Almost every Slovenian is by nature a writer, painter, cook, dancer, wine-maker, musician, director, actor, blogger or engraver. They know how to create art out of everything they love. In addition to artists with various skills and crafts that have been handed down from generation to generation, Slovenians are also successful in many modern art forms accessible to all generations.
Cultural events are unbelievably well attended – various festivals (especially in the summer months) thrill visitors who come from near and far. Theatre and concerts are popular, Slovenians love to read and are proud of their cultural tradition. We should mention France Prešeren, a poet who became the pride of Slovenian poetry and author of Slovenia’s national Anthem, Zdravljica. The anthem appeals for the coexistence of nations and is a zdravljica, or toast, to all people of good heart.
Prešeren’s work is a necessary, inevitable and eternal part of Slovenian cultural tradition.France Prešeren – poet, writer, thinker – won a position in Slovenian society more reminiscent of a natural phenomenon than of a...
Marking the 110 anniversary of Vladimir Bartol's birth, "Alamut", an internationally acclaimed novel by Slovenian author Vladimir Bartol (1903-1967), will be made into a film. The announcement was made by publishing house Založba...
Cankarjev dom hosted the 10th Slovenian Biennial of Illustration, an event which gives special pleasure to visitors. Illustrations are an important part of Slovenian artistic creativity and have a long tradition of the highest...
An old, three-hundred-square-metre middle-class apartment in the centre of Ljubljana was for one month turned into an environment for the unconventional ideas of young Slovenian creators.
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