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Piran to Soon Don its Festive Attire

The festive lights will illuminate Piran beginning Saturday, 5th of December.  The lights switch on ceremony will be broadcasted online including a video showcasing the best spots in our region, from Nova Vas to Piran. The video will be accompanied by music from four of Piran's best musicians.

On Saturday, 5th of December, the municipality of Piran will don its festive attire and shine brightly for the lights switch on ceremony. The ceremony will be broadcasted from 5pm on Portoroz & Piran's Youtube channel. See the premiere of our promotional video showcasing our Destinations from Nova Vas to Piran, accompanied by music from some of Piran's best musicians:  Jure Lesar, Slavko Ivančič, Anika Horvat and Teo Collori. The mayor of Municipality of Piran Đenio Zadković and the director of Portorož Tourist Board mag. Igor Novel will greet the viewers. Lara Pirc will host the countdown ceremony, at the end of which she will press the button to switch on the lights. It is bound to be a magical spectacle.

Beginning Saturday, visitors to Portorož's promenade will be able to enjoy festive music emanating from various loudspeakers throughout the month. Should the current restrictions ease up, there will be a Christmas & New Year's Fair organised in the second half of December. Stands will be set up on the promenade offering everything from artisan products to culinary delights. 

The traditional Sparkling Wine Festival will go ahead regardless of the conditions, for what will be its 9th run in a row. Saturday, 26th of December, don't miss the award ceremony for the best sparkling wines of 2020. The ceremony, held at the Kempinski Palace’s Crystal hall, will be broadcasted live from 5pm on Portoroz & Piran's Youtube channel. From 26th of December to 2nd of January, enjoy the sparkling wine week at the local restaurants. Good food and selected sparkling wines always go hand in hand. This year's special novelty is the Sparkling Wine Festival Experience which you can order to be delivered at your doorstep. It includes a selection of best sparkling wines, available to order on the festival's official website


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-         Photo 1: Piran shining under festive lights. (photo: Jaka Ivančič)

-         Photo 2: 9. This year’s Sparkling Wine Festival will be a little different. (photo: Jaka Ivančič)