Month: July 2023

Photo exhibition of France Stele in Trenta

Until the end of October, the Triglav National Park Information Center Dom Trenta will host a photo exhibition by France Stele about the mountain pastures of the village of Ukve/Ugovizza. The photographs, taken on black and white film, show images of a past life when the inhabitants of Ukve/Ugovizza used to move with their cattle…
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21. 07. 2023 0

Dialect Terminology for Corn and Corn-related Tasks

The arrival of corn to the region Corn is a cereal crop introduced from the Americas to Europe (more specifically to Spain) at the end of the 15th century. Corn arrived in the region inhabited by Slovenes in the 17th century, when it was passed on by the Italians in Friuli, Gorizia and the Zilja…
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19. 07. 2023 0

The Uncharted Territory of Linguistic Heritage

In November 2015, the inscription of the speeches along the Čabranka and Upper Kolpa rivers[1] appeared in the Register of Intangible Cultural Heritage,[2] officially recognising these dialects as part of the intangible cultural heritage in Slovenia. This was followed by 6 other similar inscriptions of language or dialect units, the last of which was the…
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18. 07. 2023 0

SIEF Conference Living Uncertainty

  SIEF – The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore – organised the 16th Biennial Congress under the title Living Uncertainty, which took place at Masaryk University in Brno from 7 to 10 June 2023. The congress venue was chosen deliberately, as it was in the Czech Republic that the predecessor of SIEF, the Commission…
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14. 07. 2023 0