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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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Up And Coming Events At The Slovenian Club Adelaide

Dinka Jerebica, president of the Slovenian Club in Adelaide speaks about the latest events occurring within their club, including a special Masquerade dance, that will be held on Saturday, February 25th. Please listen to the audio below.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170210_630293.mp3   Source: Radio SBS – Slovenian Program – Lenti Lenko

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Holiday messages of Slovenian organisations around Australia

In this special festive feature, many heads of our Slovenian organizations around Australia wished the listeners well and lots of luck for the coming year 2017. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_161230_608789.mp3 By: Tania Smrdel | Radio SBS

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Revised Edition Of Cookbook ‘From Hearts and Hands’

In 2012, Dr. Elizabeth Tomažič released the “From hearts and hands” cookbook, which has favorite recipes from Australian Slovenian cooks, predominantly in Victoria. Currently, she is preparing a revised edition and in this interview tells us more about what changes there are and where you can get a copy. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_161014_570323.mp3   From Hearts and Hands Preview PDF File The book ...

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45th Anniversary of the Slovenian Club Jadran

Romana Žetko was elected president of the Slovenian Club Jadran in Melbourne for another year at their recent AGM. The club celebrates it’s 45th anniversary this year with a big celebration being planned on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_160826_545967.mp3

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“We speak Slovenian at home!”

Mateja Paradiz has been living in Australia for nearly nine years. She shares her experience and highlights the pros and the cons. Whereas, Tina Hodnik is a true inspiration to a younger generation of Slovenians living in Australia. Even though her children were born in Australia, they speak Slovenian as if they were born back home. Listen to the conversation ...

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2015 Slovenian Of The Year Awards At Triglav Club In Sydney.

The 2015 Slovenian Of The Year Awards in NSW was held at Triglav Club at St John’s Park in Sydney on Sunday, June 12th this year. The event also marked the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence as well as the club’s 45th anniversary.  This year’s award recipients were: Marija Ritlop and her late husband, Mirko Ritlop who received a lifetime ...

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Australia: Let’s Proudly Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of Slovenian Independence!

Stan Prosenak from Melbourne and Alfred Brežnik AM from Sydney were both actively involved in the movement for Slovenian independence and international recognition in Australia during those historic times going back 25 years. They both believe that Australian Slovenians should be extremely proud for everything they did to support Slovenia’s battle for independence and international recognition. Australia was one of ...

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Lipa Club On The Gold Coast Celebrates 25 Years

Dr Tony Lenko is the president of Lipa Club on the Gold Coast in Australia, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016. Tony also reminisces about that historic time 25 years ago when Slovenia declared its independence. Please listen to conversation below.     Source: Lenti Lenko | Radio SBS, Slovenian Program

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Draga Gelt – From Dreams To Reality

Draga Gelt OAM, active within Melbourne’s Slovenian community was heavily involved in the movement for Slovenian Independence in Australia in the early 1990s. In 2011, she wrote a book, ‘From Dreams To Reality‘ which is a chronicle of the activities of Australian Slovenians during the movement for Slovenian independence in the early 1990s. Draga is a very proud and patriotic ...

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