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Ljubljana film fest turning 30, staying focused on quality art film

LIFFe, a hugely popular festival that has also spread to Maribor, Celje and Novo Mesto, began in 1990 at Ljubljana's Cankarjev Dom arts centre as what was known as the international days of author film or Film Art Fest. There were 13 films screened the first year and some 4,000 visitors.

Transport is key

You have an extensive background in the field of tourism. What makes an excellent tourist experience? How vital is transport in this equation?

Bulgaria Becomes Part of the Common European Electricity Market

Bulgaria joins the common European electricity market, the Electricity System Operator announced. Together with Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovenia, Bulgaria will now be involved in unifying the electricity markets.

So far, there were 14 European countries involved in the union.

The first deliveries are planned for November 20 this year.

cargo-partner with a modern logistics centre near Brnik airport

The iLogistic Center Ljubljana will service cargo-partner's clients in Slovenia and central and south-eastern Europe. As cargo-partner CEO, Stefan Krauter, said at the opening, the company decided to build in Slovenia due to the geostrategic position of the country between Asia and Central Europe, and because of their trust in the country's political and social environment.

Wines, that made it to the top

The wine business, where all of our senses are stimulated, seems to be a charming detour from the oh-so-boring business arena. At first sight! Despite all of its obvious charms, it is a business as all others. The world of wine is no less cruel and competitive, and the way to the very top is just as hard to reach.

Slovenia, a wine lovers' paradise on St Martin's Day weekend

St Martin's Day, observed on 11 November, is arguably one of the most party-dense weekends in Slovenia. And being the day when, in folk tradition, grape juice turns into wine, it is always accompanied by police warnings against drunk driving.

PM Borissov Goes to Prague to Discuss the Protection of EU Funds

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will participate in the Summit of the Friends of Cohesion Group, which will be held today in Prague. The Forum will discuss the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 and adopt a declaration focusing on Cohesion Policy.

Price of electricity in Serbia to go up starting December 1

Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic said electricity will be more expensive starting December, to be calculated in the January electricity bills.
According to him, the price of electricity for the industry will not go up.
Antic said for RTS that there had been no corrections in electricity prices for more than two years.

Democracy Digest: Orban’s Full Diplomatic Dance Card

Orban's circles invested heavily in media in Slovenia and ran the kind of ugly anti-immigration campaign that is so familiar in Hungary. Unfortunately for Fidesz, the investment did not pay off. Jansa won the elections but could not form a government.

Still, his meeting with Sarec was just a warm-up for a week of moving and shaking on the diplomatic stage.

Croatia Faces ‘Long-Term Stagnation’ of Demographic Decline

This is the latest in a series of articles about the demographic crisis facing Central and Southeast Europe.

See also: Bye-Bye, Balkans: A Region in Critical Demographic Decline

According to Bosnjak, emigration from the country peaked last year and an increased number of births in 2018 heralded some really good news.

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