The 2019 ASEF Gala at Stanford University
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Almost a 100 gathered at the yesterday’s Gala event, held at Stanford University in California. ASEF (American Slovenian Education Foundation) awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award to prof. Mija Rode, lecturer for Slovenian language at Stanford University. She has dedicated her whole life to promote Slovenia, Slovenian language and culture in the US. Her extraordinary work is recognized by ASEF as it is deeply connected with ASEF’s mission of building bridges between Slovenia and Slovenes all around the world. Kerže Fellows from the Thorton School of Music at University of Southern California flawlessly performed Slovenian compositions and interpretations of Slovenian folk songs.
ASEF awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award to prof. Mia Rode, lecturer of Slovenian language at Stanford University. Her extraordinary work in promoting Slovenian language and culture is recognized by ASEF as both extremely important and deeply aligned with ASEF’s mission of building bridges between Slovenia and Slovenes all around the world.