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Order of Merit from the Slovenian President to Dr. Edward Gobetz

We congratulate to dr. Edward Gobetz, decorated with Order of Merit from the President of the Republic of Slovenia, for his life’s work and contribution to the recognition of Slovenia and enrichment of knowledge about the achievements of Slovenians in the world. Dr. Gobec – linguist, sociologist and anthropologist, writer and publicist, and above all a researcher and collector of ...

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Discover Slovenia in Cleveland

If you saw numerous groups wandering and exploring Cleveland and its neighboring cities on Father’s Day weekend, wearing Slovenian clothing, with Slovenian flags, posters and other props, we hope you weren’t alarmed!  It was not an invasion of Slovenian tourists in Cleveland, but a competition/project, named “Discover Slovenia in Cleveland.”  This competition was a photo hunt, in which teams were ...

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COVID-19 Update

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the Slovenian Embassy in Washington, Consulate General of Slovenia in Cleveland, as well as our visa application centers, will not accept any visa applications until further notice.

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12 March Summary: Slovenia Declares Coronavirus Epidemic

lovenia declared a coronavirus epidemic on Thursday as the number of cases continued to surge with 96 persons confirmed to have fallen ill, almost double the number from the day before. A number of measures were taken to contain the spreading, from school closures to cancellations of virtually all public events, with additional measures announced.

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Slovenia Closes Border with Italy

CoronaVirus Boarders

Prime Minister Marjan Šarec has announced he has ordered the closure of the border with Italy. The measure, which Šarec said was modeled on Austria's, does not apply for cargo transport. In a statement, he said that the number of corona-virus cases had risen by another three to reach 34 this afternoon.

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Slovenian Lady – A Greeting to American – Pozdrav

Slovenian Lady Cleveland City Hall

The sculpture, of patinated cherry, shows a Slovenian Lady in traditional dress, complete with AVBA (bonnet). She carries in her arm a bouquet of nageljni (red carnations), the Slovenian national flower, and waves a handkerchief in greeting. The original ancient oak base shows the capital city's coat-of-arms, with Ljubljana Castle on the hills of the city, and Dragon as Protector of the city and the Ljubljanica river.

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