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ASEF: Fellowships for Slovenian students visiting USA – (VIDEO)

The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) fellowship program provides fellows with comprehensive support, allowing them to focus on their research at world’s top universities. Fellowships build lasting relationships between ASEF and academic institutions. The purpose of the fellowship is to strengthen research and study exchange between Slovenia and the U.S. with the objective of giving talented Slovenian students the ability ...

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    Slovenia’s Prime Minister Dr. Miro Cerar Visited Cleveland

    The Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Andrej G. Rode hosted a reception in Honor of His Excellency Dr. Miro Cerar Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Slovenian National Home in Cleveland Ohio. Together with the new Slovenian Ambassador to the US Stanislav Vidovic they also opened new offices of the Slovenian Consulate in Cleveland. New ...

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      Letter of thanks from Padre Pedro Opeka for Contributions by Cleveland Slovenians

      Letter of thanks from Padre Pedro Opeka for contributions by Cleveland Slovenians with which he built a new school in Madagascar. Pedro, founder of Akamasoa, “the miracle of Madagascar,” is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. All [my] dear Slovenians in Cleveland! With great joy I am sending you photos of the new school, built with the money which you donated ...

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        Slovenian Easter Sunday

        Easter Sunday at St. Mary of the Assumption in Collinwood on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The Cleveland area is home to the largest population of Slovenians in the world outside of Slovenia. See more : http://s.cleveland.com/6brTo1g   Source: Cleveland.com Video: Judy Sedmak Facebook Page

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          SMA Exhibit: Historical Masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras (VIDEO)

          The Slovenian Museum and Archives (6407 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland) had an exhibit of the historical masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras. For centuries, masks have been used throughout Slovenia in the celebration of Mardi Gras — the Kurent is the most well known Slovenian mask in Cleveland, but in fact, there are several others which are all highly unique and ...

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            Fifth Annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Spans Four Days of Slovenian Mardi Gras Festivities! (VIDEO)

            Cleveland, OH—Cleveland Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay), a Slovenian-infused Mardi Gras festival, is carnival event that has been celebrated in Slovenia for the past 50 years, connecting culture, arts, and people from all over Europe.  The central figure of the carnival, the Kurent, is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring with its supernatural powers. Since it’s conception in 2013, Cleveland Kurentovanje ...

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              Slovenian American Times 100th Issue

              Cleveland, 2.11.2017 – It is truly a milestone! Also in this month of February, Slovenia is celebrating Preseren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday, established in commemoration of her greatest poet France Preseren. Coinciding with the anniversary of the poet’s death in 1849, the entire month is filled with a variety of cultural events such as school field trips, poetry readings, ...

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                Prešeren’s Manuscripts On Display in Cleveland

                The day before Slovenia celebrates France Prešeren’s birthday with various cultural events, a tribute to the poet will take place in Cleveland. There, the Slovenian National Home will put on display two newly discovered manuscripts by Prešeren; the documents were unveiled to the public over the summer in Ljubljana. The manuscripts of two poems by Prešeren, A Farewell to Youth ...

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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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                    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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