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Bee house of Slovenian pioneer beekeeper renovated for World Bee Day

Žirovnica, 15 May - A renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated 18th-century beekeeper Anton Janša used to tend his bees in the village of Breznica near Žirovnica was officially opened on Tuesday ahead of the first World Bee Day, which the UN declared last December at Slovenia's initiative.

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Pictured: The 1884 memorial plague that used to be on Janša's house that no longer exists.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Pictured: The 1884 memorial plague that used to be on Janša's house that no longer exists.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Pictured: The 1884 memorial plague that used to be on Janša's house that no longer exists.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica, spominski čebelnjak Antona Janše.
Odprtje prenovljenega čebelnjaka Antona Janše.
Foto: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Breznica
The official opening of the renovated bee house built in 1877 on the site where celebrated beekeeper Anton Janša, known as the pioneer beekeeper, used to tend his bees.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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