Food & Wine presenting our local Identity
Slovenia, a tiny country squeezed between Austria, Hungary, Italy, Croatia and Adriatic Sea, became suddenly one of the World Hottest Culinary Hubs. Once you are here, you understand it why as well. Our culinary diversity reveals the history of Slovenia, the history of influences, changes over the times as well as personal, family stories.
A royal horse from Slovenia
Who has not heard about a white elegant horse you fall in love on a first sight? However, did you know that the cradle of this stallion originates in Slovenia?
Most probably, you have heard it comes from Austria. Well, that was Austria some hundred years ago... when also the territory of today’s independent Slovenia was a part of it.
Situla - 2500 yrs. old comic book from Slovenia
Situla is a bucket shaped vessel, which was used for rituals and celebrations. It is a culmination of a figural art created by Iron Age Human. Today it is considered as the oldest Slovenian picture, comic book. More about the precious artefacts from this part of the history, you can hear on Ljubljana TV’s program LJUBLJANA4U. We invited PhD Peter Turk, who is a curator for prehistory.
“In the real life” there are plenty of possibilities to admire Situlas stories:
The capital of Slovenia is well known for its diverse architecture. One of the richest art periods is a baroque. In the second part of the 17th century, the trade between Mediterranean basin and the central part of Europe was active again.
and The Battles Of The Isonzo in Slovenian paradise
World war I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. American president Woodrow Wilson used the strophe of the British novelist H.G.Wells and said:“This is a war to end all wars. ”
More than 70 million military personnel were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history. It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, and paved the way for major political changes, including revolutions in many of the nations involved. It played an important role in the history of Slovenia as well.
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