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28th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show

Polka Hall of Fame Honors Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik at Music Awards Show Gala, Saturday, November 28 2015 Key Center Marriott in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. World Accordion Champion Denis Novato headlines the 28th annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show with Cleveland musicians Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik to be inducted, Saturday, November 28, 2015. The Awards Show gala is ...

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    New ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Australia

    Helena Drnovšek-Zorko is the new Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenija in Australia. In her first interview with radio SBS, she spoke about her life and work as a diplomat. She looks forward to getting to know the Slovenian community in Australia again which has changed markedly since she worked here as the Charge d’Affaires of the Republic of Slovenia ...

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      40 Facts About Slovenia. Did You Know…

      Slovenia lies in the heart of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain meets the Karst. This small green country measures 20,273 km2 in area, and is home to sincere, hospitable people of great diligence. It has an exceptional number of top athletes, and a wealth of cultural creativity. Here are 40 facts about Slovenia and ...

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        Mobile Apps Slovenia’s Top 50 and Slovenia’s Top 100

        The mobile apps Slovenia’s Top 50 and Slovenia’s Top 100 offer a selection of the most popular Slovenian tourist attractions according to the number of visits to the web portal www.slovenia.info. As the names imply, Slovenia’s Top 50 contains 50 attractions while Slovenia’s Top 100 contains 100. Mobile apps enable guests in Slovenia to see which tourist attractions can be found in ...

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          Silver Volleyball Players Arrive Home

          Slovenia’s silver volleyball players landed at Ljubljana airport at 9.44 a.m. At the excitement of many fans, the first to walk through the airport door was team captain Tine Urnaut. Despite the early hour and heavy rain around 150 volleyball fans gathered at the Ljubljana airport. Slovenia’s heroes were also greeted by Slovenia’s Olympic Committee president, Bogdan Gabrovec, and vice-president ...

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            Slovenians from abroad living in Slovenia started a new organisation

            John Križman is actively involved in a newly formed organisation named ‘Povratniki‘ that aims to bring together Slovenians from abroad who have decided to either return to live in Slovenia or make this country their new home. These people are often faced with many issues as new settlers in Slovenia. These issues range from unnecessary, complicated bureaucracy in Slovenia to ...

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              Heineken wires EUR 120m, takes control of majority stake in Laško

              Heineken paid on Thursday EUR 119.5m for a 53.43% stake in beverage group Pivovarna Laško. Moreover, the Dutch buyer provided additional EUR 185m for the group to repay its debt. Dušan Zorko, who will remain at the helm, told the press that “Laško no longer owes anything to anybody but Heineken”. The core company, Pivovarna Laško, will get EUR 141m, ...

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                Slovenia And Germany To Boost Academic Exchange Programmes

                The Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Maja Makovec Brenčič, signed in Berlin on Monday a cooperation and exchange agreement with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), which will allow researchers, doctoral and post-doctoral students to work and study in Germany. The minister also met her German counterpart Johanna Wanka to discuss further cooperation in terms of exchange of students, ...

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                  Slovenian Pipistrel to deliver 194 aircraft to India

                  Pipistrel, the Slovenian maker of ultralight aircraft, signed a deal on Monday to deliver 194 trainer aircraft to the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and the National Cadet Corps, the biggest single deal in the company’s history. The deal has also been described by Arming India, a specialised defence portal, as one of the single largest deals involving ultralight aircraft ...

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                    Brdo Mansion Celebrating Half a Millennium

                    Celebrations marking the 505th anniversary of Brdo Mansion, a renaissance mansion now used for protocol events, started last evening with the opening of an exhibition of the “Treasures of the Castle Library”. A number of events are planed until 18 October and access will be enabled to parts of the mansion usually off limits to the public. Špela Munih Stanič, ...

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