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Annual British Slovene Society picnic held at Oxford University Arboretum

On Sunday 1st of July 2018 the British-Slovene Society organized their annual picnic alongside the traditional kozolec (hayrack) at the Harcourt Arboretum in the Oxford University Arboretum.


The picnic was attended by Ambassador Rupel and members of the British-Slovene Society, their families and friends. Guests of honour were representatives of the Slovenian Government Office for Slovenes Abroad. Secretary Primož Ilešič brought personal greetings from Minister Gorazd Žmavc.


The Slovenian choir Gallus Aeternus, established in London to honour and preserve Slovenian folk song and music of Slovenian composers. enlivened the atmosphere with singing of traditional nationals songs