XIII. Festival of Military History  

KDAJ: 13. September 2019 - 15. September 2019
URA: 10:00 - 17:00

ITA – XIII. Festival della storia militare

HR – XIII. Festival vojne povijesti

Friday, 13 September 2019

10.00   *Vestirnga 2019 – presentation of wagons, decorated with paper flowers, intended for transport of military recruits during the Slovenian traditional custom “vestirnga”

Saturday, 14 September 2019

9.00                 **hike to the Primož Hill with the visit of the Alpine Wall fortification’s interior

10.00–17.00    *open doors day of the Stanislav Požar Barracks in Pivka

10.00–17.00    setting up military camps from different historical periods

10.00–17.00    static presentation of the Slovenian Armed Forces

12.30/13.30/15.00/16.00/17.00 ***guided tours of the collections at depots of National Museums (building D) with curators of the Technical Museum of Slovenia and the Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia

13.00   armored vehicles demonstration drives

 

 

Sunday, 15 September 2019 

10.00–17.00    presentation of military camps from different historical periods (guided tours at 10.00 and 12.00)

10.00–17.00    presentation of the working vehicles from the collection of the Park of Military History

10.00–17.00    presentation of the armored vehicles from the Slovenian Army

10.00–17.00   static presentation of the Slovenian Armed Forces

10.00–17.00    militaria fair

11.00–14.00    workshops for children

12.00   armored vehicles demonstration drives

12.30/13.30/16.00/17.00 *** guided tours of the collections at depots of National Museums (building D) with curators of the Technical Museum of Slovenia and the Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia

14.00   demonstration of a military battle from the Second World War

15.00   dynamic presentation of the Slovenian Armed Forces

The organizer reserves the right to change the program. During the Festival, visitors can see also two temporary exhibitions of the Military Museum of the Slovenian Armed Forces – the exhibition of aircraft of Ljubljana and the exhibition Aeroplanes and Helicopters of the Slovenian Armed Forces.

ADMISSION:  

Events marked with * are free of charge. **The registration fee for the Saturday hike is 5 EUR/person. ***The number of visitors to the depot of the National Museums is limited – maximum 40 visitors per each of the above listed visits. The ticket for the exhibitions and collections of the Park of Military History on Saturday, 14 September 2018, is also valid for all festival events that day – https://www.parkvojaskezgodovine.si/en/prices-2015/.

The price list with admission prices for Sunday, 15 September 2019, is posted here.

 

INFORMATION FOR VISITORS

SUNDAY, 15 September 2019

Free parking in marked parking areas will be organised for visitors arriving with their own transportation. A free shuttle service will be available that will take visitors from the marked parking areas to the Park of Military History between 12 o’clock noon and 5 PM. We advise visitors to arrive in Pivka on time. The event will take place regardless of the weather, but we do recommend that you wear comfortable sports shoes.

The event will be photographed and filmed. The photos and footage will be used for promotional purposes by the Park of Military History. By participating at the event, visitors agree that also they can be recorded or photographed. The organizer will not in any event be held responsible for any loss or damages whatsoever. Visitors must uphold the rules and instructions provided by the organizer’s security service.

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