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Blessing The Horses For The Upcoming Year

For many people, the day after Christmas is mostly a day of rest after all the feasting and gift-giving of the holiday season. In villages across Slovenia, however, December 26 also marks an old tradition – it’s the day when horses are blessed by priests. The tradition has its origins in an era when horses where among the most valuable ...

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Berlin Hosting Festival of Slovenian Film

Neues Slowensisches Kino, a two-day film festival dedicated exclusively to Slovenian films, will open in Berlin on Wednesday.  The festival is organised by the Berlin-based Periskop society, established last year with the aim of broadening Germany’s horizons on Slovenia’s accomplishments in the field of art and culture. Held in Berlin’s Kino Babylon cinema, Neues Slowensisches Kino will feature nine films, ...

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St. Peter Decorations With a Slovene Touch

The Advent season has begun. To Christians it represents a time of expectations and preparation for Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus. Advent wreaths, symbols of expectation, have already been prepared in many churches and homes. The first of the four candles on the wreath was lit yesterday. Another candle is lit every Sunday. The wreath has also been ...

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Slovenian Poetry And Arts Evening

The opening of the Contemporary Poetry Evening and Painting Exhibit will cater to your ears by presenting three prominent Slovenian poets, who will read their poems in English language; and it will feast your eyes with a painting exhibit by a Slovenian contemporary painter and sculptor. It will (with the help of mulled wine) warmly welcome your taste buds to the Happy December in the ...

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St. Vitus Parish Picnic

St. Vitus Parish hosted another successful summer picnic on Sunday, July 19th at Slovenska Pristava in Harpersfield, Ohio. The event capped months of planning and preparation by picnic committee members, chairman Frank Zitko and master of logistics Stan Kuhar. The festivities officially began with a noon Mass celebrated by pastor Father Joseph Boznar and enhanced by singing led by John ...

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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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