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Arts Nov 23, 2020, 14:14

Virtual film festival LIFFe proves successful

The 31st Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) has attracted numerous film buffs although it was held online this year due to anti-corona restrictions, the organisers said. A quarter of tickets were sold compared to previous years, but the 2020 programme was also heavily reduced, the festival's director Simon Popek told the STA.

Arts Nov 23, 2020, 11:04

First online iteration of Slovenian Book Fair starting

The Slovenian Book Fair will get under way on Monday, this time moving online for the first time in history. The week-long event will feature a virtual fair presenting 97 publishers, while the schedule also includes over 100 online events. Spain is the honorary guest country this year.

Arts Nov 21, 2020, 20:05

Apples wins LIFFe Kingfisher Award

The winner of this year's Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) is Apples, a Greek-Polish-Slovenian co-production directed by Christos Nikou. The Kingfisher Award for the best film and several others were given out at an online award ceremony Saturday evening.

Politics Nov 13, 2020, 10:37

Govt dismisses Book Agency head

The government has dismissed the head of the Slovenian Book Agency, Renata Zamida, who started her five-year term on 1 January 2018.

Arts Nov 12, 2020, 8:00

Maribor's MKC to host European Poetry Slam Championship

The Maribor Youth Cultural Centre (MKC) will organise this year's European Poetry Slam Championship, which will be held online for the first time due to Covid-19. The organisers said the event will feature the creme de la creme of the European slam poetry scene.

Arts Nov 11, 2020, 16:18

Slovenian organisations very successful in Creative Europe

In the last seven years, Slovenian organisations have obtained EUR 24 million in support funds to implement projects from the Creative Europe programme for 2014-2020, and created more than 1,000 international connections. More than 130 organisations, including NGOs, have participated in the programme.