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Ljubljana Joins Global St. Patrick’s Festivities

The Slovenian capital Ljubljana will join global festivities of St. Patrick’s Day as two local landmarks, the Ljubljana Castle and the Slovenian Philharmonics building, will be illuminated with green light to celebrate the illustrious Irish holiday. The castle will go green from 12 to 17 March while the Philharmonics building in Kongresni trg square will shine green on Thursday to ...

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SWICH Wireless Charger by Lutman Design

The design is as monumental as one can get, compared to other wireless charger designs. »The wireless charger is no novelty on the market, and now it is no longer a stranger to design«  Wireless charging is not anything new or anything special; It is clear that the future will offer cordless electronics and our living space does need this change. Smart watches, Headsets, ...

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Austrian Experts Help Clear WWII Bomb from Piran

Slovenian demining experts assisted by members of the Austrian armed forces have cleared the Piran Bay of a 250-kilo bomb from WWII, which was discovered last year but left untouched because it was considered extremely sensitive. The bomb, made in the US, was considered highly explosive because it was originally perceived to have a chemical detonator. However, a second examination, ...

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Skiing: Tina Maze Downhill World Champion!

Slovenia’s star skier Tina Maze bagged gold in the downhill race at the World Alpine Ski Championships in Vail on Friday. This is her second medal at the worlds, following silver in the super-G event on Tuesday. Maze beat Anna Fenninger of Austria in second by 0.02 seconds only three days after Fenninger beat her to super-G gold by 0.03. ...

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The 2015 Gala

On Sunday, January 25th, ASEF celebrated the successes and aspirations of its very first year. Enjoy photos, news and a sneak preview of this superb event and watch for the full video next week. Anja Kotar Debut Anja recently completed a successful kickstarter project with logistical support from ASEF. Anja (17), who performed at the 2015 gala, is a California ...

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Extreme Snow Storm to Hit Slovenia, Up to 80 cm Snow Expected

Slovenia has been placed under alert as heavy snowfall is expected in most of the country during a 24-hour period starting at midday Thursday, with strong winds hitting the western region in particular. The Environment Agency issued an orange alert, its second highest, for most parts of the country for Thursday and for the whole country on Friday as up ...

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Slovenians Prevc and Flisar Winners of World Competitions

Photo: STA & EPA

Slovenia’s freestyle skier Filip Flisar won the skicross finals of the World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria, on Sunday. This is the first world cup medal for the Maribor native famous for his handlebar moustache. The 27-year-old won ahead of French Jean Frederic Chapuis in second place and Swede Victor Oehling Norberg, who won bronze. Flisar was the only Slovenian in ...

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