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Lakeness Music Festival

The biggest music event in the Vipava Valley

The Youth Organization Renče–Vogrsko has set up a lovely waterside venue on the lake in Volčja Draga. Lakeness, as the site is called, is set amidst idyllic woodland. A couple of years ago it became the setting for a music, sports and entertainment festival that soon grew beyond its initial concept, becoming a summer highlight of the Vipava Valley.

The organizers put together a roster of attractive summer events designed to attract a varied audience of all ages to the lakeside venue. From the end of May to early September, the event focuses mainly on music acts. Weekend concerts bring a mix of jazz, rock, electronic music and acoustic acts, Slovenian evergreens, while also giving a chance to up-and-coming local bands.

The festival comprises sports activities such as stand up paddling and cycling through the Vipava Valley, as well as music workshops, cooking classes, a local crafts market and much more.

The festival gives special significance to the Vipava River. The waterfront is richer for a new music venue which can also host other festival events.

The highlight of the festival is the 4-day concert held in August with Slovenian and international music acts. Visitors of the concert will be provided a free camping spot.

In recent years, the Lakeness Festival jump started the pulse of the entertainment and cultural scene in the Vipava Valley.

Programme 2019

Lakeness Music Festival, from 15 June until 31 August 2019

Volčja Draga, waterfront