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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Exhibit of Cockta – Slovenian Pop Drink for All Ages –

The exhibit, which was kindly provided and translated by Slovene Ethnographic Museum, will take you through the history of the most known Slovenian pop drink and counter to Coca-Cola, Cockta. Every visitor will be able to try it and learn something new about our beloved drink, which was invented 63-years

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An Evening Under The Lights – Vlado Kreslin Concert

Under the patronage and sponsorship of the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland and in corporation with Friends of the Slovenian National Home, Inc. (501c3), Slovenian Museum & Archives (501c3) And Center for Slovenian Studies (Cleveland State University) we present: An Evening Under the Lights, A benefit concert

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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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Who Robbed Heidi Of Her Prayer?

Center for Slovenian Studies Slovenian Museum and Archives Cleveland State University Kent State University present “Who Robbed Heidi of her prayer?” by Fullbright Professor Nike K. Pokorn. The presentation will focus on translation practice in Socialist Yugoslavia, paying special attention to the translations of children’s literature. I will present the

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Matej Sitar: America, my way 2007

America, my way is a series of Polaroid photos from my journey across the American continent. Instead of showing well-known images, I have focused on the personal view of the individu- al. The title America, my way depicts two meanings. First the geographical coordinates of the pictures, the second one,

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Slovenian Independence

The history of Slovenia chronicles the period of the Slovene territory from the 5th century BC to the present. In the Early Bronze Age, Proto-Illyrian tribes settled an area stretching from present-day Albania to the city ofTrieste. Slovenian territory was part of the Roman Empire, and it was devastated by

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Slovenian Money

The name tolar comes from Thaler, and is cognate with dollar. The tolar was introduced on 8 October 1991. It replaced the 1990 (Convertible) version of Yugoslav dinar at parity. On 28 June 2004, the tolar was pegged against the euro in the ERM II, the European Union exchange rate

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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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