Special Photo Exhibition At EuroBasket

20 July 2013


A unique opportunity to see more historical photos like this will be in the National Museum of Contemporary History in Ljubljana in September

A photographic exhibition named Košarka 1970 - Luna vaša, zlata naša, will enrich the cultural offerings surrounding EuroBasket in Slovenia.

The exhibition will be on display during the event in the National Museum of Contemporary History in Ljubljana, opening its doors in late August and running until the end of September.

It will be staged in the lobby of the museum at Celovška cesta 23, 1000 Ljubljana.

Visitors will be able to see a selection of photos of the games of the Yugoslav team at the 1970 World Championships in Ljubljana, where Yugoslavia won the gold medal.

The Museum also added video material from the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia and video interviews about the 1970 World Championships with EuroBasket embassador Ivo Daneu and Aljosa Zorga, who were part of the Yugoslav team at the time.

The video interviews were made especially for this occasion with the organisers also adding additional photos, shown as a video projection.

The National Museum of Contemporary History keeps over 2,500 original photographs (mostly black & white) of seven well-known photographers that were taking photos at the 1970 World Championship  in Ljubljana. The names of of the photographers are Nace Bizilj, Svetozar Busić, Marjan Ciglič, Egon Kaše, Edi Šelhaus, Miloš Švabić and Matija Jurovič.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00 (excluding public holidays, with the exception of February 8, the Slovenian Cultural Holiday). Every first Sunday of the month, admission is free for all visitors.


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