The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia London /Newsroom /
05.07.2018  

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.

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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.

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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