• High state recognition for Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak and Darko Brlek

    The Honorary Citizen of Ljubljana Prof Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak and the General and Artistic Director of the Ljubljana Festival Darko Brlek received high state recognitions on 4 July 2018.

  • Take on the challenge – refuse to use plastic items and plastic bags in July

    July is the international plastic free day. You are invited to take on the challenge and avoid using plastic products the whole month by replacing them with sustainable ones, that is, those in line with the circular economy principles.

  • Renovated Hostel Celica opened its doors again

    One of the most interesting and popular hostels in the world – Hostel Celica – opened its doors again on 1 July 2018. After 15 years in operation and use the comprehensive renovation of the building was much needed, as it brings added value to the living comfort following contemporary tourist trends and reinforces the recognisability and the concept of the global landmark, which in turn promotes Ljubljana’s trademark.

  • Plečnik's Ljubljana is the Tourism Campaign of the Year

    The Plečnik’s Ljubljana campaign, last year commemorating the 145th anniversary of the birth and the 60th anniversary of the death of the great Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, brought Ljubljana Tourism the Emerging Europe Tourism Campaign of the Year 2018 award.

  • Mayor Zoran Janković at the ICLEI World Congress

    Mayor Zoran Janković and Deputy Mayor Tjaša Ficko attended the ICLEI World Congress in Montreal, and, in addition, the Mayor of the city Valérie Plante invited them to a reception.

  • Ljubljana Tourism received the Pink Dragon Award

    At the Dragon’s Ball gala, closing this year’s Pink Week festival, an innovative project for the promotion of unique top-level experiences and for the promotion of Ljubljana and Slovenia as LGBT-friendly destinations, Ljubljana Tourism received the Pink Dragon Award for its contribution to the development of niche tourism and the introduction of best practices respecting diversity.

  • Winners of the Župančič Awards 2018

    In the Švicarija Creative Centre, on 12 June 2018, we presented the Župančič Awards 2018, the highest recognitions of the City of Ljubljana for outstanding creations in the field of art and culture, which are lastingly enriching the cultural treasure chest of the Slovenian capital and are resounding even in the wider national and international area with their excellence.

  • Opening of the renovated part of the ZOO

    On Tuesday, 12 June 2018, the Ljubljana ZOO opened a new reindeer enclosure and the renovated upper path around the ZOO, which was destroyed in an ice storm in 2014.

  • Film under the Stars

    Again this year film stars are shining at the Ljubljana Castle. From 5 to 28 June, the Film under the Stars is offering numerous film treats.

  • United with shopkeepers and caterers against plastic bags in Ljubljana

    The City of Ljubljana is striving to reduce the use of plastic bags, also in cooperation with shopkeepers and caterers in the city centre of Ljubljana. Many of them are already offering paper shopping bags, which we appreciate and support, and that is why we are encouraging others who have still not adopted this behaviour to do so.