16 Maj

Piran – the most densely populated Slovenian town

The mediaeval town of Piran on the coast is the most densely populated settlement in Slovenia, with more than 5,600 residents per square kilometre, show data from the Statistics Office.   If all of Slovenia were to be as densely populated as Piran, it would need a population of nearly 114 million, the statisticians have calculated.   In […]

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16 Maj

Postojna Cave – home to baby dragons

“Postojna Cave is compared to baroque or rococo in terms of arts because it is colourful and has all the different dripstone forms… Other caves have a more Gothic style, they are tall but lack the finesse,” tourism company Postojnska jama CEO Marjan Batagelj told the STA.   To add to the prestige, the cave boasts the Concert Hall, […]

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16 Maj

We believe we can fly – Planica the flying hill

Planica, 6 June – The sport-crazed Slovenians can pick among numerous places where they can rejoice in successes of their compatriots but there is no other venue in the country that can attract up to a hundred thousand fans than the legendary ski flying hill in Planica.   Located in an Alpine valley in north-western Slovenia, the ski jumping […]

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16 Maj

EXCLUSIVE: Baby Dragon Born in Postojna

Postojna, 1 June – Four months of waiting paid off when an egg of a rare cave olm hatched in the world famous Postojna Cave. The phenomenon is rarely witnessed by people, but this time, it has been captured on infra red camera.   “Our first dragon literally shot itself out of the egg in a […]

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16 Maj

Slovenia – The Land of Hayracks

Ljubljana, 1 June – Slovenia is recognised globally as a country of abundant natural beauty with lush Alpine meadows and green forests, but its landscape is also dotted with a unique man-made feature that stands testament to its rural heritage.   The kozolec, a hayrack made chiefly of wood, featuring a roof and, often, intricate decorative elements, has been part of Slovenian architecture for centuries and remains one of the most […]

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16 Maj

New gallery Dobra Vaga near Ljubljana’s central market

Ljubljana, 30 May – A new gallery promoting young artists and art at affordable prices has recently opened near Ljubljana’s market place . Selling art per kilo, it builds on the legacy of the nearby fish market.   Located in Ljubljana’s old town under the Plečnik arcades, a covered passage designed by Slovenia’s foremost architect Jože Plečnik, the gallery offers visitors a place to rest and […]

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