The second half of the Summer in Ankaran festival will be drifting on various musical waves – starting with metal, dominated by local Cowboys from Hell, followed by evening of folk singing, concerts by pop artist Anika Horvat, jazz sisters Emilia and Marina Martensson, groups Papir and Simpatico. Alternative musical groups from Ankaran's bomb shelter and reggae party are also a guarantee for unforgettable summer vibes.
The programmeis studded with events for children, theatre performances on wide range of topics –a monodrama about a renowned world traveller Alma Karlin, a collective contemporary performance Lenin’s dance by the local KD 5.Kader, Gušto’s Pilgrimage by bellowed character from a soap serial, humorous bits of school wisdom by Prof. Kuzman Junior - a comedian with an actual PhD in mathematics and a musical virtuoso battle of Boštjan Gombač and Marko Brdnik in Solistika.
The summer will run its course in the rhythm of promising rap and DJ artists, young guitar pupils and a renown Italian guitar cabaret masters. The summer in Ankaran will close its programme with two parties in opposing rhythms – dance foam party at Študent followed by Istrian day at Valdoltra.
And if you ever wonder, where to go in the summer evenings – come to Adria, Študent or Valdoltra beach. Summer is happening!
Fantastic cicadasLight intervention; Festival Svetlobna gverila
Every night until the end of August, you can admire fantastic light cicadas on a magnificent pine tree in Valdoltra. Young creative visitors under the mentorship of Katja Paternoster made the cicadas.
For a total experience, listen to the sounds of various cicadas
Sound recordings are part of animal sounds database of The Slovenian Museum of Natural History.