Klub eMCe plac

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Klub eMCe plac
http://www.emceplac.si/
info@emceplac.si
Šaleška cesta 3, SI-3320 Velenje
RegionSI-3
Managed byVelenje Youth Centre (MC Velenje)
Matej Voglar, Head of programme
matej.voglar@emceplac.si
Phone386 (0) 31 320 039
Maruša Skornišek, Head of the gallery
marusa.skornišek@gmail.com
Phone386 (0) 31 421 074
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Running since 2010, Klub eMCe plac is the centre of alternative music in Velenje and a popular hangout place with a varied, imaginative programme of cultural and social events. Run under the auspices of the Velenje Youth Centre (MC Velenje) and the student association of the Velenje region, the place is comprised out of a cafeteria, a gallery and a multifunctional space/concert hall.

Open on a daily basis, during the week the club runs a programme of workshops, educational activities, film screening cycles, round tables, and so on. Weekends are usually reserved for concerts or theatre plays. It is also open for co-productions and initiatives from the locals, and available for band rehearsals (with some instruments also available to rent).

Programme

The various events hosted or organised by Klub eMCe plac encompass things like the Deluxe Ski Jump (a legendary PC game) tournament, collective watchings of sports broadcasts, table football competitions, card and board games meetings, so-called listening sessions, etc.

Music programme

A sizable part of Slovene alternative music scene protagonists has performed at eMCe plac, invited either independently or via various festivals taking place here. The music cycle Sound Arson contributed greatly to this, with its events often being mini-festivals with several bands (usually of a harder variety, from different strands of metal and noise to all sorts of rock). Some of the bands hosted by eMCe plac were Noctiferia, Zmelkoow, Prismojeni Profesorji Bluesa, Tekochee Kru, Martin Ramoveš Band, Srečna mladina, Zaklonišče prepeva, Jimmy Barka Experience, Fake Orchestra, Dubzilla, etc.

Of notable guests from abroad, one can name NoMeansNo (CA), Earth (US), Karma To Burn (US), Kultur Shock (US), Dälek (US), Made Out of Babies (US), Wardhill (CZ), Senser (UK), Obake (US), Mombu, Eyes of a Traitor (UK), Straight Mickey And The Boyz (RS), Lovely Quinces (HR), Repetitor (RS) and Bad Copy (RS).

Klub eMCe plac was the official warm-up venue for MetalDays and is a regular stop of the Club Marathon. The club also takes part in organising the Kunigunda Festival of Young Cultures, the Days of youth and culture (DMK) festival and the Beached Whale Festival.

Gallery

The gallery in Klub eMCe plac hosts exhibitions by painters, photographers, sculptors and other (mostly younger) artists who predominantely come from the local region, yet is also open to others. Among the exhibitors were the painters Klara Kulovec, Slavka Popovič, Suzana Švent, and Urška Babuder, the photographer Anže Kovač, the sculptor Alij Jusović, the illustrator Jasmina Grudnik and the designer Dejan Kralj.

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