Culture Ministry

Call for TV series based on Jančar’s acclaimed novel withdrawn

Ljubljana – As Slovenia is gearing up for its guest appearance at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Culture Ministry wanted to have a mini series made based on Drago Jančar’s award-winning novel I Saw Her That Night. But Jančar has asked the ministry to withdraw the EUR 2 million call, which the ministry has done.

Roses from all EU member states on display in Volčji Potok

Volčji Potok – An exhibition of roses from all European Union member states has opened in the Arboretum Volčji Potok botanical gardens to mark the Slovenian presidency of the Council of the EU and present rose growing culture as an integrating element in the EU.

Entitled the EU in Roses, the exhibition comes upon an initiative of the Culture Ministry. It will run until 31 October.

BNS: Black month for labor market in Romania, the Labor Minister's indifference seems endless

It's a black month for the Romanian labor market given that, in the past 40 days, 26 workers have been severely injured and 8 have died, shows the National Unions' Block (BNS), in a press release sent, on Tuesday, to AGERPRES.

Vatican Enters Dispute over North Macedonia’s Mother Teresa Memorial

The mayor of Skopje's municipality of Centar, Sasa Bogdanovic, said on Monday that a large unfinished memorial complex dedicated to Skopje-born Mother Teresa should not be completed but erased from the city's urban plan because it blocks an important pedestrian street leading to the main square.

Supporters of Slovenia’s Threatened Radio Student March in Ljubljana

Journalists of Radio Student in Slovenia, one of Europe's oldest and strongest non-commercial radio stations, and its supporters, gathered on Friday for a protest walk in the capital Ljubljana following the recent move of the Culture Ministry to cut state money for the station.

Govt urged to restore STA funding, govt official announces decree to resolve impasse

Ljubljana – The parliamentary Commission for Oversight of Public Finances urged the government on Thursday to resume STA funding as set down in a coronavirus relief law in three days. A Culture Ministry official meanwhile announced that the ministry would like the funding dispute to get resolved and was thus drafting a decree.