On September 15, we mark International Democracy Day, which reminds us that values such as freedom, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and the law are the foundation of a democratic society.
What wisdom, activity or advice does this day bring you?
International Day of Democracy
Čeferin was elected the seventh President of UEFA in 2016
On September 14, 2016, the president of the Football Association of Slovenia, Aleksander Čeferin, received 42 votes at the UEFA Electoral Congress in Athens and became president of this prestigious institution. He thus became one of the six Europeans to receive this honour.
Hug your Boss day
Hug your boss. It might improve your workplace relationships.
Voyager 1 left Solar System 2013
On September 12, 2013, the US space agency Nasa announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, had officially left our solar system and moved into interstellar space. On this day, take a look at the book by the Slovenian pioneer of space sciences Herman Potočnik Noordung The problem of space travel - a rocket engine, which served as the inspiration for Stanley Kubrick's cult film The Space Odyssey from 1968.
World First Aid Day
Test how much you know about first aid! Do you still know what to do first if you find yourself at the scene of a car accident? Do you know how to use an automated defibrillator properly? The life of someone who got hurt may depend on you.
World Suicide Prevention Day
Get active - physical activity helps to improve your mood. Go for a walk, even if it's just around the nearest block of flats. Express your pain. Draw it. Play music. Read a motivational book. When in suicidal distress, we CAN do something about it ourselves.
National Wiener Schnitzel Day
Treat yourself to one of the most famous dishes of Viennese cuisine. From Slovenia, we recommend the "Ljubljana steak", which is considered the interpretation of a French recipe for cordon bleu. In addition to "Viennese" meat, it also contains Prague ham and Hungarian cheese.
International Literacy Day
Today is International Literacy Day to raise awareness of how vital this crucial skill is. Despite better educational programs and infrastructure, 773 million adults lack basic literacy.
International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
Look at the blue sky! Today, we celebrate the International Day of Clean Air for the Blue Sky, thus putting air quality and the environment at the forefront. Help improve air quality: travel on foot or by bike, diligently recycle rubbish, save water and energy, and buy locally grown food.
National read a book day
A book is a weapon – grab it! Reading improves your memory and concentration and reduces stress.