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FESTIVAL AVSENIK 2019 spot - Gute Laune TV>>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJYPPAP4NWU&t=4s

Program of Festival Avsenik 2019

FRIDAY 23.8.2019 ob 20. uri 

INTERNATIONAL DAY “Na Avtocesti”
Gregor Avsenik
Gregor Avsenik

Gregor Avsenik

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Gregor Avsenik is a musician, a guitar virtuoso. He brought into the “obercrainer” folk music a completely new musical line. In 2013 he was awarded with the “Oberkrainer Award” for 30 years of activity in “obercrainer” music as a musician and organiser of different musical events. In the autumn 2018 his new record was published, with the title “Morda pa nekoč” (Maybe one day), where all the family power was gathered. In this CD Gregor cooperates with daughter Monika and son Sašo with his ensemble.

Hubi Aschenbrücker
Hubi Aschenbrücker

Hubi Aschenbrücker

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Hubi Aschenbrücker is connected with the Avsenik family already for three generations. A great moderator, imitator and humorist collaborated already with Slavko, Gregor and now with Sašo Avsenik. He is known for his parodies of Franc Košir. His many anecdotes and jokes always make people laugh. It will be joy to have him here!

The House Ensemble Avsenik
The House Ensemble Avsenik

The House Ensemble Avsenik

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The house ensemble »Jožovc« was established to perform the Avsenik music in the domestic restaurant Pri Jožovcu, to play and to enrich the musical evenings with the original music of Avseniks. Due to their great performance they renamed into the House ensemble Avsenik and shortly won recognition also beyond the home restaurant and became known abroad.

Die Schwarzwaldkrainer
Die Schwarzwaldkrainer

Die Schwarzwaldkrainer

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Die Schwarzwaldkrainer sind eine Musikgruppe, die sich ganz und gar der Oberkrainermusik verschrieben hat. In der typischen Quintett- Besetzung begeistern sie ihr Publikum immer wieder durch ihre verblüffend originalgetreuen Darbietungen. Im Gepäck der Vollblutmusiker befinden sich dabei neben vielen bekannten Hits von Slavko Avsenik und anderen bekannten Oberkrainergruppen auch eigene Kompositionen im Oberkrainerstil, sowie einige ganz besondere musikalische Schmankerln.

Sepp Mattlschweiger with his quintet Juchee
Sepp Mattlschweiger with his quintet Juchee

Sepp Mattlschweiger with his quintet Juchee

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The ensemble of Sepp Mattlschweiger is known for his various program. They are not only performing the »obercrainer« music, but also many different musical styles. Their concerts are very dynamic. »Live and flexible«- that's the slogan of their sextet. Live drums, keyboard, e-bass, guitars and a song, that's their secret combination of instruments, that always work with the audience, especially with the youngsters.

Trio Mißebner with Klara
Trio Mißebner with Klara

Trio Mißebner with Klara

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Trio Mißebner won the Austrian national championship in the field of »obercrainer« folk music already for three times. Klara Mißebner has quite few experiences, performing on big competitions, although she is only twelve years old. In 2018 she won the accordion competition in our Avsenik house in Begunje and achieved the first prize. We wish her and her trio a lot of success also in the future!

Takeo Ischi
Takeo Ischi

Takeo Ischi

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Takeo Ischi is one of the best and the most famous yodellers on the planet. His fascinating talent and unique gift move millions of people worldwide to ecstatic torrents of applause. He learned the art of yodelling by himself, listening the records of his idol, Franzl Langl. His first performance on the TV Japan took him in the 80ies to Europe, to Switzerland. In the last years of his performance he became an absolute internet phenomenon. His song “Chicken Attack” was clicked on internet already by more than 15 million people.

Folk group Iskraemeco
Folk group Iskraemeco

Folk group Iskraemeco

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Folk group Iskraemeco is a folklore, that comes from Kranj. In their 40 years long tradition they are trying to preserve the old folk dances and to engage in folk and also in art music. The group consists of excellent dancers and also of young promising dancers, that always charm us with their professional performances. They presented their love for dance already worldwide, in Europe, Afrika, Asia and North America. We are happy to host them here!

SATURDAY 24.8. ob 20. uri 

AVSENIK’S DAY “Lepo je biti muzikant”
Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer
Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer

Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer

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With the grandson of Slavko Avsenik the accordion returned again home- into the hands of Avseniks. The Sašo Avsenik ensemble celebrates this year his 10th anniversary. From his starting in 2009 until now they already received many awards. One of the most significant was the golden plate, that was awarded in Bregenz. Sašo Avsenik not only continues the tradition, set by his grandfather, with great excellence and proud, but he also contributes to the development of folk music in Slovenian musical life and also abroad.

Gregor Avsenik
Gregor Avsenik

Gregor Avsenik

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Gregor Avsenik is a musician, a guitar virtuoso. He brought into the “obercrainer” folk music a completely new musical line. In 2013 he was awarded with the “Oberkrainer Award” for 30 years of activity in “obercrainer” music as a musician and organiser of different musical events. In the autumn 2018 his new record was published, with the title “Morda pa nekoč” (Maybe one day), where all the family power was gathered. In this CD Gregor cooperates with daughter Monika and son Sašo with his ensemble.

Hubi Aschenbrücker
Hubi Aschenbrücker

Hubi Aschenbrücker

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Hubi Aschenbrücker is connected with the Avsenik family already for three generations. A great moderator, imitator and humorist collaborated already with Slavko, Gregor and now with Sašo Avsenik. He is known for his parodies of Franc Košir. His many anecdotes and jokes always make people laugh. It will be joy to have him here!

Monika Avsenik
Monika Avsenik

Monika Avsenik

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“Nesi me, nesi ”… These is the first verse of the newest song of Monika Avsenik. Monika got to know more with the »obercrainer« music of her grandfather in 2015, when she performed at the Festival Avsenik for the first time. She continued her musical path by joining the famous Slovenian choir Perpetuum Jazzile in 2016. Last year she collaborated with Gregor Avsenik on preparing the new CD “Morda pa nekoč”. This autumn she is starting with the new project. She is going to prepare dancing evenings in the Avsenik hall, where you will be entertained by the rhythms of other great musicians.

Blaž Avsenik
Blaž Avsenik

Blaž Avsenik

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Music surrounds Blaž Avsenik already from his childhood on. This continues also today, he is studying piano at the Academy of music. He participated in classical as well as jazz competitions. At the Conservatorium he started to play in the Bigband and began to listen and play the music that he never knew before. He became enthusiastic about arranging, producing and composing, as at the same time he was getting to know his grandfather's work better. Besides studying the classical and jazz music he takes part in many projects and musical casts; he performs with the orchestras, with his cousin Monika, he plays piano in academic Bigband and is as well a member of groups Cava and Mišišipi.

Ensemble Zupan
Ensemble Zupan

Ensemble Zupan

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The Zupan ensemble was founded in 1989. They are performing for over 20 years now, mostly in German-speaking area. They are one of the ensembles with the most loyal fans in Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and elsewhere. They have recorded more than ten productions of their own in Slovenian and German language, they have created many victorious tunes and hits. Ensemble is composed of excellent musicians, who are known by their perfect stage performance.

Okrogli muzikanti
Okrogli muzikanti

Okrogli muzikanti

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Okrogli muzikanti is an »obercrainer« ensemble, that is successfully performing for more than 15 years. They completed already 2500 performances all around Europe. Their ensemble is mostly known for their humorous inserts. All the members are revelers with a great sense of humour, that are happy to make jokes on the stage. Their program is based on the music from all around the world.

Mitja Quintet
Mitja Quintet

Mitja Quintet

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Mitja quintet puts to the foreground the less performed music of the brothers Avsenik. They put a lot attention to the songs, written for three clarinets. The quintet recorded also a CD “Avsenik music for three clarinets”. The beginnings of the ensemble starts in 2006, when they performed for the first time in the restaurant Avsenik in Begunje. Their wish is to awake the music for three clarinets, that stayed in the background and was rarely performed until now.

Jakob Štigl
Jakob Štigl

Jakob Štigl

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Jakob Štigl is an absolute winner of the accordion competition Avsenik of the year 2018. The recipient of the first prize competed in the category of diatonic accordion, led by his supervisor Žan Bregar. We are all aware, that there is a lot of work, talent and an accordion soul needed to win such a championship. With no doubts Jakov Štigl possess both. Jakob, congratulations again on your great performance!

SUNDAY 25. 8. ob 17. uri 

SLOVENIAN DAY “Slovenija, od kod lepote tvoje”
Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer
Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer

Sašo Avsenik with his obercrainer

Portfolio

With the grandson of Slavko Avsenik the accordion returned again home- into the hands of Avseniks. The Sašo Avsenik ensemble celebrates this year his 10th anniversary. From his starting in 2009 until now they already received many awards. One of the most significant was the golden plate, that was awarded in Bregenz. Sašo Avsenik not only continues the tradition, set by his grandfather, with great excellence and proud, but he also contributes to the development of folk music in Slovenian musical life and also abroad.

Gregor Avsenik
Gregor Avsenik

Gregor Avsenik

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Gregor Avsenik is a musician, a guitar virtuoso. He brought into the “obercrainer” folk music a completely new musical line. In 2013 he was awarded with the “Oberkrainer Award” for 30 years of activity in “obercrainer” music as a musician and organiser of different musical events. In the autumn 2018 his new record was published, with the title “Morda pa nekoč” (Maybe one day), where all the family power was gathered. In this CD Gregor cooperates with daughter Monika and son Sašo with his ensemble.

Alfi Nipič
Alfi Nipič

Alfi Nipič

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Alfi Nipič was an important part of the Avseniks and has contributed a lot as a vocalist to the recognisability of the ensemble of brothers Avsenik. We could say that many of his songs became already folk songs. Who would'nt recognize his voice in the patriotic Avsenik song »Slovenija, od kod lepote tvoje« (The beauties of Slovenia) and the classical winter song »Silvestrski poljub« (The kiss of the new year). In 2014 he was awarded by the president of Slovenia for 50 years of musical performance and his contribution to the national musical consciousness among Slovenians and also Slovenians abroad.

Joži Kališnik
Joži Kališnik

Joži Kališnik

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In eight years of her singing by Avseniks, from march 1982 until june 1990 she performed around four hundred times in the western Europe and in Slovenia. »What I recall the most from the time, when I was performing in the Avsenik ensemble, is these tearful eyes from the people in the halls, looking at us on the stage. That were the moments when I realised that there is definitely something more in the Avsenik music«. (Sivec: “Brata Avsenik”) After her departure, she began with her solo career. She recorded several folk songs, accompanied by the zitherist Miha Dovžan. In 1997 she received the golden rooster, one of the biggest acknowledgements for the best singer in »obercrainer« music.

Jožica Svete
Jožica Svete

Jožica Svete

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Jožica Svete started to perform with Avseniks in 1974, as she was with the ensemble for whole 16 years. The song »Sanjam o domovini« (Dreaming about home) was written by the brothers Avsenik especially for her. She sang this melody with so many emotions and she was greeted with such an applause, that she had to perform this song also three times per concert. “I am always very happy to remember the times of my performance by Avsenik, when the halls were totally full with people, giving us a rapturous applause. I cannot tell you the feelings, crossing my head in that moment, a person has to experience this to understand for real. “(Sivec: “Brata Avsenik”)

Veseli Svatje
Veseli Svatje

Veseli Svatje

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Ne dam ti svojega srca…(I will not give you my heart) This is one of the most known polkas of their ensemble. The goal of “Veseli svatje” is to amuse people with quality performing and love for Slovenian folk and popular music, but mainly to bring joy to the hearts of all who are searching for amusement in music.

Alpinski Quintet
Alpinski Quintet

Alpinski Quintet

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The Alpski quintet (The alpine quintet) is one of the most successful “obercrainer” ensembles of all times. They are performing since 1966. The ensemble was named after their particular alpine sound of playing. They recorded many hits, that are known all over the world. Their current music cast: baritone horn Janez Per, accordion Edi Semeja, clarinet Franjo Maček, trumpet Damir Tkavc, guitar Marjan Rolc, singers Maja Šturm Razboršek, Mihael Možina and Oto Pestner.

Aleksi Jercog and Kresnice
Aleksi Jercog and Kresnice

Aleksi Jercog and Kresnice

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Aleksi Jercog is in the »obercrainer world« mostly known as the author of four books and a documentary film about the Avseniks. He is the editor of the discography of Avsenik music and a writer of the new biography of Slavko Avsenik. He works as an editor on Slovenian programme of Italian radio RAI, where he is in charge of the “obercrainer” music show “Iz domače zakladnice” and the radio concerts, connected with the show. As he is also an accordion player, this year he has gathered his friends, the best musicians from his karst region to play together with the vocal trio Kresnice.

Jodel Express
Jodel Express

Jodel Express

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Joy, fun and passion for playing gathered the young musical group Jodel Express. Their group consists of four great musicians, that you can meet everywhere in Slovenia. A big specialty of the group is their lady, Brigita Vrhovnik Dorič, that is recognized as a queen of yodelling. She is the first founder of the yodelling school in Slovenia. It will for sure be fun!

Folk group Iskraemeco
Folk group Iskraemeco

Folk group Iskraemeco

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Folk group Iskraemeco is a folklore, that comes from Kranj. In their 40 years long tradition they are trying to preserve the old folk dances and to engage in folk and also in art music. The group consists of excellent dancers and also of young promising dancers, that always charm us with their professional performances. They presented their love for dance already worldwide, in Europe, Afrika, Asia and North America. We are happy to host them here!

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FRIDAY 23.8.2019
at 20h

International day
“Na Avtocesti”

JUBILEE CONCERT – 10 YEARS - SAŠO AVSENIK ENSEMBLE

Sašo Avsenik Ensemble,
Gregor Avsenik,
Hišni ansambel Avsenik (SLO),
Schwarzwaldkrainer (D),
Sepp Mattlschweiger in kvintet Juchee (A),
MISSEBNER TRIO WITH KLARA – The youngest three times Austrian State Champion with diatonic accordion (A),
Folklorna skupina Iskraemeco (SLO),
Takeo Ischi (JPN)
Humorist Hubert "Hubi" Aschenbrücker (D)

SATURDAY 24.8.2019
at 20h

Avsenik’s day
“Lepo je biti muzikant”

Sašo Avsenik ensemble,
Gregor Avsenik,
Monika in Blaž Avsenik,
Igor in Zlati Zvoki,
Ansambel Zupan,
Okrogli muzikanti,
Mitja kvintet,
Jakob Štigl – Absolute winner for 2018 AVSENIK accordion award,
Folklor dance group Iskraemeco (SLO),
Humorist Hubert "Hubi" Aschenbrücker (D)

SUNDAY 25.8.2019
at 17h

Slovenian day
“Slovenija, od kod lepote tvoje”

Sašo Avsenik Ensemble,
Gregor Avsenik,
Avsenik's terzzet: Jožica Kališnik, Jožica Svete in Alfi Nipič,
Alpski kvintet,
Veseli svatje,
Aleksi Jercog in Kresnice,
Jodel Express,
Tina Kalajžič – Absolute winner for 2019 AVSENIK accordion award,
Folklor dance group Iskraemeco (SLO)

Accompanying program

 
22.-24.8.2019 Excursion 1 "Glocken der Heimat"
 
24.8.2019 Excursion 2 "Durch den grünen Hain"
 
22., 23., 25.8. 2019 Excursion 3 "Wo der Enzian blüht"
 
23., 24.8.2019 Excursion 4 "Zauber der Julischen Alpen"
 
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Tradicija Avsenik d.o.o.,
Begunje na Gorenjskem 21, 4274 Begunje na Gorenjskem
Nearby
  • Ljubljana 50 km
  • Kranjska Gora 40 km
  • Bled 7 km
  • Klagenfurt(A) 54 km
  • Koper 150 km
  • Ljubljana Airport 30 km