Board of experts for the Slovene language Maks Pleteršnik

Section Board of experts for the Slovene language Maks Pleteršnik organizes in cooperation with the locals annual symposia for experts for the Slovene language, Slovene language teachers and Slovene language lovers from Slovenia and abroad. The annual symposium ‘Pleteršnik’s Days’ offers various activities such as lectures, discussions and meetings based on the topic of the contemporary Slovene language studies. There is a collection of scientific articles issued annually for this occasion.

Section for preservation of the Slovene language around the world

Section for preservation of the Slovene language around the world manages the annual project „Moja hiša je tvoj dom – My house is your home”, which is a project that unites us with people of Slovene origin who live abroad but stay faithful to the language of their ancestors. The descendants of Slovenians around the world who learn the Slovene language in class taught by Slovenian teachers have by visiting the Maks Pleteršnik’s house the opportunity to feel our culture and experience genuine communication in their mother tongue or in the language of their ancestors. They will also get the opportunity to visit and attend classes at the primary school in Pišece and at some secondary schools in Brežice. They will stay here several days and we will organize workshops and excursions to the Posavje region and throughout Slovenia.

Section »With Pleteršnik at the dinner table«

Section »With Pleteršnik at the dinner table« discovers the ways of living and different recipes from Maks Pleteršnik’s times and includes them in the promotion of the Maks Pleteršnik’s house. Therefore, it is already possible to try buckwheat pastry. The section also provides occasional exhibitions.

Section Maks Pleteršnik Folksingers

Section Maks Pleteršnik Folksingers cherishes Slovene folk-singing and investigates the ways of singing from the times of Maks Pleteršnik. Maks Pleteršnik was namely a respected singer in the church of St. Michael in Pišece. Throughout the year, the Maks Pleteršnik Folksingers take part in various social events in their local area as well as all around Slovenia. In Pišece they also prepare workshops for our participants who always show interest in folk-singing. They have already issued and presented their CD named Pišece, preljubi moj kraj – Pišece, my beloved hometown for everyone who loves folk-singing and the accordion.