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Arts Jan 14, 2021, 14:06

Foreign Ministry expanding its art collection with New Wave

The Foreign Ministry has expanded its art collection by purchasing 41 art pieces mostly by younger generation of Slovenian artists as part of a project called New Wave. The new paintings, prints and drawings will hang on the walls of diplomatic representation offices and consulates to promote Slovenia art around the world.

Politics Jan 13, 2021, 20:12

Book honouring former President Milan Kučan

A special book about Milan Kučan, Slovenia's first president, has been released ahead of his 80th birthday that will be celebrated on Thursday. The publication features 85 impressions of Kučan, including eight by foreign figures.

Arts Jan 12, 2021, 7:00

Celebrations of 200 years of National Museum begin

An exhibition of the National Museum's first exhibits will be launched today as Slovenia's oldest museum launches year-long celebrations its bicentenary. The celebrations will culminate and end with a high-profile reception in October, exactly on the museum's 200 birthday.

Arts Jan 11, 2021, 13:17

Slovenian culture centre in Berlin gets new head

The Slovenian Berlin Culture Centre got a new head on 9 January. The newly appointed culture attache Saša Šavel Burkat is an "extraordinary connoisseur of contemporary Slovenian and German production", according to the Culture Ministry. She succeeds Gregor Jagodič, who had led the centre until the end of May 2020.

Arts Jan 6, 2021, 12:24

EU leaders under scrutiny at art exhibition

An exhibition examining online algorithms relied upon by many human resource executives will open Wednesday night at Aksioma in Ljubljana. The authors applied the algorithms to those holding the top-level jobs in Europe - the heads of state of EU member countries. Flagged for Political Speech will run until 22 January.

Arts Jan 4, 2021, 15:36

Renato Zanella takes over as Ljubljana ballet director

Renato Zanella, the internationally acclaimed Verona-born choreographer, took over as artistic director of ballet at the Ljubljana national opera and ballet company on 1 January, having headed several European ballet ensembles, including Vienna's.

Arts Jan 4, 2021, 7:00

Piccaso's illustrations at Moderna Galerija this year

Moderna Galerija, the national museum of modern art, will put on a major exhibition of works by Slovenian artist Tobias Putrih this year and showcase illustrations by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. The Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (+MSUM) will showcase photographs by Božidar Dolenc.