17th gathering of beekeepers and celebration of World Bee Day


From May 18, 2019 08:00
At Ravne na Koroškem (2390 Ravne na Koroškem, Slovenija)

The main celebration of the World Bee Day in Slovenia this year will take place at various locations at the sports centre and the castle park in Ravne. The programme features a wide range of cultural and fun events. The local beekeeping, agricultural and handicraft traditions will be presented at the castle marketplace.  Visitors will be able to sample the sweetness of honey stew, and view an exhibition of beehive end panels made by Koroška schoolchildren and an exhibition of lace by the Koroška Lacemakers Society. The event will also feature musicians and a folklore group.

The event is organised by the Koroška Beekeepers Association in cooperation with the Slovenian Beekeepers Association and under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food.

 

PROGRAMME 18 MAY 2019


TIME

EVENTS    

LOCATION

     

8.00–14.00

Exhibition of beehive end panels made by Koroška schoolchildren on the theme of 20 May – World Bee Day;
Exhibition of lace by the Koroška Lacemakers Society

Ravne Castle

8.00–14.00

Beekeeping, agricultural and handicraft market;
Making honey stew

Ravne Castle Park

8.00–14.00

Tour and presentation of ironworking museum, “Štauharija” forge,
Slovenian ironworking themed trail (guided tour)

Ravne town centre

9.00–14.00

Tour of Prežihov’s Hut, Prežihov Voranc Memorial Museum
(transport by bus or van, guided tour)

Preški vrh, Kotlje

9.00– 14.00

Tour of Prevalje beekeeping centre (transport by bus or van, guided tour)

Prevalje

10.00, 11.00, 12.00,
13.00, 14.00

Guided tours of Ravne Castle

Ravne Castle

     

11.00– 12.30

Gala celebration with honoured guest speakers and a wide range of cultural events:

  • Ludvik Kordež – Chairman of the Ravne na Koroškem Beekeepers Association
  • Dr Tomaž Rožen – Mayor of the Municipality of Ravne na Koroškem
  •  Dejan Židan – Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Dr Aleksandra Pivec – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Josef Plank - secretary general, Federal ministry of sustainability and tourism of the Republic of Austria
  • Dr Peter Kozmus – Vice-President, Apimondia
  • Boštjan Noč, Chairman of the Slovenian Beekeepers Association

Main event venue,
Ravne Sports Centre

13.00 –

Lunch and socialising with Alpine ethno-pop ensemble

Main event venue,
Ravne Sports Centre

 

 

Further information:

  • Koroška Beekeepers Association, Meža 10, 2370 Dravograd (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 041 712 668; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 041 754 272)
  • Invitation to the event

 


At Ravne na Koroškem (2390 Ravne na Koroškem, Slovenija)

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