STA, 27 April 2018 - Resistance Day, a public holiday remembering the establishment of the Liberation Front (Osvobodilna fronta, OF) which spearheaded the resistance against Nazi and Fascist occupation in WWII, will be marked in Slovenia on Friday.
Short sleeves, short pants and short skirts have been big on the streets of Ljubljana the last few days, and our regular tables in the various cafés and bars we frequent are now often taken by tourists with more money, free time and class than we’re able to draw upon. Thus we explore some of the less trafficked parts of town, secure in the knowledge that by doing so we’re steadily mapping more of the psychogeography of the place we now call home, getting pulled deeper into its past, present, and – one hopes – its future...
STA, 21 April 2018 – As Israel was founded 70 years ago, on 14 May 1948, some 200 Slovenian Jews are estimated to have moved there from Slovenia, although the Jewish Community in the country does not have exact data.
If you want to see creativity, passion and can-do spirit in Ljubljana then one place to head this weekend is the craft beer festival being held today (Friday, April 20) and tomorrow, 14:00–02:00, in the exhibition centre on Dunajska, where people are getting things done.
A new mountain biking adventure trail for experienced riders has opened in abandoned tunnels of the Mežica lead and zinc mine, which already offers kayaking and leisurely bike tours.