Schedule of Events for Friday, 20 August
Ljubljana, 19 August - Below is a schedule of events for Friday, 20 August:
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future European Commission, including Slovenia's Janez Potocnik, is scheduled to hold the first unofficial meeting at 10 AM.
LJUBLJANA - Education Minister Slavko Gaber is to talk to the press at 10 AM to present Slovenia's activities in European research programmes and challenges in drafting the 7th framework programme.
LJUBLJANA - The People's Party (SLS) is scheduled to hold a press conference at 11:30 AM to put forward a proposal on additional issues that the parliament could debate an the upcoming extraordinary session. The session will be primarily dedicated to the opposition's interpellation motion.
LJUBLJANA - The opening of the 7th edition of the dance and theatre festival Mladi levi (Young Lions); at 9 PM. (STA)
IDRIJA - The 23rd traditional Idrija lace festival is set to open. The festival features workshops, exhibitions and presentations of the art of bobbin lacemaking. (STA)
SLOVENIAN APPEARANCES AT THE ATHENS GAMES:
Track & field * 9:45 AM men's hammer throw (qualifying, Group B) * 10 AM women's 100 m (qualifying) * 7:20 PM men's high jump (qualifying) * 8:20 PM men's 400 m (qualifying) * 9 PM women's 800 m (qualifying) Shooting * 11 AM men's 50 m rifle prone (qualifying) Judo * 9:30 AM women's +78 kg (qualifying) Kayak * 9 AM men's K1 kayak single (semi-final) Swimming * 9 AM women's 50 m freestyle (qualifying) * 9:20 AM men's 1,500 m freestyle (qualifying) * 11:10 AM men's 4x100 m medley relay (qualifying)
LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)
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