If all of the world´s cultural heritage (sports, music, fashion, architecture, literature, painting, etc..) was contained in a time capsule, what would you include to demonstrate the legacy of your
If all of the world´s cultural heritage (sports, music, fashion, architecture, literature, painting, etc..) was contained in a time capsule, what would you include to demonstrate the legacy of your country?
If all of the world´s cultural heritage (sports, music, fashion, architecture, literature,SLOVENIA painting, etc..) was contained in a time capsule, what would you include to demonstrate the legacy of your country?
In 1550, at the time of the Protestant Reformation, PrimožTrubar, the founder and the ﬁrst superintendend of theSlovenian Protestant Church, wrote ﬁrst printed books inSlovene language, an effort notable for consolidating the The books written by Trubar, titled Catechismus and Abecedarium, were of religious purpose, mostly used for preaching protestant teachings and educating simple peasant people of Middle Age Slovenia.
The twelfth translation of the Holy Bible was translated in 1586 by Jurij Dalmatin.
The library represents an ajar book and was designed by JožeThe mentioned books can be found in the National and Plečnik, a Slovenian architect whose works can also be found inUniversity Library. The library is located in Ljubljana, the Vienna and Prague. His inovative architectural style includes pillars,capital of Ljubljana. lintels and collonades which he reshaped in his own peculliar way. His other works also include...
Church of St. Michael, ﬁnished in 1940, represents the most original work ofJože Plečnik. The building is an interwinement of karstic church with someelements of a Greek Temple.
The Triple Bridge. Located in the center of Ljubljana the Triple Bridge represents an unique architectural feature of Ljubljana. Thecentral bridge was build on the basis of ancient wooden bridge that used to link lands of West-Central Europe with the Balkans. In1932 Plečnik added two additional smaller bridges for pedestrians, giving the bridge its unique form.
Philosophy Perhaps the most renowned Slovenian philosopher is Slavoj Žižek who achieved international recognition as a social theorist after the 1989 publication of his ﬁrst book in English, The Sublime Object of Ideology. He has continued to develop his status as a confrontational intellectual, and has been called "one of the worlds best known public intellectuals," and "the thinker of choice for Europes young
Science Slovenia has also contributed its fair share to science. The picture above is a portrait of Jožef Stefan, a mathematician and physicist, who originated a physical power law in 1879 stating that the total radiation from black body is proportional to the fourth power of thermodynamic temperature.
Josef ResselPerhaps the most signiﬁcant contribution ofSlovenia to science is a propeller designedand patented in Slovenia by an engineerJosef Ressel.
Nowdays the ﬂag bearers of Slovenia engineering are Akrapovič and Pipistrel. The ﬁrst specializes in the production oftop-quality exhaust systems for motorcycles and other sport wehicles, whereas the latter is a light aircraft manufacturer.
ARTNeue Slowenische Kunst is a controversial politicalart collective that announced itself in Slovenia in1984, when Slovenia was still part of Yugoslavia.NSKs best-known member is the musical groupLaibach. Other NSK member groups include IRWIN(visual art), Scipion Nasice Sisters Theatre, NewCollective Studio (graphics), Retrovision (ﬁlm andvideo), and the Department of Pure and AppliedPhilosophy (theory). Membership has been opento all artistic groups interested in challengingtaboos and challenging the norms of Slovenenational identity.
Since 1991, NSK claims to constitute the state, a some kind of a micro nation. They issue passports, havepresented shows of their work in the guise of an embassy or even as a territory, and maintain consulates inseveral cities. NSK have also introduced postage stamps and adopted their own anthem. Laibach
The paintings are work of France Mihelič - Slovene artist and one of the key ﬁgures in Slovene painting in the second half of the 20thcentury, known for his surrealist ﬁgurative paintings and prints.
FashionLara Bohinc is a Slovenian-born fashion designer. She is primarily a jeweler who uses her training in industrial design tomake conceptual, eclectic, ambitious pieces as well as leather accessories, sunglasses and handbags with an art decotwist. Some of her work is shown in the following pictures.
Close relation with mountains has produced many outstanding Slovenian alpinists. The mostAlpinism famous are Tomaž Humar, an alpinist who was the ﬁrst to climb the highest mountain wall of Daulagiri, and Davorin Karničar, an extreme alpine skier who was the ﬁrst to ski Mount Everest.
Tomaž Humars alpine ascent on Daulagiri (up). DavorinDavorin Karničar descents from Mount Everest. Karničar and Mount Everest (down).
17.02.2010, Canada, Vancouver, Petra Majdič secured herself a bronzemedal in cross country skiing sprint after fracturing ﬁve of her ribs.
Slovenia has had a lot of excellent alpine skiers throughout its history, but Tina Maze has to be one of thebest. She has won 2 Olympic medals and she is currently leading in women rankings (season 2011/2012).
Although a great majority of Slovenian youth practice either football or basketball my favorite team sport is handball. TheTeam sports picture above depicts a celebration that took place in Flensburg after Slovenian handball team Celje Pivovarna Laško won its ﬁrst Champion League title (2004).