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Arts Jul 8, 2020, 11:46

Struggling audiovisual authors want directive on authors' rights implemented

The European Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) has urged Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek to secure a prompt implementation of the directive on authors' rights Europe's single digital market. It pointed out that culture and the creative sector were among the sectors most gravely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Arts Jul 7, 2020, 12:26

Slovenia's role as guest of honour at Frankfurt Book Fair postponed to 2023

Slovenia will be the guest of honour country at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, a year later than initially planned due to coronavirus ramifications, announced the Slovenian Book Agency on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Bologna Children's Book Fair will feature Slovenia as guest of honour in 2022, a year later as well.

Arts Jul 6, 2020, 15:44

Pandemic prompts poetry collection #instapoetry

A poetry collection called #instapoetry came to life on the social media as a result of the coronavirus epidemic. A total of 26 poems, a poetic reflection of the corona crisis, have been cherry-picked out of hundreds written in Slovenia as part of the Pay With a Poem initiative and are now available online.

Politics Jul 2, 2020, 16:19

2021 declared the year of composer Ipavec, writer Jurčič

Next year, Slovenia will mark the centenary of composer and physician Josip Ipavec's death and the 140th anniversary of the death of writer and journalist Josip Jurčič, the author of the first Slovenian novel. The government hence declared on Thursday 2021 to be the year of Ipavec as well as Jurčič.

Arts Press Review Jul 2, 2020, 1:00

Dnevnik regrets Covid-19 results in half-empty concerts

The launch of major summer festivals has been marked by the government recently capping public events to 50 people, which prompted many organisers to cancel or postpone the events, thus facing a major test, including financial, the newspaper Dnevnik says on Thursday under the headline Concerts Empty, Beaches Crowded.

Arts Jul 1, 2020, 15:48

Beethoven music opening Ljubljana Festival tonight

The Ljubljana Festival will start this evening to the joy of both the audience and performers, who will be able to take the stage despite the many restrictions due to the coronavirus situation. The festival will open with the sounds of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and Piano Concerto No. 3.

Arts Jul 1, 2020, 14:26

Ljubljana offering single ticket for dozen museums, galleries

Ljubljana museums and galleries have joined forces in an effort to attract as many visitors as possible this summer and further promote culture. Encouraged by the success of the Summer Museum Night, eleven museums and galleries have decided to open their door wide to visitors, offering entry with a single ticket at the price of eight euro.