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Leskovškova 12, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone386 (0) 1 520 1830, 386 (0) 41 670 666
Fax386 (0) 1 520 1840
Samo Rugelj, Director
Renate Štrucl, Head of Media Sector
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Past Events
  • 5 November to 11 November 2018
    The Slovenian Literary Week, including the presentation of the German translation of the comic book Die Mexicaner by Zoran Smiljanić and Marijan Pušavec (UMco); the presentation of the book about Alma M. Karlin, accompanied by a discussion with biographer Jerneja Jezernik and translator Amalija Maček and a photo showing; the presentation of the German translation of Jernej der Knecht und sein Recht by Žiga X Kosmač and Igor Šinkovec; the presentation of the children's book by Manica Musil; literary readings with Gabriela Babnik, Lidija Dimkovska, Florjan Lipuš, Brane Mozetič, Meta Osredkar, and Goran Vojnović and minority authors Marko Kravos and Jani Oswald; and the screening of Amir Muratović's film Ivan Cankar in Vienna, organised and supported by the Slovenian Book Agency and the Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA) (Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Vienna), at the Buch Wien Book Fair at Halle D/Stand B11, Round the city in Vienna, Austria
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  • 28 October to 16 November 2016
    Weltreisende trifft Mexikaner – Graphic Novels aus Slowenien, an exhibition of the comic books Alma M. Karlin: Svetovljanka iz province (Stripburger) and Meksikajnarji (UMco) and a talk with authors Jakob Klemenčič, Zoran Smiljanić and Marijan Pušavec, organised by the Slovenian Book Agency and supported by the Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA), Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Vienna, at Literaturhaus Wien in Vienna, Austria

UMco, established in 1992, was originally engaged in commerce, but since 1997 it has expanded its activities into printing and publishing. In 2000 UMco started to publish and distribute Premiera Magazine, a free film and popular culture magazine. A year later its publishing department was established, and by 2005 more than 50 books had been issued in the so-called Premiera Book Collection, which comprised theoretical works (Blue Premiera), more popular themes (Red Premiera), scripts (Green Premiera), special publications (Mini Premiera) and books on art disciplines other than film (White Premiera). In 2005 UMco launched Bukla Magazine, a magazine on new books and multimedia, which is also available free of charge at cultural venues.

Over time, the publishing house shifted from publishing books on film to a more diverse book program. Since 2007 Umco is active in the field of publishing psychological literature, collection is called Preobrazba (Transformation).Since 2011 the collection of reference books of socially topical books called Angažirano (Engaged) is published. They also publish journalistic essays and popular science books.

In 2015 Bukla Magazine received special recognition from Slovene Book Fair for connecting all the links of communicating circle of bookselling and promoting in Slovenia and IBBY award for contributing to the promotion of quality youth literature on the Slovenian book market.

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