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Movie screening about Ivan Cankar as celebration of Slovene Cultural Holiday

On 8th of February 2019 we've celebrated Slovene Cultural Holiday in Warsaw. Together with students of Slovene language and Slovenes residing in Warsaw we watched documentary movie about Ivan Cankar, renowned Slovene author. The opening speech was given by ambassador Božena Forštnarič Boroje, who emphasized the role of Slovene cultural tradition and stressed the importance of taking care of Slovene abroad. A short introduction to the movie was given by Dr. Jasmina Šuler-Galos, a Slovene language professor at the University of Warsaw, who also introduced the work of students of Slovene language in the anthology of Ivan Cankar's works, which was translated in several different languages.