Google Arts & Culture and the Slovenian Tourist Board provide online insight into Slovenia’s rich natural and cultural heritage.
Slovenia is the green heart of Europe, with its diverse and enchanting landscapes, rich cultural heritage, customs and tales woven into one story of an enchanting country between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea.
As a result of a collaboration between Google Arts & Culture and the Slovenian Tourism Board, online insight into the rich Slovenian natural and cultural heritage is now available at g.co/travelslovenia in both Slovenian and English. Unique crafts, stunning scenery, and dedicated people are also featured in the short film.
He also accompanied the project on its ceremonial journey President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, who confirmed that the presidential palace in Slovenia was one of the first recorded and digitized scenes, and that it was shown to all. He is pleased that the new Slovenian project Google Arts & Culture offers more places and traditions that people from all over the world can explore online. In times of limited travel and distance learning, this is most appreciated.
Digital collection “Stories from Sonya” It shows the country’s natural beauty, historical heritage, myths, legends and stories of its people. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of its kind to date and is specifically dedicated to the intangible heritage of Slovenia. It contains over 60 stories and virtual tours, as well as over 1,200 photographs, artwork and frescoes, and the highlight is also the written fairy tales that illustrate the rich and vibrant world of Slovenian folklore. There are four famous Slovenian fairy tales based on the stories of Dušica Konavir, a scholar and lover of folklore.
It’s Slovenia One of the most forested countries in the European Union, More than a third of Slovenia’s territory is protected and included in the European Natura 2000 network, which preserves biodiversity. There is more to it 10,000 km of featured hiking trails. The project also includes partners such as the Beekeeping Museum in Radovlica, the Mountaineering Association of Slovenia, the National University Library of Slovenia, and many others, making these organizations part of more than 2,000 cultural institutions from 80 countries participating in the Google Arts & Culture project..
employment Slovenian Tourist Board (STO) Take this opportunity to highlight: “We are extremely proud to have collaborated with the world-renowned Google brand on such a special project that presents Slovenia to the world in an inspiring and engaging way. Stories from Slovenia, developed with partners and other creators in the form of a unique platform of amazing and visually informative stories, representing our green country and its natural and cultural heritage and the people who enrich it.” At the World Trade Organization, they emphasized their satisfaction that the experiences of cities and culture, which are among the main products of Slovenian tourism, occupy the most prominent place on the platform. “Together with stories about experiences in unspoiled nature, gastronomic specialties, Slovenian waters and other content, the new platform will undoubtedly be a source of inspiration for everyone who really wants or still wants to explore Slovenia.”
In Slovenia, everything is very diverse at such short distances. For many, it is also a small version of Europe, as there are many different types of landscapes in the country. “Stories from S.𝓁𝑜𝓋𝑒she is not here” They cover a wide range of topics, but above all represent four basic pillars of content: knowledge of crafts and traditions, natural beauty, and breathtaking views and experiences across the country. Mountaineering and hiking have a long tradition in Slovenia and at the same time are strongly linked to the Slovenian national identity. Users will find themselves on a mountain trail at the top of Triglav (the highest peak in Slovenia), valleys, enjoying the sea and walking in the forest.
“The past two years have been very difficult for travelers. We believe that through this project we will bring people all over the world closer to the natural beauty and rich traditions of Slovenia, the hidden gem of Europe. With the help of technology and innovative ways of storytelling, the project aims in collaboration and under the auspices of the Slovenian Tourism Board. to the preservation and promotion of Slovenian natural and cultural heritage worldwide. It is also a unique presentation of local hiking and storytelling culture, which is now part of Google Arts & Culture,” He said Amit Sood, Director of Arts and Culture at Google.
“Project “Stories from S.𝓁𝑜𝓋𝑒she is not here” A unique presentation of hiking culture and local legends telling, now part of Google Arts & Culture. We hope to inspire domestic and foreign travelers to choose their next holiday destination or explore Slovenia’s rich traditions and crafts in general,” she added Mitka Svetlin, Head of Marketing at Google Adriatic.
Slovenia is also famous for its rich traditions and handicrafts, boasting many UNESCO-listed intangible heritage items. Through this project, Google showcases habits like art Preparing Easter eggs, special preparation of beer with the help of candles, beeswax and love, as well as traditions Corentofania Door to door in UNESCO-protected Ptojs, but let’s not forget the delicious Slovenian dessert potica With the recipe included.
“Tourists today are looking for authenticity in a modern way, and Slovenia’s natural and cultural diversity is a treasure worth showing to the whole world. From the Sečovlje salt pans, Plečnik’s Ljubljana, to the lesser known Gregor, the Slovenian version of Valentine’s Day, it all truly radiates diversity. I am glad that there is today Digital channels that can bring our natural and intangible cultural heritage closer to tourists around the world, especially in these challenging times when travel is challenging.While we expect life to return to normal, projects like this enable our guests to travel virtually and learn about the cultural and historical richness of Slovenian places We hope you have already planned your trips and this site will encourage you to visit Slovenia. See you soon at Google Arts & Culture,” He said Andre Seuss, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology.