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AMLA Joins Hands to Help Slovenian Community

Cleveland—On Saturday, May 2, the American Mutual Life Association (AMLA) assembled volunteers at two landmarks of the Slovenian community in Cleveland: The Slovene Home Skilled Nursing Facility and the Slovenian Garden at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens in Rockefeller Park. The volunteers set-out to lend a helping hand as part of the program known to fraternal organizations across the country as ...

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Norfolk NATO Festival 2015

On April 24 and 25, Norfolk was once again host of the annual NATO festival. The festival started on Friday, April 24 afternoon with the raising of the flags and the playing of the national anthems of the 28 NATO member states and NATO itself outside of the Norfolk Scope Arena. On Saturday NATO Festival continued with the 62st Annual ...

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Podravka Acquires Majority Stake in Žito

Croatian food group Podravka acquired a 51.55% stake in Žito, one of Slovenia’s biggest food companies, for EUR 33m or EUR 180.1 per share on Tuesday, a price described by the Slovenia Sovereign Holding (SSH) as “good”. Slovenian law requires that Podravka publish a takeover bid for the remaining outstanding stock. The deal values the entire company at EUR 64m ...

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Oto Pestner Concert – Slovenska Pristava, Cleveland, OH

On Sunday, April 19, 2015, the legendary singer from Slovenia, Oto Pestner had a concert at Slovenska Pristava. Lausche hall was sold out and people were listening to many of his old and new beautiful songs. Last part of his concert was performed together with the local band Alpine Sextet, from Cleveland. This was a benefit concert for the renovation ...

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Trobla The wooden amplifier for iPhones and other smartphones

KOPER, SLOVENIA April 7th 2015 The design team Tok Tok have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their wooden amplifier for smartphones called Trobla, which is the Slovene word for horn. Trobla enhances the volume by one and is made entirely of wood. They want to raise enough funds to start the production and distribution of Trobla though this crowdfunding campaign. Their project is community ...

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Slovenia to Campaign with UN for World Honeybee Day

Slovenia will start campaigning for the United Nations to designate 20 May World Honeybee Day after the government has recently supported a respective initiative by the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association. Confident that the bid will succeed, officials expect the day could be declared by the first half of 2017. The endorsement of the initiative by the government means the country will ...

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Innovative Solution Wins Hidria Deals Worth EUR 110M

Industrial conglomerate Hidria has closed deals worth EUR 110m to supply a diesel-cold start system with pressure sensor glow plug to car makers. Its innovative solution will cut emissions and fuel consumption. The system monitors pressure directly inside the engine cylinder, sending information directly to the engine control unit to adjust in real time fuel injection and other parameters key ...

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Slovenian Kayaker First to Cross South Mediterranean

Slovenian sea kayaker Marin Medak has crossed the south Mediterranean sea from Tunisia to Turkey with the help of two fellow rowers to become the first person ever to complete the voyage rowing. The adventurer from Primorsko was joined by Australian Huw Kingston for the initial stages of the journey to complete the feat on Wednesday with the help of ...

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Summer Brings More Flights, Destinations to Ljubljana Airport

As air transport switches to summer schedule today, Slovenia’s main airport brings several changes, such as new routes to Stockholm, Helsinki and Berlin, more flights to Istanbul and Swiss Air as a new airliner. Slovenian flag carrier Adria Airways has added Stockholm to its list of European capitals where it flies from the Letališče Jožeta Pučnika Ljubljana airport, or Ljubljana ...

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