Meet in front of the Kašča restaurant on Lower Square


Professional guide: Jana Fojkar

  

12.30 -13.00

15.00 - 15.30

17.30 -18.00

 

Town Square

HISTORIC GROUP 'TABORŠTI KUPCI' FROM THE TWINNED TOWN OF TABOR

Members of the group 'Taboršti kupci', which was formed in 1999, will perform a spectacle of flag throwing and swordplay. As is evident from the group's name, it comes from Tabor in Southern Bohemia.

 

Tabor – Taboršti kupci

13.30 – 14.00

 

Town Square

HISTORIC DANCES BY THE KNIGHTLY ORDER OF GEORGE AND WOLF ENGELBERT VON TURJAK

Seisenbergensis Tumultus, otherwise known as The Knightly Order of George and Wolf Von Engelbert of Turjak from Žužemberk Castle, has been performing since 1999 under the auspices of the Suha Krajina Tourist Association of Žužemberk, from the time when Medieval Day at Turjak Castle was attended by the first knights – George von Turjak and Erasmus von Soteska. In July 1999 the recreated Medieval Days took place at Žužemberk Castle when knights Andrej Šumberški and George Šumberški joined the order. In the year 2000 the order equipped itself with weapons and bows, and it was joined by a number of enthusiasts of the Middle Ages. The recreated Knightly Order started to attend various other medieval festivals at Slovenian castles and in towns. In 2004, under the leadership of Andrej Šumberški, the order improved their performances through the performing of medieval and renaissance dances. Medieval Day at Žužemberk Castle has gained a reputation and become more well-known in the wider Slovenian area and today it is one of the major tourist events held each year in mid-July.

The Knightly Order conveys the heritage of the Žužemberk Turjačani around Slovenia and abroad, and on Saturdays and Sundays in Žužemberk Castle, attractive receptions for groups are organised (upon prior arrangement).

 

Suha Krajina Tourist Association from Žužemberk

14.30 – 15.00

 

Town Square

STAGE PERFORMANCE BY THE NOREIA MUSIC GROUP

Noreia is a four member group of experienced young musicians who play traditional Irish, Scottish and Breton songs, though not always in an entirely traditional way. The group's repertoire includes lively instrumental tracks as well as calm and somewhat dreamy ballads. The combination of Irish exuberance and Celtic dreaminess certainly won't disappoint!

Noreia's musicians are:

- Anej Ivanuša: Irish whistle, gaelic bagpipes, wooden flute, vocals
- Gašper Šinkovec: acoustic guitar, vocals
- Ana Novak: violin
- Stanči Škarja: contrabass

 

Noreia

15.00 – 18.00

 

DUO Škofja Loka Arts and Crafts Centre

Handicrafts workshop for adults: Tannery Master

Klemen Urbanija, Jaya unique products

 

Sora Development Agency – Turism Škofja Loka

16.30

Lower Square 

 

17.30

Town Square

 

18.30

Cankar's Square

POULIČNI NASTOP GLASBENE ZASEDBE NOREIA

Noreia is a four member group of experienced young musicians who play traditional Irish, Scottish and Breton songs, though not always in an entirely traditional way. The group's repertoire includes lively instrumental tracks as well as calm and somewhat dreamy ballads. The combination of Irish exuberance and Celtic dreaminess certainly won't disappoint!

Noreia's musicians are:

- Anej Ivanuša: Irish whistle, gaelic bagpipes, wooden flute, vocals
- Gašper Šinkovec: acoustic guitar, vocals
- Ana Novak: violin
- Stanči Škarja: contrabass

 

Noreia

 20.00

Town Square

EVENING CONCERT BY THE GROUP

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PARTICIPANTS 

Bar Freising
Flora Florists, Anica Pralica
Rovtar's Associationn
Tadeja Hair Salon
Katalena
Ivan Tavčar Library Škofja Loka
Lonca Cultural Association
Sejalec Arts Cultural Societyn
KUD Ključ Trg - Ozalj (Croatia)
Town Farmacy
Loka Museum
Loka Stage
Noreia
The Municipality of Škofja Loka
Cvetka Golarja Primary School
Ivan Groharj Primary School
Škofja Loka Town Primary School
Sotočje Educational Society Škofja Loka
Kompliment Restaurantn
Kašča Restaurant
DUO Arts and Crafts Centre Škofja Loka 
Sokolski dom House
Škofja Loka Tourist Associationn
Železniki Tourist Association
Czech Historical Group Taboršti Kupci
Lontrg wine bar
Knights of the Order of George and Wolf Engelberta Von Turjak
Škofja Loka Nursery School
Prevhub Institute
Škofja Loka Association of Artists
Škofja Loka Parish

 

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