The varied program of events, united under the name Summer in Celje, will open with a concert by various singing and musical ensembles, which will pay tribute to the Celje culturist Edvard Goršič, who died 20 years ago.
As part of the Summer in Celje, around 200 events will take place in various city venues over three summer months. The Celeia Celje Institute has put local artists at the forefront of the summer program. In accordance with the agreement with the municipality of Celje, they included Celje’s amateur culture, individuals and institutions, which with their projects applied to the public call for the selection of cultural projects co-financed by the municipality.
The first day of the Celje summer began with the Art Market in the Art Quarter, the opening of the exhibition of paintings of the third art ex-tempera Summer in the Volk Gallery, the opening of the exhibition of paintings of the third art ex-tempora Summer and the presentation of vintage vehicles of the Celje Princes Club. The afternoon will be marked by the dance performance Igena Te lušte in razvade, and on the City Beach there will be a presentation of a poetry project and coloring book Milena Šimunič A trembling heart.
At 6 pm, an opera in the Don Giovanni forest will start on the stage under the Tree House, and at 8 pm, a harpsichord player’s concert will take place in the hall under the Celje ceiling of the Old County. Petre Bračko, an orchestra will perform on the square near Metropol Chord. At 8.30 pm, the Celje Regional Museum is preparing a demonstration of glass processing over a flame at the Rector’s Palace, and at 9.30 pm, the AQ GCC Gallery in the Art Quarter will host the Summer Museum Night, organized by the Celje-Center Gymnasium. The Center for Contemporary Arts Celje with the Gallery of Contemporary Art and the Art Salon, the Regional Museum of Celje and the Museum of Recent History of Celje and the Old Castle of Celje will offer free admission to all visitors to the Summer Museum Night.
In preparing the program, they followed the modern concept of cultural events in urban spaces, which places culture and art in the city center, provides visitors with mostly free tours and thus brings cultural and artistic goods closer to the general public.