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Slovenian Australian Academic Association News

Dr Kaja Antelj, president of the Slovenian Australian Academic Association (SAAA) speaks about the numerous activities and projects currently being undertaken by their organization. This includes promoting the 2018 Slovenian Language Summer School. Association secretary, Mateya Slobodnik provides more information about the scholarship which is available to attend this year’s Slovenian Summer School. The Ministry for Slovenians Living Abroad and ...

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    New Slovenian Consulate Open in Geelong

    Sunday, 11th February, the new Slovenian consulate in Victoria was officially opened in Geelong by the Slovenian minister for Economic development and Technology Zdravko Pocivalsek and Slovenian Ambassador to Australia, Helena Drnovsek Zorko. Honorary consul for Victoria Eddy Kontelj hosted this event, whereby various members of the Slovenian and Australia governments spoke and were present. Source: Radio SBS | Tania ...

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      Magda Pišotek and Marija Penca Are Respected Teachers And Cultural Workers Within Melbourne’s Slovenian Community.

      Magda Pišotek, Marija Penca and Draga Gelt OAM, authors of a new book titled The Power of Words have been tireless cultural workers and teachers within the Slovenian Community in Victoria for over 4 decades. This book with over 500 pages highlights the many cultural programs prepared by the three authors over the past 40 plus years, celebrating many events, ...

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        Documentary film about Slovenians in Australia

        Husband and wife team, Štefan Celec and Brigita Bavčar are producing a special documentary film about Slovenians in Australia. They join radio SBS in Australia for a chat. Source : Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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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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            Slovenian Photographer, Matjaž Rust Using Photography To Promote Slovenian Communities Living Abroad

            Slovenian photographer, Matjaz Rust is visiting Slovenian Communities in Australia as part of a special project to promote Slovenian Communites around the world through photograhy. He has already visited Slovenian Communities living in Cleveland, USA and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Source: Radio SBS | Slovenian Program | Lenti Lenko

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              Update from Slovenian Ambassador to Australia

              Helena Drnovšek Zorko, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Australia gave Radio SBS an update on the latest news regarding the valuable work being undertaken by their Embassy in Canberra. Among other topics, Ambassador gave some answers if there’s any news regarding a new Slovenian Honorary Consul in Victoria. http://audiomedia-sbs.akamaized.net/slovenian_170915_748809.mp3   Source: Radio SBS | Slovenian Program | Lenti ...

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                News From Slovenian Clubs In Australia

                What’s new within the Slovenian Community in Geelong? Karlo Bole was re–elected as president of the Slovenian Assocation Ivan Cankar in Geelong.  He spoke to SBS about up and coming events at their assocation over the next few months. http://audiomedia-sbs.akamaized.net/slovenian_170825_738381.mp3   Events at Triglav Club in Sydney. Peter Krope, president of Club Triglav in Sydney spoke to SBS about their ...

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                  What’s new in Adelaide’s Slovenian community?

                  Adrian Vatovec is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia for South Australia. He had much to speak about regarding recent events taking place within the Slovenian community in Adelaide. 2017 is a particularly special year because the Slovenian club in Adelaide is celebrating its 60th anniversary. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170519_686537.mp3 Source: Radio SBS | Lenti Lenko | Slovenian Program

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                    President of the Slovenian Academic Association in Australia

                    Dr. Kaja Antlej, president of Slovenian Academic Association in Australia spoke about the aims of the organization and their activities. She invites everyone to a special event being organized by the association on Monday, 22 May at the EU Centre at RMIT.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170324_652781.mp3   Source: Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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