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Bled Festival Hall

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Festivalna dvorana Bled

Cesta svobode 11 SI-4260, Bled

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Bled Festival Hall in the Gorenjska Region is located in the park next to Bled Lake. The main hall contains 500 seats while the centre also has second hall at its disposal accommodating up to 150 people and two smaller halls that can host from 20 and 40 people. The foyer can also be used as an exhibition space. The hall is managed by Bled Cultural Institute and has all the needed technical equipment for various cultural events as well as meetings, conferences and receptions.

The modernist Bled Festival Hall was designed by architect Ivo Špinčič and built in 1961 to host the World Chess Championship. In 1962 an 1963 Bled hosted also the first two editions of the Slovenska popevka Festival, which over the next two decades had a great influence on the Slovene entertainment industry. The Bled Hall was thoroughly renovated in 1989 and 2008.

One of the awarded songs from the Slovenska popevka Festival, 1963 held at Bled Festival Hall: