Folklorna Skupina Kres Picnic

On Saturday, August 11, over 70 members from all of Folklorna Skupina Kres’s age groups performed at the Slovenska Pristava.  Hundreds of guests attended the event on what a beautiful summer day with barely a cloud in the sky.  The…
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A Centuries Old Sound of Bells

Churches are among the most common sights in Slovenia; they add a picturesque note to towns, the tops of remote hills, and everywhere in between. Many of these churches are also the home of a musical tradition that has been passed on from…
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An Uprising Under the Alps

These days, Tolmin is a quiet, almost sleepy town in the foothills of Slovenia’s Julian Alps. In the early 18thcentury, however, it was the site of a peasant revolt that left an impact far beyond the town itself. The rebellion began when…
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