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Slovenia Culture



Slovenia culture is rich and vibrant reflected through its music, art, dance, architecture and language. The Slovenian culture is an indispensable part of the national identity of the people of Slovenia.
The culture of Slovenia, exudes through the life style of the people of Slovenia. Culture in Slovenia also bears distinct urban traits, that has seeped into the life of the people.

Language is the most critical element of Slovenia culture. Slovene is the formal language of the country, which is of Indo-European origin. Although, majority of the people in Slovenia speak this language, in certain parts of the country Hungarian and Italian are also spoken.

With the development of language, the country witnessed a proliferation in literary works. The hallmark of the literature of Slovenia is the traditional style in which they are written. Legendary writers of the country include Ales Debeljak and Drago Jancar, who have taken Slovenian literature on the global scenario.

Music of Slovenia is another asset of Slovenia Culture. Traditional folk music of Slovenia is commonly associated with a kind polka. In the recent years, band music has become popular in Slovenia. Slovenia also hosts a number of music and film festivals. Slovenia Culture also is enriched by its rich heritage of other art forms like paintings, made popular globally by several skilled painters and artisans.

Dance of Slovenia is celebrated through its theaters based on dance. Iztok Kovac is a well known exponent of dance in Slovenia. Slovenia culture is under Ministry of Culture.


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