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.
STA, 20 June 2018 - Slovenian restaurant Hiša Franko from Kobarid (NW) has made it among the world's top 50 restaurants on a list compiled by British trade magazine Restaurant, taking the 48th place.
STA, 14 June 2018 - Moderna Galerija, the national museum of modern art, will launch a retrospective of sculptor Drago Tršar's monumental works on Thursday. Monument - Drago Tršar, which was incepted in cooperation with several museums and galleries, features more than 50 works the artist has created since the 1950s.
STA, 8 June 2018 - President Borut Pahor decorated on Friday the SILA International Women's Club Ljubljana for 25 years of exceptional humanitarian work. According to the president, the association had grown into a veritable superpower "as a symbol of commitment with which its members weave the bonds of friendship and connection between people and countries".
STA, 4 June 2018 - Uroš Rojko, a composer drawing on the tradition of the German and European avant-garde, is the winner of the Kozina Award for 2018, given out by the Slovenian Composers' Association.