Days of Honey in Polhov Gradec

May 2018

Due to the first celebration of World Bee Day, Polhov Gradec was abuzz on 20 May as well. In a matter of three days, there were a number of lectures, workshops, exhibitions, and presentations of bee products and bee-keeping...

Vipava Valley among top ten Lonely Planet destinations in Europe

May 2018

Lonely Planet has listed Slovenia's Vipava Valley among the top ten destinations for this summer. Italy's Emilia-Romagna, the green Spanish region of Cantabria and the Dutch province of Friesland top the list.

Pioneers of Slovenian Beekeeping

May 2018

The first World Bee Day will be celebrated this year – but why on 20 May? Today marks the birth, more than 270 years ago, of Anton Janša, a pioneer of modern beekeeping, an academy-trained painter and beekeper, and the first...

Slovenian Bees in Tallinn and New York

May 2018

Since last June Slovenian bees have lived in the garden of Kadriorg Palace, the residence of the Estonian President in Tallinn, Estonia. President Kersti Kaljulaid set up three beehives in the large garden extending in front of...

There is a hard-working and resilient bee out there, namely the Carniolan honey bee

Photo: STA

May 2018

According to legend, bees arrived in modern-day Slovenia after the Flood. Along with other animals, Noah supposedly took bees on the Ark, and they ended up in our beautiful country because of a storm. The legend is interesting,...

Czech team wins Science Olympiad, Slovenia third

May 2018

Slovenia placed third behind the Czech Republic and Estonia at the European Union Science Olympiad (EUSO), which wrapped up in Ljubljana from 28th of April till 5th of May.

Respect for bees also guarantees the survival of humans

May 2018

The United Nations General Assembly in New York unanimously adopted a decision proclaiming 20 May World Bee Day on 20 December 2017. This success is the result of cooperation between the Slovenian Beekeeping Association, as an...

European Blockchain Summit 2018 in Slovenia

April 2018

Slovenia hosted the first European Blockchain Summit, where representatives of international governmental organizations and some of the most respected companies in the blockchain business worldwide addressed the most pressing...