Today at 17:15, Ljubljana will be illuminated by festive decorations. The old city center will be criss-crossed with 50 kilometers of lights, up to 900 light fixtures will be installed, which this year are gathered under the title Common Mind/Spirit of the Community. The holiday fair has already opened its doors.
New Year’s decoration of the capital, which he designed Urban Modic and is a spiritual component with mental chaos, will shine in Ljubljana at a traditional event this afternoon, at 5:15 p.m. The decoration, which symbolically heralds the entry into happy December, is therefore entitled Common Mind/Community Spirit and is dedicated to all those living with multiple sclerosis. The central New Year’s decoration is complemented by the festive lighting of the Jakopič promenade and the Town Hall.
The old city center will be strewn with 50 kilometers of festive lights, 850 to 900 light fixtures and 48 lanterns made by Ljubljana elementary school students will be installed and will decorate the trees in Zvezda Park. Before the lighting of the lights, the holiday fair was also opened. There are 39 fair houses with a gift program and catering offer on Breg, Cankarjev nabrežje, Kongresne trg, Prešeren trg, Gallusov necrežje, Petkovškove necrežje, Stritarjeva ulica and the intersection of Wolfova ulica and Kongresne trg.
In addition to the lighting, there will also be a traditional straw nativity scene on the Gallus embankment and 79 green trees on Wolfova, Čopova, Stritarjeva and Trubarjeva streets, which will be decorated by citizens and visitors.
Festive village and Christmas and wooden cribs
The novelty of this year’s December program is the festive village on the Square of the French Revolution, which visitors will be able to see until December 17. A Christmas nativity scene will be on display for the tenth time on Gallus’ embankment, and a life-size wooden nativity scene can be seen at Ljubljana Castle.
The program, in which the capital will also be the venue for several concerts, will be varied until January 8.
The arrival of happy December will be announced today by lighting festive decorations in Krško, Mozirski gaj will also be dressed in 1.7 million festive lights, where the 7th Slovenian Christmas fairy tale will come to life at the same time, which will delight until January 8.