Ivan Cankar, one of Slovenia's most celebrated writers, died 100 years ago on this day

December 2018

Ivan Cankar (1876-1918) is, together with Oton Župančič, Dragotin Kette, and Josip Murn, considered as one of thepioneers of modernism in Slovenian literature. He is regarded as the greatest writer in the Slovenian language, and...

Slovenia gets first woman army chief of staff

November 2018

Major General Alenka Ermenc was in November 2018 appointed chief of the general staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, thus becoming the first woman to assume the top military post not only in Slovenia but also in NATO.

Bobbin lace making becomes UNESCO's intangible heritage

November 2018

Slovenia's bobbin lace making, a traditional lace-making technique using special wooden sticks - bobbins, has made it to the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage. The decision was taken on 29th of November 2018 by the...

Dry stone walling on UNESCO's intangible heritage list

November 2018

Dry stone walling, the ancient building method used in Slovenia, Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, France and Spain, has been included on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The bid...

Foreign Direct Investment Awards given out by the SPIRIT agency

November 2018

Foreign-owned high-tech companies RLS and Bosch Rexroth, airport operator Fraport Slovenija and logistics firm Cargo-Partner have won the Invest Slovenia FDI Award to become this year's best foreign investors in their respective...

Chains of hydroelectric plants along the river Sava

November 2018

Slovenia's energy independence was included in a television show Avenue de l'Europe, broadcast on France 3 national television on November 21, 2018, dedicated to the energy supplies of various European countries.

34th Slovenian book fair Ljubljana headlined by Booker and Goncourt laureates

November 2018

Running from 20 to 25 November in Ljubljana's Cankarjev Dom Cultural and Congress Centre, the 34th book festival will bring more than 300 events, featuring more than a hundred publishers and 25,000 books, including 3,000 new...

Traditional Slovenian breakfast focuses on role of soil for healthy food

November 2018

Slovenian Food Day is observed on the third Friday in November, this year focusing on the role soil plays in quality and safe food. School children around the country will be served a traditional Slovenian breakfast.

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