Culture Ministry

Student Radio raises nearly EUR 88,000 in donations to carry on

Ljubljana – Radio Študent, an independent radio station that has been struggling in the wake of funding cuts, has raised EUR 87,820 in a campaign that ended with September. The donations will enable the radio station to finish this year as planned if there are no “new major surprises”, Ana Kandare, the head of the Radio Študent institute, told the STA.

Moldovan Apologises For ‘Unfortunate’ Confiscation of Violinist’s Stradivarius

Moldova's Culture Minister has apologised for customs officers' "excess zeal" after they confiscated internationally awarded violinist Alexandra Conunova's Stradivarius violin at the airport.

Customs employees at Chisinau Airport filed a criminal case against the famous Moldovan violinist for not declaring the instrument's value, estimated 2 million euros, to Customs Services.

EP mission concerned about tone of public debate in Slovenia

Ljubljana – A delegation of the European Parliament’s committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE) visiting Slovenia on a fact-finding mission has expressed concern mainly at the tone of public debate, while also calling for the issues of STA funding and European delegated prosecutor appointments to be addressed urgently.

European audiovisual and media content discussed in Ljubljana

Ljubljana – An international conference discussed the accessibility and competitiveness of European audiovisual and media content in Ljubljana, with Culture Minister Vasko Simoniti saying that only a strong European audiovisual sector could be competitive on the global market.

Call for TV series based on Jančar’s acclaimed novel withdrawn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