Tales about rivers have a special place in Slovenian tradition. They reflect the fondness the Slovenian people have towards their major rivers and express the gratitude and appreciation for the prosperity they bring to their land.
In its conception and as a linguistic tool, glagolica was an amazing achievement – a tool to give power of written word to half the Europe. It was invented to accommodate the complex sound …Read More →
In the eighteenth century the amphibian, proteus anginus, inhabitant of subterranean waters, was considered to be progeny of the dragon.
Man and the Carniolan bee are interconnected in Slovenian lands. Beekeeping (čebelarstvo) was exceptionally developed in Slovenia…
In its central European space, Slovenia has maintained a powerful sense of national identity, evident in a highly diversified cultural life, and cultural forms nurtured with long traditions …
There are more than forty distinct cuisines in a country, whose main distinguishing feature is a great variety of land formation, climate, and history.
The name Kresnik is reflected in the word “kres” (bonfire), that derives from the word “iskra” (spark). The original meaning of all these names is ultimately fire, symbolic representation of the Sun.