A little piece of Slovenia in Pyeongchang

Slovenia House opens its doors in South Korea

Stanko Gruden/STA

The Slovenia House, also known as the ‘I Feel Slovenia House’, is now officially open. During the Games, it will be a meeting place for athletes, high-level representatives of various sports and Olympic committees, business people, and other visitors who would like the chance to get to know Slovenia a little better.

Stanko Gruden/STA

The official opening of the I Feel Slovenia House was attended by a large number of friends of Slovenia; these included Dr Janez Kocijančič, President of the European Olympic Committees, former UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon, and Jean Todt, President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile and long-time head of the Ferrari Formula 1 team, along with their spouses. Also present was President of the Serbian Olympic Committee and former Slovenian basketball coach Božidar Maljković.

Olympic Commitee of Slovenia and Japanese Olympic Committee  signed the agreement on strategic cooperation between the Slovenian and Japanese Olympic committees ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

OKS/Aleš Fevžer

Text by Polona Prešeren, Tanja Glogovčan