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10. 8. 2016

Exhibition »I Feel Slovenia. I Feel 25.« in Helsinki

Triglav. Photo: Jože Mihelič

Lipica, Karst. Photo: Milan Malovrh

Kanal ob Soči. Photo: Matej Povše

An exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence will take place between 12 and 23 August, at Keskuskatu in Helsinki. The exhibition is entitled »I Feel Slovenia. I Feel 25.«  

   

Would you like to feel Slovenia in Helsinki? Would you like to feel right at home? A series of photographs shows what Slovenia really is – a boutique, green, and active country, one that is focused on sustainable development. Handpicked photographs, taken by renowned Slovenian photographers tell its story. This exhibition depicts Slovenia’s rich natural, cultural and social heritage, well-known and less known spectacular places hidden in its diverse landscape, and the various activities of its people.    

   

Did you know that Slovenia is truly exceptional? The world's oldest wooden wheel was discovered in Slovenia, the country has one of the highest levels of biodiversity, the largest underground canyon in the world, the biggest intermittent lake in Europe, and the largest proportion of national territory included in the Natura 2000 Network; it is situated at the crossroads of different languages, and is one of the richest European countries in terms of water resources per capita, etc. The photographs capture images of Slovenia's nature, cultural heritage, architectural gems, and the life of its people.    

     

The opening ceremony of the exhibition will take place on Friday, 12 August 2016, at 11 am at Keskuskatu in Helsinki. The exhibition will be opened by Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Finland H.E. Tone Kajzer. The keynote speakers will be Head of European Commission Representation in Finland Ms Sari Artjoki and Deputy Mayor of the City of Helsinki for Real Estate and City Planning and former Minister for Labour Ms Anni Sinnemäki.  

  

The exhibition will run until 23 August 2016. After Helsinki, the exhibition will go in Tallinn, and Riga.   

 

Would you like to feel Slovenia? Please join us at the exhibition.  

   

Exhibition has been prepared by the Government Communication Office of the Republic of Slovenia in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Copenhagen and Slovenia Press Photo.   

 

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