STA, 17 May 2018 - Several organisations representing farmers and forest owners have launched a petition urging the authorities to reduce the populations of deer and large carnivores. The petition has been signed by 51 organisations and will be sent to the government, parliament, European Commission and European Parliament.
STA, 16 May 2018 - Jazz Cerkno, one of the most interesting jazz festivals in Slovenia, opens on Thursday, featuring ten concerts and paying tribute to Slovenian percussionist and drummer Zlatko Kaučič and Japanese jazz pianist Satoko Fujii.
May 15, 2018
Ljubljana’s Trubarjeva cesta is known for it’s colourful character (and characters), but also, and increasingly, as the best place in the city to get ethnic food, with the offerings now including, but not limited to, Lebanese, Greek, Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, Indian, and more, with much of the latter being provided by Skuhna, at #56, where in one recent week alone you could sample dishes from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Syria, Tunisia and Zimbabwe.
STA, 14 May 2018 - Slovenia's initiative to have the UN declare 20 May World Bee Day has helped raise awareness of the importance of bees, but a lot more will need to be done to create the conditions for their survival, the Slovenian Beekeepers' Association president Boštjan Noč told the STA in an interview.
We spent the last few days lazing in Bovec, enjoying the scenery and peace it affords, while also delving into the bloody history of the area, where around 300,000 people died in the twelve Battles of the Isonzo, which raged in these now idyllic hills and valleys from 1915 to 1917.
STA, 11 May - Renting real estate in Slovenia is becoming less frequent than buying despite the fact that the prices of real estate are growing faster than rents, the Mapping and Surveying Authority (GURS) said on Friday. The trend can be seen with both private and commercial real estate.
STA, 10 May 2018 - Data on the enrolment of children in Slovenian primary schools show that an increasing share of parents decide to put off the start of formal education of their children. Their main argument is that they want to offer their child another year of carefree childhood.