Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Athens /Newsroom /
17.06.2016  

Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Slovenian independence

On the occasion of Slovenian National Day and to mark the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Slovenia the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Athens on Thursday, 16 June, organized a reception.

The reception was attended by representatives of the Greek authorities, ambassadors and other members of the foreign diplomatic corps, businessmen, academics, the media as well as members of the Slovenian community in Greece and other friends of Slovenia.

In her welcome address the Slovenian Ambassador Mrs Anita Pipan emphasized the success of Slovenian independence, the importance the support of partner countries and the need for cooperation in tackling current pressing issues and challenges facing Europe and the world.

The beauties of Slovenia were presented at the special stand with Slovenian specialties and the distinguished guests were offered a taste of Slovenia with some traditional Slovenian desert (POTICA), Slovenian champagne and Slovenian wines.