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In the commentary daily newspaper "Delo" notes that the statistics on the medals won at major tournaments suggest that Slovenia is losing a very small share of its sport talent.
"The objective that talents do not fall through the cracks should be a general national objective. Not only in sport but in education, science, development, business and art as well."
The festival will feature nine concerts, three courses run by acclaimed cello professors and a three-day workshop for young cellists from Slovenia, said the organisers.
The event is an occasion to celebrate cello and cellists, bringing together musicians from Slovenia and abroad, according to the festival's programme manager Karmen Pečar Koritnik.
Romania defeated Northern Ireland 3-0 (0-0) on Monday evening at the Anghel Iordanescu Stadium in Voluntari, in a Group 8 qualifying match for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in 2021. Denmark are first, with 9 points (3 matches), followed by Finland, 7 points (4), Romania, 6 points (3), Ukraine, 3 points (3), Northern Ireland, 2 points (4), Malta, 1 point (3).
The Council of the European Union today agreed to the appointment of Laura Codruta Kovesi to be the first European chief prosecutor. The appointment must now also be confirmed by the European Parliament, according to a press statement released on Monday by the Council of the EU.
This is the biggest success in the career of 18-year-old Rakovec and confirms Slovenia has an incredible wealth of sports climbing talent that goes well beyond the reigning triple world champion Janja Garnbret who is not competing in Edinburgh.
Garnbret also won lead gold at the August World Championships in Hachioji while silver went to her compatriot Mia Krampl.
The Summit of the Visegrad Group (V4) has started in the Lany Chateau in Prague, with the participation of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic who is there at the invitation of Czech President Milos Zeman.
The meeting of the Summit of the Visegrad Group in Prague will also be attended by President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Caputova, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, President of Hungary Jnos der, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, it is said in a press office statement.
The men's volleyball Serbia's national team won the European Championship after beating Slovenia 3-1, thus becoming European Volleyball Champion for the third time.
Players selected by national coach Slobodan Kovac played wonderfully and triumphed on every match on the Championship, keeping their best performance for the finals.