Slovenia 5 June: Ljubljana

the capital of Slovenia

Welcome to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia!

Preseren, Slovenia's poet-treasure...

Ljubljana is a city with a very high living quality. Everything appears really cultivated and proper...

The Primary school Vič was first on our list...

...big smiles as a welcome...

...on our way in the kids cheered us enthusiastically..

Thanks for the welcome!

..some kids from the school joined us for our next meeting:

...the parliament of Slovenia!

..last preparations...

...the media were present, too...

Mr. Janko Veber, President of the Parliament of Slovenia, welcomed our team and received the torch.

...kind words...

...the President handed the torch over to the children...

...and got nice gifts from them...

Thank you for the warm welcome!

...small-talk and refreshments...

...we went on on our journey through Ljubljana....

The Primary school Livada awaited us eagerly...

..the kids sang for us...

...and we planted a peace tree,,,

...everybody helped....

...a very dynamic run across the school yard...

Thanks for the great time!

..we went straight on into the next school: primary school Trnovo.

...a smooth presentation: the kids could guess our nationalities very quick....

...new Japanese friends....

...once around the track...

...and we approahed the city hall of Ljubljana....

...a final setup....

Mr. Zoran Janković, Mayor of Ljubljana, is a good friend of the Peace Run. Several times he welcomed us and received the torch.

...the mayor joined us as we sang our official song...

..finally - well deserved refreshments....

...a busy day came to an end. Thank you Ljubljana for all the hospitality and the great time. We will definitely come back!