Complicate Simply

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.







Festival pass EUR 90, 70*; holders of the Cankarjevi torki membership card EUR 58

Festival pass bonus: free Clean Feed CD