Veleposlaništvo RS Washington /Napovednik /

Embassy of Slovenia Invites You to the E.U. Open House on May 10

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassies of the 28 EU Member States will open their doors to Washington public during the eight Annual EU Embassies' Open House Day 

on Saturday, May 10, 2014  from 10 am until 4 pm

Feel Slovenia. Nestled alongside the Julian Alps, Pannonia flatlands and Adriatic coast, Slovenia is colorful and diverse. With disappearing and reappearing crystal clean rivers, green hills covered with vineyards, hidden lakes, thermal hot springs, white Lipizzaner horses, incredible cave system, hundreds of castles, historic cities, unique art, lively music, exquisite wine, and culinary delights Slovenia invigorates. 

Embassy of Slovenia is located at:

2410 California Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008

Slovenian EU Open House schedule: 

10:00 – 10:15 am: Traditional polka music

10:15 – 10:45 am: Demonstration of making walnut roll-cake by Bajda sisters and Mary Lou Voelk Deyak

10:45 – 11:00 am Potica tasting

11:00 – 11:20 am: Presentation of Radovljica and demonstration of Lectar gingerbread hearts making

11:20 – 11:30 harmonica performance by Jože Andrejaš

11: 30 Demonstration of apple strudel making by Bajda sisters 

11:45 – 12:00 am Apple strudel tasting

12:00 – 12:10 pm: Address by Ambassador Dr. Božo Cerar 

12:10 – 12:30 pm: Opening of exhibition by Al Zaverl

12: 30 - 1:00 Presentation of 2000 years old capital Ljubljana

1:00 – 1:10 Address by Ambassador Dr. Božo Cerar and photo-op

1:10 - 2:30 Slovenian wine and Carniolian sausage tasting

1:30 – 2:00 Slovenian songs & stories in Kids' Corner

2:00 - 2:15 pm: Address by Ambassador Dr. Božo Cerar and photo-op

2:15 - 4:00 p.m. – Slovenian language class in video nook by SUA Branch #103

2:45 – 3:15 pm: Demonstration of apple strudel making

All day activities (10:00 am - 4:00 pm):

- all-day polka music by Alex Gergar from PA, John Stark from MN, Kara Maruszak from OH, Frank Vidergar from MD

-Showcase of traditional Slovenian household items, artwork and crafts by Pittsburgh SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Museum 

- Exhibition by Albin Zaverl from MN

- Showcase of Idrija Lace

- Showcase of Flaska (TM) 

- Showcase of Slovenian Rogaška Crystal (TM) 

- Video nook 

- Kids’ corner

- Showcase of 2000 year Slovenia's capital Ljubljana 

- Showcase of Lectar Inn from Radovljica

- Showcase of traditional outfits from Gorenjska region

-Showcase of local Slovenian Union of America Branch #108

- Meet representatives of Slovenian organizations from all over U.S.

- Learn about history, geography, politics Slovenia from Slovenian diplomats


- Slovenian wine by Smucker's from DC

-potica by Rocky Mountain Potica from CO and Sophie's Catering from OH

- Carniolian sausages by Ažman Meats from OH


Fore the schedule of other free! Slovenian events in the month of May see: