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Ljubljana honors composer Vinko Globokar

By   /  09/10/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Ljubljana honors composer Vinko Globokar

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos – The 15th Slowind Festival, dedicated to Slovenian-born avant-garde composer Vinko Globokar (79), will start on Wednesday in Ljubljana. The festival dubbed “Selling the Wind” after one of Globokar’s works will feature over 200 Slovenian and foreign musicians performing six concerts in Ljubljana until 15 October. Globokar was born in […]

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Month of Design begins in Ljubljana

By   /  07/10/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Month of Design begins in Ljubljana

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The 10th Month of Design Ljubljana will begin at publisher Mladinska knjiga’s printing house and the former Merkur store on Dunajska street on Monday, bringing more than 30 exhibitions, conferences and other events. An award ceremony for achievements in design will start the festival “New Forces” will be […]

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Poetry and wine at the Festival of Ptuj

By   /  21/08/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Poetry and wine at the Festival of Ptuj

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos Slovenia’s pre-eminent poetry festival, the Days of Poetry and Wine, will be held in Ptuj in eastern Slovenia between 21 and 24 August featuring over 20 poets and a series of events designed to bring the medieval city’s streets to life. The 17th annual festival will feature three guests […]

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Slovenia’s Festival of Beer and Flowers starts in Laško

By   /  11/07/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenia’s Festival of Beer and Flowers starts in Laško

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos The northern town of Laško will become the center of interest on Thursday, as the 50th Festival of Beer and Flowers will kick off in it, promising a lot of music, flowers and, of course, beer. According to the “Slovenia Times”, four Slovenian brass bands will entertain the festival’s […]

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Slovenian archaeologists discover ancient city in Mexico

By   /  10/07/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenian archaeologists discover ancient city in Mexico

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos Slovenian specialists in Mayan archaeology, Ivan Šprajc, and his team have recently discovered the hidden ruins of an ancient Mayan city in a remote jungle in the western Yucatan. Further research on this site could shed light on the Late Classic Maya period, Šprajc told in an interview after […]

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Slovenian Venice Biennale Exhibition Draws Int. Praise

By   /  05/06/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenian Venice Biennale Exhibition Draws Int. Praise

  The Slovenian pavilion at the ongoing Venice Art Exhibition, featuring the “For Our Economy and Culture” project by Jasmina Cibic, has received international praise. The ArtReview magazine has listed among the top 20 at the Biennale, while the British paper The Independent describes it as one of the highlights of the show. The Independent […]

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Show of Slovenian Impressionists Opens in Paris

By   /  19/04/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Show of Slovenian Impressionists Opens in Paris

  An exhibition of almost 200 works of Slovenian Impressionists and their contemporaries will open on Wednesday evening in Paris. The show dubbed Slovenian Impressionists and Their Time 1890-1920 will run until 13 July at the Petit Palais gallery. The works of art were lent to the French gallery by Slovenia’s National Gallery, which closed […]

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Exhibition “Imagining the Balkans” Opens at National Museum

By   /  09/04/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Exhibition “Imagining the Balkans” Opens at National Museum

  A regional travelling exhibition “Imagining the Balkans, Identities and Memory in the Long 19th Century” will open at the National Museum in Ljubljana on Monday. Created in collaborative efforts of 12 regional museums, the exhibition is part of UNESCO’s efforts to encourage intercultural dialogue. The member museums are all national institutions, which have been […]

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SE Europe Culture Ministers Meeting in Slovenia

By   /  08/04/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on SE Europe Culture Ministers Meeting in Slovenia

  A two-day meeting of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South-East Europe (CoMoCoSEE) will get underway on Tuesday in Brdo pri Kranju as Slovenia concludes its one-year presidency of the council. The event will be attended by UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova and European Education Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou. The council meeting will run […]

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Actor Boris Cavazza Wins Lifetime Showbiz Award

By   /  28/03/2013  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Actor Boris Cavazza Wins Lifetime Showbiz Award

  Boris Cavazza, one of the most acclaimed Slovenian theatre and film actors, won the Viktor 2012 for lifetime achievements as Slovenia’s media and show business awards were given out in Ljubljana’s Cankarjev dom. Cavazza, 74, is also the winner of the Borštnik Ring and the Prešeren Prize, the highest national accolades for achievements in […]

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