Slovenian Drama Group Merrylands

Igralska družina Merrylands

The drama group has existed and performed in one form or another since 1958. In 1961 the Drama Group began to perform under the name “Igralska druzina Sydney”. It functioned intermittently till 1976. In 1986 it revived and took the name “Igralska družina Merrylands”. It continues to produce and perform comedies to the delight of Australian Slovenian communities.

Slovenian Drama Group Merrylands,
311 Merrylands Road, Merrylands, NSW, 2160, Australia
Ph 02 9637 7147 Fax 02 9682 7692
President: Herman Koželj



Aleksandra Ceferin

Aleksandra Ceferin (M.A., B.A., Dip.Ed.) has introduced Slovenian language as a school subject in Australian school system and founded the Slovenian Teachers' Association of Victoria in 1976. She has extensive experience in language education: as teacher, lecturer, curriculum coordinator, course writer, language consultant and manager, VCE State Reviewer and Chief Examiner. Since 1998 she has been the President of ISSV and the manager and chief editor of its projects. Aleksandra visits Slovenian annually, establishing and maintaining contacts with Slovenia, and initiating exchanges and cooperation between organizations. In 2004 she was the recipient of the National Education Award of RS Slovenia.