Entries by Uredništvo

Two Slovenian films featured at Karlovy Vary festival

Karlovy Vary – Slovenian films “Nočno življenje” (Nightlife) and Houston, We Have A Problem! will be featured at the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The first is vying for the award in the festival’s official selection section, while the second is a contender for the East of the West section award. Nightlife, directed by […]

Slovenian flag displayed in Washington

Last night the Embassy of Slovenia participated at the “Taste of the World” event at the Nationals Park. Prior to the game between Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals, embassy staff offered to the visitors traditional Slovenian foods and beer. The ambassador took part at the pregame ceremonies with Slovenian flag displayed on the field. […]

Slovenian MPs talk open issues as they visit minority in Italy

Trieste – The visit of a delegation of the parliamentary Commission for Slovenians Abroad to the Slovenian minority in Italy was successful as MPs addressed open issues and talked to minority organisations, commission chair Ivan Hršak told the STA. Hršak praised the enhanced cooperation between the two umbrella organisations, the Slovenian Cultural and Economic Association […]

Slovenian pavilion opens at Venice architectural biennial

Venice – Slovenian pavilion designed by architects Tina Gregorič and Aljoša Dekleva opened at the International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice biennial on Thursday. Dubbed Home in Arsenal, the pavilion is designed as a library of sorts that gives the visitor an insight into various views on the state of things. Gregorič and Dekleva, who […]

Pan-Slovenian Symphonic Orchestra – Orchestra that Crosses All Boundaries

On Thursday, 30 June 2016, at 7:30 PM, the Pan-Slovenian Symphonic orchestra will give their premiere performance at the Slovenian Philharmonic Grand Hall. The Pan-Slovenian Symphonic Orchestra, which was founded this year, brings together musicians from five different countries (Austria, Italy, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia) on a joint project, crossing all boundaries and connecting Slovenians […]

Slovenian minority relieved by Van der Bellen’s victory

The Slovenian minority in Austria was relieved when former president of Austrian Greens Alexander Van der Bellen won the northern neighbour’s presidential election on Sunday. The Slovenian minority in Austria was relieved when former president of Austrian Greens Alexander Van der Bellen won the northern neighbour’s presidential election on Sunday (Photo: wikimedia) However, representatives of […]

Two conceptional artists honoured at Berlin festival

Berlin – Conceptual artists Bara Kolenc and Atej Tutta have been awarded at the theatre festival Theatertreffen in Berlin, Germany, for their concept of project “Metamorfoze 4: Blackholes”, which will be staged by Theatre Dortmund in 2017.   Kolenc and Tutta were presented to the audience of the Berlin Theatertreffen with their performance “Metamorfoze 3: […]

Slovenian minority in Austria hopes for Van der Bellen’s win

Vienna – As exit polls for Sunday’s second round of the presidential elections in Austria suggest an uncertain outcome, representatives of the Slovenian minority organisations in the Austrian province of Carinthia expressed hope that Alexander Van der Bellen, the independent candidate supported by the Greens, will eventually emerge as the winner. Final results of the […]

Slovenia promoting bee day bid in the US

Washington- Slovenia has been stepping up its efforts to declare 20 May World Bee Day. The latest event highlighting the importance of bees was held at the Slovenian Embassy in Washington, DC, which featured an expert debate and a honey breakfast. About 120 scientists, bee experts and other guests gathered at the embassy on Friday […]