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Slovenia Ski Open 2011 in Stockholm

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia organized on the 22nd of February, as a part of the 20th celebration of independence of the Republic of Slovenia, the ski event “Slovenia Ski Open 2011”.


Photograph Björn WesterbergParticipators of the event came mainly from the diplomatic community and business community. The event took place in Hammarbybacken in Stockholm. Where also representative from Slovene companies had chance to presented their products.


Beside this there was also a ski competition for those who wanted. They got the chance to compete against Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden) and Urška Hrovat (Slovenia), who where guests of honor for the evening. Around 150 came and participated in the event and of these 44 had the courage to challenge Ingemar and Urška in the ski slope.


The Embassy of Slovenia thanks everyone who participated in the event and participated in our celebration. An extra big thank you goes out to our volunteers who help us during the day.

The sport news on RTV Slovenia showed a clip from the event, fast forward to 6th minute (only in Slovene).