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Legendary Musician Slavko Avsenik Dies

Internationally-recognised accordion musician and composer Slavko Avsenik has died at the age of 85. He is leaving behind a rich legacy of oompah music and a polka that is believed to be the most frequently played piece of music in the world. Avsenik was born November 26, 1929 in Begunje na Gorenjskem, close to Lake Bled, a popular tourist spot ...

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Slovenian Statehood Day in Cleveland

On June 19, 2015 Jurcek Zmauc, Slovenian Consul General in Cleveland on the occasion of Slovenian Statehood Day and Farewell Event invited to reception in City Hall of Cleveland. Reception was sponsored by The Honorable Mayor of Cleveland, Frank G. Jackson, Councilman Michael D. Polensek and Councilman Joe Cimperman. At the event Mayor Jackson gave Consul General a Proclamation in ...

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Enroll in Slovenian online classes 101 or 201 in the Fall 2015

Need to take a language course for your degree? Do you want the possibility of learning at your own pace, and in any location you choose? If you want more freedom and flexibility in your courses then try Slovenian Language online! The course has been created to be accessible from any location, and on any device (computer, cell phone, tablet, ...

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Slovenians Better at Eating Their Veg

Slovenians appear to have become more conscious about their diet with the latest statistics showing a 8% surge in vegetable consumption per capita last year. Slovenians ate an average 104 kilos of vegetables per capita last year, but only grew 38% of what they consumed at home, so they had to depend on imported greens. Cereals remain the staple of ...

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40 years of the Slovenian program on SBS Radio in Sydney

Slovenian program on SBS Radio in Sydney celebrates 40 years of broadcasting. For the program in Sydney, we invited the Slovenian minister for Slovenians abroad, Gorazd Žmavc, Dr Zvone Žigon, secretary of the Office of Slovenians abroad, former 2EA and SBS Radio broadcaster Peter Krope, former Honorary consul General for the Republic of Slovenia in NSW Alfred Brežnik AM, representative of ...

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Pentasens, Inc. Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Smart Device Aimed at Performing Daily Functions with the Click of a Button.

CLEVELAND, OH — June 3, 2015 — Pentasens, Inc., creator and developer of smart phone-compatible devices and applications, will begin its Kickstarter campaign today for its gadget, COOPY, a small, hand-held tool which provides users with a solution to complete multiple functions by simply clicking a button. “With the ever-growing demands of our day-to-day schedules and the potential danger of ...

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Esperonn LLC Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Attraction Symbols

Esperonn LLC, a specialized gift production company, is pleased to announce the launch of their Kickstarter campaign for Attraction Symbols. Attraction Symbols are personally manufactured amulets that use the Law of Attraction to reveal desires that are obscured by the subconscious. They are the simplest, yet most effective way to proactively address hesitancy or distress, and in turn, discover confirmation. ...

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Slovenian Embassy in US Welcomes 4,000 Visitors on Open Day

The Slovenian Embassy in Washington has received around 4,000 visitors as part of this year’s EU Embassies’ Open House Day, who had the opportunity to enjoy in Slovenian food and drinks and be acquainted with the country’s culture, politics, economy and social life. EU Embassies’ Open House Day is a part of the European Month of Culture in Washington, which ...

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Kolektor Launches Production Plant in Mexico

Kolektor, the Idrija-based industrial conglomerate, has launched a production plant in Silau, Mexico, in an investment valued at ten million euros. Production was launched in September 2014 but the plant was officially inaugurated on Thursday. The facility will initially produce commutators but it has ample spare capacity to expand production with products for hybrid engines, the company said. The initial workforce is 30-strong ...

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Slovenian dancers The Artifex featured WOD

At the invitation of the largest dance organization in the world, World of Dance (WOD), Slovenian dancers and world hip-hop champions The Artifex featured the world’s largest dance event, which took place in April in Grenoble (France). WOD is the biggest dance organization in the world founded in 2008, based in California. Dance competition World of Dance Tour is an ...

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