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Schedule of Events from 30 April to 6 May

Ljubljana, 29 April - Schedule of events in the week from 30 April to 6 May:

MONDAY, 30 April
        LJUBLJANA - Bonfires will be lit on hilltops across Slovenia as the traditional festivities on the eve of May Day get underway. The biggest event, organised by the Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), is to be held at the Roznik hill in Ljubljana.
        NEW YORK, US - A delegation of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning is to attend a session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) that is to be underway until 11 May.
        DAKAR, Senegal - A conference of the signatories of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is also to be attended by a Slovenian delegation; through 4 May.

TUESDAY, 1 May
        LJUBLJANA/DEBENEC PRI MIRNI/JOVOROVICA - International Labour Day, a bank holiday, with several traditional ceremonies and meetings to take place around the country.

WEDNESDAY, 2 May
        LJUBLJANA - Bank holiday.

THURSDAY, 3 May
        No major events are scheduled.

FRIDAY, 4 May
        LJUBLJANA - Session of the parliamentary EU Affairs Committee
        ISTANBUL, Turkey - Education and Sports Minister Milan Zver is to begin his attendance at a two-day conference of education ministers from Council of Europe member states.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference is to provide details on the activities planned as part of Europe Week, to be held between 5 and 12 May.
        VENICE, Italy - An exhibition of works by acclaimed Slovenian painter and graphic artist Vladimir Makuc is to open at the A+A gallery in Venice.

SATURDAY, 5 May
        GUSEN, Austria - A Slovenian delegation of ex-internees is to attend a ceremony marking the 62nd anniversary of the liberation of the Gusen branch of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
        PORTOROZ - Opening of the seven-day European Scout Conference, hosted this year by the Slovenia coastal resort of Portotoz.

SUNDAY, 6 May
        JERUSALEM, Israel - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to begin a two-day working visit to Israel.
        BERLIN, Germany - Education and Sports Minister Milan Zver is to attend a three-day conference on EU's lifelong learning action programme.

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