Entries by Uredništvo

Ministry marks 15 years of protection for Slovenian minority in Italy

On the 15th anniversary of its passage, the Foreign Ministry stressed the importance of the Italian act providing protection to the Slovenian minority in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.     Without it the minority’s protection would be subject only to partial area-specific regulations, the ministry said. The Italian Senate passed the protection act on 14 […]

Slovenian Cultural Holiday Celebrated Around the Globe

The Prešeren Day, the Slovenian Cultural Holiday, was not celebrated only at home. Many Slovenians living abroad paid tribute to the greatest Slovenian poet, France Prešeren, by organizing various events and concerts spiced with Slovenian music and poetry. Skopje, Macedonia On Monday, 8 February 2016, the Home of humanitarian organizations Dara Dzambaz in Skopje housed […]

Association Slovenska izseljenska matica presenting the 25th Annual Art Colony: “Two Homelands”

The Association Slovenska izseljenska matica is organizing the twenty-fifth annual art colony for academic and amateur painters who are natively Slovenian but live abroad. The art colony will take place from 3 to 11 June 2016 in Pišece, in the municipality of Brežice, in the peaceful environment of the Kozjansko Park. The painters will live […]

Slovenian cultural association Istra from Pula received books worth 8,000 EUR

A traditional book-giving charity event in Ljubljana ended on Thursday with its organisers giving more than 2,000 books to ten NGOs. Austrian Ambassador to Slovenia Clemens Koja and Ivan Olip, president of the Klagenfurt-based Slovenian publisher Mohorjeva družba, gave the books to Center Korak, the Slovenian Karitas, the Slovenian Association of Friends of the Youth, […]

Slovenian illustrator honoured by US Society of Illustrators

New York – Illustrator Alenka Sottler has been listed among leading contemporary illustrators worldwide by the US Society of Illustrators. She was awarded a gold medal for her illustration of Eurydice in a book by poet Bina Štampe Žmavc Poem for Lyre. Sottler’s award-winning illustration will be displayed at the Museum of American Illustration from 3 […]

Slovenian Day of Culture in Copenhagen

Copenhagen – Slovenian community in Denmark marked on Friday 5th of February 2016 the Slovenian Day of Culture with the cultural recital performance by the young Slovenians and with the accordion melodies by Slovenian artist Mr. Dean Delguisto. It was extraordinary afternoon and Ambassador expressed his gratitude to Slovenian community for cultivating Slovenian language and […]

Alps-Adriatic trail increasingly popular

Kranjska Gora, Tolmin – A hiking trail connecting Slovenia, the Austrian region of Carinthia and the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is bringing ever more hikers to Slovenia. The trail is therefore seen by local tourist organisations as an asset for the country’s economy. Since the opening of its own booking centre for accommodation in […]