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GEOCACHING IN IDRIJA: MODERN TREASURE HUNTING GAME USING GPS-ENABLED DEVICES

GEOCACHING IN IDRIJA: MODERN TREASURE HUNTING GAME USING GPS-ENABLED DEVICES

Wednesday, 31. july 2013
In cooperation with the Idrija 2020 Youth Association and interested individuals, the Idrija Geopark (Idrija Heritage Centre) is organising the game Treasure in Idrija - Idrija Geocaching. The Geopark made proposals for the project and the Youth Association is in charge of its realisation,...

MAKING OF SUMMER FLOWERS

MAKING OF SUMMER FLOWERS

Monday, 22. july 2013
On a beautiful sunny day in July, for the last time before going to the seaside, the Idrija Geopark organised a workshop for children as a part of the Holiday Programme of the Idrija Association of Friends of Youth. Under the supervision of Martina Gnezda, the children practiced the skill of making...

GAMES IN THE MEJCA RECREATIONAL PARK

GAMES IN THE MEJCA RECREATIONAL PARK

Thursday, 11. july 2013
On a hot July morning, games for children were organised in the Mejca recreational park by the Geopark Idrija (IHC). More than 30 children took part in the games. The children were divided into four groups, named after the four mineshafts of the Idrija Mercury Mine: Inzaghi, Frančišek, Antonij and...

MAKING FRAMES FOR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY PHOTO

MAKING FRAMES FOR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY PHOTO

Wednesday, 10. july 2013
On a hot July morning, a workshop was organised for the Idrija Association of Friends of Youth on the terrace of the Idrija Heritage Centre, where frames for favourite holiday photos were made.
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ALPINE CONVENTION DAY

ALPINE CONVENTION DAY

Wednesday, 03. july 2013
Mojstrana, 29 June 2013 - On the last Saturday in June, for the fourth time in a row, the Alpine Convention Day took place in Mojstrana. The Idrija Municipality was represented by Idrija Heritage Centre, namely the Idrija Geopark, which was represented by its partners, who presented the tourist...

FLOWERING SUMMER MEADOWS

FLOWERING SUMMER MEADOWS

Monday, 10. june 2013
On a beautiful sunny day, another workshop took place in the Occupational Activity Centre in Idrija. Due to a large amount of rain this year, the meadows in Idrija are very beautiful, but, if you are not a puddle lover, their beauty can only be admired on very few occasions. By sticking flowers...

REPRESENTATIVES FROM IDRIJA PAID ANOTHER VISIT TO ALMADEN

REPRESENTATIVES FROM IDRIJA PAID ANOTHER VISIT TO ALMADEN

Thursday, 23. may 2013
The heritage of mercury in the towns of Idrija and Almadén was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2012. The towns were until recently connected only through the Idrija Mercury Mine, but the HOMAI project (Comenius Regio Partnerships) has changed this. It has proven useful for...

VOLCANOES IN IDRIJA ERUPTED AGAIN

VOLCANOES IN IDRIJA ERUPTED AGAIN

Thursday, 23. may 2013
On a beautiful day in May in the Idrija Heritage Centre, a workshop was organised where adults with learning disabilities made erupting volcanos. The participants were first taught what volcanos are, how they work and where they can be found. Afterwards they started making their own volcanos that...

IDRIJA MUNICIPALITY AND GEOPARK GET NEW PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

IDRIJA MUNICIPALITY AND GEOPARK GET NEW PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

Wednesday, 17. april 2013
The Idrija municipality, together with the Idrija Geopark, can now pride itself with a four-and-a-half-minute promotional video in two languages: Slovene and English. The video shows main attractions in Idrija and offers an insight into the life of its residents and activities that tourists can...

GEOPARK - PLAN AND ESTABLISHMENT OF GEOPARK OF REGIONAL IMPORTANCE

GEOPARK - PLAN AND ESTABLISHMENT OF GEOPARK OF REGIONAL IMPORTANCE

Tuesday, 09. april 2013
This spring in Idrija an important project called Geopark - plan and establishment of geopark of regional importance, which is co-financed by the EU, is in its final stage. The project is based on the awareness of rich geological and natural heritage, and the unique legacy of knowledge and...

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