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Arts Feb 14, 2019, 11:58

Retrosex night at Kinodvor reviving only Yugoslav porn cinema

Ljubljana's art-house cinema Kinodvor will pay tribute to its former status as an erotic cinema theatre on Friday with the sixth edition of a programme called Retrosex. Previously known as Kinosloga, the cinema is honouring not only its predecessor but also the history of adult cinema.

Arts Press Review Feb 14, 2019, 1:00

Demokracija proposes voucher scheme for arts and culture

The right-wing weekly Demokracija disputes the quality of Slovenian arts in response to the Culture Day ceremony address by Vinko Möderndorfer, the chairman of the Prešeren Fund board. It argues Slovenia should introduce a voucher system as proposed by James Heilbrun and Charles M. Gray in The Economics of Art and Culture.

Arts Feb 12, 2019, 15:20

Short film maker Barišič gets lifetime achievement award

This year's France Štiglic Award for lifetime achievement in film and TV directing, conferred by the Directors' Guild of Slovenia, was given to Zdravko Barišič for his "impressive oeuvre of 26 short films, which has secured him a place in the history of Slovenian film".

Arts Feb 11, 2019, 15:26

Jakac exhibition marking 120th anniversary of his birth

Jakac House in Novo Mesto has put on a temporary exhibition on Božidar Jakac's landscape work. Titled The Motif and Power of Landscape, it commemorates the painter and graphic artist's birth and marks the 30th anniversary of his death.

Arts Feb 8, 2019, 17:55

Slovenia honours artists on Culture Day

Slovenia is observing Culture Day on Friday, a bank holiday dedicated to artists and their work. While virtually every town will hold at least a small ceremony, President Borut Pahor will honour writer Florjan Lipuš, a member of the Slovenian minority in Austria, with the Golden Order of Service for his contribution to literature.

Arts Feb 8, 2019, 17:23

Writer Lipuš honoured with Golden Order of Service

Florjan Lipuš, an acclaimed writer living in the Austrian province of Carinthia, was honoured on Friday by President Borut Pahor with the Golden Order of Service for his contribution to Slovenian literature and for providing a new and fresh view of what it means to be Slovenian.