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Cellofest Ljubljana gets under way

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.

City of Women celebrating 25 years and telling #HerStory

The exhibition launch will be held at Alkatraz Gallery in the Metelkova Mesto alternative arts centre, with the display focusing on creative endeavours of female film makers and video artists in Slovenia.

The feminist festival, running until 13 October, will be held under the slogan #HerStory, a pun referring to female, often forgotten or erased, history as well as female stories.

Dracula Film Festival, between October 16 and 20, in Brasov

The International Fantasy Film Festival - Dracula Film Festival -, the 7th edition, will take place between October 16 - 20, in central Brasov, according to a release of the organizers sent to AGERPRES. This year's edition of the festival will have three competition sections: international feature film, international short film and short films shot on mobile phones - Dracula Digital.

Britain's black farce offers lessons to Slovenia

In the latest episode: a tiny and utterly unrepresentative electorate of elderly, middle-class right-wingers chooses whether the country should be led by an adulterous serial liar - or an opportunistic geography dunce. Comedy does not get much darker than that.

Dragan Velikić wins Vilenica Prize

The winner was first announced in the online edition of the Koper-based newspaper Primorske Novice, ahead of a news conference in Ljubljana on Wednesday.

Commenting on the news, Velikić told the paper that the Vilenica festival was very important to him. The first time he was invited to attend the festival was in 1989, when he published his debut novel Via Pula.

Iohannis: BRUA - one of steps for Romania to become regional security provider

President Klaus Iohannis emphasized on Wednesday the importance of the actual implementation of the projects launched at the Three Seas Initiative Summit that took place last year in Bucharest and indicated that the BRUA gas pipeline could be one of the steps through which Romania can become a regional security provider in the region.

BCUC, Bakalina Velika, DakhaBrakha, Kokoroko, Liniker e os Caramelows, Yonatan Gat and many more at the 35th Druga Godba festival

This time the festival organiser, Zavod Druga Godba, has joined forces with three co-producers: Cankarjev Dom and Kino Šiška in Ljubljana and, for the first time in the festival's long history, Narodni Dom in Maribor. Six organisations from the partner cities of Birmingham, Dublin, Helsinki, Lodz, London and Lyon will also be taking part.

Exhibition celebrating Slovenian ballet centenary

The jubilee exhibition will feature stories of ballet dancers, posters, handbills, photographs and costumes, housed by Slovenian archives, museums, theatres, the national television broadcaster, ballet dancers themselves and appreciators of ballet.

Bulgarian Pavel Stanchev Heads Hungary's most Popular TV Network

Pavel Stanchev is appointed CEO of Hungary's most watched television channel - TV2, Hungarian media reported. The Bulgarian was presented to the team in the middle of last week and will take up the post on May 15 this year.

Prints by Maria Karnar Lemesheva on show in Novo Mesto

Karnar Lemesheva's prints display ingenuity and a great sense of synthesis and a combination of forms, as well as a great degree of sensitivity, according to art historian Milček Komelj.

Refugees In | Athens | November 29 & 30

The Greek Council for Refugees presents "Refugees In," a two-day event at the Bios venue addressing the many different aspects of the biggest wave of migration into Europe since World War II.

Cable Operator United Group to Meet Potential Buyers

Dutch-based cable and pay-TV operator United Group is to conduct meetings over the coming week with potential buyers, two sources familiar with the matter told BIRN, ahead of a reported auction in September.

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