Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington

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Veleposlaništvo Republike Slovenije Washington
http://washington.veleposlanistvo.si/
office.vwa@gov.si
2410 California Street, N.W. Washington DC 20008
Phone1 202 386 6601
Fax1 202 386 6633
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Stanislav Vidovič, Ambassador
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Borut Žunič, Cultural, Press and Public Diplomacy Officer
borut.zunic@gov.si
Phone1 202 386 6621
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Past Events
  • 8 February to 12 February 2017
    Lightning, a multi-media dance performed by the Felice Lesser Dance Theatre with a score by Borut Kržišnik, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Duke on 42nd Street in New York, USA
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  • 7 February to 1 March 2017
    The exhibition Echoes of Idealism by Eva Petrič marking the occasion of the Slovenian Culture Day, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 3 February to 24 February 2017
    The Slovenian Independent Biennial, an exhibition of contemporary Slovenian graphic illustration, organised by the Independent Biennial, supported by Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Emporium Center in Knoxville, USA
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  • 25 January 2017
    What is essential is invisible to the eye by Simona Hamer (Slovene National Theatre Nova Gorica) at Privacy and Power, a discussion and film screenings on the occasion of world data privacy day, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Goethe-Institut Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 12 January to 1 March 2017
    Silent Spaces, an exhibition of works by photographer Matjaž Krivic, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Tibet House in New York, USA
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  • 5 January to 27 January 2017
    The Slovenian Independent Biennial, an exhibition of contemporary Slovenian graphic illustration, supported by Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville, USA
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  • 3 January 2017
    A concert with saxophonist Igor Lumpert, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Korzo in New York, USA
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  • 22 December 2016 to 7 February 2017
    An exhibition of portraits by Tomaž Izidor Perko, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 14 December 2016
    Cocta - Slovenian Pop Drink for All Ages exhibition, provided by the Slovene Ethnographic Museum and supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Slovenian Museum and Archives in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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  • 9 December 2016
    Art in a Suitcase, an exhibition featuring works by Vesna Bukovec, Eva Petrič and Tilen Žbona and curated by Vasja Nagy, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Centro de artes y oficios tepito in Mexico City, Mexico
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  • 9 December to 12 December 2016
    Screenings of a restored version of Valley of Peace, directed by France Štiglic, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, USA
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  • 7 December 2016
    Art in a Suitcase, an exhibition featuring works by Vesna Bukovec, Eva Petrič and Tilen Žbona and curated by Vasja Nagy, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Galería TuM in Xochimilco, Mexico
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  • 2 December 2016
    A concert by Vlado Kreslin, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Slovenian National Home in Cleveland, USA
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  • 30 November 2016
    A concert by Vlado Kreslin, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 29 November 2016
    A concert by Vlado Kreslin, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Salisbury University in Salisbury, USA
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  • 18 November 2016 to 12 March 2017
    Refugee, an exhibition featuring photographs by Ciril Jazbec, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Newseum in Washington, USA
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  • 17 November to 30 November 2016
    Art in a Suitcase, an exhibition featuring works by Vesna Bukovec, Eva Petrič and Tilen Žbona and curated by Vasja Nagy, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Fundación Fertilizando el Esfuerzo in Mexico City, Mexico
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  • 14 November 2016
    Historical Sound Recording of Traditional Slovenian Music and the Development of Polka in America, a lecture by Drago Kunej (Institute of Ethnomusicology), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Music and Dance Library – Ohio State University in Columbus, USA
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  • 12 November 2016
    A discussion with journalist and writer Jela Krečič Žižek, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse in Washington, USA
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  • 12 November 2016
    Art in a Suitcase, an exhibition featuring works by Vesna Bukovec, Eva Petrič and Tilen Žbona and curated by Vasja Nagy, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at La Huella Grafica in Oaxaca, Mexico
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  • 12 November 2016
    A screening of Idyll, directed by Tomaž Gorkič (Blade Production), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Cinepolis Chelsea in New York, USA
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  • 11 November 2016
    Comedy for These Times, a discussion with journalist and writer Jela Krečič Žižek and philosopher Slavoj Žižek, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies – George Washington University in Washington, USA
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  • 10 November 2016
    A conversation with journalist and writer Jela Krečič and philosopher Slavoj Žižek, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Community Bookstore in New York, USA
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  • 8 November 2016
    Above All We Are Not Done Screaming, a sculptural intervention and performance by JAŠA, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at White Box in New York, USA
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  • 8 November 2016
    A concert by saxophonist Jan Kus and the Slavo-Rican Assembly, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at New Nublu in New York, USA
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  • 31 October to 16 December 2016
    The exhibition Idrija – Town of Lace and Unesco Heritage, curated by Ivana Leskovec and Mirjam Gnezda Bogataj and organised in cooperation with the Idrija Municipal Museum and Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 30 October 2016
    A screening of Going Our Way, directed by Miha Hočevar (Vertigo), at the Kids Euro Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, USA
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  • 27 October 2016
    A concert by the Prokofiev Guitar Duo of guitarists Nejc Kuhar and Mak Grgič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bowie Center for the Performing Arts in Bowie, USA
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  • 26 October 2016
    A concert by the Prokofiev Guitar Duo of guitarists Nejc Kuhar and Mak Grgič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Avalon Theatre in Easton, USA
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  • 25 October 2016
    A concert by the Prokofiev Guitar Duo of guitarists Nejc Kuhar and Mak Grgič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Pealer Recital Hall in Frostburg, USA
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  • 22 October 2016
    A concert by guitarists Mak Grgič and Nejc Kuhar and organist Stephen Ackert, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at St. Cyril’s Church in New York, USA
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  • 20 October to 9 November 2016
    Acts of Sedition, a group exhibition featuring the intervention and performance Above All We Are Not Done Screaming by JAŠA, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at WhiteBox in New York, USA
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  • 19 October 2016
    A lecture and performance by guitarist Nejc Kuhar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bard College in Annandale-On-Hudson, USA
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  • 18 October 2016
    A guest lecture recital by guitarist Nejc Kuhar and the Brooklyn Guitar Quartet, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Brooklyn College in New York, USA
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  • 18 October 2016
    A guitar composition workshop by guitarist Nejc Kuhar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Five Towns College – Choir Room in Dix Hills, USA
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  • 17 October 2016
    A concert by guitarist Nejc Kuhar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Home of Michael Reingold in New York, USA
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  • 16 October 2016 to 11 January 2017
    The exhibition Slovenian Immigration in Minnesota Since 1855, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud, USA
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  • 14 October 2016
    A talk by writer Maja Haderlap, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Harvard University in Cambridge, USA
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  • 13 October 2016
    A talk by writer Maja Haderlap, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Boston University in Boston, USA
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  • 11 October 2016
    A concert by guitarist Nejc Kuhar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Sarah Lawrence College - Performing Arts Center in Bronxville, USA
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  • 3 October 2016
    An evening with writer Maja Haderlap, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Deutsches Haus at NYU in New York, USA
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  • 2 October 2016 to 9 April 2017
    In Between Universes, an exhibition by Eva Petrič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, USA
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  • 30 September to 2 October 2016
    Wild Child in the City by Tjaša Ferme, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Theaterlab in New York, USA
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  • 28 September 2016
    A literary reading and discussion with Maja Haderlap, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Library of Congress – European Division Conference Room in Washington, USA
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  • 28 September 2016
    A literary reading and discussion with Maja Haderlap, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of Austria in Washington, USA
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  • 27 September 2016
    A reading of Dos Worlds by Maya Milenović Workman, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Parish Center at 2 Rector in New York, USA
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  • 18 September 2016
    The Political Coming of Age, a discussion with writer Maja Haderlap at the Brooklyn Book Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Borough Hall Media Room in New York, USA
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  • 15 September 2016
    A concert by saxophonist Igor Lumpert & Innertextures, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, USA
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  • 14 September 2016
    The official book launch of Maja Haderlap’s Angel of Oblivion accompanied by a meet and greet with the author, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Austrian Cultural Forum in New York, USA
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  • 16 August 2016
    Visual Hallucination / Auditory Hallucination (Unrepeatable) – musical instrument, an interactive installation by Tomaž Grom (Sploh Institute), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Red Room in Baltimore, USA
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  • 14 August 2016
    A concert by flutists Matej Grahek and Nina Assimakopoulos with pianist Katherine Dvorskin featuring a composition by Črt Sojar Voglar at the 44th Annual National Flute Association Convention, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Regency Ballroom in San Diego, USA
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  • 21 July 2016
    A presentation of the English transaltion of Lojze Kovačič’s novel Prišleki, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Community Bookstore in New York, USA
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  • 20 July 2016
    A presentation of the English transaltion of Lojze Kovačič’s novel Prišleki, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Library of Congress – Pickford Theatre in Washington, USA
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  • 18 July 2016
    A concert by the Jan Kus Quartet with saxophonist Jan Kus, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Queens Library in New York, USA
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  • 23 June to 30 September 2016
    Million 289 Thousand 369, an exhibition of the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia on the 25th anniversary of the plebiscite for an independent Slovenia, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 24 May 2016
    A concert by vocalist Juan Vasle and pianist George Peachey, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 21 May 2016
    A screening of The Beat of Love, directed by Boris Petković (Gustav Film), at the Panorama Europe Film Festival, presented by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, USA
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  • 19 May 2016
    A reading and discussion with writer Cvetka Lipuš with introductory remarks by Vesna Kondrič Horvat (University of Maribor), organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Library of Congress – Jefferson Building in Washington, USA
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  • 17 May 2016
    A reading and discussion with writer Cvetka Lipuš, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Austrian Cultural Forum in Washington, USA
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  • 15 May to 16 May 2016
    A concert by violinist Lana Trotovšek with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Perelman Theater in Philadelphia, USA
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  • 12 May 2016
    A concert by flutist Boris Bizjak in celebration of 25 years of Slovenia, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 4 May 2016
    Screenings of Composition by Mitja Manček and Boles by Špela Čadež (Finta) at the second edition of Animated Spirits: European Animated Short Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Austrian Cultural Forum, Hungarian Consulate General in New York, USA
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  • 1 May to 17 June 2016
    Forgive Us, Forgive Us, Oh You, the Dead, an exhibition remembering Jewish soldiers fallen on the Isonzo Front in World War I from the collection of the Center of Jewish Cultural Heritage Synagogue Maribor, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, USA
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  • 30 April to 1 May 2016
    Screenings of Home, directed by Metod Pevec (Vertigo), and Bright Black, directed by Rene Maurin (Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT)), at the SEEfest South East European Film Festival Los Angeles, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Goethe-Institut Los Angeles in Los Angeles, USA
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  • 27 April 2016
    Contextualizing Female Migration and Human Trafficking, a lecture by Simona Zavratnik (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) and Sanja Cukut Krilić (Scientific Research Centre (ZRC SAZU), Slovene Academy of Science and Arts), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Ohio State University Thompson Library in Columbus, USA
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  • 24 April to 30 April 2016
    The 2016 U.S.A. Spring Tour by the 4saxess Saxophone Quartet, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Church of St. Cyril, D’Addario Showroom, Shenandoah Conservatory, The Hartt School, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, New York, Washington D.C., Winchester, USA
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  • 16 April to 21 April 2016
    Screenings of Houston, We Have a Problem!, directed by Žiga Virc, at the Tribeca Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bow Tie Cinemas, Regal Cinemas in New York, USA
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  • 15 April to 14 May 2016
    ArtCosmos, an art fair featuring works by Eva Petrič and an art & science panel discussion, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Solomon Arts Gallery in New York, USA
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  • 15 April to 16 April 2016
    Bound, performed by Jurij Konjar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at American Dance Institute in Rockville, USA
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  • 14 April 2016
    A concert by saxophonist Igor Lumpert & Innertextures, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, USA
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  • 11 April 2016
    A concert with guitarist Sašo Sandič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Rockwood Music Hall in New York, USA
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  • 8 April to 10 April 2016
    Screenings of Šiška Deluxe, directed by Jan Cvitkovič (Perfo Production), at the 40th Cleveland International Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Tower City Cinemas in Cleveland, USA
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  • 1 April 2016
    Eye.Thought.Hand., an exhibition of theatre posters by Jože Domjan, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Delegation of the European Union to the United States in New York, USA
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  • 8 March 2016
    A concert with guitarist Sašo Sandič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Shrine in New York, USA
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  • 5 March to 22 March 2016
    Screenings of The Tree, directed by Sonja Prosenc (Mono O), and Šiška Deluxe, directed by Jan Cvitkovič (Perfo Production), at the 19th Chicago European Union Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, USA
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  • 1 March 2016
    Conversations in Culture: Music Cosmopolitism, a concert by guitarist Mak Grgić, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Delegation of the EU to the US in Washington, USA
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  • 25 February 2016
    3DPRK: 3D Portraits From North Korea, an exhibition by photographer Matjaž Tančič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at WeWork Dumbo Heights in New York, USA
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  • 22 February 2016
    A concert with guitarist Sašo Sandič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Bitter End in New York, USA
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  • 16 February 2016
    A concert by pianist Petar Milić, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bailey Hall - Broward College in Davie, USA
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  • 8 February 2016
    A concert by the Jan Kus Quartet with saxophonist Jan Kus, suported the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Lic Bar in Long Island City, USA
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  • 8 February 2016
    The opening of Eye.Thought.Hand., an exhibition of theatre posters by Jože Domjan, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Delegation of the European Union to the United States in New York, USA
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  • 21 January 2016
    A concert by guitarists Mak Grgić and Adam del Monte, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda, USA
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  • 4 January 2016
    A concert by Sašo Sandič, Joe Bonadio and Kevin Bents, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Bitter End in New York, USA
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  • 17 December 2015
    A screening of The Tree, directed by Sonja Prosenc (Mono O), at the AFI European Union Film Showcase, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at AFI Silver Theatre And Cultural Center in Silver Spring, USA
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  • 3 December 2015
    A Slovenian Poetry and Arts Evening with authors Tone Škrjanec, Jana Putrle Srdić and Iztok Osojnik and the opening of a painting exhibition by Barbara Jurkovšek, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Slovenian Museum and Archives in Cleveland, USA
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  • 3 December to 18 December 2015
    Pylade, directed by Ivica Buljan and performed also by Marko Mandić, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at La Mama in New York, USA
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  • 30 November to 2 December 2015
    Literary meetings with author Jani Virk at the Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Centro Universitario de los Valles, Expo Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico
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  • 19 November 2015
    A concert by pianist Ana Šinkovec Burstin, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Kennedy Center in Washington, USA
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  • 14 November 2015
    Russian to the Finnish, a concert by the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra with pianist Ana Šinkovec Burstin, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing Arts in Sheboygan, USA
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  • 13 November 2015
    A literary evening with Aleš Šteger, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, USA
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  • 12 November 2015
    Eye.Thought.Hand., an exhibition of theatre posters by Jože Domjan, and a concert by the Žan Tetičkovič Quartet (Žan Tetičkovič, Jan Kus, Martha Kato and Daryl Jones), organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in New York, USA
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  • 8 November 2015
    A literary evening with writers Aleš Šteger and Tone Škrjanec, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bowery Poetry Club in New York, USA
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  • 6 November 2015
    A reading by author Aleš Šteger, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Goethe-Institut Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 5 November 2015
    A book talk with writer Aleš Šteger, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Library of Congress in Washington, USA
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  • 31 October to 1 November 2015
    OHO And The Korean Avant-Garde Association, a performance and lecture by Ištvan Išt Huzjan, at the Field Meeting Take 3: Thinking Performance within Asia Contemporary Art Week at Hunter College Art Galleries, Supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA
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  • 28 October 2015
    Wild Child in the City by Tjaša Ferme at the Flying Solo Festival 3, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Secret Theatre in New York, USA
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  • 25 October to 1 November 2015
    The Mouse Was Making Porridge, produced by Zapik Theatre, at the Kids Euro Festival, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Hill Center, Hillwood Museum, Mann Elementary School, The Children's Inn at NIH in Bethesda, Washington, USA
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  • 23 October 2015
    A concert by Vlado Kreslin, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at River Place Lounge in New York, USA
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  • 10 October to 11 October 2015
    3600 segundos de anhelos, a play directed by Mateja Kokol, at the 10th Festival de Teatro Otras Latitudes, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Centro Cultural del Bosque - Teatro Julio Castillo in Mexico City, Mexico
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  • 8 October 2015
    More Alienation, Please! A Critique of Cultural Violence, an opening speech by Slavoj Žižek, at Iconoclash, co-organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at New York University in New York, USA
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  • 28 September 2015
    Jože Plečnik: A Modern Classicist, a lecture by Dr. Peter Krečič (Museum of Architecture and Design), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at University of Minnesota in Minnesota, USA
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  • 25 September 2015
    Jože Plečnik: A Modern Classicist, a lecture by Dr. Peter Krečič (Museum of Architecture and Design), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at University of Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning in Milwaukee, USA
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  • 24 September to 27 September 2015
    Musical performances also featuring Miha Ciglar and Irena Tomažin at High Zero Festival of Experimental Improvised Music, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Theatre Project in Baltimore, USA
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  • 18 September 2015
    The opening of Forgive Us, Forgive Us, Oh You, the Dead, an exhibition remembering Jewish soldiers fallen on the Isonzo Front in World War I, provided by the Center of Jewish Cultural Heritage Synagogue Maribor and organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Slovenian Museum and Archives in Cleveland, USA
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  • 17 September to 31 October 2015
    ME, an exhibition of photographic self-portraits featuring works by Eva Petrič and her book Shadows&Puppets, the language of E@motion RE-acting, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Ricco Maresca Gallery in New York, USA
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  • 17 September to 20 September 2015
    P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute at the NY Art Book Fair, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, USA
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  • 11 September 2015
    A concert by violinist Lana Trotovšek and pianist Anna Shelest, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 11 September to 29 September 2015
    America, my way, an exhibition by photographer Matej Sitar, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 9 September 2015
    A discussion on liturgical art by Marko Rupnik and Dr. Nataša Govekar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, USA
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  • 4 September to 13 September 2015
    Screenings of Class Enemy, directed by Rok Biček (Triglav Film), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at El Campanil, Orinda Theatre in Antioch, Orinda, USA
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  • 16 August to 29 August 2015
    Stagings of The Weird Tree, directed by Peter Petkovšek, at the FringeNYC Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Robert Moss Theater in New York, USA
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  • 14 August 2015
    A concert by the percussion ensemble Drumartica (Simon Klavžar and Jože Bogolin), organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, USA
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  • 8 August 2015
    A concert by the percussion ensemble Drumartica (Simon Klavžar and Jože Bogolin), organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bowie Center for the Performing Arts in Bowie, USA
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  • 5 August to 6 August 2015
    Concerts by by the percussion ensemble Drumartica (Simon Klavžar and Jože Bogolin), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Clayton Center for the Arts, Knoxville Visitor's Center, The Pilot Light in Knoxville, Maryville, USA
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  • 1 July 2015
    A concert by the Zhahn Dahn Yahn Trio featuring saxophonist Jan Kus and drummer Žan Tetičkovič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Marlene Tavern & Wine Bar in New York, USA
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  • 28 June 2015
    A presentation and reading with author Evald Flisar, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Church of Saint Cyril, The Barrel in New York, USA
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  • 26 June to 27 June 2015
    3600 segundos de anhelos, a play directed by Mateja Kokol, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at La Cáscara Arte-Cultura AC in Zacatecas, Mexico
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  • 24 June 2015
    A staging of Antigone Now attended by the author Evald Flisar, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at ATLAS Performing Arts Center in Washington, USA
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  • 23 June 2015
    A reading and discussion with author Evald Flisar, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Library of Congress in Washington, USA
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  • 23 June to 11 September 2015
    The exhibition 55 Years of Art Creation by Jože Vodlan, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 14 June 2015
    A screening of the music documentary Time to Improvise, directed by Tina Lesničar and Janez Štucin (Perfo Production), and a concert by saxophonist Jure Pukl, bassist Will Slater and drummer Žan Tetičkovič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Meridian 23 in New York, USA
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  • 11 June 2015
    A screening of the music documentary Time to Improvise, directed by Tina Lesničar and Janez Štucin (Perfo Production), and a concert by saxophonist Jure Pukl, bassist Will Slater and drummer Žan Tetičkovič, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of Austria in Washington, USA
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  • 10 June 2015
    A concert by saxophonist Jure Pukl, bassist Will Slater and drummer Žan Tetičkovič at A Taste of Slovenia, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 30 May 2015
    Invisible World: Discussions, a project by Marjetica Potrč, at the Ideas City Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Cultural Information Centre in New York, USA
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  • 30 May to 2 June 2015
    Screenings of Inferno, directed by Vinko Möderndorfer, produced by Forum Ljubljana and co-produced by Radio-Television Slovenia (RTV Slovenia), at the Brooklyn Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Wythe Hotel in New York, USA
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  • 28 May 2015
    A screening of What about Mojca?, directed by Urša Menart and produced by Sever & Sever, in the framework of the European Month of Culture, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Corner Store Arts in Washington, USA
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  • 26 May 2015
    Ballet of Revolt, choreographed and directed by Leja Jurišić and Petra Veber and produced by Pekinpah Association / Kink Kong, at the Festival Cosmicómico de Teatro Alternativo Internacional, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Teatro Fernando Calderón in Zacatecas, Mexico
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  • 22 May 2015
    Dimensional Poetics, an exhibition of works by sculptor David Vertačnik in the framework of the European Month of Culture, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 20 May 2015
    Slovenian 8mm Experiments: Karpo Godina and Davorin Marc, a screening and presentation of selected films from the Slovenian Cinematheque by Jurij Meden, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, USA
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  • 15 May 2015
    A presentation of the Slovene winners of the Architizer A+ Award for achievements in architecture, Abiro and Enota Architects, by Dean Lah (Enota Architects), organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The Breakthrough Space – Center for Architecture in New York, USA
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  • 13 May to 23 May 2015
    Concerts by accordionist Marko Hatlak in the framework of the European Month of Culture, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Easton Theater, Kennedy Center Millenium Stage, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Easton, Washington, USA
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  • 11 May to 1 June 2015
    A tour of North America by Laibach in promotion of their latest album Spectre, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, in Chicago, Englewood, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, USA
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  • 6 May to 7 May 2015
    An exhibition of a selection of works from the Independent Biennial and a performance by accordionist Marko Hatlak in the framework of the European Month of Culture, organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, New York University Washington in Washington, USA
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  • 1 May to 3 May 2015
    Screenings of The Woods Are Still Green, directed by Marko Naberšnik (Perfo Production), Motions to Promised Lands, directed by Miha Erman (KUD Ponor, ZVVIKS, Institute for Film and Audiovisual Production, NuFrame), Koyaa - Flower, directed by Kolja Saksida (ZVVIKS, Institute for Film and Audiovisual Production), and Kresnik: The Lore of Fire, directed by David Sipoš (Haritude Ventures), at SEEfest, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA
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  • 23 April to 26 April 2015
    An exhibition of works by painter and sculptor Mik Simčič at the ArtExpo New York, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Pier 94 in New York, USA
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  • 19 April 2015
    A concert by Oto Pestner, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Slovenska Pristava in Harpersfield, USA
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  • 16 April 2015
    A concert by drummer, percussionist and composer Žan Tetičkovič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance Space - Arnhold Hall in New York, USA
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  • 14 April 2015
    A screening of The Woods Are Still Green, directed by Marko Naberšnik and co-produced by Perfo Production, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at The National World War I Museum in Kansas City, USA
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  • 3 April 2015
    3600 segundos de anhelos, a play directed by Mateja Kokol, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at La Cáscara Arte-Cultura AC in Zacatecas, Mexico
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  • 2 April to 5 April 2015
    Wild Child in the City, a one-woman-show by Tjaša Ferme, at the Flying Solo Festival, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Secret Theatre in Long Island City, USA
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  • 1 April to 27 July 2015
    Eva Petrič among the participating exhibitors at Display of the Centuries: Frederick Kiesler and Contemporary Art, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Austrian Cultural Forum New York in New York, USA
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  • 1 April to 4 April 2015
    Gilgamesh – A Musical Epic, directed by Peter Petkovšek, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Connelly Theater in New York, USA
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  • 30 March 2015
    Slovenian 8mm Experiments: Karpo Godina and Davorin Marc, a screening and presentation of selected films from the Slovenian Cinematheque by Jurij Meden, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Hoyt Auditorium – University of Rochester in Rochester, USA
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  • 24 March 2015
    A literary evening with Maja Haderlap and her U.S. translator Tess Lewis, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Austrian Cultural Forum New York in New York, USA
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  • 21 March 2015
    Look Back, Look Ahead: Slovene Poetry in Translation, Ana Jelnikar and Barbara Siegel Carlson read from Look Back, Look Ahead: The Selected Poems of Srečko Kosovel, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Community hall at the Slovene Church of St. Cyril in New York, USA
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  • 11 March 2015
    Slovenian 8mm Experiments: Karpo Godina and Davorin Marc, a screening and presentation of selected films from the Slovenian Cinematheque by Jurij Meden, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Pacific Film Archive Theater (UC Berkeley) in Berkeley, USA
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  • 8 March 2015
    Personal UNiVERSEs, an art installation by Eva Petrič, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Bergdorf Goodman in New York, USA
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  • 8 March 2015
    “You’re borrowed, traveler”, a memorial gathering for poet Tomaž Šalamun (1941‒2014), supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Ugly Ducking Presse Workshop in New York, USA
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  • 6 March 2015
    Slovenian 8mm Experiments: Karpo Godina and Davorin Marc, a screening and presentation of selected films from the Slovenian Cinematheque by Jurij Meden, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington, at Anthology Film Archives in New York, USA
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  • 5 March to 14 March 2015
    Workshops on theatre direction and instant drama by Matejka Kokol, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington at Centro Cultural la Cáscara in Zacatecas, Mexico
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The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, D.C. is the official representative body of the Slovene Government in the United States of America. The embassy is also accredited for United Mexican States. The consular assistance is provided also by the consulates of the Republic of Slovenia in the USA.

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington every year organizes a range of cultural events, indicated in the weekly Embassy's Newsletter. Premises of the embassy include a spacious reception hall, which also serves as a gallery space and a concert room.


Cultural cooperation

Every year the Embassy of Slovenia in Washington organizes a range of cultural, public diplomacy, educational and science events - all highlighted in the weekly Embassy's Newsletter and promoted through embassy's website, social, printed and even TV media. Premises of the embassy include a spacious reception hall, which also serves as a gallery space and a concert room.

Anja Bukovec, Manca Ahlin, Miha Alujević, Artvento quintet, Boris Bizjak, Gary Bukovnik, Sabina Cvilak, Jože Domjan, Andrej Goričar, Matej Grahek, Mak Grgić, Meta Grgurevič/JAŠA/Luka Uršič, Bogdan Grom, Marko Hatlak, Ištvan Išt Huzjan, Arne Hodalič, Tadej Horvat, Stane Jeršič and Barbara Jakše Jeršič, Barbara Jernejčič Fürst and Žarko Ignjatović, Barbara Jurkovšek, Manca Juvan, Boštjan Korošec, Jiři Kočica, Lučka Koščak, Vlado Kreslin, Nejc Kuhar, Tone Kuntner, Mojca Majcen, Megaron Chamber Choir, Octet9, Perpetuum Jazzile, Tomaž Izidor Perko, Eva Petrič, Nataša Prosenc, Jure Pukl, 4Saxess quartet, Zora Stančič and Tanja Radež, Slowind, Ejti Štih, Zagreb Saxophone Quartet, Andrej Schlegel, Matej Sitar, Aleš Šteger, Tone Škerjanec, Lana Trotovšek, Juan Vasle, Teresa Velikonja Oaxaca, Žan Tetičkovič, David Vertačnik, Jože Vodlan, Miro Zupančič and Dragan Živadinov are some of the artists that performed or exhibited at the 2410 California Street, NW in Washington, D.C..

Recent cultural activities

In the recent years percussionists Jože Bogolin and Simon Klavžar, saxophonists Jan Kus and Igor Lumpert, Carmina Slovenica choir, N'Toko, Grammatik, flutist Matej Zupan, clarinetist, Jože Kotar, trumpeter Franc Kosem, violinist Vasilij Meljnikov and Gorjan Košuta, violist Franc Avsenek, cellist Miloš Mlejnik and Sebastjan Bertoncelj, pianists Hinko Haas and Nejc Lavrenčič, soprano Irena Preda, multimedia artists Neja Tomšič, Irena Tomažin, Miha Ciglar and Martin Bricelj Baraga, writers and poets Evald Flisar, Aleš Šteger, Andrej Blatnik, Gabrijela Babnik, Tone Škerjanc, Jela Krečič, Maja Haderlap and Cvetka Lipuš, philosopher Slavoj Žižek, architects Marjetica Potrč and Dean Lah, film makers Darko Herič, Žiga Virc, Tina Lešničar, Davorin Marc, film curator Jurij Meden, directors Peter Petkovšek and theatres Mladinsko Theatre, Zapik Theatre, Fru Fru Puppet Theatre and Nika Solce, dancers Jurij Konjar and Mojca Majcen and others performed in Washington, New York or elsewhere in the U.S. with the support of the Embassy, Consulate General in Cleveland, Department/Lectorate of the Slovene language at Cleveland State University, and 13 honorary consuls in respective states of Colorado, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. Just in 2016 the embassy organised around 140 events, trying to embrace all arts, from architectural showcases, film, sculpture, paintings, visual arts, dance, theatre and music. Many of them were dedicated to embrace the 25th anniversary of Slovenia's independence.


Artist-in-residence programme in New York

The Embassy also promotes activities of the twelve artists from Slovenia who spend a month in the residency in New York which is a part of the the Slovene Arts & Culture Residencies Programme of the Ministry of Culture.


Cultural heritage programme

At its premises the embassy often also presents exhibitions curated by Slovenian museums; such as the exbition by Idria Lace by the Idrija Municipal Museum, the exhibition titled 'Far and Wide they Went, Their Ware Always at Hand' about Ribnica peddling curated by Ribnica Museum, the exhibition 'Jewish Soldiers of the Austria-Hungarian Army On The Isonzo Front' by Maribor Synagogue, and 'Million 289 Thousand 369', an exhibition curated by the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia on the 25th anniversary of the plebiscite for an independent Slovenia.


American partners

Besides a series of cultural events at the embassy's space, which include concerts, film screenings, plays, panel discussions, lectures, wine tastings, cooking lessons, tourist promotions and at least five exhibitions a year, the embassy presents many of its events in collaboration with other embassies and consulates, non-governmental and nonprofit organizations, Slovenian societies and clubs in the U.S., universities and other partnering organizations, such as the Embassy Series, the Kennedy Center, U.S. Library of Congress, National Gallery of Art, Hill Center, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Listner Auditorium, the Phillips Collection, International Club of DC, Word Artists Experiences etc.

Events in Mexico

Besides introducing Slovenian culture to the U.S. audiences, is the embassy also accredited in Mexico. With the assistance of honorary consuls in Mexico City and Guadalajara, Slovenian writers every year participate at the Guadalajara Book Fair, theatre groups perform at different festivals (such as FCTAI in Zacatecas). Most recently curator Vasja Nagy in Mexico presented Art in a Suitcase project which featured several Slovenian artists.

Networking (EU)

The Embassy of Slovenia also participates in annual cultural events organised in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union in Washington, D.C. other EU member states’ embassies, non EU embassies, consulates, non-governmental and nonprofit organisations and universities.

The most popular annual event presented in collaboration with other EU member states is EU Open House Day, with more than 4000 visitors in a span of six hours alone at the Embassy of Slovenia.

Other bigger events annually presented in cooperation with other foreign embassies are Panorama Europe Film Festival every May, Euro Kids Festival every October, AFI EU Film Showcase every December and one month long festivals European Month of Culture in May and Francophonic festival in March.

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Washington is also an active member of two European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) clusters: the EUNIC Washington cluster and the EUNIC New York cluster, both dedicated to promote contemporary European culture in the U.S.


Educational projects

In the field of education programs such as Fulbright, American Slovenian Educational Foundation and Kerže endowment funds enhance the cooperation between Slovenia and the U.S. The embassy regularly collaborates with VTIS Association and Society for Slovene Studies and has for the past 3 years organised Science and Educational Showcase for researchers, scientists and scholars, with the support of the diaspora.


Slovenian community in the US

The first Slovenian immigrants should arrive to the United States in the late 1700s, while most intensive Slovene migration to USA took place in the 19th Century, the first decades of 20th Century, and after the Second World War. Nowadays majority of Slovenian descents (the 90% already born in the USA) live in Ohio (49.598), Pennsylvania (14.584), Illinois (11.743), Minnesota (6.614), Wisconsin (6.478) and California.


See also

Consulates the USA

Consulates in Mexico

Cultural programmes

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