Flying guitars festival, October 2017
Flying Guitars Festival is manifestation based on the local guitar and music heritage and locality of the internationally renowned name of guitar history Ivan Padovec. He was the only one of the Croatian musicians of his generation to leave a mark in the European musical life as a teacher, performer, guitar innovator and composer. It is due to Padovec that the guitar was firmly etched into the basis of Varaždin culture, thus becoming a local identity element and the basis of an initiative to present the best of the guitar world in one place, trough international festival.
Besides the attractive, often unique concert activity, respected guests are expected to hold workshops, lectures, courses and public meetings. Side events, such as presentations and exhibitions, will additionally transform Varaždin and Varaždin county into the guitar capital of the world for four days.