Ana Desetnica Theatre Festival


The Ana Desetnica international street theatre festival will bring together a large number of street artistes, clowns, circus performers, jugglers, tightrope walkers, fire-eaters, musicians, “provocateurs”, dancers and actors from Slovenia and abroad. The Ana Desetnica festival, held at various outdoor venues across Ljubljana, showcases contemporary trends in street theatre creativity. The festival is remarkable for its well-defined artistic concept and its organizers’ efforts towards complementing the vibrancy of city life in Ljubljana with the vibrancy of the festival.

For more information, please visit the official website of the Ana Desetnica festival.



Official Videos from Ana Desetnica Street Theatre Festival in Ljubljana

Peter Parkorr
You may have spotted in early July that three members of the Must Love Festivals team were enjoying themselves immensely in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. Adventurous Kate, Frankie Bird and Peter Parkorr (that's me) were soaking up the vibe of this very cool city as it put on the 16th edition of international street theatre festival, Ana Desetnica. With performers from Slovenia, Ukraine, France, Italy and further afield, we were entertained in venues and squares across the city...

Why Theatre Belongs on the Street: Takeaways from Ana Desetnica Street Theatre Festival in Ljubljana

Frankie Thompson
Theatre. Remember it? Dim memories of Shakespeare-obsessed school trips, or being dragged to shows by enthusiastic grandparents? Once, theatre was everywhere. Then along came TV, videogames, Netflix, and smartphones - and we collectively forgot the power of live performance happening, like, right over there. But not all of us. And thereby hangs a tale. Shall we begin? A Short History of Theatre Theatre is one of our oldest forms of entertainment, storytelling and education. Long...