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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 24 August

Ljubljana, 23 August - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 24 August:

LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Ivo Vajgl is scheduled to meet representatives of the Slovenian minority in Hungary ahead of his visit to Hungary on Thursday; at 12:30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of the Information Society and the authorised representative for access to public information are to hold a joint press conference at noon to present the first year of the public information act.

MARIBOR - SDS leader Janez Jansa is to address the founding session of his party's workers' section, the Workers' Union; at 6 PM.

PTUJ - The opposition New Slovenia (NSi) is to address the press at 9 AM to outline its views on topical issues.

ZALEC - Agriculture Minister Milan Pogacnik is to travel to the central Slovenian town of Zalec for the beginning of this year's hop harvest.

LJUBLJANA - The Students' Organisation of the University of Ljubljana is to speak about higher education in the country at 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The traditional "Night in Ljubljana's Old Town", a five-day event focusing on the Renaissance and Baroque features of the Slovenian capital, is to begin. (STA)

CELJE - The eighth "Veronika Award" for the best poetry opus is to be conferred as part of a poetry meeting held at Celje Castle.

MONACO, Monaco - Slovenian league champions Nova Gorica are scheduled to play Monaco in the return leg of the third round of qualifications for UEFA's Champions League; kick off at 8.45 PM. Monaco leads 3:0 after the first leg. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

SLOVENIAN APPEARANCES AT THE ATHENS GAMES:


- Track and field            * 8:35 AM, men's 110 metres hurdles heats
                             * 9:35 AM, men's 200 metres heats
                             * 6:45 PM, men's long-jump qualifying round

- Handball                   * 8:30 AM, playoff for 11th place, Slovenia vs Egypt

In case of further queries please contact duty editor at +386 1 241 0109:

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM: Gorazd Jukovic
3:30 PM to 10:00 PM: Sebastijan Macek

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