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The 36th Super Button Box Bash Celebrates Culture at Slovenian Society Home in Euclid

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum and the Slovenian Society Home teamed up and presented The 36th Super Button Box Bash on April 8. Hundreds gathered at the Slovenian Society Home in Euclid for the annual event that showcased music from performers all across the country. Polka songs resonated throughout the upper ballroom and lower hall. The bash was a daylong ...

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    Serial Production Of World’s Only Floating Gramophones Launched in Nova Gorica

    Mag-Lev Audio has launched the production of the world’s only floating gramophones in rented premises in Nova Gorica. The company has recently employed 12 more people and now comprises a total of 20 people. Directors Tomaž Pegan and Davorin Furlan said at a presentation in the Primorska Technology Park in Vrtojba that they plan to produce around 1,500 floating gramophones ...

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      Poskočni Muzikanti tour Down Under.

      Janja Juvan is the main organizer for the Poskočni Muzikanti Australian tour which has kicked off in Queensland. They will also be performing in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Janja speaks about the tour itself and how it came to be that the band will not be performing at any Slovenian club in Victoria. Source: Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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        The Grammys: Perpetuum Jazzile Eyeing To Become An Award Nominee

        The Perpetuum Jazzile vocal group is being considered as an award nominee at the prestigious Grammy Music Awards, which will be handed out at the start of next year. The vocal ensemble, which for the last 15 years has been performing both at home and abroad, will try become an award nominee in four categories: Song of the Year, Best ...

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          The Legendary Vilko Ovsenik Dies

          Clarinet player and composer Vilko Ovsenik passed away on Friday at the age of 88. Dedicated as he was to music, he composed around one thousand songs, was a member of the Vaški quintet, and left a deep mark in the legacy of Oberkrainer music as the first clarinetist in the Avsenik Brothers Ensemble. One of the main architects of ...

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            Carmen Manet: “All we wanted was to represent Slovenia in the best possible light”

            “The announcement totally surprised us all. We didn’t know whether to laugh or cry, jump, hug, scream… At the end, we did all of the above-mentioned at the same time. I think you can feel our euphoria in the recording when they pronounce the winner.” That’s how the members of the Carmen Manet choir, which “displayed the majestic power of ...

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              Omar Naber is the winner of EMA 2017

              Omar Naber will represent Slovenia at the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev with the song On My Way after winning EMA 2017. Omar will perform in the first semi-final on 9th May. The final of EMA 2017 took place in front a sold-out crowd at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre and was hosted by Mario Galunič, Tina Gorenjak, ...

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                Down Under Musical Group Žagarji Released Their First Song

                On the last day of 2016, the musical group Žagarji released their first original song, “Ne vem če bom zmogla”. In the interview that you can listen below, Tania Smrdel spoke with their lead singer Tina Hodnik about the song and what their plans are. Please also check their youtube video below.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170120_619321.mp3  …   It was in 2013 ...

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                  Singer-Songwriter Kreslin Filling Cankarjev Dom For Quarter Of Century

                  Legendary Slovenian singer-songwriter Vlado Kreslin has been filling the main concert hall at the Cankarjev dom arts center with his annual December concerts for a quarter of a century. This year’s three concerts have also been sold out. Kreslin performed his first concert at the Gallusova dvorana hall on 5 December 1992 together with the Svea Wind Orchestra from Zagorje. ...

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                    An Evening Under The Lights

                    Under the patronage and sponsorship of the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland and in corporation with Friends of the Slovenian National Home, Inc. (501c3), Slovenian Museum & Archives (501c3) And Center for Slovenian Studies (Cleveland State University) present: An Evening Under the Lights, A benefit concert by Vlado Kreslin. Featuring the First Unveiling of the 160-year old ...

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