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A revival of Slovenian language lessons in Australia

The Australian State of Queensland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Slovenian emigrants, who, because of their desire for rapid assimilation into their new environment, often lose contact with Slovenian culture. Slovene language is undoubtedly the cornerstone of the Slovenian identity. Nevertheless, there have been no organized Slovene language classes in Queensland for decades. […]

Swiss capital to host exhibition on Mt Triglav

The Swiss Alpine Museum in Bern will launch an exhibition on Mount Triglav, the national symbol of Slovenia. Opening on 29 January, the exhibition will feature items, documents, and photographs testifying to the significance of the mountain. Triglav, at 2,864 metres Slovenia’s highest peak, brims with myths, stories, and allegories. According to the Swiss Alpine […]

Organisation of Carinthian Slovenians celebrates 60th anniversary

The Association of Slovenian Organisations (ZSO), one of the umbrella organisations of Slovenians living in the Austrian region of Carinthia, celebrated its 60th anniversary at a ceremony in Klagenfurt on Saturday. The event was attended by President Borut Pahor and Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc. On the occasion, Pahor presented the organisation with the […]

Border towns to get railway connection after 70 years

The Austrian town of Bad Radkersburg (Radgona in Slovenian) and its Slovenian neighbour Gornja Radgona are to get a railway connection across the Mura river after more than 70 years as the Styrian provincial parliament has endorsed the project, which is also supported by the Slovenian authorities as economically feasible. The plan envisages the construction […]

Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc attends the third joint meeting of the governments of Slovenia and Hungary

On January 22, 2016, Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc attended the third joint meeting of the governments of Slovenia and Hungary. Prior to the joint meeting, Minister Žmavc and his Hungarian counterpart Zsolt Semjén led a working group on minority issues and cross-border cooperation. Both delegations welcomed the implementation of the 15thsession of the Slovenian-Hungarian […]