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27.08.15 International watercolour biennial Castra 2015

Castra is the old Latin name for the modern Ajdovščina. The town of Ajdovščina is situated in the western part of Slovenia, in the wine-growing Vipava valley, along the highway Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Venice (Italy). To Ljubljana there are 100 km, to Venice 155 km, to Klagenfurt in Austria is 165 km.

Biennial Castra 2015 programme

Friday, 28th August 2015

9.30 morning: ‘Uverture’ to Biennial Castra / Panoramic trip ‘allaFranc’ to Sinji vrh, with a stop and painting demonstration.

12.00: lunch at Sinji vrh (reservations), visit of etno museum is free

14.00 – 16.30: plain air painting on the hight of 1.000 m towards Adriatic sea

17.30: Vernissage of the ‘one day exhibition’ / show windows in Ajdovščina (next to Lična hiša)

20.00: dinner at Malovščevo estate wine cellar & painting with wine / Vitovlje (reservations)


Saturday, 29th August 2015

10.00 – 12.00 morning: presentation of art papers and colours (atrium Lična hiša, Ajdovščina)

10.00 – 12.00 morning: PAINTING DEMONSTRATIONS with guests

14:00 to 16:00 in the afternoon: presentation of art papers and colours, DEMO

17.00 afternoon: GALA OPENING OF THE BIENNIAL CASTRA 2015 (atrium Lična hiša, Ajdovščina)

20.00 evening: AWARDS CEREMONY CASTRA 2015 & Dinner (Vipavski hram, Vipava) / (reservations)


Sunday, 30th August 2015

10.00 – 12.00 morning: presentation of art papers and colours (atrium Lična hiša, Ajdovščina)

14.00 – 16.00 afternoon: presentation of art papers and colours (atrium Lična hiša, Ajdovščina)

14.00 – 16.30 afternoon: painting – en plain air in the village Slap near town of Vipava

16.30 – 18.00 afternoon: portrait painting inside Žorž Estate, Slap

19.00 evening: dinner with the Quen of Vipava wine / wine cellar Žorž in Slap near town of Vipava (reservations)


Monday, 31.avgust 2015

10.00 – 12.00 morning: plain air painting with Franc / Roman wall, Ajdovščina

14.00 – 17-30 afternoon: painting en plain air with Franc / the town of Vipava


Tuesday, 1st September 2015

9.30 – 12.00 morning: painting en plain air with Franc / walled town of Vipavski Križ

12.30 – 14.30 afternoon: lunch at Pizzerija Grad, Ozeljan (reservations)

14.30 – 17.30 afternoon: painting en plain air with Franc / castle Ozeljan

19.30: dinner with wine tasting + painting with wine / farmhouse Malovščevo, Vitovlje (reservations)


Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

10.00 – 11.30 morning: painting en plain air / Kromberk Castle

12.00 – 13.00 lunch time / inn Ošterija Žogica, Solkan by Nova Gorica (reservations)

13.30 – 16.30 afternoon: painting en plain air in the picturesque little town of Kanal by river Soča

20.00: Reunion in the brewery and pub ‘pivnica’ Ajdovščina


Saturday, 26th September 2015

10.00 – 12.00 morning: experimental watercolour art – workshop / Atrium Hiša mladih, Ajdovščina

15.00 – 19.00 afternoon: Symposium ‘Watercolour yesterday, today, tomorrow’, expose’s

20.30 Gathering accompanied by wine and local gastronomy / Youth hostel ‘Hiša mladih’, Ajdovščina (reservations)


Sunday, 27th September 2015

14.00 – 17.30 afternoon: plain air painting with Franc / Castle ‘Grad’ Ozeljan

18.00 – 19-30 afternoon: painting with wine allaFranc / farmhouse Malovščevo, Vitovlje (reservations)

19.30: dinner accompanied with music and wine tasting / farmhouse Malovščevo, Vitovlje (reservations)


Monday, 28th September 2015

10.00 – 11.30 morning: painting – sketching with Franc in Šturje, Ajdovščina

13.30 afternoon: transfer to walled town Štanjel na Krasu (Carst) / painting with Amit Kapoor

20.00 evening: dinner with wine tasting in Tilia estate (reservations)


Tuesday, 29th September 2015

10.00 – 12.00 morning: painting en plain air with Franc / Zemono pri Vipavi

14.00 – 17.00 afternoon; painting en plain air with Franc / Vipava town

20.00 dinner: Gathering in the brewery and pub ‘pivnica’ Ajdovščina


Wednesday, 30th September 2015


10.00 – 13.00: painting en plain air / walled town Vipavski Križ

17.00 afternoon: gala Finissage – closing of the Biennial Castra 2015

In case of bad weather we reserve the right to change the program in agreement with painters – guests from abroad.

* In case of bad weather the Opening Bienale Castra 2015 Ceremony will be in the Hall / Dvorana prve slovenske vlade v Ajdovščini

Additional information

At your arrival to Ajdovščina please contact the INFO POINT opposite the Pilonova galerija, opening time from 10.00 to 17.00, during the week from 10.00 to 15.00.

You can pay your dinner reservations, catalogues and presents exclusively in cash in Euros.

Lokarjeva galerija will be open from 10.00 to 18.00, Monday and Wednesday closed.

Pilonova galerija will be opened from 10.00 to 18.00, Monday closed. Sutherday and Sunday from 15.00 to 18.00.

You will find everything about the Biennial Castra 2015 at our web-site: biennial.castra.si

Information about the Vipava valley and about accommodations:

http://www.tic-ajdovscina.si/

http://www.izvirna-vipavska.si/sl

Location map:

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