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Arts Feb 21, 2017, 16:00

Slovenian poetry classics revived in dialogue with rap

After a comic take on Slovenian literary classics became a smashing hit last year, rapper Trkaj and literary historian Igor Saksida have teamed up for a modern take on Slovenian poetry classics.

Arts Feb 21, 2017, 11:58

Special mention at Berlinale for Slovenian co-production

The short film Into the Blue, a Slovenian-Croatian co-production, has received a special mention at the 67. Berlinale. The film was screened in the Generation programme, which is intended for children and youths.

Arts Feb 21, 2017, 0:30

Globalisation spurs search for mother tongue strategy

On International Mother Language Day, the persistent question in Slovenia is whether the nation and its language are threatened. The head of the Writers' Association thinks not, while the University of Ljubljana plans a strategy in response to challenges of globalisation.

Arts Feb 20, 2017, 14:56

Visitor numbers at WWII Franja hospital rise

Almost 25,000 visitors visited the Franja Hospital, one of the most well-known WWII memorials in Slovenia, and the Idrija City Museum in 2016, which is almost 20% more than the year before.

Arts Feb 20, 2017, 7:00

Mountain Film Festival opens with Sherpa

The 11th International Mountain Film Festival will get under way today in Ljubljana with the screening of the feature documentary Sherpa - Trouble on Everest.

Politics Feb 19, 2017, 15:49

Pretender to French throne wants his ancestors remain buried in Slovenia

French Prince Louis Alphonse of Bourbon visited the tomb of his ancestors in the Kostanjevica Monastery in the west of the country on Sunday, expressing his wish that the remains of King Charles X, the last French king, and other members of the royal family remain buried in Slovenia.

Arts Feb 19, 2017, 8:00

Carmina Slovenica off to tour South Africa

Internationally acclaimed Slovenian girls' choir Carmina Slovenica is starting a tour of South Africa, where they will present contemporary Slovenian music in five cities. The first concert will be held at the University of Pretoria on Sunday.