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Chamber Choir Ave

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The Chamber Choir Ave was established in 1984 in the Ljubljana parish of Vič as Vocal Group AVE. The group soon ventured out of its parish’s borders and with its high quality adaptations of a wide variety of choral music expanded its listenership at home and abroad. At the same time, it transformed into a chamber choir, comprised of singers from all over Slovenia. AVE’s members are above all driven by an inextinguishable desire to receive the profoundest possible experience choral singing can offer. The choir prides itself with numerous awards and acknowledgements from domestic and international festivals and competitions.

Chamber Choir Orfej

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Chamber Choir Orfej was formed in 1989. In the past years, Chamber choir Orfej has received a number of awards, which places them among the more prominent Slovenian choirs. Orfej has proven its high level of vocal performance in April 2010 at the prestigious Slovene national choir competition. The choir scored 93 points, received the gold award, and the second prize in the category ‘mixed choirs’. In May 2013 the choir participated in the International Choir Competition in Pecs, Hungary again. Orfej won the Prize of the city of Pecs (audience prize for best choir in the competition), second place in the absolute choir category, and a special award for the best performance of a piece. In 2016 Orfej has proven its high level of vocal performance at a prestigious Slovene national choir competition again. The choir scored 94,3 points, received the gold award, third prize, special award for a contemporary Slovenian musical piece composed after 1995. Conductor Andraž Hauptman has also received the special conductors' award for the best choice of competition programme. In the second competition in same Year, Orfej (“International Ohrid Choir Festival", Ohrid, FYR Macedonia) received the first prize and special award for the best performance of a renaissance piece. In 2018 a choir has been qualified in International competition European Grand Prix for choral singing, Tours, where he won third prize in the category of mixed choirs.

Cherry Wine

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Cherry Wine is an eight-member group of professional musicians inspired by Amy Winehouse. Their calling is in reviving her legacy not imitating it.

Chris Eckman

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Former member of the famed The Walkabouts from Seattle (USA), Chris Eckman is based in Ljubljana. As well as co-owner of the world music label Glitterbeat, Eckman is a producer, singer-songwriter and leader of several music bands (e.g., The Frictions, The Strange).

Clavimerata

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Clavimerata can be recognized, among others, by the fact that it does not devote itself only to the traditional-classical or exclusively modern programme but is successfully occupied with performing of works from various musical periods and styles, with special care for researching the musical contents of the composition. The aesthetics of their performing surpasses ideological academic limitations, an exceptional originality and variety at the same time, however, enable them to research the sound colours and musical expressions also in combination with a singer, actor, percussion, accordion or double bass. An interesting selection of the programme of topmost artists makes possible a pleasant musical dialogue with the audience and excellent reactions at their concerts confirm it. The ensemble performs all major works for trio and strives to widen their repertoire with new compositions written for them.

Coastal Chamber Orchestra

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Established in 1983, the Coastal Chamber Orchestra comprises former and current students of Slovenian coastal music schools, students of the Koper Art Grammar School and their teachers, as well as students of the Academy of Music in Ljubljana who were brought together by their desire for collective music-making. The orchestra fosters appreciation of orchestral music among wider audiences, offers young soloists the opportunity to play to orchestral accompaniment, performs works by national composers and enriches the cultural life of the Slovenian Coast. As well as developing into one of the crucial mainstays of cultural life in Slovenian Istria, the orchestra has established itself internationally and holds concerts both around Slovenia and abroad. The Coastal Chamber Orchestra has worked with several national and international soloists and choirs, played at all major cultural commemorations in the Slovenian Coast and released several cassettes and records, primarily comprising works by Slovenian composers ranging from baroque to new music.

Container Doxa

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Container Doxa are an a/v entity, set on moulding the protocols of free improvisation with club and pop music. The keywords for the bands sonic and visual horizons are palm trees, futurism, contemporary jazz, club music, hope, despair and neon lights.

Cosmic Sex

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Cosmic Sex is a club night/collective based in Ljubljana and run by Jaša Bužinel and Blažen DJ, hosts of Partijska linija, a show on Radio Študent dedicated to cutting-edge electronic and experimental music. After two years of throwing parties anywhere they could, from Gala Hala and Koncertna dvorana Rog to Mostovna, the collective found its home at Channel Zero, a Ljubljana club with a long tradition of electronic music events. Cosmic Sex supports local DJs and established names of the global underground. Past guests include Ploy, Bruce, Samuele Pagliai, Szch, Alleged Witches & more. Every July, the collective organises Monade, a 12-hour music marathon located at the edge of a scenic forest in the wine region of Goriška Brda.

Čao Portorož

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The band’s wild mix of rock & roll and sweet indie rock has been sprinkled with electronic sounds in the form of a pounding rhythm machine and contagious synth lines. Their veins are still filled with 90s alternative rock, though. Using typical multilingual shout outs, Čao Portorož create moments of euphoria. Through its punk attitude, the quartet reaffirms its old-school “Yugo” temperament. From Portorož down the Balkans and beyond – everybody understands what “čao” means.

Čedahuči

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A popular folk-rock band that has scored some notable successes on the national music scene.