Entries by Uredništvo

Kozole’s Borders to compete at Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo – Borders, a documentary by Slovenian director Damjan Kozole, will premiere as part of the documentary films competition programme at the Sarajevo Film Festival, one of the most important film festivals in Eastern Europe. Kozole’s recently awarded feature film Nightlife will be screened as well. Kozole has said the film was made in a […]

Europeana portal hosting ten Slovenian artworks

Brussels – Ten Slovenian artworks by acclaimed authors from the Middle Ages to the mid-20th century are displayed on the portal of Europeana, the EU’s digital heritage platform, this week. The artworks include Arcadian Landscape with Antique Ruins and with Young Man Killing a Snake (1810) by Franc Kavčič, Pompeian Banquet (1962) by Marij Pregelj, […]

Slovenian diaspora thanked for independence efforts

Ljubljana – A host of Slovenians living abroad gathered for a traditional get-together at the National Assembly, where parliamentary Speaker Milan Brglez and Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc praised their efforts and their contribution to the international recognition of Slovenia 25 years ago. According to Brglez, Slovenia would have been recognised later without them […]

Rare Prešeren’s manuscripts found in the US

Ljubljana, 4 July – Poetry lovers will be able to see two newly discovered manuscripts by one of Slovenia’s most celebrated poets, France Prešeren (1800-1849). The manuscripts, discovered in Cleveland, US, by Slovenian language instructor Luka Zibelnik, will be put on display at the Ljubljana Faculty of Arts on Wednesday. This is an important find […]

Slovenia’s independence anniversary also celebrated in Argentina

Buenos Aires – Argentina’s capital hosted a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence on National Day, 25 June, which featured more than 100 Slovenian artists. The event was held as part of Slovenian month, which celebrated the historic ties between Slovenia and Argentina. More than a thousand people flocked on Saturday to the […]

Marko Kravos wins prestigious Golden Coin for poetry

Trieste – Minority poet, writer and editor Marko Kravos is the winner of this year’s top poetry award for lifetime achievements in Slovenia. He will receive the Gold Coin Prize at the prestigious Veronika poetry prize ceremony at Celje Castle late in August. The jury honoured the Trieste-based author for his contribution to the Slovenian […]

Brazil to issue Slovenian-themed postage stamp

The Brazilian postal service will issue two postage stamps to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence and the diplomatic relations between Brazil and Slovenia. One stamp will bear an image of the Slovenian white Lipizzan horse, the other an image of the Brazilian Mangalarga Marchador horse. The postage stamps will be presented at today’s […]

Officials praise role of diaspora in independence efforts

Independence figures Janez Janša, Lojze Peterle and Bishop Anton Jamnik praised the role of the Slovenian diaspora in the country’s independence efforts 25 years ago at the annual get-together of the Slovenian diaspora. Event was organised by the Association of Slovenian Expatriates in Ljubljana on Sunday. Regardless of their ideological differences, the Slovenian diaspora joined […]

Manneken Pis to be clad in Slovenian folk costume

Brussels, 25 June – The famous Manneken Pis bronze sculpture in Brussels will don the traditional folk costume of Slovenia’s Gorenjsko region on Saturday in honour of the 25th anniversary of Slovenian independence.   On the occasion, the people of Brussels and visitors passing by the naked little boy urinating into a fountain’s basin near […]