JESTIVAL – Food & Art festival

Local dessert at Gostilna Breza, Kobarid

The Gastro – Art fusion shall be prepared by our renowned local chefs and artists.

JESTIVAL – Food & Art festival: Saturday, 5. oktober 2019

A holiday of the good, the tasty, the homemade and the indigenuous.

Where links ...
between tradition and modernity,
between art and cuisine,
between the local and the global,
and between nations are made.

Jestival will present:

  • local restaurants and tourist farms with their offers of local and traditional goods,ruled by  Kobariški štruklji,
  • local artists with their varied offering of unique products,
  • local beer, homemade liqueurs, Slovenian wines etc. shall be poured in jugs.

Local dishes will be offered at the central square in Kobarid, while workshops and lectures will take place there and everything shall be enriched by vintage drops of Slovenian wines and the selected music.

Tasty, educational and fun!

Programm of Jestival Food and Art festival 2018:




11.00 - 20.00 Opening ceremony of JESTIVAL with the local marketplace and the exchange of clothes

11.30 Exhibitions in the Kobarid Tourist Information Centre (Zelena hiša), opening, guided tour and demonstration of bobbin lace making

  • Exhibition Lace Decoration and Much More, Idrija Bobbin Lace Society
  • Exhibition Interlacement of Elegance and Imagination by Petja Berginc

12.00 - 20.00 Culinary offer of restaurants and agritourism farms
12.00 - 14.00 Culinary demonstration
of preparing the kobariški štrukelj dessert, Primary School Kobarid

12.00 - 15.00 Demonstration of preparing the Idrijski žlikrofi (Idrija dumplings) where the visitors can also try to make the dish by themselves blindfold.

12.00 Guided tour of pre-Christian worship site Mrzli Studenec
13.30 Award ceremony for the Cup of municipality of Kobarid

14.00 Performance of the folk group Korenine

15.00 Guided tour of the exhibitions in the Kobarid Tourist Information Centre

15.30 Street Theatre − Amateur theatre group Globočak −Kambreško

16.00 Creative workshops with Metka and Damjana

17.30 The awards draw

18.30 CONCERT Omar Naber, Oto Pestner: Trip to Las Vegas!


Turizem Dolina Soče - TIC Kobarid
Trg svobode 16
5222 Kobarid
T: 00386 5 380 04 90