"THE FIRST WORK OF MINE"
Exhibition of the artists from Koroška
Presentation of the experimental graduation collection "Consciousness"
Photo: Tomo Jeseničnik, 1998
Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec, December 2007 - February 2008
Golden Award for an innovative use of glass in the design and making
of the final creation for Miss Universe Slovenia 2007
by the authors Stanka Blatnik (MA) and Matijaž Gostečnik Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia / Koroška Regional Chamber, September 2007
Fashion presentation marking the decennial of SB Fashion WITH THE GUESTS MISS SLOVENIA 1997 AND MISS UNIVERSE SLOVENIA 2007
"Koroško kulturno poletje" (Cultural Summer of Koroška)
City baths, Ravne na Koroškem, August 2007
Photo: Nace Zavrl
Monika Pučelj performed in six different creations during the evening
which were designed for her performances during the years 2004 - 2007.
Among much else, she presented some songs, the author of whose lyrics and music is herself.
Internationally active etno - jazz group Jazoo appeared in the new cast
and accompanied the exits of creations, some exits were accompanied by Monika Pučelj's vocal. They presented some new songs, which will feature on their third CD. Jazoo
A positive atmosphere of the event was made possible by the marvellous moderator Katja Lenart.
Hairstyling of the pefromers was done by the creative manager
of Frizerstvo In
from Prevalje - Petra Maček, make-up was designed for Frizerstvo In by Mojca Čas.
Presentation of the new issue of magazine for the literature and culture "Odsevanja" (Reflections)
WITH THE GUESTS WINE QUEEN OF SLOVENIA 2007 AND MISS UNIVERSE SLOVENIA 2007 The terrace of the City Coffeshop and the SB Atelier shop-window, June 2007
Photo: Tomo Jeseničnik
A talk of Andrej Makuc, the editor of Odsevanja, and Danijela Hliš, an Australian-Slovene poet,
in the last issue of Odsevanja is published her bilingual poem "Lucas", the poem has been issued by the international association of writers in Australia in the national anthology
"Culture is... – Australian Experiences Across Cultures".
In the musical part of the programme the violinist Lucija Mlakar
accompanied by the pianist Maja Kastratovik and the flutist Ana Zajc
Hairstyling was done by Petra Maček, creative manager of Frizerstvo In,
make-up done by Mojca Čas of Frizerstvo In at Prevalje.
The Wine Queen of Slovenia 2007 Maja Benčina was driven to the scene by Marjan Konečnik's carriage, she was accompanied to the stage by Matjaž Zanoškar, the mayor of Slovenj Gradec.
In her speech Maja presented her family origins, their rich viticultural tradition
and her mission of promoting the wine culture and the cuture of wine drinking.
From the diary of "Her Majesty": Speech of the Wine Queen upon her visit in Slovenj Gradec
The singer Monika Pučelj presented the songs "Za tebe" (For you), "Ne sprašuj" (Don't ask) and "Pusti mi sanjati" (Let me dream), the author of whose lyrics and music is herself.
Surprise of the evening: the sculptor and architect Boštjan Temniker during the Ex animo
musical performance uncovers the shop-window with a living lay-figure inside - Miss Universe Slovenia 2007
and officially the most beautiful European Tjaša Kokalj
in the final creation with the glass elements of master Matijaž Gostečnik,
the dress she took with her to the Miss Universe 2007 Pageant in Mexico City.
Performers in Stanka Blatnik's creations - from the left: the flutist Ana Zajc, the violinist Lucija Mlakar,
Wine Queen of Slovenia 2007 Maja Benčina, Miss Universe Slovenia 2007 Tjaša Kokalj,
Valentina Prapotnik (Ex animo trio), rose distributor, the creator
Selection of finalists of MISS IDRIA LACE Competition
Selection of the finalists - designers of the best Idria Lace creations
in the company of the representative of Development agency of Idria and Cerkno:
Katja Fašink - stylist, the author of Lepota in stil (Beauty and style) portal; Natalija Taljat Tušar
- the representative of Idrija municipality; Metka Vrhunc - professor of clothing design at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering in Ljubljana; Metka Fortuna - the manager of Idrija Lace School; Tadeja Bezeljak - ICRA;
Stanka Blatnik, MA - fashion designer
and the commission chair
Administratie council of the Idrija Lace Festival, January 2007