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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...

REPRESENTATIVES FROM IDRIJA ON VISIT IN ALMADÉN

REPRESENTATIVES FROM IDRIJA ON VISIT IN ALMADÉN

Tuesday, 09. april 2013
In March, as a part of the HOMAI project (Comenius Regio Partnerships), five representatives from Idrija travelled to Almadén, Spain. The purpose of the visit was, besides settling some technical matters, to learn about the history and technology of mining furnaces, models of which are made by the...

SPRING IN IDRIJA GEOPARK MARKED BY IDRIJA PRIMULA

SPRING IN IDRIJA GEOPARK MARKED BY IDRIJA PRIMULA

Monday, 25. february 2013
The coming spring in the Idrija Geopark will be marked by primulas, which announce spring. The plant from the Primula genus that most people are familiar with is Primula vulgaris. But the main attraction in Idrija is Idrija primula (Primula x venusta), a special hybrid that grows only in this...

INTERNATIONAL CAMP IN IDRIJA GEOPARK

INTERNATIONAL CAMP IN IDRIJA GEOPARK

Thursday, 21. february 2013
This year the Idrija Geopark is organising a camp for volunteers. The Idrija Geopark and volunteers from all over the world will repair the footpath running from the Kanomlja water barriers (Kanomeljske klavže) to the “Ovčjaški Waterfalls” (Ovčjaški slapovi). The Idrija Geopark filed an...

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