Idrija Lace – beauty created with needle, bobbin and thread

(Exhibit date: Thursday, June 8 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM) For centuries, Idrija lace has been a synonym for quality, prestige and an established reputation. The deeply rooted values that are expressed in Idrija lace are highly discernable and alluring. It is not known precisely when and from where

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Rare Prešeren’s Manuscripts Found In Cleveland, OHIO

“I’m very glad that I was able to handle these valuable manuscripts,” says Luka Zibelnik, a professor of the Slovenian language, who stumbled upon two still uncatalogued versions of Prešeren’s poetry manuscripts in the U.S. The two manuscripts — of the poems Slovo od mladosti (“A Farwell to Youth”) and

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ART Exhibition – Slovenia Through Time (June 15 – 16 7PM)

Tomaž Izidor Perko was born on 2 November 1947 in Ljubljana in the family of the Slovenian painter Lojze Perko. He spent his youth in Kamnik, where he completed his elementary and high school education during the years 1954 – 1966. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts

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Fourth Annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Weekend

Cleveland Kurentovanje, a Slovenian-infused carnival event, has expanded this year: “Kurent Jump” kicked off the celebration on Friday, February 5th, in which the Kurents came out for the first time to start their mission of scaring away the winter. On Saturday, February 6, the Cleveland Kurentovanje parade and festival took

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Exhibit: Slovenian Museum and Archives – Forgive Us, Forgive Us, Oh You, the Dead

September 18, 2015 Dr. Božo Cerar, Slovenian Ambassador to the US, was the keynote presenter at the opening of an exhibit , “Forgive Us, Forgive Us, Oh You, the Dead,” at the Slovenian Museum and Archives. His speech was extremely timely and heartfelt. Below is the Ambassador’s speech. Dear President

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