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On Slovenia’s Initiative, the UN Proclaims May 20 as World Bee Day

On the initiative of Slovenia, the United Nations has declared May 20 to be World Bee Day, a date intended to emphasize the importance of bees to the survival of humans. May 20 is the birthday of Anton Janša, the founder of modern beekeeping and a native of Breznica, a village not far from Žirovnica in Slovenia’s Gorenjska region. The ...

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Slovenia to Campaign with UN for World Honeybee Day

Slovenia will start campaigning for the United Nations to designate 20 May World Honeybee Day after the government has recently supported a respective initiative by the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association. Confident that the bid will succeed, officials expect the day could be declared by the first half of 2017. The endorsement of the initiative by the government means the country will ...

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20th beekeeping festival at Slovenian club Jadran

Next Sunday March 15th will see the 20th beekeeping festival at Slovenian club Jadran. Today we spoke to Stanko Starc who tells us about this year’s festival and what visitors will expect to see on the day. Source: http://www.sbs.com.au/

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