15th Science Festival Opens in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, 22 September - The annual Festival of Slovenian Science started on Tuesday in Ljubljana with an address by Prime Minister Borut Pahor. He praised the festival for making the young more aware that science boosted development and quality of life. The main goal of the festival is to encourage the young to work in science and research.

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Prime Minister Borut Pahor addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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Children at the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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Head of the Slovenian Science Foundation Edvard Kobal (left) and Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) at the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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Head of the Slovenian Science Foundation Edvard Kobal (left) and Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) at the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) at the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Head of the Slovenian Science Foundation Edvard Kobal (left), Prime Minister Borut Pahor (centre) and physicist Dusan Petrac (right) at the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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Prime Minister Borut Pahor (right) talking to astronaut Sunita L. Williams (left) at the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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Astronaut Sunita L. Williams attending the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
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NASA physicist Dusan Petrac attending the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Head of the Slovenian Science Foundation Edvard Kobal addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Prime Minister Borut Pahor addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Prime Minister Borut Pahor addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Prime Minister Borut Pahor addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Borut Pahor addressing the opening of the Festival of Slovenian Science.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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