Culture Kultura. Importance of culture. Culture and language were the foundation of Slovene nation Primož Trubar France Prešeren Compensation for not having our own country Helped Slovenes survived thought the centuries of being the part of bigger countries.
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Importance of culture • Culture and language were the foundation of Slovene nation • Primož Trubar • France Prešeren • Compensation for not having our own country • Helped Slovenes survived thought the centuries of being the part of bigger countries
8th February – Prešernov dan, dan kulture • Free entrance to museums, galleries etc. • Famous actors read Prešeren’s poems in front of his monument in Ljubljana • Awards for the greatest achievements in culture
Publishing and reading • 4000 titles published every year (10 % is fiction) • Small market • Very expensive books • Many public libraries – 2nd loan rate in Europe
Theatre – gledališče • 1789 Anton Tomaž Linhart wrote the first Slovene drama • 38 professional theatres and theatre groups (and many amateur groups) • Around 1 million tickets are sold per year • Many festivals: Borštnik festival (awards for best productions in each year), Ana Desetnica street theatre festival
Music – glasba • 1701 Academia Philharmonicorum • Public love for music – choirs • Folk music phenomenon – group Avseniki • Love for Eurovision contest • Some internationally recognized contemporary groups: • Laibach • Siddharta • Terra Folk
Slovene film – slovenski film • Slovene film fund helps with funding new Slovene productions • Many films made from the novels • Very successful films: • Kekec • Kruh in mleko (Lion of the Future, Venice, 2001) • Petelinji zajtrk (126.275 tickets in 2007) • Film festival in Ljubljana (Liffe) – internationally recognised
Painting – slikarstvo • Around 50 permanent galleries • Many occasional exhibitions • Mostly known painters are impressionists (Grohar, Strnen)
Architecture - arhitektura • Jože Plečnik (1872 – 1957) • National, University Library • Žale – cemetery • Three bridges • The market • Many buildings in Vienna, Prague …
Festivals – Festivali • Summer – in every small town (evening concerts, theatre performances etc) under the name of Imago Sloveniae • Rock Otočec (Slovene Woodstock) • Festival Lent