Start of the Austrian-Slovenian Year of Neighbourhood Dialogue

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: October 10, 2019; 19:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Federal Ministry for Europe Integration and Foreign Affairs opened the Austrian-Slovenian Year of Neighbourhood Dialogue with a concert with Austrian and Slovenian artists in the Viennese REAKTOR and in the presence of the Slovenian ambassador Ksenija Škrilec. More than 60 cultural events are planned in both countries until autumn 2020.

The Year of Austrian-Slovenian Neighbourhood Dialogue started. / Picture: © Slovenian and Austrian crossed flags by

At the beginning of that year, which was initiated by the Foreign Ministers of Austria and Slovenia, the saxophone quartet "Ensemble 4Saxess" performed.

Ensemble 4Saxess is the leading crossover group in Slovenia and regularly performs at major festivals and in international concert halls. The four Slovenian saxophonists were joined by tenor Gabriel Lipuš and violinist Benjamin…