Thursday, 1 June (opening at 12.00) – Saturday, 30 September
NLB Avla Gallery (Foyer, Trg republike 2)
The Skopje Jazz Festival posters reflect the festival’s throbbing energy and visual influences of the vibrant music scenes of Brazil and Senegal. Visionary ideas coupled with sophisticated graphic design make the Skopje festival posters some of the finest specimens of their kind. A great complement to the 58th Jazz Festival Ljubljana.
Opening of the Complicate Simply exhibition
Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory
Klara Lavriša, Maruša Nartnik, Gal Grobovšek, saxophone; Rebeka Zajc, keyboards; Jakob Grčman, kontrabas, double bass; Aleksander Sever, drums; mentor prof. Klemen Kotar
Oliver Belopeta: Because of Jazz
Tuesday, 27 June (opening at 19.30) – Saturday, 2 July
Small Gallery, Cankarjev dom
Oliver Belopeta has been Artistic Director of Skopje Jazz Festival since 1982, and Artistic Director of the Jazz Festival Ljubljana between 2000 and 2004. When attending international jazz festivals, the restless jazz enthusiast never forgets to bring his camera. Over the years he has amassed a compelling collection of photos. The exhibition of his works will be curated by Žiga Koritnik, Oliver’s photographer friend, and the accompanying text written by publicist and critic Ičo Vidmar.
Lena Czerniawska: Improvised Drawing
Tuesday, 27 June (opening at 20.30) – Saturday, 2 September
Grand Reception Hall, Cankarjev dom
A project launched last year, the exhibition showcases enchanting live-made portraits of Jazz Festival Ljubljana’s artists by Polish illustrator and versatile artist Lena Czerniawska. We look forward to enjoying her live art also this year.