festival Argonaut Days points to a long and colorful history of Vrhnika and the
important role of the town as the hub of waterway and land transport routes.
Every year at June, the Argonauts, Medea and Jason return to Vrhnika. You can
meet them at the grand opening of the festival or at individual later events. The
festival program is designed in the sense of "something for everyone"and includes more than 40 cultural, ethnological and gastronomical events as
well as entertainment, children's and sporting events.
ceremony is a real feast for the eyes and ears. The artistic program and the
arrival of the Argonauts are accompanied by music and dance pieces. The highlight
of the evening is the lighting of the Argonaut fire. The highlight of the
festival altogether is undoubtedly Noč na Vrhniki (The Night at Vrhnika), a music and entertainment
event. A number of Slovenian and foreign musicians attract visitors from near
and far. Sports park Vrhnika is filled to the rafters, and at midnight magnificent
fireworks enlighten Vrhnika.
This year's festival, the 25th Argonaut Days, will take place from 16 June to 25 June 2017.