3. 12. 2016On Saturday, 3 December, numerous cultural institutions – museums, galleries, theatres, libraries and more – will again open their doors wide, offering free entry to exhibitions, workshops, shows and concerts. As many as 335 events will be organised by 140 institutions in 55 Slovenian towns. The initiative to open the doors to Slovenian culture on 3 December, anniversary of France Prešeren’s birth, was launched in Prešeren’s Year 2000. The open door day, later renamed This Merry Day of Culture, has since then grown into a mass cultural event making arts and culture more widely accessible.The aim is to bring culture closer to those who, for v... More »
19. 9. 2014On Friday, May 20th, Tone Peršak was sworn in as the new Minister of Culture. He has replaced mag. Julijana Bizjak Mlakar as minister and follows Gorazd Žmavc as interim minister since April 25th. Tone Peršak graduated in theatre direction and literature and worked as a writer and theatre director, later as a professor at the Academy for Theatre, Film, Radio, and TV at the University of Ljubljana. He has served as president of Slovene Writers' Association and as chairman of the PEN International Slovene Chapter. One of the leading actors of liberalization and independance in the 1980s he served as MP in the 1... More »Minister Tone Peršak assuming office from Gorazd Žmavc, interim minister.
8. 2. 2014The National Programme for Culture 2014 – 2017, adopted in 2013 by the National Assembly at the proposal of the Government, contains development goals and measures to unlock development potential in different areas, and establish culture as an essential factor of development of both the individual and society. This is why some of the goals (architecture, creative industries, cultural industries, cultural tourism, etc.) whose basis and key constituents are art and cultural creativity are explicitly development oriented and extended across sector perimeters. In the coming period, the cultural sector will have the initiative in the rea... More »Photo by: Archive Ministry of Culture