Festival Lumen

Festival Lumen is an open-air festival of gospel music which takes place at the beginning of June in Trnava. During its 25-year long existence it has become the biggest gospel music festival in Central Europe.

15—16 June 2018
TrnavaTrinity square,Slovakia

Temporary home

Around 10,000 people come to Trinity square in Trnava that during one weekend becomes a part of the Trnava city that becomes their temporary home. As the festival is free for everybody, it offers a musical experience not only to the festival visitors but also to the passers-by.

Workshops & lectures

A notable part of the festival is also the set of workshops and lectures dedicated to actual themes also suggested by the visitors on the festival webpage. The workshops and lectures inspired by the actual festival’s motto give opportunity to learn new information, but not in special way by interactive approach or personal involvement of the participants as well as lecturers.

Professional experience

Besides the „audio“ experience  given by the concerts of high-class Slovak and foreign bands, using the professional sound and lighting equipment, the festival also offers enough space for meeting with friends that gives the festival family atmosphere and uniqueness.



For the young by the young

The festival is organized for the young by young volunteers. Besides the core team that works on festival preparation within whole year, there is a “family” of 250 volunteers securing the running of the whole festival.

Festival Lumen in summary

  • best Slovak and world-class gospel bands
  • joyful and family atmosphere that catches the visitors hearts
  • music inspired by Christian message – gospel
  • contemporary music styles (pop, rock, folk, dance, urban, worship, funky etc.)
  • Slovak and foreign performers
  • more than 30 workshops and lectures
  • meetings with old friends, opportunity to create new relations

Bands from all over the world

Within the last years, Festival Lumen hosted gospel music stars such as Delirious?, Third Day, Switchfoot, Newsboys, LEELAND and other great bands  – Parachute band, The 29th Chapter, Superchick, thebandwithnoname, GK Real, Four Kornerz, Summertime choir, October light, DJ Andy Hunter, Shackleton…

The Trinity square in Trnava was honoured to welcome many Slovak bands as well as guests from Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Italy, New Zeland, Great Britain, Norway, USA and Canada.

Enjoy a few minutes of festival's atmosphere


We offer you an accompanying program of XL Zone in the movie theatre Hviezda, in the city amphitheater and in other places in Trnava. 15€ for a ticket on spot, pre-sale for 13€. You can buy the tickets on our website (Predpredaj) or at our info point. This is also a way to support our festival. Everything that is not labeled as XL Zone is free of charge. All rights reserved.