BUMfest International Percussion Festival
|BUMfest mednarodni festival tolkalnih skupin|
|ZKŠT Žalec, Aškerčeva 9a, SI-3310 Žalec|
|Organised by||SToP Slovene Percussion Project|
|Festival dates||23.1.2015 - 25.1.2015|
22.1.2016 - 24.1.2016
20.1.2017 - 22.1.2017
26.1.2018 - 28.1.2018
25.1.2019 - 27.1.2019
|Dejan Tamše, Artistic director|
Led by SToP Slovene Percussion Project, the festival takes place at the Dom II. slovenskega tabora Žalec. An additional venue is the Savinov likovni salon, where post-festival exhibitions sometimes take place., of the
The festival has hosted artists from Taiwan, Brazil, the United States, Mexico and numerous European countries. Some of the guests in recent years have been Funky Currywurst Brothers (AT, DK), Percussive (BE), Odaiko (ES), Groovetrotters (DE, AT), Quatuor Beat (FR), Sudar Percussion (HR), Percossa (NL) and The Strokes (HU).
Furthermore, the festival is sometimes amongst the initiators for projects like "Faces and Places", which featured the SToP Slovene Percussion Project, the Studio Percussion Graz (AT) and guest musicians who had come to Europe as refugees or migrants.
- SToP Slovene Percussion Project
- Žalec Institute for Culture, Sport and Tourism
- Savinov likovni salon