Veleposlaništvo RS Washington /Napovednik /






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

10th Annual EU Embassies' Open House Day

on Saturday, May 14, 2016  from 10 am until 4 pm


Celebrate with us 25 years of independence! Join the ambassador & staff for a taste of Slovenian food, wine and beer.

Discover Slovenia's tourist highlights, culture, and enjoy live music.#Feel Slovenia


 Embassy of Slovenia is located at:


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

Slovenian EU Open House program:

*The schedule may be subject to change 


10:00 a.m. – 10:15 am Traditional Slovenian folk and polka music
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 am: Demonstration & tasting of walnut roll cake
"potica" by Bajda sisters
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Presentation of Bethlehem Murska Sobota Sister City Association & Tasting of
Prekmurje gibanica layer cake & Kocbek pumpkin seed oil11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Presentation of Slovenian Union of America Branch #108
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 am: Presentation of
Savinja Valley by local tourist office
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Showcase of traditional cuisine by
elementary school students from Ljubno ob Savinji
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sommelier - led tasting of wines from Štajerska region
12: 30 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m.
 Slovenian language class in video nook by SUA Branch #93 from New York
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. presentation of
Kickstarter projects by young Slovenian enterpreneurs
1:15 pm
group photo
1:15 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Demonstration & tasting of apple strudel by Bajda sisters
1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Presentation of
Savinja Valley, tasting of local specialties and beer
2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. presentation of Kickstarter projects by
young Slovenian entrepreneurs
2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tasting of wines from Goriška Brda region
3:00 pm – 3:15 Demonstration & tasting of
apple strudel by Bajda sisters
3:30 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m. Presentation of
Vodka Slovenia

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

- all-day traditional Slovenian music played on accordion by Alex Gergar from PA, Kara Maruszak from OH, Frank Vidergar from MD
-Showcase of traditional Slovenian household items, artwork and crafts by
Pittsburgh SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Museum
Short films about Slovenia at the video nook
- Slovenian Stories, Videos and Coloring at the
Kids’ corner (in the Embassy's library)
- Showcase of Kickstarter projects by young Slovenian entrepreneurs
- Showcase of
traditional Slovenian outfits from Gorenjska region
-Showcase of
Slovenian Union of America Branch #93 from New York
-Showcase of local
Slovenian Union of America Branch #108
-Showcase of
Bethlehem Murska Sobota Sister City Association (this year they celebrate 20th anniversary!)


- Slovenian wine from Štajersko region by SloWINEa and Sanctum Wines
- Slovenian wine from Primorska region by
Laureate Imports, Smucker Farms and Tri-Wines (Emil Gaspari)
-Slovenian beer by
Rojnik Hops, Laško Brewery and Pelicon Brewery

 - Kickstarter projects by Tok Tok Furniture, Zulu Zion, Wu-le, Lutman Design Studio, Invented4, Itero Watches

-Vodka Slovenia, Kocbek Pumpkin Seed Oil and Piran Salt Products by Emil Gaspari of A & E Trade
- Potica by
Sophie's Catering from Cleveland, OH
- Carniolian sausages by
Ažman Meats and Radell's from Cleveland, OH 
Prekmurska gibanica cake by Vesna Kolmanič


- Showcase of bee-hive panels and bee products provided by Slovenian Beekeepers Association and the City of Ljubljana
Showcase of traditional Idrija Lace
- Showcase of
Sečovlje salt – pans' products
- Showcase of
Rogaška Crystal