Embassy of the Republic
of Slovenia Washington
2410 California Street
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States of America
T: (+) 1 202 386 66 01
F: (+) 1 202 386 66 33
H.E. Dr. BoĹľo Cerar
LEADING EUROPEAN COMPOSERS CONCERT SERIES: Music by Slovenian composer DuĹˇan Bavdek
In 2009, The Phillips Collection joined forces with embassies in Washington to create a unique concert series for which leading European composers introduce their works with performers they select. The series is co-sponsored by The Phillips Collection and the George Washington University. Now in its fifth season, this year the opening Leading European Composers concert features the music of Slovenian composer DuĹˇan Bavdek, performed by professors from the University of Ljubljana School of Music.
December 12, 2013 at 6:30 PM / MUSIC ROOM at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21ST STREET NW WASHINGTON, DC
More information: http://www.phillipscollection.org/events/2013-12-12-lec-bavdek.aspx
LECTURE: The Peaks of Slovenian Music Through History to the Present Time
Friday, December 13 at 2:30 PM in Phillips Hall, B-120, George Washington University, Washinghton, D.C.
801 22nd St., NW; at George Washington University, Slovenian composer DuĹˇan Bavdek will present a lecture/performance called The Peaks of Slovenian Music Through History to the Present Time. This will be an informal presentation ranging from a 50.000-60.000 years old paleolithic bone flute excavated in "Divje babe" cave, (the oldest preserved musical instrument in the world), the work of prominent renaissance composer Jacob Handl (Iacobus Gallus Carniolus), and Slovenian composers from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Conversation will be mixed with performances by the visiting performers from Ljubljana. Join us for food, conversation and music. Free and open to the public.
FILM: Slovenian film DUAL at the 26th Annual AFI â€“ EU Film Festival in Silver Spring
Now in its 26th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington audiences. This yearâ€™s selection of more than 50 films includes award-winners, international festival favorites, local box-office hits and debut works by promising new talents, plus many countriesâ€™ official OscarÂ® submissions for Best Foreign Language Film.
Slovenia will be represented by the film The Dual (Dvojina). DIR/SCR Nejc Gazvoda; SCR Janez Lapajne; PROD AleĹˇ Pavlin, Andrej Ĺ tritof. Slovenia/Croatia/Denmark, 2013, color, 102 min. In Slovenian and Danish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
Saturday, December 14 at 11:00 a.m.; Monday, December16 at 9:45 p.m. at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
More information: http://www.afi.com/silver/eushowcase/
READING: Gabriela Babnik at the Library of Congress
Recipient of European Union Literature Prize Gabriela Babnik will discuss her work at the Library of Congress on December 17 at noon. Free entrance.
More information: http://www.loc.gov/rr/european/calendar/calendar.html
The consular officer from the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington, DC, will hold consular hours and provide consular services (authentications, certifications, passport applications, etc.) in New York City on Friday, December 13, at the premises of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations, located at 630 Third Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10017 (Please note the new address!).
To schedule an appointment, please, fill out the form available at the embassyâ€™s website and send it to the Embassy of Slovenia at vwa(at)gov.si by December 10, 2013, to allow the embassy enough time to verify your data.
The embassy will suggest the time of your appointment and give you further information on the documentation you need to bring along. You may also visit the embassy website http://washington.embassy.si/ (Consular Affairs, Visas) for documents required for most consular services. Please note that the consular fee must be paid with a money order made out to â€śEmbassy of Sloveniaâ€ť. Cash, personal checks or credit cards will not be accepted.
Due to security reasons, prior appointment is needed to enter the premises of the Mission.
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