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Parliament Reinstates 2 January as Bank Holiday

The National Assembly has backed the ruling party’s proposal to make 2 January a bank holiday again four years after the date was removed from the list of public holidays as part of austerity measures. The Modern Centre Party (SMC)-sponsored amendment to the public holidays act was carried by 61 votes against ten at Tuesday’s emergency session and will be ...

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Melania Trump, Originally From Sevnica – First Slovenian In The Role Of First Lady

It is already known that a Slovenian, now an American citizen, will become the new First Lady of the USA. And Melania not only has Slovenian roots, but she grew up in Sevnica as Melanija Knavs. Let’s start with some basic data: she was born in 1970 in Novo mesto, which was then a part of Yugoslavia. She is tall, ...

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Annaul Meeting Of The Honorary Consuls Of The Republic Of Slovenia In The U.S. And Mexico

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia hosted on Friday, October 2, the annual meeting of the honorary consuls of the Republic of Slovenia in the United States and Mexico .The network of honorary consuls in the U.S. currently consists of Mr. Thomas J. Brandi (California), Mr. Srečko Vidmar (Colorado), Dr. Gregory S. Chan (Florida), Mr. Paul N. Steinfeld (Georgia), ...

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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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Robert Plešnik, Slovenian Honorary consul for New Zealand

Robert Plešnik has become the Honorary consul of the Republic of Slovenia for New Zealand. In this interview, he speaks about the important work that he is undertaking in his new role. Source: SBS Radio Station, Australia

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