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Slovenia to promote breweries at top agriculture and food fair

Slovenia will promote its growing brewery industry at the International Green Week (IGW) in Berlin, one of the biggest agricultural and food exhibitions in the world. Kicking off on Thursday, the 84th IGW will feature more than 1,700 exhibitors and will be accompanied by an agriculture ministerial attended by Slovenia's Aleksandra Pivec.

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Skiing: Ilka Štuhec Second to Siebenhofer in Cortina

STA, 18 January 2019 – Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec finished second in Friday’s downhill in Cortina d’Ampezzo, her third podium in three World Cup appearances this season. Štuhec was 0.40 seconds behind the Austrian Ramona Siebenhofer, with another Austrian, Stephanie Venier rounding off the podium 0.46 seconds adrift. The reigning downhill world champion, Štuhec made a stunning return to the ...

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Majority of Small Businesses Face Staff Shortages

About three quarters of small business owners have a hard time finding adequately trained and skilled staff, found a survey recently conducted by the Chamber of Trade Crafts and Small Business (OZS). They are also fairly optimistic that the government will come up with systemic solutions.

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A Villa Among the Vineyards

The Brda region, known for its orchards and its vineyard-covered hills, has recently emerged as one of Slovenia’s leading tourist attractions. But Villa Vipolže, a magnificent Renaissance manor, reminds visitors that the region has always been rich in natural bounty.

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A Drink from the Karst Plateau

The windswept Karst Plateau is known for its stark beauty, but for the people who live there, the environment, with its hot summers and bitterly cold winter, is often unforgiving; even fresh water can be in short supply.

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In 1968, Slovenian Television Broadcast The Main Evening News In The Slovenian Language For The First Time

When Slovenian television viewers turned on their TV sets to watch the main evening news on April 15, 1968, they noticed something very different. For the first time ever, the news was in Slovenian. Up to that point, the main evening newscast had always been always produced in Belgrade. It was broadcast in the Serbo-Croatian language, which many people in ...

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