The Annual General Meeting of the British-Slovene Society will be held at 6.30 for 7.0 pm start on Friday 11 July 2014 at the offices of Howard Kennedy LLP, 19 Cavendish Square, London W1A 2AW.
Sunday 15th June 2014 at 3pm
Edin’s , 15 Carlton Street, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1NL
Katarina Juvančič and Dejan Lapanja first appeared on the Slovenian music scene in 2009, when their folk rock song Uej, uej – Magdalenca featured in Slovene National Radio’s newcomers contest. Their music is often described as alt-folk, bridging modern trends and ancient folk influences and sensibilities. Their music has twice won awards at the Slovenian songwriting competition Kantfest. Katarina and Dejan’s debut album is Selivke (Migratory Birds) and they are now working on their second. They have performed in Austria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Ireland, Scotland and Serbia. MORE
Dejan Lapanja is currently Artist in Residence in London through Arts & Culture Residencies Programme run by the Slovenian Ministry of Culture.
Center za Slovenščino kot drugi / tuji jezik, Filozofska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani, University of Nottingham, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in London
Sunday 29 June 2.30 – 5 pm, Union Chapel Bar, Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN
This exciting new duo paves the way to new forms of expression by means of combining the sonority of accordion with lush electronic effects through repertoires ranging from Swedish and Slovenian folk songs to their own unique compositions.
Swedish/Slovenian Vocalist Emilia Martensson, named the ‘New face of British Jazz’ by The Observer in 2012. Emilia is an established Jazz/Folk singer with two albums in her own name, as well as featuring on various projects with the likes of Kairos 4tet (MOBO Award Winners 2011) and the Fringe Magnetic, led by musician/composer Rory Simmons.
Janez Dovč is a highly celebrated accordionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Ljubljana, Slovenia. His music can be heard on more than 40 albums, working with various different projects, one of which won the 2006 BBC World Music Award.
The Sunday Sessions is a fortnightly event featuring some of London’s finest acoustic musicians.
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