Entries by Skrbnik

Cleveland Kurentovanje 2018

Slovenian Mardi Gras offers week of food, fun and scary monsters Clevelanders love a party. Even an outside one, in winter. In just six years, the Kurentovanje winter Slovenian festival has gone from a one-day grass-roots parade that attracted about 2,000 people to a week of activities that will culminate in a parade in the […]

Fellowships for Slovenian students visiting USA

The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) fellowship program provides fellows with comprehensive support, allowing them to focus on their research at world’s top universities. Fellowships build lasting relationships between ASEF and academic institutions. The purpose of the fellowship is to strengthen research and study exchange between Slovenia and the U.S. with the objective of giving […]

Slovene Learning Online

Slovene Learning Online (SLO) is a freely accessible online course in Slovene for foreigners, developed at the Centre for Slovene as a Second and Foreign Language in cooperation with the company DigiEd. The course is for all those who wish to learn Slovene on their own in a simple, playful and effective way. Find more […]

An Actor’s Journey from Ljubljana to Hollywood

He may not be a household name, but Željko Ivanek has appeared in dozens of television and movie roles – and even won an Emmy for his work. Now, the Ljubljana-born actor is appearing in the film Three Billboards in Ebbing, Missouri, one of this year’s contenders for the Academy Awards. Born in Ljubljana in […]

Slovenian Language Course in Toronto “Slovenski dom”

The “Slovenski dom” (Slovenian house) in Toronto organises a slovenian conversational language course for adults, which starts on November 7, 2017. There are still 5 spaces available. This year there is a new slovenian teacher, dr. Darja Antolin, professor at University of Maribor. She recently relocated to Toronto and will be teaching the Slovenian Language […]