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THE STORY OF JEZERSKO 2022

JULY – AUGUST

It is all about our identity that we maintained and now we want to share it with you. We have prepared a variety of summer events that present an important link between the past and the present. The events are interesting and suitable for anyone who would like to know more about our history, ethnological heritage, nature, majestic mountains, farms, animals and local cuisine.

You are kindly invited to attend the summer events in Jezersko - join Jezerska štorija 2022!


For more information contact us on gsm: +386 51 219 282 or mail: tic@jezersko.si

We kindly invite you to pre-register to all events in advance.


THE STORY OF JEZERSKO 2022


WEEKLY EVENTS
JULY – AUGUST


GUIDED HIKING TRIP TO VIRNIKOV GRINTOVEC

EVERY MONDAY AT 9 A.M. AT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

Join one of our mountain guides for the hike to the mountain Virnikov Grintovec, probably the peak with the most scenic view in the whole valley of Jezersko. We will start the hike from the Tourist Information Centre and proceed to the Old church of st. Oswald and farm Žmitek. Then we will proceed to the top of the mountain, where we will be rewarded with splendid views.

Meeting point: In front of the Tourist Information Centre ( Zgornje Jezersko 57)
Trail length: 8,2 km, Altitude difference: 760 m, Estimated hiking time: 4-5 h
To reserve a spot on the guided tour, sign up at Tourist Information Centre.
Adults: 10€, Children: 5€





GUIDED TOUR OF JEZERSKO NATURAL  AND CULTURAL  ATTRACTIONS

EVERY TUESDAY AT 10 A.M. AT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

The path first leads us along the Jezernica creek and past the spring of the healing mineral water which we try straight out of our hands. From here we can already see the church of St. Andrew, which was built on a special location. We go past the church and head towards the Ffive-century-old Šenk homestead, where they specialize in sustainable agritourism. 
We are happy to change the trip according to your wishes and together we can also visit other sights of Jezersko valley.

To reserve a spot on the guided tour, sign up at Tourist Information Centre.
Adults: 5 €, children: Free




SHEEP SALTING ON MOUNTAIN PASTURE

EVERY WEDNESDY AT 9 A.M. ON ŠENK HOMESTEAD

We will meet at 9 a.m. at Šenk homestead, where Drejc Karničar will be waiting for you. Drejc is one of the top Slovenian climbers and a devoted sheep breeder.  Please wear comfortable boots, clothes, anorak and also take something to drink.  During the hike, Drejc will tell us a lot of interesting things about herding tradition in the Valley of Jezersko, the breeding of the Jezersko-Solčava sheep breed and the importace of sheep breedng today. When you will reach the pasture, you will look for the sheep herd. Then you will be able to treat the sheep with some salt. After the sheep salting experience, you will enjoy a snack and then return to the homestead in the early afternoon.

 Estimated hiking time: 4-5h; Dogs are not allowed.

To reserve a spot at the experience, sign up at the Tourist Information Jezersko or contact Šenk homestead: info@senkovadomacija.si / 041 777 188

Adults: 10 €, children: 5 €



COOKING »MASUNJEK« ON AN OPEN FIRE

EVERY WENDESDAY AT 5 P.M. AT LAKE PLANŠAR

You will be able to see how shepherds used to prepare masunjek, a typical shepherd's dish, made from sweet and sour cream and mixed with buckwheat flour.

To reserve a spot at the experience, sign up at the Tourist Information Centre (min. 2 hours before the event)
The event will take place for min. 5 people.

Adults: 5€, Children: Free




GUIDED HIKING TOUR TO PETRIFYING SPRING WITH TRAVERTINE (TUFA) FORMATION AND TASTING AT ECO-FARM SPODNJI VIRNIK

EVERY THURSDAY AT 9A.M. AT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

We will start the hike from the Tourist Information Centre and proceed to the Old Church of St. Oswald, the oldest building in the village. After an hour of hiking through the forest, we will arrive at the petrifying spring with travertine (tufa) formation, a unique natural attraction. When returning back, we will stop at eco-farm Spodnji Virnik, where we will taste their delicious dairy products.

Trail lenght: 7.6km; Altitude difference: 280m; Estimated walking time: 3 h.

To reserve a spot on the hiking trip, sign up at Tourist Information Centre.

Adults: 10€ ; Children: 5€




DEMONSTRATION OF THE WOOL PROCCESING AT ŠENK HOMESTEAD

EVERY THURSDAY AT 4 P.M. AT ŠENK HOMESTEAD

The wool of the native Jezersko-Solčava sheep breed is of high quality and suitable for processing into various products. During the winter, the spinning wheel used to spin and the knitting needles used to dance on the farms. The skilful fingers of the ladies created different products; from socks and sweaters to blankets and small decorative items. On Šenk’s homestead we will show you the almost lost and forgotten tradition and with the help of the local masters, you will be able to become part of it yourself.

To reserve a spot at the event, sign up at the Tourist Information Centre

Adults: 5€, Children: Free



PLAY "JEZERSKE ŠTORIJE” (STORIES OF JEZERSKO)

FRIDAYS* AT 8 P.M.
*1.7., 15.7., 29.7., 12.8. AND 26.8. (JENK'S BARRACKS);
*8.7., 22.7., 5.8. and 19.8. (outdoor space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 65)

In the 500-year-old Jenk’s barracks (nowadays the Etnographic museum), you will follow 3 stories from the life of the local people from many years ago. Actors, who are members of the local amateur cast, happily take roles of shepherds, horse and cart drivers and other people from our history to show the audience the past life in an authentic dialect of Jezersko. The stories were collected and written by Andrej Karničar in the book Jezerske štorije (Stories of Jezersko).

To reserve a spot at the event, sign up at the Tourist Information Centre.

Desired voluntary contributions (10€), Children: Free



 

FILM SCREENINGS: CINEMA UNDER THE MOUNTAINS

SATURDAYS AT 9 P.M. AT ŽUPANOV KOT (outdoor space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 65)*

23.7.,30.7., 6.8., 13.8., 20.8., 27.8.

Saturdays nights in late July and August  the beautiful natural amphitheatre called ''Županov kot''(Mayor's corner) will transform into a cinema under the mountains, Film screenings will be versatile and funny. Summer nights in Jezersko can be quite cold, so we recommend you to bring some warm clothes or a blanket.

*in case of rain the film screenings will take place in the hall Korotan(Zgornje Jezersko 57).

Desired voluntary contributions (5€); Children: Free



HEALING POWER OF THE FOREST

EVERY SUNDAY AT 3 P.M.. AT PARKING LOT RAVENSKA KOČNA

With the licensed forest bathing guide, you will learn about healing powers of the forest. The main purpose of this experience is to show and bring closer the healing power of the forest, to equip visitors with effective techniques for coping with stress, and to show them effective tools for a better, calmer and more nature-related life.

The forest bathing experience lasts from 60 to75 minutes. The activity is carried out only in case of dry weather. The meeting point is at the bench at the parking lot in the Ravenska kočna. The meeting point will be clearly marked. We recommend that visitors park at Planšar lake or in the parking lot under ''turni'' and walk to the meeting point.

To reserve a spot at the experience, sign up at the Tourist Information Centre or contact the guide: 031 426 170 or andreja.kosir@gmail.com
Adults: 10 €, children: 5 €





SUNDAY MASS

Every Sunday:

· 8 am: Parish church of St. Oswald (Sv. Ožbolt)

· 10 am: The church of St. Andrew (Sv. Andrej)



 

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

SATURDAY, 2ND OF JULY AT 8 P.M.

CONCERT: Rhythms of Swing on a summer night 

Location: Županov kot (Outdoor space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 65) or multi-purpuse hall Korotan (in case of rain)

KUD Jezersko (Culture and Art Associacion) and Vocal Group BeJazzy


SATURDAY, 9TH OF JULY AT 8 P.M.

LITERARY EVENT: Book Presentation: Na Meji

Location: Inter-generational space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 57)

KUD Jezersko (Culture and Art Associacion) and Iztok Tomazin


SATURDAY, 16TH OF JULY AT 8 P.M.

STORYTELLING AND MUSIC NIGHT

Location: Županov kot (Outdoor space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 65)

KUD Jezersko (Culture and Art Associacion) and Irena Cerar


SATURDAY, 30TH OF JULY AT 9 P.M.

FILM SCREENING: ČEŠKA KOČA

Location: Županov kot (Outdoor space for events opposite the municipal building, Zg. Jezersko 65) or hall Korotan  (in case of rain)

PD Jezersko (Mountaineering Association)


SATURDAY, 30TH OF JULY AT 9 P.M.

PHOTO EXHIBITION WITH A FILM SCREENING: THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOUNTAIN RESCUE ASSOCIATION OF JEZERSKO

Location: multi-purpuse hall Korotan (Zg. Jezersko 57)

Mountain Rescue Association of Jezersko



SUNDAY, 14TH OF AUGUST AT 11 A.M.

SHEEP BALL: The oldest Slovenian Etnographic event
Location: Lake Planšar, Restaurant: ''Gostišče ob Jezeru''

Restaurant ''Gostišče ob Jezeru'' and the Tourist Association of Jezersko every second Sunday in August organize Sheep Ball, the oldest Slovenian etnographic event. This year we celebrate already the 62nd anniversary of this unique event. The Sheep ball represents the culmination of sheep in the valley, related activities and cuisine. You will be able to taste masunjek with soured milk (a dish, made from sweet and sour cream and mixed with buckwheat flour) and žganci (buckwheat spoonbread) with sauerkraut were the typical shepherd's dishes. You should also try flancati (fried pastry) that are still today served at more festive events.



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