Slovenia

Slovenia in semi-finals of European Handball Championship

It is only the second time in the nation's history the handball team made it to the medal round at European handball championships, following Slovenia's silver medal at home in 2004.

Slovenia entered the main round as an undefeated team in the preliminary group F in Gothenburg, racking up three consecutive wins against Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.

If you don't jump, you're not enterprising!

"If you don't jump, you're not Slovenian!" This is the most famous chants sung by Slovenian sports fans, dating back to the golden era of Slovenian football and the 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, and which peaked in 2017 when the Slovenian basketball team - with Slovenian NBA players, Goran Dragić and Luka Dončić - earned the title of European Champions.

A new year and a new decade is always a time for reflection and resolutions

For our last edition of the decade, we open up with a column by Goran Novaković, CEO of the Slovenian Business Club, who contemplates whether the Slovenian society has enough enterprise and whether we are ambitious enough to become enterprising. This is precisely what this edition of The Slovenia Times is all about.

Slovenia carries out largest repatriation to date

Slovenian Interior Ministry data shows there are 335 Slovenian citizens in Venezuela, whereas the total number of people of Slovenian descent is estimated at 1,000.

Slovenian citizenship is not a condition for repatriation, which entails a special status and rights for 15 months, but Slovenian origin is.

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.

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.

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