Vegafest

Vegafest 2018 is here!

Vegafest is the largest vegan festival in Slovenia. This will be its sixth edition and once again it will take place in the centre of Ljubljana. There will be 50 stalls with different societies, companies, shops, restaurants and other exhibitors with vegan-friendly products. We will organize a diverse programme with lectures, workshops, stage performances and many other activities. See you on May 5th in Ljubljana!

 

Schedule

Throughout the day there will be different activities on the Vegafest stage and in the lecture room. The stage will have performances by guest musicians and other fun events, while the lecture room will have organized professional lectures and cooking workshops for visitors. In addition, other activities will be running all day for guests of all ages throughout the festival area.

STAGE

10.00 Opening of Vegafest 2018

10.15 Acroyoga workshop
An exciting exercise that includes both acrobatics and yoga

11.00 Visit of the vegan running triplet participants (12.5 km)
As part of the 4th annual Run for animals we will have more than 50 vegan participants at the running event, which will be taking place on the same day

11.15 Ifeel – concert
Croatian vegan rapper with meaningful and impactful lyrics

13.00 Visit of the vegan running triplet participants (25 km)
As part of the 4th annual Run for animals we will have more than 50 vegan participants at the running event, which will be taking place on the same day

14.00 Vegafest best dish competition
Together with the host Jadranka Juras we will select the best dish at the festival

15.15 Ifeel – concert
Croatian vegan rapper with meaningful and impactful lyrics

16.00 Banana eating competition
The now traditional record-breaking number of eaten bananas

17.15 Jasmina & Pertinach – concert
Acoustic duet with performances for the young and young at heart

18.30 Simon Urbas – concert
The singer and lead of the band The Rusks will perform his songs in original acoustic form

 

LECTURE ROOM

10.30 Cooking workshop 1

11.30 Presentation of the Vegan Stories project

12.00 Cooking workshop 2

13.00 Vegan Thugz: From Facebook to face-to-face compassionate activism (in English)
Dragan Šurlan (Ifeel) will present the activist Croatian group Vegan Thugz

14.30 Arguments against veganism
Dani Sušnik will answer everyday questions about veganism

16.00 Cooking workshop 3

16.30 Sea Shepherd: The Evolution of a Global Environmental Movement (in English)
Eugenio Fogli will present the workings of the world-famous Sea Shepherd organization

17.45 The science of veganism
Mag. Marko Čenčur, an independent food researcher with more than 20 years of experience, will explain the opinions of global food organizations

 

Throughout the day Vegafest will also hold an exciting raffle, an exhibition titled “what do vegans even eat?”, virtual reality show, #photoframe, application area for the Vegan challenge, a children’s corner for our youngest visitors and a dog corner for our four-legged friends.

 

About the Slovenian Vegan Society

The Slovenian Vegan Society is an organisation which operates on a voluntary basis and on non-profit principles. The purpose of the society is to educate and support vegans and those who want to become vegan by providing information on animal rights and care, nutrition, environmental protection and nature conservation. All assets acquired will be used for the future projects of the society in connection with the vegan lifestyle, animals rights, healthy living and the environmental protection.

 

If you will like to participate or have any questions about the festival, please contact us: