Municipality of Ivančna Gorica

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Občina Ivančna Gorica
http://www.ivancna-gorica.si
obc.ivancna.gorica@siol.net
Sokolska 8, SI-1295 Ivančna Gorica
Phone386 (0) 1 781 2100
Fax386 (0) 1 781 2120
RegionSI-1
Dušan Strnad, Mayor






The Municipality of Ivančna Gorica covers a total area of 227 square kilometres and has a population of 13,472 people (2002) living in 137 settlements.

Within the municipality the Stična Cultural Association organises photographic and painting workshops and the annual Stična Festival with its colourful local theatre and music programme. The municipality also incorporates a number of museums which are financed by the state: the Josip Jurčič Homestead in Muljava (under the Slovene Ethnographic Museum), the Museum of Fishing and the Museum of Christianity in Slovenia, housed in the premises of Stična Cistercian Abbey.

The Social Activities Department of Ivančna Gorica Municipality is responsible for social and health care, education and sports as well as for public culture and cultural heritage preservation. Within the municipality the Stična Cultural Association organises photographic and painting workshops and the annual Stična Festival with its colourful local theatre and music programme. The municipality also incorporates a number of museums which are financed by the state: the Josip Jurčič Homestead in Muljava (under the Slovene Ethnographic Museum), the Museum of Fishing and the Museum of Christianity in Slovenia, housed in the premises of Stična Cistercian Abbey.

The local branches of the Union of Cultural Societies of Slovenia (ZKDS) and the Public Fund for Cultural Activities of the Republic of Slovenia (JSKD) facilitate the activities of about 16 cultural associations.

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