#BEETHEFUTURE CALENDAR

What wisdom, activity or advice does this day bring you?

20.Jul
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Chess Day

Today it's all about the board with 64 black and white fields and 16 game pieces that stand opposite each other. We're talking about chess, of course. It's the perfect day to learn how to play or to indulge in a good game. By the way, did you know that Laura Unuk (age 23) became the first Slovenian grandmaster in May 2021 and is now one of 121 female chess players in the world that achieved this prestigious ranking?

19.Jul
Bee Smart

The Solkan Bridge officially opened in 1906

On July 19, 1906, people witnessed the grand opening of an exceptional engineering masterpiece – the Solkan bridge. It reaches 36 metres above river Soča, and its 85-metre-long stone arch makes it the biggest stone bridge in the world.

18.Jul
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Divje Babe flute was unearthed in 1995

On this day in 1995, the oldest known instrument in the world was discovered in the cave called Divje Babe along the river Idrijca. Can you believe it's 60,000 years old! If you want to see it, visit the National Museum of Slovenia.

17.Jul
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World Emoji Day

It's the day to talk about cute little pictures we so happily use in our messages. ???? :D :P

Now, let's play a game: use three emojis that describe how you feel right now and send them to everybody you know. Try not to end the game!

16.Jul
Bee Smart

World snake day

Have you ever heard of the phrase that someone "bites like a snake" or "squeezes you like a python"? We dedicate this day to slithering creatures, to whom we often do injustice. Of the 3,686 species of snakes known in the world, only about 600 are poisonous. There are 11 species of snakes in Slovenia, of which only three are poisonous - horned viper, asp viper and common European viper.

15.Jul
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World Youth Skills Day

The development of skills in young people is crucial to achieving a better socio-economic situation. All of you, young people and those young at heart – this is the day for some additional education or acquiring new skills. Knowledge is power!

14.Jul
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Shark Awareness Day

Shark Awareness Day is here to teach us about these mighty giants and to protect them. Sharks are rarely seen in Slovenian parts of the sea. The basking shark is not dangerous to humans and is on the endangered species list.  It was last seen in Slovenia on April 13, 2014, near Piranska punta – the westernmost point of our country.

13.Jul
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International Rock Day

Let's ROCK! Pick your favourite rock band and listen to the music out loud.

10.Jul
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Luka Dončić signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks in 2018

Grab some popcorn and bring your friends. It's time to watch a Mavericks' game. On this day in 2018, Luka Dončić signed a three-year contract with Dallas Mavericks and put on his now-famous jersey with the number 77.

09.Jul
Bee Smart

Company TOMOS is established

Tomos is a motorbike company that was established in July 1945. It has produced some of the iconic motorbikes, now ridden by all generations. The collection of old-timers can be seen at the Museum of Tomos History in Koper.

08.Jul
Bee Smart

Unplug the Drama Day

An old saying goes like this: don't make a mountain out of a molehill. So, leave all the drama today aside and smile at life.

07.Jul
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World Chocolate Day

Chocoholics, this is your day! Discover new flavour and take a bit off a delicious piece. Some unusual chocolates can be found in Slovenia: chocolate with Fleur de Sel (salt flower) made in Sečovlje Salina, pralines from Prekmurje tasting like pumpkin oil, gibanica (dessert) or traminec (wine). And last but not least, you can have a piece of chocolate with trnič cheese from Velika planina.

06.Jul
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The first Slovenian aviator Edvard Rusjan is born

On this day, 1886, the first Slovenian aviator, Edvard Rusjan, was born in Trieste. Brothers Rusjan made a model and later, based on it, their first plane called Eda-1. Edvard Rusjan attempted his first flight on November 25, 1909, near Gorica.

05.Jul
Bee Active

Bikini Day

Girls, grab your bikini and spend the day on the beach, at sea or near a lake. And boys – vote for the cutest bikini around.

30.Jun
Bee Kind

International Day of Friendship

"Friends are people who know you really well, and like you anyway." (Greg Tamblyn)

Send a lovely thank you note to your friends.