A dugout boat, built by students of archaeology and volunteers to promote the Ljubljanica river and its cultural heritage, will go on a maiden voyage on the Ljubljanica river on Saturday from Vrhnika to the Špica town beach in Ljubljana, which it is to reach in the evening.
It will be sunny on Saturday, with day-time highs of 27 to 31 degrees Celsius.
The daily Delo says in Saturday's front-page commentary that the question of where Slovenia will position itself in the emerging "two-speed Europe" is vital for the country. It warns against teaming up with the countries of the Visegrad Group.
Aug 26, 2016, 20:11
Prime Minister Miro Cerar and Sport Minister Maja Makovec Brenčič hosted a reception for the team of Slovenian athletes who competed at this year's Olympics at the Vila Podrožnik mansion on Friday. Cerar congratulated the athletes on their achievements.
Aug 26, 2016, 19:43
The tourism and real estate group Sava increased revenue by 4.1% to EUR 32.1m in the first half of the year, compared to the same period last year. It also managed to reduce loss to EUR 5.7m from EUR 14.8m at the end of June 2015. The tourism arm, which brings the most revenue, generated a net profit of EUR 850,000.
Aug 26, 2016, 19:09
The north-eastern town of Lendava hosted on Friday an international conference on the potential of Lendava to win the title of the European Capital of Culture 2025. Culture Minister Tone Peršak said the small town's candidacy would be daring and provoking, as it would promote decentralisation.
Aug 26, 2016, 16:31
Author Boris Pahor underlined the importance of dialogue guided by reason at the launch of his new book, marking his 103rd birthday in Ljubljana on Friday. Prime Minister Miro Cerar, who hosted the award-winning author for lunch, praised him as a devoted advocate of love.