STA, 9 September 2018 - Europe's first beer fountain, which opened in Žalec in east-central Slovenia two years ago, has proved such a success that it will be franchised abroad.
STA, 5 September 2018 - The wood technology department of the Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty is creating a new technology for developing improved coatings for wood based on the use of plasma. Professor Marko Petrič claims that the method of surface processing of wood and hardening of coatings is a novelty on the global scale.
Interviews with BSF secretary-general, Peter Grk, and programme director Meliha Muherina.
STA, 24 August 2018 - Slovenian scientists in cooperation with their Canadian and Brazilian counterparts have solved a 150-year-old mystery about how light causes movement. They discovered that light can cause elastic waves, similar to those generated during an earthquake.
STA, 22 August 2018 - Two films by Slovenian directors have made the programme of the Toronto International Film Festival to end a nine-year drought for Slovenian filmmakers at this major event. Posledice (Consquences) by Darko Štante, will premiere in Toronto, while the second film is the already hailed Zimske Muhe (Winter Flies) by Olmo Omerzu.
STA, 9 August 2018 - Tugo Štiglic, a director and screenwriter, whose list of films includes the iconic 1980s coming-of-age duology Poletje v Školjki (A Summer in a Sea Shell), has been picked to receive the Badjura life-time achievement award at the outset of the 21st Slovenian Film Festival in September.
STA, 20 July 2018 - Slovenian cuisine is to be in Europe's focus as the country turns into a European Region of Gastronomy (ERG) 2021. It will receive the title from the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) in October.
STA, 27 June - Incom Leone, the Ajdovščina-based ice-cream producer, has won an international award for the best and most innovative ice cream at a competition in Poland's Warsaw. Its winning brand Alive was also honoured by the French food chain Wabel in March and the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) a month ago.
STA, 21 June 2018 - Elan, a famed Slovenian ski producer, has inaugurated an alpine skiing museum to showcase its 70-year history. The museum was opened by Swede Ingemar Stenmark, the best skier of all time, who competed on Elan skies his entire career.