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Thousands to Brave Cold Weather to Welcome New Year Outdoors

Open-air celebrations on New Year’s Eve on Wednesday will be held in the streets and squares of Slovenian cities and towns on Wednesday, offering numerous music concerts and other events. The organisers are expecting thousands to show up despite forecasts of freezing temperatures and wind. Concert venues are being prepared in four squares in the capital of Ljubljana, with the ...

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    Weather: Temperatures Dropping Close to -20 Degrees!

    It will be freezing cold in next few days in Slovenia with temperatures in some places dropping to -20 degrees. It will be mostly sunny by more cloudiness in the afternoon and tomorrow with light snow expected in parts of eastern and northern Slovenia. Town of Celje in eastern Slovenia woke up this morning in -19 degrees, similar was in ...

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      Slovene Australians in 2014: The year that was!

      As we approach the end of 2014, we take a look back at all the main events, the good, the bad and the ugly which occurred throughout this year. Source: SBS Radio Program (SBS Radio outside broadcast at the 14th bi annual Slovenian festival in at Slovenian Association Melbourne (SBS Slovenian))   In this special holiday feature, Slovenian Community leaders ...

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        Grah Lighting Company from the Republic of Slovenia on a visit to the US

        In December, 2014 representatives of the company Grah Lighting from Slovenske Konjice, visited the United States. During the visit, SABA and the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland co-organized business meetings in Cleveland. They also took part in the business meetings with the representatives of company Millcraft Investments from Washington, PA. Grah Lighting Company is trying to ...

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          American Slovenian Education Foundation GALA 2015

          The American Slovenian Education Foundation cordially invites all supporters of the American-Slovenian educational community to come to the 2nd annual gala. On Sunday, January 25th at 6 p.m., ASEF will celebrate the successes and aspirations of its very first year. Join us to honor our own Silicon Valley giants Zvonko Fazarinc and France Rode – exemplary in both educational pursuits ...

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            Debut EP Album NOMAD by Anja Kotar

            ASEF Youth Member, Anja (17) who moved to San Jose CA two years ago, is pursuing her career as a singer songwriter and has created a Kickstarter page to raise funds for her Debut EP Album NOMAD. As a high school senior, Anja is very involved with her school’s Conservatory and Theatre program. She is starring as leads in their ...

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              New museum and library opened at Slovenian Association Melbourne

              As part of the 60th anniversary celebrations at Slovenian Association Melbourne on Saturday 29th November, there was also a formal opening of the new museum and library. In this interview, we speak to Dragica Gomizelj who is now in charge of this and gives us a guided tour of what kind of articles you can find there, including a suitcase, ...

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                Novo mesto Auto Industry Celebrating 60th Anniversary

                First Renaul 4 from Novo Mesto (File photo)

                A ceremony in Novo mesto will launch on Thursday evening celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the beginnings of the thriving car and caravan industry in this southeastern town, home for instance to Renault’s subsidiary Revoz. The story, continuing with Revoz, caravan maker Adria Mobil and automotive parts supplier TPV, began with Industrija Motornih Vozil or IMV (Industry of Motor ...

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