Franc Derganc was not just one of Slovenia’s leading surgeons; he was also a medical entrepreneur. He set up the first private hospital in Slovenia – an institution that would play a key role in the country’s resistance to Fascist occupation. Derganc was born in the sleepy Bela Krajina town of Semič, a place known for its gentle vineyards and ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2018
Magda Pišotek and Marija Penca Are Respected Teachers And Cultural Workers Within Melbourne’s Slovenian Community.
Magda Pišotek, Marija Penca and Draga Gelt OAM, authors of a new book titled The Power of Words have been tireless cultural workers and teachers within the Slovenian Community in Victoria for over 4 decades. This book with over 500 pages highlights the many cultural programs prepared by the three authors over the past 40 plus years, celebrating many events, ...Read More »
Croatia is reportedly prepared to listen to Brussels and recognize a large part of the border arbitration award, but in the framework of a bilateral agreement. Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec stresses that Croatia must accept the entire ruling. According to Croatia’s RTL, Radio Slovenija reports that Croatia has changed its position after Monday’s meeting between European Commission President Jean-Claude ...Read More »
Ljubljana – Slovenian spa resorts recorded yet another record year in 2017, as the number of guests increased by 12.8% year-on-year to nearly 845,000. Over 51% of the guests were foreign; this was the first time that the number of foreign guests exceeded the number of Slovenian guests in spa resorts. The number of foreign guests was up 22.9% to ...Read More »