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Slovenia - Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022

Official agreement to be signed in early 2018 JAK, which is in charge of the project, said that the Slovenia would sign the contract for its participation in the guest of honour programme in Frankfurt on 21 February, when Frankfurt Book Fair boss Jueregen Boos visits the country. More

Conclusion of the EUROCITIES conference

The EUROCITIES conference the main theme of which was circular economy concluded in Ljubljana. In the closing part the European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc addressed the participants stressing the importance of good cooperation between cities. More

EUROCITIES conference

The EUROCITIES conference started in Ljubljana with circular economy as its main theme. There are approximately 700 participants from around Europe in attendance. More

Folding skis

Elan’s latest innovation Ibex Tactix skis will be available in shops in 2019. Elan is a company specialising in sports gear, and is known for its range of innovations in skiing equipment over the years. More

Rihemberk Castle

Cultural jewel open to visitors again Rihemberk Castle – one of the finest castles in Primorska. One of the biggest and oldest castles in the Primorska region, standing on a slope above Branik in the middle of the Vipava Valley, Rihemberk Castle languished alone for the past decade, but after renovations it now has a new lease of life. More

EXPO Postojna Cave Karst

Postojna Cave in space and time This is the first exhibition in Slovenia where visitors are able to view a 3D computer model of the cave system, which outside the framework of the cave space presents the history of Slovenia over the last two centuries. More

Ljubljana again among the best

In the competition of the Academy of Urbanism for the Urbanism Awards 2018 Ljubljana made it among the finalists in the European City of the Year category. More

Slovenia earns some likes

Influential Instagrammers explored the beauty of Slovenia and were enthralled Eeva was taken with Jasna Lake. “I'm happy with small things like mountains and fresh air. More

Meeting of Rainbow Cities in Ljubljana

On Thursday and Friday, 9 and 10 November 2017, the 5th regular meeting of the Rainbow Cities Network is held in Ljubljana. It is attended by representatives of 26 cities from 15 countries. More

Mayor Zoran Janković received high recognition of the Russian Federation

In Moscow, on Saturday, 4 November 2017, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin awarded the Order of Friendship to Mayor Zoran Janković for his contribution to strengthening Slovenian-Russian relations and preserving the memory of Russian and Soviet soldiers fallen on Slovenian territory during the First and the Second World War. More

Readers finally savour a new novel by Drago Jančar

“…love conquers any distance, love conquers all. Except war.” Drago Jančar. Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA Drago Jančar (born 1948), writer, playwright and essayist, is one of the most esteemed, widely read and translated Slovene writers. More

Jože Plečnik posthumously recognised

On Saturday, 28 October 2017, the Czech Statehood day, the Czech President Miloš Zeman awarded the posthumous high state recognition, the Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk Order, to the architect Jože Plečnik. More

European Circular Economy Month

Within the framework of the European Circular Economy Month, held between 17 October and 17 November, Ljubljana, European Green Capital 2016 is putting the spotlight on some of the good practice cases and announcing the EUROCITIES General Assembly it is hosting this year. More

Julian Alps among top regions in Lonely Planet's best in 2018

Tamar, Julian Alps. Photo: Darinka Mladenovič Lonely Planet has picked Slovenia's Julian Alps as one of the top ten regions for travel in 2018, comparing the mountain region in north-western Slovenia to "Chamonix or Zermatt - but with fewer crowds". More