The recent Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia witnessed Slovenia taking their share of Olympic medals home. So prevalent was the Slovenia presences, Slovenians officially renamed Sochi, Slochi. A so-called “Slovenian fairy tale” there ended in the official #hashtag of #Sloshi was even adopted.
The tourism company Intelekta announced that it plans to launch flights connecting Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport in Slovenia to Kos, Greece.
From Ljublhana, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa met with Albanian counterpart Sali Berisha Monday over economic development and bilateral cooperation between the two nations. The two agreed to bolster development and mutual efforts to settle regional issues, according to the news. However, the economic situation may prove a more formidable stumbling bloc than either is letting on.
Coming up August 13th through August 18th, the 13th annual Jazzinity Festival kicks off in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Another of the wonderful events in keeping with Slovenia’s Maribor 2012 offerings, the jazz event is actually one of the country’s most diverse musical programs this year.
An action-packed month lies ahead for Maribor this April as the city continues with its program of events to celebrate its status as European Capital of Culture for 2012. Get ready for an orgy of cabaret shows, displays of Mediterranean flair and a celebration of Roma culture like never before!
Out with the old, in with the new – with the dawn of the new year now fully upon us, it’s once again time for Europe to hand over one of its most prestigious awards. This month sees the title of Europe’s “Capital of Culture” handed over to not one, but two cities – the Slovakian capital of Maribor and the northern city of Guimarães, in Portugal.
A few days ago we covered the upcoming Maribor 2012 and its place as one of the towns chosen to be the European Capital of Culture next year. In keeping with Argo Travel’s image and media focused core value, we contacted the Slovenia Tourism Board about more images. Their PR exec Jasmina Godec graciously responded with the FTP for their best images.