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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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Martinovanje in New York

The New York Branch of Slovenian Union of America organized the annual Martinovanje event at the Church of Saint Cyril in New Yorkon Sunday, November 9. On behalf of the Branch 93 Tanya Vajk welcomed honored guests, who came from Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. and as far as south of Argentina. Father Krizolog also greeted the parishioners ...

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Embassy Event with Harvard Club of DC

The Embassy of Slovenia on Wednesday, November 12, hosted members of Harvard Club of Washington, D.C, a nonprofit organization, which sponsors educational, cultural, social, and charitable events and programs in the U.S. capital. After the introduction by the president of the club, Ms. Yi-Fun Hsueh, around 70 alumni with their spouses as well as current students were addressed by Deputy Chief of Mission, Vladimir Kolmanič, who in his remarks briefed the guests about Slovenia’s pathway from independence towards ...

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VTIS United States of America: Slovene Science Around the World

Društvo v tujini izobraženih Slovencev – VTIS (in English: Association of Slovenes Educated Abroad) is organizing an event called “VTIS United States of America: Slovene Science Around the World”. The event will feature short presentations of the work of Slovenes who are active at universities and research institutes in and around New York City. The goals of the event are ...

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