Comedy (C) RTVSLO 2017 Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast My life, my music http://img.rtvslo.si/_up/ava/ava_misc/show_logos/139089564/rtvslo4d-rsi-covers-2017_majnsi_text9_pc.jpg The RORC Fastnet race is one of the most challenging yacht races as it covers a mix of waters from the Solent in the South of England via Land’s End into the Atlantic to the Fastnet rock off the southern tip of Ireland and back around the Scillies to Plymouth for the finish, a total of more than 600 nautical miles. I had the good fortune to talk with one of the most experienced skippers of a two-handed boat (many have 12 or more) Ajeto with Dutchman Robin Verhoef and John Van Dr Starre. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/08/09/Fastnet1728068.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1123 clean The RORC Fastnet race is one of the most challenging yacht races as it covers a mix of waters from the Solent in the South of England via Land’s End into the Atlantic to the Fastnet rock off the southern tip of Ireland and back around the Scillies to Plymouth for the finish, a total of more than 600 nautical miles. I had the good fortune to talk with one of the most experienced skippers of a two-handed boat (many have 12 or more) Ajeto with Dutchman Robin Verhoef and John Van Dr Starre. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Fastnet Wanting to fly gliders may have been the start of it all but ending up as a US marine in Afghanistan as a woman cannot be somewhere every girl sees their future. It’s what Anja Brumec managed and she looks back at most of it as an amazing life lesson. This lady simply gives, right now she spends a lot of her time helping people know just how their dogs should be trained to be well behaved and a real part of the family. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/07/22/AnjaBrumec1720313.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1552 clean Wanting to fly gliders may have been the start of it all but ending up as a US marine in Afghanistan as a woman cannot be somewhere every girl sees their future. It’s what Anja Brumec managed and she looks back at most of it as an amazing life lesson. This lady simply gives, right now she spends a lot of her time helping people know just how their dogs should be trained to be well behaved and a real part of the family. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Anja Brumec The Eurovision Song Contest brought much new music to our screens but for all of us in Slovenia there was one special entry, the winning entry from Slovenia, Zala and Gasper and their song Sebi. Their haunting music is really something special so I asked them to join me in making a show to explain what is behind their music and tell us something of entering this annual European event. We met in Maribor Park on a pleasant sunny day. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/06/26/ZalaGasper1710894.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1553 clean The Eurovision Song Contest brought much new music to our screens but for all of us in Slovenia there was one special entry, the winning entry from Slovenia, Zala and Gasper and their song Sebi. Their haunting music is really something special so I asked them to join me in making a show to explain what is behind their music and tell us something of entering this annual European event. We met in Maribor Park on a pleasant sunny day. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:15:00 +0000 ZalaGasper If you are a fan of jazz songs and other similar styles then singer and musician Peter Savizon is a voice you have to hear. His heroes are many, like Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder and so many more, and his voice is up there with these greats too. Whilst here in Slovenia he has gained great respect for the many musicians, jazz groups and big bands around the country. He has, of course, fallen in love not just with the people but the amazing countryside and it's diverse landscape and with his partner enjoys taking his two young children on adventures of discovery here. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/06/07/PeterSavizon1703596.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1652 clean If you are a fan of jazz songs and other similar styles then singer and musician Peter Savizon is a voice you have to hear. His heroes are many, like Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder and so many more, and his voice is up there with these greats too. Whilst here in Slovenia he has gained great respect for the many musicians, jazz groups and big bands around the country. He has, of course, fallen in love not just with the people but the amazing countryside and it's diverse landscape and with his partner enjoys taking his two young children on adventures of discovery here. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 9 Jun 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Peter Savizon If you are a lover of early Jugoslavia rock, reggae and more then you will at least have already heard the work of this week's guest. Borut Berden has been interested in sound from a very early age, it led him to work with Radio Student, Studio Tivoli and today, Studio Ritem, which he has built from scratch. His experience is very broad from mixing gigs on the road to many different tasks in studio and now post-production and film dubbing. If you are of a technical mind there is plenty of detail here, if it's the music that you want there's a whole range of that to enjoy too. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/05/27/BorutBerden1698685.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1766 clean If you are a lover of early Jugoslavia rock, reggae and more then you will at least have already heard the work of this week's guest. Borut Berden has been interested in sound from a very early age, it led him to work with Radio Student, Studio Tivoli and today, Studio Ritem, which he has built from scratch. His experience is very broad from mixing gigs on the road to many different tasks in studio and now post-production and film dubbing. If you are of a technical mind there is plenty of detail here, if it's the music that you want there's a whole range of that to enjoy too. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 27 May 2019 07:30:00 +0000 Borut Berden This week My Life My Music is rather different. A colleague, Tatjana Milovanovič, introduced me to a Polish student who is spending a year in Slovenia studying on an ERASMUS exchange. Turns out he also has a weekly radio show back home at his university so I not only invited him to be a guest but to take over much of the programme and introduce us to Polish rock music. The result is a beautiful insight into the relationship between historical politics and music. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/05/13/JonaszMazur1692582.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1072 clean This week My Life My Music is rather different. A colleague, Tatjana Milovanovič, introduced me to a Polish student who is spending a year in Slovenia studying on an ERASMUS exchange. Turns out he also has a weekly radio show back home at his university so I not only invited him to be a guest but to take over much of the programme and introduce us to Polish rock music. The result is a beautiful insight into the relationship between historical politics and music. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 13 May 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Jonasz Mazur Dr Milivojevič is well-known in the field of psychoanalysis from his work with drug addicts and also in identifying how we communicate with each other. He has written many books and travels from his home in Serbia to other countries including here in Slovenia where he has recently been conducting workshops in transaction analysis. Maybe you will discover something about yourself. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/04/26/DrZoranMilivojevi1685718.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1493 clean Dr Milivojevič is well-known in the field of psychoanalysis from his work with drug addicts and also in identifying how we communicate with each other. He has written many books and travels from his home in Serbia to other countries including here in Slovenia where he has recently been conducting workshops in transaction analysis. Maybe you will discover something about yourself. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Dr Zoran Milivojevič If you listen to RadioSi you will have heard my guest this week as she works with us and also with RTV television. But there is much more to discover with Veronika Žajdela, from acting to reporting from film festivals and jumping out of airplanes and looking after her three dogs and travelling to far flung places and ......just listen to the show! Great music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/04/12/Veronikaajdela1679692.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1780 clean If you listen to RadioSi you will have heard my guest this week as she works with us and also with RTV television. But there is much more to discover with Veronika Žajdela, from acting to reporting from film festivals and jumping out of airplanes and looking after her three dogs and travelling to far flung places and ......just listen to the show! Great music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 14 Apr 2019 10:00:00 +0000 Veronika Žajdela Very happy that His Excellency Myles Geiran, the Irish Ambassador to Slovenia was willing to visit Radio Si at our studios in Maribor and to record this show with me. Of course we talked about diplomacy and some details of his vital job as well as the relationship between Slovenia and Ireland. He also brought some very typically Irish music along with his choices so there is much to learn and enjoy in this programme. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/04/01/IrishAmbassadortoSloveniaH.E.MylesGeiran1674662.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1809 clean Very happy that His Excellency Myles Geiran, the Irish Ambassador to Slovenia was willing to visit Radio Si at our studios in Maribor and to record this show with me. Of course we talked about diplomacy and some details of his vital job as well as the relationship between Slovenia and Ireland. He also brought some very typically Irish music along with his choices so there is much to learn and enjoy in this programme. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 1 Apr 2019 07:00:00 +0000 Irish Ambassador to Slovenia H.E. Myles Geiran These days many parents have to consider just how to ensure their children's education is for the best even though their work takes them away from the UK. Jonathan Locke and his wife, along with their two children have faced this problem for 20 years as Jonathan's work took him to many countries around Europe. he has been in Slovenia for more than 2 years now so I invited him to the studio to discuss their solutions to living in so many places. He also has much to learn about Central and Eastern Europe. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/03/01/JONLOCKE1661305.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1449 clean These days many parents have to consider just how to ensure their children's education is for the best even though their work takes them away from the UK. Jonathan Locke and his wife, along with their two children have faced this problem for 20 years as Jonathan's work took him to many countries around Europe. he has been in Slovenia for more than 2 years now so I invited him to the studio to discuss their solutions to living in so many places. He also has much to learn about Central and Eastern Europe. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 3 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0000 JON LOCKE This week My Life, My Music reaches show 300. It's impossible to believe the privilege that I have been allowed in talking at some length to so many inspirational people from all walks of life here in Slovenia and many from other countries too. I have discovered much about the people of Slovenia and along the way about myself too. I can only say thank you for this amazing opportunity. But how to celebrate this in the show itself? I return to the very first programme and invite the very first guest to take over the show and talk with me, none other than Zoran Predin. See what I mean about privilege? I pick up the phone and he immediately says yes! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/02/14/ChrisWherry1655369.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1662 clean This week My Life, My Music reaches show 300. It's impossible to believe the privilege that I have been allowed in talking at some length to so many inspirational people from all walks of life here in Slovenia and many from other countries too. I have discovered much about the people of Slovenia and along the way about myself too. I can only say thank you for this amazing opportunity. But how to celebrate this in the show itself? I return to the very first programme and invite the very first guest to take over the show and talk with me, none other than Zoran Predin. See what I mean about privilege? I pick up the phone and he immediately says yes! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Chris Wherry Sara Isakovic was very focused on being a winner in the water from a very early age. Just how much of her passion and determination came from her parents becomes clear when you hear the whole story. Having spent so much of her life achieving she now spends time inspiring others to reach their personal or business goals. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/01/31/SaraIsakovi1650119.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1775 clean Sara Isakovic was very focused on being a winner in the water from a very early age. Just how much of her passion and determination came from her parents becomes clear when you hear the whole story. Having spent so much of her life achieving she now spends time inspiring others to reach their personal or business goals. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 3 Feb 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Isakovič This week the show stays in-house and I talk to someone you hear a lot on Radio Si except normally he is not speaking English. Yes, it’s the moderator with the smooth voice, Ivo Kores, and there is much to discuss. He has had other roles at RTV, not just radio but the morning show on television as well. Having also worked at a commercial radio station we visit this area and, as you may have heard from the on-air promotions, he like to jump out of aeroplanes! Some great music choices too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2019/01/21/IvoKores1645873.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1498 clean This week the show stays in-house and I talk to someone you hear a lot on Radio Si except normally he is not speaking English. Yes, it’s the moderator with the smooth voice, Ivo Kores, and there is much to discuss. He has had other roles at RTV, not just radio but the morning show on television as well. Having also worked at a commercial radio station we visit this area and, as you may have heard from the on-air promotions, he like to jump out of aeroplanes! Some great music choices too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:00:00 +0000 Ivo Kores The whole presence of the moment, the listening to what is happening on the stage, imagination and understanding the text, these are just some of the basic characteristics of life as an actor according to Janez Škof. This year Janez was awarded the Borštnik Ring, something he says was because of his age but obviously he is proud of this achievement. Who better for a conversation just around the time of relaxing and both Christmas and New Year. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2018/12/21/Janezkof1635172.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1344 clean The whole presence of the moment, the listening to what is happening on the stage, imagination and understanding the text, these are just some of the basic characteristics of life as an actor according to Janez Škof. This year Janez was awarded the Borštnik Ring, something he says was because of his age but obviously he is proud of this achievement. Who better for a conversation just around the time of relaxing and both Christmas and New Year. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Janez Škof The annual SEMPL conference, this year 20 years old, is always a place to lean more about the world of marketing as well as to discover amazing people from around the world who have a real insight into the technology of the future. Dean Donaldson is a great example of someone who inspires and informs in equal measures. Where is technology taking us and do we really need it? Is there anything to fear? We touch on some of these issues and he offers some great music tracks too. Be informed and don't miss this show! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2018/12/06/DeanDonaldson1629330.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1787 clean The annual SEMPL conference, this year 20 years old, is always a place to lean more about the world of marketing as well as to discover amazing people from around the world who have a real insight into the technology of the future. Dean Donaldson is a great example of someone who inspires and informs in equal measures. Where is technology taking us and do we really need it? Is there anything to fear? We touch on some of these issues and he offers some great music tracks too. Be informed and don't miss this show! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 9 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Dean Donaldson When buying and roasting coffee beans is the family business it's not that surprising that a young member of the family decides that this knowledge is a good starting point to sell coffee as a drink. Gregor Blažič has done exactly that and this year has joined with Matija Krebs to open the specialist coffee bar Hikofi in Maribor. There are other skills in his life though and one is that he is a professional percussionist and has worked with many bands in Slovenia and outside. Of course this means you can expect some great music choices too. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive05/2018/11/27/GregorBlai1625077.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1628 clean When buying and roasting coffee beans is the family business it's not that surprising that a young member of the family decides that this knowledge is a good starting point to sell coffee as a drink. Gregor Blažič has done exactly that and this year has joined with Matija Krebs to open the specialist coffee bar Hikofi in Maribor. There are other skills in his life though and one is that he is a professional percussionist and has worked with many bands in Slovenia and outside. Of course this means you can expect some great music choices too. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:45:00 +0000 Gregor Blažič Noah Charney is an international best-selling author and professor of art history. He was born in Connecticut and studied in America whilst travelling on exchange trips to Europe. In London he studied at the Courtauld Institute and received a Masters for his work on seventeenth century sculpture in Rome. Later at St. John's College Cambridge he received a second Masters in the History of Art. In 2012, in Slovenia he was persuaded to write a thesis on the work of the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik for which he received a PhD in Art History from the University of Ljubljana. From his research of art has also come an interest in art theft and in 2007 Noah published his first novel, "The Art Thief". Much travelled for both work and pleasure, he says they are both the same thing, he has settled in Kamnik with his Slovene wife and their two children. This conversation touches on all this as well as his love of music and many years of being part of the punk band, "The Jump Into". videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/10/26/NoahCharney1612934.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1900 clean Noah Charney is an international best-selling author and professor of art history. He was born in Connecticut and studied in America whilst travelling on exchange trips to Europe. In London he studied at the Courtauld Institute and received a Masters for his work on seventeenth century sculpture in Rome. Later at St. John's College Cambridge he received a second Masters in the History of Art. In 2012, in Slovenia he was persuaded to write a thesis on the work of the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik for which he received a PhD in Art History from the University of Ljubljana. From his research of art has also come an interest in art theft and in 2007 Noah published his first novel, "The Art Thief". Much travelled for both work and pleasure, he says they are both the same thing, he has settled in Kamnik with his Slovene wife and their two children. This conversation touches on all this as well as his love of music and many years of being part of the punk band, "The Jump Into". http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 28 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Noah Charney I enjoy every opportunity to have conversations with my many guests but this week was someone extra special. Slovenian Ana Lukner Roljič has become a much-respected figure in Silicon Valley. She works there as an entrepreneur and at the same time somehow back here in Slovenia she finds the energy to motivate people to work for her charity Ana's Little Star making a real difference for others in need. Her enthusiasm for everything she does is infectious, and of course that's why so many people come forward to make things happen; on both sides of the Atlantic! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/10/12/AnaLuknerRolji1607597.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1788 clean I enjoy every opportunity to have conversations with my many guests but this week was someone extra special. Slovenian Ana Lukner Roljič has become a much-respected figure in Silicon Valley. She works there as an entrepreneur and at the same time somehow back here in Slovenia she finds the energy to motivate people to work for her charity Ana's Little Star making a real difference for others in need. Her enthusiasm for everything she does is infectious, and of course that's why so many people come forward to make things happen; on both sides of the Atlantic! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Ana Lukner Roljič My guest this week is a man of many talents. Stand-up comedy, acting, puppet theatre, writing and rapping are amongst them and he is easy to talk to. Enthusiastic and funny and he brings some tracks that may be new to you as well. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/09/28/BotjanGorenc1601999.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1719 clean My guest this week is a man of many talents. Stand-up comedy, acting, puppet theatre, writing and rapping are amongst them and he is easy to talk to. Enthusiastic and funny and he brings some tracks that may be new to you as well. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 30 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Boštjan Gorenc This week I travelled to Piran to record a conversation with the chef (he uses the term gastronomic explorer) from the Art Hotel Piran. It's a fascinating story and one which shows his great respect for food and the people who, grow, sell, cook and eat it! He also brought some great music which I had previously heard only 1 track! Don't miss this journey. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/09/14/rtButul1597075.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1891 clean This week I travelled to Piran to record a conversation with the chef (he uses the term gastronomic explorer) from the Art Hotel Piran. It's a fascinating story and one which shows his great respect for food and the people who, grow, sell, cook and eat it! He also brought some great music which I had previously heard only 1 track! Don't miss this journey. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Črt Butul Soki may well be best known for his role as the drummer in the band Elvis Jackson but there is much more to this man and his work. To date 96 schools have benefitted from his tireless work in connecting sponsors to children by providing much needed musical instruments for their education and enjoyment. He is a strong believer in the power of music in every way and given his love of drums there are few surprises in his choice of music for this conversation! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/09/07/MarkoSorak-Soki1594126.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1609 clean Soki may well be best known for his role as the drummer in the band Elvis Jackson but there is much more to this man and his work. To date 96 schools have benefitted from his tireless work in connecting sponsors to children by providing much needed musical instruments for their education and enjoyment. He is a strong believer in the power of music in every way and given his love of drums there are few surprises in his choice of music for this conversation! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Fri, 7 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Marko Soršak - Soki Robert Šarman is known to many as the man who helped them through his work as a physiotherapist. He has worked at Maribor Hospital and is now in practice on his own in Slovenska Bistrica. He has other skills too and one of them is as the front man of the well-known band Jebe’la Cesta. You can expect an interesting conversation and some good music then! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/06/26/Robertarman1570124.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1559 clean Robert Šarman is known to many as the man who helped them through his work as a physiotherapist. He has worked at Maribor Hospital and is now in practice on his own in Slovenska Bistrica. He has other skills too and one of them is as the front man of the well-known band Jebe’la Cesta. You can expect an interesting conversation and some good music then! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 22 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Robert Šarman Ivo Boscarol is quite an inspiration. He looks at fine detail in design and construction in a way that most would not bother. Mind you that’s why he been making planes that few other manufacturers could aspire to and doing it for so long. This is a great journey through the stories of Ivo Boscarol’s background and some of the things he did on the way to success. And you can see why no one else in the world can currently produce a production electric plane and he’s been doing it for 11 years! You’ll love the music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/06/28/Pipistrel-IvoBoscarol1567984.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1911 clean Ivo Boscarol is quite an inspiration. He looks at fine detail in design and construction in a way that most would not bother. Mind you that’s why he been making planes that few other manufacturers could aspire to and doing it for so long. This is a great journey through the stories of Ivo Boscarol’s background and some of the things he did on the way to success. And you can see why no one else in the world can currently produce a production electric plane and he’s been doing it for 11 years! You’ll love the music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:45:00 +0000 Pipistrel - Ivo Boscarol We recently heard optimistic words from Janez Potočnik speaking at the recent Forum for Food and Agriculture. In spite of rarely being in Slovenia these days I was greatly honoured to be offered time to discus food and other environment issues just a few weeks ago. His environmental role as European Commissioner for the Environment was one that he really wanted as it allowed him an opportunity to advance many ideas for the future. Don't miss this valuable conversation about how we should all behave to ensure our future. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/06/14/JANEZPOTOCNIK1564250.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1865 clean We recently heard optimistic words from Janez Potočnik speaking at the recent Forum for Food and Agriculture. In spite of rarely being in Slovenia these days I was greatly honoured to be offered time to discus food and other environment issues just a few weeks ago. His environmental role as European Commissioner for the Environment was one that he really wanted as it allowed him an opportunity to advance many ideas for the future. Don't miss this valuable conversation about how we should all behave to ensure our future. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0000 JANEZ POTOCNIK Tanja Španič was very young when everything in her life was put into question, in her own words "It wasn't something you expect at the age of 26!" Tanja had a lump in her breast which turned out to be a carcinoma. She is experienced in the field of medicine and her positive outlook clearly helped her to accept what this diagnosis meant. Today Tanja is a patient advocate and the current president of Europe Donna Slovenia. She is great fun to be with and has a broad love of music. What more could I ask for a guest on this show? videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/05/25/Tanjapani1557633.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1955 clean Tanja Španič was very young when everything in her life was put into question, in her own words "It wasn't something you expect at the age of 26!" Tanja had a lump in her breast which turned out to be a carcinoma. She is experienced in the field of medicine and her positive outlook clearly helped her to accept what this diagnosis meant. Today Tanja is a patient advocate and the current president of Europe Donna Slovenia. She is great fun to be with and has a broad love of music. What more could I ask for a guest on this show? http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 27 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Tanja Španič It's the time of year when the tourists are just beginning to arrive in Slovenia and everything should be in place for the season. The area of Bled is one the the most well-known here and it will host many thousands of people over the months ahead. So what are the rationales behind the tourism of the region, is the pricing correct and the quality high enough to ensure that everyone goes away to become ambassadors for Slovenia. I asked the Head of the Bled Tourist Board, Tomaž Rogelj, to answer some of these questions. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/05/09/TomaRogelj1552536.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1726 clean It's the time of year when the tourists are just beginning to arrive in Slovenia and everything should be in place for the season. The area of Bled is one the the most well-known here and it will host many thousands of people over the months ahead. So what are the rationales behind the tourism of the region, is the pricing correct and the quality high enough to ensure that everyone goes away to become ambassadors for Slovenia. I asked the Head of the Bled Tourist Board, Tomaž Rogelj, to answer some of these questions. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 13 May 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Tomaž Rogelj When Jure Poglajen and his friend David planned their holiday on Lesbos they did not consider the fast changing situation there with refugees arriving every day. They discovered the issue before leaving Slovenia but rather than change their plans they simply went with a new intent, to do what they could to help the plight of refugees. Now the story continues with money raising events to carry on the help and find resources for the children and mothers there who are in desperate need of assistance. Hear the story and support the event on 4th May at 20:00 at Hotel Habakuk in Maribor. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/05/03/JurePoglajen1550667.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1624 clean When Jure Poglajen and his friend David planned their holiday on Lesbos they did not consider the fast changing situation there with refugees arriving every day. They discovered the issue before leaving Slovenia but rather than change their plans they simply went with a new intent, to do what they could to help the plight of refugees. Now the story continues with money raising events to carry on the help and find resources for the children and mothers there who are in desperate need of assistance. Hear the story and support the event on 4th May at 20:00 at Hotel Habakuk in Maribor. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Wed, 2 May 2018 22:00:00 +0000 Jure Poglajen John D Antone is an artist but maybe that doesn't really say what he does, not even saying sculptor truly describes the beauty this man finds and turns into amazing pieces of great detail. John lives in America but he is a regular here in Slovenia as he not only has customers here but he has great respect for a local forge where he casts his works in bronze and then ships many of them back to America. Find out all the details by listening to the show and visiting: JohnDAntone.com videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/04/13/JohnAntone1543220.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1674 clean John D Antone is an artist but maybe that doesn't really say what he does, not even saying sculptor truly describes the beauty this man finds and turns into amazing pieces of great detail. John lives in America but he is a regular here in Slovenia as he not only has customers here but he has great respect for a local forge where he casts his works in bronze and then ships many of them back to America. Find out all the details by listening to the show and visiting: JohnDAntone.com http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:00:00 +0000 John Antone If you are a lover of country music then this is the show for you as I enjoy a conversation with Peter Orešič. Peter decided that he liked country from an early age and has become so involved that he regularly travels to America to see the many country stars that he has had the pleasure of meeting over the years. He even makes radio shows to be transmitted in America. Lots of details of the performers and the music styles as well as nine tracks to enjoy! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/03/30/PeterOrei1537563.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1766 clean If you are a lover of country music then this is the show for you as I enjoy a conversation with Peter Orešič. Peter decided that he liked country from an early age and has become so involved that he regularly travels to America to see the many country stars that he has had the pleasure of meeting over the years. He even makes radio shows to be transmitted in America. Lots of details of the performers and the music styles as well as nine tracks to enjoy! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 1 Apr 2018 10:00:00 +0000 Peter Orešič Raphael Wressnig was brought up in Southern Austria, he went to music school in Bad Radkersburg and then had some good fortune as he was part of the opening band for a concert of Blues artist Larry Garner and was asked to stay on with his Hammond organ to play with Larry's band. It lead to touring Europe and then America. Since he has made contacts with musicians all over the world and has many great stories to tell. He's a great musician and I am very happy to have had the chance to produce this show. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/03/13/RafaelWressnig1531491.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 2348 clean Raphael Wressnig was brought up in Southern Austria, he went to music school in Bad Radkersburg and then had some good fortune as he was part of the opening band for a concert of Blues artist Larry Garner and was asked to stay on with his Hammond organ to play with Larry's band. It lead to touring Europe and then America. Since he has made contacts with musicians all over the world and has many great stories to tell. He's a great musician and I am very happy to have had the chance to produce this show. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Rafael Wressnig His Excellency Dr Pierre-Yves Fux is nearing the end of his role as the Swiss Ambassador to Slovenia and he is certainly enthusiastic about his time here. From walking from one side of the country to the other to engaging in the organisation of educational discussions he has certainly become involved in life in Ljubljana and the country as a whole. He brings a fresh and very different range of music to the programme too. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/03/06/AmbassadorDrPierre-YvesFux1528766.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1844 clean His Excellency Dr Pierre-Yves Fux is nearing the end of his role as the Swiss Ambassador to Slovenia and he is certainly enthusiastic about his time here. From walking from one side of the country to the other to engaging in the organisation of educational discussions he has certainly become involved in life in Ljubljana and the country as a whole. He brings a fresh and very different range of music to the programme too. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 5 Mar 2018 23:00:00 +0000 Ambassador Dr Pierre-Yves Fux If you ever doubted the need for chambers of commerce you must listen to this inspiring lady. AmCham has been around for some time and most might expect it to be entirely about generating business between Slovenia and America but there is much more. From building effective partnerships with Slovene ministries to focusing on education, health, employment and also building bridges with foreign embassies is just a start. Listen and hear CEO Ajša Vodnik's very personal story of inspirations. It's all about optimism, community, opportunity and respect. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/02/16/AjsaVodnik1521880.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1823 clean If you ever doubted the need for chambers of commerce you must listen to this inspiring lady. AmCham has been around for some time and most might expect it to be entirely about generating business between Slovenia and America but there is much more. From building effective partnerships with Slovene ministries to focusing on education, health, employment and also building bridges with foreign embassies is just a start. Listen and hear CEO Ajša Vodnik's very personal story of inspirations. It's all about optimism, community, opportunity and respect. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Ajsa Vodnik Charlie Butter Fly has been on the Slovene music scene for a few years now but since the recent release of their video and a number of well received performances they are become rather well known. I felt that it was time to discover some more about them and what makes this band work. They have some classic bands as inspirations so this show is not only fun but it includes nothing but great music AND that includes their tracks too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2018/02/01/CharlieButterFly1515927.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1543 clean Charlie Butter Fly has been on the Slovene music scene for a few years now but since the recent release of their video and a number of well received performances they are become rather well known. I felt that it was time to discover some more about them and what makes this band work. They have some classic bands as inspirations so this show is not only fun but it includes nothing but great music AND that includes their tracks too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 4 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0000 Charlie Butter Fly Susie Dent is a lexicographer, that is she works with words. In English, German and French, now that is something special. Susie is also well known in the UK for her television appearances on Countdown as a wordsmith and general contributor to this very entertaining show. She was visiting Slovenia as a guest speaker at the recent Media Marketing conference SEMPL held in Portorož. It seemed a great opportunity to talk with someone from my homeland. She brings some great music to the show as well. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/12/08/SusieDent1494364.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1616 clean Susie Dent is a lexicographer, that is she works with words. In English, German and French, now that is something special. Susie is also well known in the UK for her television appearances on Countdown as a wordsmith and general contributor to this very entertaining show. She was visiting Slovenia as a guest speaker at the recent Media Marketing conference SEMPL held in Portorož. It seemed a great opportunity to talk with someone from my homeland. She brings some great music to the show as well. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 10 Dec 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Susie Dent The initial reason to invite Matic Ačko to the show was I had been informed that he was involved in slam poetry. What’s that? I didn’t know either. In fact its been around for quite a while and has become quite popular around Slovenia. Matic also plays in a band, so has some great music to share as well. Find out about poetry, music, architecture and much more in this interesting conversation. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/12/05/MaticAko1475425.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1865 clean The initial reason to invite Matic Ačko to the show was I had been informed that he was involved in slam poetry. What’s that? I didn’t know either. In fact its been around for quite a while and has become quite popular around Slovenia. Matic also plays in a band, so has some great music to share as well. Find out about poetry, music, architecture and much more in this interesting conversation. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 4 Dec 2017 23:00:00 +0000 Matic Ačko Oliver Vodeb believes that the economic model that most companies use is less than perfect. Indeed he is firmly of the belief that ALL companies should consider that a significant part of their focus should be for the benefit of citizens and the survival of the world around us. Shareholders and profit should no longer be the sole focus. He also offers some music that you probably have not heard before, unless you are Australian that is! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/11/21/OliverVodeb1475421.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1912 clean Oliver Vodeb believes that the economic model that most companies use is less than perfect. Indeed he is firmly of the belief that ALL companies should consider that a significant part of their focus should be for the benefit of citizens and the survival of the world around us. Shareholders and profit should no longer be the sole focus. He also offers some music that you probably have not heard before, unless you are Australian that is! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:00:00 +0000 Oliver Vodeb There are several choices when it comes to your child's education so I am always interested to discover what is happening around Europe in the area of primary education. Alec Templeton has been brought up and lived in many different countries and so has a unique insight into this issue both as a child and as a teacher of children and teachers. Some valuable thoughts are here! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/10/13/AlecTempleton1460474.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1945 clean There are several choices when it comes to your child's education so I am always interested to discover what is happening around Europe in the area of primary education. Alec Templeton has been brought up and lived in many different countries and so has a unique insight into this issue both as a child and as a teacher of children and teachers. Some valuable thoughts are here! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Alec Templeton As a director of MediaPool, Valerija Prevolšek has great experience of marketing and media. This November marks the 19th SEMPL conference which brings speakers and experts from all over the world to Slovenia so I thought it would be interesting to bring Valerija into the studio to find out what's behind this successful annual event. She also offers some great music choices too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/09/22/ValerijaPrevolek1451537.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1839 clean As a director of MediaPool, Valerija Prevolšek has great experience of marketing and media. This November marks the 19th SEMPL conference which brings speakers and experts from all over the world to Slovenia so I thought it would be interesting to bring Valerija into the studio to find out what's behind this successful annual event. She also offers some great music choices too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Valerija Prevolšek Mojca Jug is a Theatre Producer with the Bunker in Ljubljana. It's the NGO that organises so many festivals and events to promote music from all around Europe whilst offering many opportunities for both well-known and less well-known Slovene artists to discover more about performing and networking. Much of what she is involved in showcases at the Old Power Station in Ljubljana where music, theatre and other events take place all year round. Like many of her audience members she introduces artists I have never heard of and which I'm very happy to have discovered. This show is no exception, hopefully you will discover some new music that will inspire you. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/09/15/MojcaJug1449503.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1894 clean Mojca Jug is a Theatre Producer with the Bunker in Ljubljana. It's the NGO that organises so many festivals and events to promote music from all around Europe whilst offering many opportunities for both well-known and less well-known Slovene artists to discover more about performing and networking. Much of what she is involved in showcases at the Old Power Station in Ljubljana where music, theatre and other events take place all year round. Like many of her audience members she introduces artists I have never heard of and which I'm very happy to have discovered. This show is no exception, hopefully you will discover some new music that will inspire you. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Mojca Jug If you have ever wondered about just what is achieved by a chamber of commerce then this is the show for you. The British / Slovene Chamber of Commerce Director is Barbara Uranjek and she offers lots of advice on just how powerful the chamber really is. She has a fascinating background to having lived in many parts of the world she offers a broad perspective on people and business. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/07/11/BarbaraUranjek1425735.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1925 clean If you have ever wondered about just what is achieved by a chamber of commerce then this is the show for you. The British / Slovene Chamber of Commerce Director is Barbara Uranjek and she offers lots of advice on just how powerful the chamber really is. She has a fascinating background to having lived in many parts of the world she offers a broad perspective on people and business. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Barbara Uranjek We all have to eat but all to often we don't really pay attention to what the food we eat is doing to us. My guest this week has come to pay special attention to what she and her partner eats for very special health reasons. She has her own TV show iin New Zealand and travels offering others advice though cookery workshops. This is a really inspirational story of surviving a major life problem and Teresa offers some really great music too. By the way she is originally from Slovenia. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/07/11/TerezaMisu1425872.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1658 clean We all have to eat but all to often we don't really pay attention to what the food we eat is doing to us. My guest this week has come to pay special attention to what she and her partner eats for very special health reasons. She has her own TV show iin New Zealand and travels offering others advice though cookery workshops. This is a really inspirational story of surviving a major life problem and Teresa offers some really great music too. By the way she is originally from Slovenia. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 6 Aug 2017 10:01:00 +0000 Tereza Misu A large part of the career of Dave Birss was as creative director in some of the biggest and best advertising agencies in the UK. Now he is breaking myths about creativity with the aim of individuals learning new skills, and companies beginning to think differently to achieve better results. I caught up with him on his trip to Ljubljana to give a talk on just that. He is a musician too so you can be sure of some great tracks in the show. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/07/11/DaveBirss1425857.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 2238 clean A large part of the career of Dave Birss was as creative director in some of the biggest and best advertising agencies in the UK. Now he is breaking myths about creativity with the aim of individuals learning new skills, and companies beginning to think differently to achieve better results. I caught up with him on his trip to Ljubljana to give a talk on just that. He is a musician too so you can be sure of some great tracks in the show. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Dave Birss If you ever really wanted to know what goes on at the European Commission then go no further that my guest this week, European Commissioner for Slovenia, Violeta Bulc. Moving from being a successful entrepreneur in America she came back to Slovenia to make a difference. It is impossible not to get excited by her enthusiasm for the European Union. She also offers some great music tracks that highlight various parts of her journey. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive04/2017/08/23/VioletaBulc1440698.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1994 clean If you ever really wanted to know what goes on at the European Commission then go no further that my guest this week, European Commissioner for Slovenia, Violeta Bulc. Moving from being a successful entrepreneur in America she came back to Slovenia to make a difference. It is impossible not to get excited by her enthusiasm for the European Union. She also offers some great music tracks that highlight various parts of her journey. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 9 Jul 2017 09:15:00 +0000 Violeta Bulc There cannot be many people who have not heard of Igor Akrapovic. The boy who at a very early life became so keen on motorcycles that as soon as he was big enough to ride he borrowed his brothers motor bike and then as soon as he could afford it went on to become a successful racer. Of course it led to the world renown company that makes exhaust systems for most of the racing teams and also sport models of many great cars too. It’s a fascinating story and he tells it with great enthusiasm and offers us some good music too. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/06/21/IgorAkrapovi1418839.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1726 clean There cannot be many people who have not heard of Igor Akrapovic. The boy who at a very early life became so keen on motorcycles that as soon as he was big enough to ride he borrowed his brothers motor bike and then as soon as he could afford it went on to become a successful racer. Of course it led to the world renown company that makes exhaust systems for most of the racing teams and also sport models of many great cars too. It’s a fascinating story and he tells it with great enthusiasm and offers us some good music too. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Igor Akrapovič The Petišovci gas project on the borders with Hungary and Croatia is a project that many here are aware of but maybe not all the fine detail about exactly what is involved. I invited the CEO of Ascent Resources to join me in the studio to explain. He brings some pretty good music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/06/06/ColinHutchinson1412428.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1771 clean The Petišovci gas project on the borders with Hungary and Croatia is a project that many here are aware of but maybe not all the fine detail about exactly what is involved. I invited the CEO of Ascent Resources to join me in the studio to explain. He brings some pretty good music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 11 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Colin Hutchinson Zsofi Klacmann really respects her profession and also her cello. Coming from Hungary she has been working at Maribor SNG for 10 years now and also loves teaching young children. Her story is fascinating and she has chosen some beautiful music to illustrate it. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/06/02/ZsofiKlacmann1408281.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 2035 clean Zsofi Klacmann really respects her profession and also her cello. Coming from Hungary she has been working at Maribor SNG for 10 years now and also loves teaching young children. Her story is fascinating and she has chosen some beautiful music to illustrate it. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Fri, 2 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0000 Zsofi Klacmann This week I discover an oceanographer working here in Slovenia on behalf of the Scottish Association for Marine Science. Emily Venables and a colleague was taking samples of water from all around the Mediterranean as the start of a project to examine the water temperatures and other qualities, something she has done all around the world. Perhaps her most interesting work has been carried out in the Arctic and Antarctic regions but I also discovered that as a keen mountaineer she spent some time on Triglav last year. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/05/18/EmilyVenables1405404.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1661 clean This week I discover an oceanographer working here in Slovenia on behalf of the Scottish Association for Marine Science. Emily Venables and a colleague was taking samples of water from all around the Mediterranean as the start of a project to examine the water temperatures and other qualities, something she has done all around the world. Perhaps her most interesting work has been carried out in the Arctic and Antarctic regions but I also discovered that as a keen mountaineer she spent some time on Triglav last year. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Thu, 18 May 2017 07:00:00 +0000 Emily Venables 2CELLOS have made some amazing achievements over the past few years and it was a pleasure to welcome Luka to the studio. He clearly loves every part of what he does and is very respectful of the success they have have achieved from the YouTube beginnings and the time spent with Elton John to the present shows. They offer great entertainment and its easy to see why audiences love their shows. He also speaks about his day to come with Godalkanje and Bojan Cvetrežnik which will be on the 5th May in Ljubljana. More details at Godalkanje.org videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/04/25/Lukaulic1397197.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3432 clean 2CELLOS have made some amazing achievements over the past few years and it was a pleasure to welcome Luka to the studio. He clearly loves every part of what he does and is very respectful of the success they have have achieved from the YouTube beginnings and the time spent with Elton John to the present shows. They offer great entertainment and its easy to see why audiences love their shows. He also speaks about his day to come with Godalkanje and Bojan Cvetrežnik which will be on the 5th May in Ljubljana. More details at Godalkanje.org http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Luka šulic Luka Topolovec is the CEO of a young company and has operations in Slovenia and London. This is the story of his passion for the work and why he and his colleages have had such great success. It also talks of doing business in the UK and looks at the possible implications of forthcoming changes within the European Union. Plenty of good music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/04/21/LukaTopolovec1395157.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 1840 clean Luka Topolovec is the CEO of a young company and has operations in Slovenia and London. This is the story of his passion for the work and why he and his colleages have had such great success. It also talks of doing business in the UK and looks at the possible implications of forthcoming changes within the European Union. Plenty of good music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +0000 Luka Topolovec Branko Lobnikar is an inspiring and fascinating speaker. Hardy surprising as he is very experienced as a lecturer at Ljubljana University, Faculty of Justice and Security. Of course that’s what makes him so interesting as security in the real world and more importantly on the internet is vital to us all. He also brings a great range of music to the programme. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/03/31/BrankoLobnikar1387235.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3577 clean Branko Lobnikar is an inspiring and fascinating speaker. Hardy surprising as he is very experienced as a lecturer at Ljubljana University, Faculty of Justice and Security. Of course that’s what makes him so interesting as security in the real world and more importantly on the internet is vital to us all. He also brings a great range of music to the programme. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 2 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0000 Branko Lobnikar Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/03/17/SimonKrei1381968.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3810 clean Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 19 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Krečič To say Marko Vezovišek is a writer and musician tells only a small part of his story. Since the late 70's he has produced musicals, music from Punk to Ska and New Wave and also writes and acts in films. His stories are full of varying points of view, often political and even, or should I say especially, sexy. Some great entertainment here and a range of music through the history of this land. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/03/03/MARKOVEZOVIEK1376079.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3239 clean To say Marko Vezovišek is a writer and musician tells only a small part of his story. Since the late 70's he has produced musicals, music from Punk to Ska and New Wave and also writes and acts in films. His stories are full of varying points of view, often political and even, or should I say especially, sexy. Some great entertainment here and a range of music through the history of this land. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 5 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0000 MARKO VEZOVIŠEK Going to the films is something most of us do, but most will drive to a big screen in a big city. Matej Patljak has a different idea, that it would be great to see the movie in your home town, even if the venue is small it offers something special for the locals, This story of achievement over personal troubles is inspirational and shows just how someone with a big dream can make a difference to the society around them. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/02/17/MatejPatljak1370487.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3377 clean Going to the films is something most of us do, but most will drive to a big screen in a big city. Matej Patljak has a different idea, that it would be great to see the movie in your home town, even if the venue is small it offers something special for the locals, This story of achievement over personal troubles is inspirational and shows just how someone with a big dream can make a difference to the society around them. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Matej Patljak If you want to know about the world of travel, particularly if you are young and looking for adventure then Dominik Černjak is your man. With his agency hat or as the Vice President of the Slovene Travel Association Dominik has much to explain about organising travel and being a traveller. He is also a real champion of Slovenia, what more to ask? Great music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2017/02/06/Dominikernjak1366520.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3783 clean If you want to know about the world of travel, particularly if you are young and looking for adventure then Dominik Černjak is your man. With his agency hat or as the Vice President of the Slovene Travel Association Dominik has much to explain about organising travel and being a traveller. He is also a real champion of Slovenia, what more to ask? Great music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:15:00 +0000 Dominik Černjak Mojca Potrč has a great voice so it's no surprise to find her in the centre of SNG Maribor where she is a much respected member of the team. But she is also involved in much more, as a member of the trio Serafine, working on other projects in the area of blues and jazz and further promoting the work of others. Keep an eye open for the oppportunities for any musician to get involved with Godalkenje with Musical Director Bojan Cvetrežnik which Mojca is also promoting. A great mix of music can be enjoyed in this show. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/12/15/MojcaPotr1346051.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3538 clean Mojca Potrč has a great voice so it's no surprise to find her in the centre of SNG Maribor where she is a much respected member of the team. But she is also involved in much more, as a member of the trio Serafine, working on other projects in the area of blues and jazz and further promoting the work of others. Keep an eye open for the oppportunities for any musician to get involved with Godalkenje with Musical Director Bojan Cvetrežnik which Mojca is also promoting. A great mix of music can be enjoyed in this show. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Mojca Potrč Bruno Baumann knew in his early teens that he was looking for a lifestyle that involved travel and adventure. From the very start he was fascinated by people from far away lands and wanted to learn how far he could take himself. His story is rich with the cultures he has grown to love and respect; the music is also full of human emotion and respect. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/12/15/BrunoBaumann1346032.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3815 clean Bruno Baumann knew in his early teens that he was looking for a lifestyle that involved travel and adventure. From the very start he was fascinated by people from far away lands and wanted to learn how far he could take himself. His story is rich with the cultures he has grown to love and respect; the music is also full of human emotion and respect. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 8 Jan 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Bruno Baumann What better guest for Christmas than someone who deals with the care and emotions of many varied people who are in need of support. Robert Friskovec is a prison priest and obviously has to listen to and confront many problems. He has many experiences from which we can learn and perhaps see some weaknesses in ourselves. He also offers a fascinating range of music, each with a seasonal message. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/12/15/RobertFrikovec1346068.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3363 clean What better guest for Christmas than someone who deals with the care and emotions of many varied people who are in need of support. Robert Friskovec is a prison priest and obviously has to listen to and confront many problems. He has many experiences from which we can learn and perhaps see some weaknesses in ourselves. He also offers a fascinating range of music, each with a seasonal message. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 25 Dec 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Robert Friškovec At this time of the year the Slovene skiing team is already training and competing. I was very pleased when Peter Pen agreed to join me in the studio and discuss what he felt about the responsibility of training and managing the everyday requirements of this great group of athletes as they travel around the world. He chooses some great music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/12/09/PeterPen1343223.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3370 clean At this time of the year the Slovene skiing team is already training and competing. I was very pleased when Peter Pen agreed to join me in the studio and discuss what he felt about the responsibility of training and managing the everyday requirements of this great group of athletes as they travel around the world. He chooses some great music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 11 Dec 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Peter Pen When I saw the illustrations that Manica Musil had made using various fabrics I had to discover more. Her interesting journey through architecture to writer is fascinating and her love of creating something special for children is something very beautiful, whether you are a child of 3 or one of 67. Take a look at www.manicamusil.com to see what we are discussing. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/11/25/ManicaMusil1336904.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3420 clean When I saw the illustrations that Manica Musil had made using various fabrics I had to discover more. Her interesting journey through architecture to writer is fascinating and her love of creating something special for children is something very beautiful, whether you are a child of 3 or one of 67. Take a look at www.manicamusil.com to see what we are discussing. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Manica Musil This week I talked to an Irish writer who was visting Maribor for 8 weeks to write stories in his home language of Gaelic. Cathal Portier has worked as a writer, poet and broadcaster and the show includes many amusing stories about Ireland and the music that has originated there. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/11/11/CathalPortier1331507.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 360 clean This week I talked to an Irish writer who was visting Maribor for 8 weeks to write stories in his home language of Gaelic. Cathal Portier has worked as a writer, poet and broadcaster and the show includes many amusing stories about Ireland and the music that has originated there. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Cathal Portier This week I talked to an Irish writer who was visting Maribor for 8 weeks to write stories in his home language of Gaelic. Cathal Portier has worked as a writer, poet and broadcaster and the show includes many amusing stories about Ireland and the music that has originated there. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/11/11/CathalPortier1331509.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 4304 clean This week I talked to an Irish writer who was visting Maribor for 8 weeks to write stories in his home language of Gaelic. Cathal Portier has worked as a writer, poet and broadcaster and the show includes many amusing stories about Ireland and the music that has originated there. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Cathal Portier Robert Pešut was such fun to be with recording this show.....Magnifico of course ...... his ideas for songs are clearly illustrated though some of his music inspirations and the conversation covers many areas of his work. Plenty of surprises can be heard on Sunday 30th October at 100 and Thursday 3rd of November at 2100. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/10/21/Magnifico1323155.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3206 clean Robert Pešut was such fun to be with recording this show.....Magnifico of course ...... his ideas for songs are clearly illustrated though some of his music inspirations and the conversation covers many areas of his work. Plenty of surprises can be heard on Sunday 30th October at 100 and Thursday 3rd of November at 2100. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000 Magnifico If you have ever wondered about just how guitars have moved from the original classically sweet acoustic sound to today's aggressive distorted versions of electric guitars then listen to Matej. He not only agreed to come to the studio to discuss this evolution but also brought his beloved Fender Stratocaster so he could demonstrate too. He's a really fantastic guitarist and offers some great inspirational music as well. Sunday 16th October at 1100 and Thursday 20th at 2100. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/10/14/MatejMrnik1319846.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3704 clean If you have ever wondered about just how guitars have moved from the original classically sweet acoustic sound to today's aggressive distorted versions of electric guitars then listen to Matej. He not only agreed to come to the studio to discuss this evolution but also brought his beloved Fender Stratocaster so he could demonstrate too. He's a really fantastic guitarist and offers some great inspirational music as well. Sunday 16th October at 1100 and Thursday 20th at 2100. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Matej Mršnik Srecko Trglec has had many roles and a lot of experiences with RTV. For me the most interesting is his role as Senior Editor for RadioSi. He tells a great story of how it all came to pass and chooses some great music from the 70's onwards. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/09/30/SrekoTrglec1314059.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3389 clean Srecko Trglec has had many roles and a lot of experiences with RTV. For me the most interesting is his role as Senior Editor for RadioSi. He tells a great story of how it all came to pass and chooses some great music from the 70's onwards. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 2 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Srečko Trglec With Slovenia's Rio Olympics successes fresh in our minds I sought a behind the scenes opinion from the Olympics General Secretary Dr Edvard Kolar. He is fascinating and clearly totally dedicated to making our athletes reach great heights. I also discovered there ismuch more than I realised behind this success. He likes rock music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/09/14/Dr.EdvardKolar1307630.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3503 clean With Slovenia's Rio Olympics successes fresh in our minds I sought a behind the scenes opinion from the Olympics General Secretary Dr Edvard Kolar. He is fascinating and clearly totally dedicated to making our athletes reach great heights. I also discovered there ismuch more than I realised behind this success. He likes rock music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Dr. Edvard Kolar Do you really think about the security of the internet? Renato Ulh says you should. Listen to what he has to say about those who are planning to iupset your life! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/09/14/RenatoUhl1307617.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3476 clean Do you really think about the security of the internet? Renato Ulh says you should. Listen to what he has to say about those who are planning to iupset your life! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 Renato Uhl Barja Drnovšek and Kristian Kolman are committed to the idea that all of us can benefit from learning music and that means an approach to teaching needs to be not too academic, at least not to start with. I met up with them running a workshop with Bojan Cvetrežnik in Laško, aimed at young children of a wide range of ages and experience and all managed to produce some great performances with an hour concert at the end of the five days. There is much to learn about the value of music! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/08/20/BARJADRNOVSEKandKRISTIANKOLMAN1297885.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3551 clean Barja Drnovšek and Kristian Kolman are committed to the idea that all of us can benefit from learning music and that means an approach to teaching needs to be not too academic, at least not to start with. I met up with them running a workshop with Bojan Cvetrežnik in Laško, aimed at young children of a wide range of ages and experience and all managed to produce some great performances with an hour concert at the end of the five days. There is much to learn about the value of music! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 BARJA DRNOVSEK and KRISTIAN KOLMAN Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/07/14/igaColja1281130.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3228 clean Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 7 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Žiga Colja Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/07/15/DenysMasliuk1285306.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3003 clean Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Denys Masliuk Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/07/05/NinaStrnad1281165.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3694 clean Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 10 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Nina Strnad This week the guest is a man with a very clear outlook on life. Like all good dads his son plays a significant role in his life and his experiences in music, photography, journalism and life in general have given him a very clear view of what is important. Iztok also offers a good understanding of the background of Slovenia's independence and he sees many things that others might miss. He also offer some great music! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/06/24/IztokDonAberek1277006.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3524 clean This week the guest is a man with a very clear outlook on life. Like all good dads his son plays a significant role in his life and his experiences in music, photography, journalism and life in general have given him a very clear view of what is important. Iztok also offers a good understanding of the background of Slovenia's independence and he sees many things that others might miss. He also offer some great music! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Iztok Don Aberšek The mayor of a town need to have the respect of it's inhabitants. This was something that Peter Bossman had already achieved though helping the community, well before some of them asked him to stand as mayor. That respect means that he is really a friend of the people of the town; when he accepted my invitation to be a guest on My Life My Music I knew I had to record the show in Piran. Walking through the streets as we spoke I discovered that they really want him to feel at home in the community. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/06/10/MayorofPiran-PeterBossman1271041.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3630 clean The mayor of a town need to have the respect of it's inhabitants. This was something that Peter Bossman had already achieved though helping the community, well before some of them asked him to stand as mayor. That respect means that he is really a friend of the people of the town; when he accepted my invitation to be a guest on My Life My Music I knew I had to record the show in Piran. Walking through the streets as we spoke I discovered that they really want him to feel at home in the community. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 12 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Mayor of Piran- Peter Bossman Markus Meurer plays the didgeridoo, but he's a very special player as he has spent time with indiginous tribes in Australia learning it's histroy and seeing how they live and make the instuments. Now he not only plays but he teaches too. Lots to learn from this show and some great didgeridoo and classic rock to hear. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/05/25/Musician-MarkusMeurer1261740.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3408 clean Markus Meurer plays the didgeridoo, but he's a very special player as he has spent time with indiginous tribes in Australia learning it's histroy and seeing how they live and make the instuments. Now he not only plays but he teaches too. Lots to learn from this show and some great didgeridoo and classic rock to hear. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 29 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Musician - Markus Meurer Artist Bianca Baldi was invited to Slovenia by the Ethnographic Museum in Ljubljana so I was very interested to go along and find out what she had to say about Slovenia and also South Africa. She brought some great music too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive03/2016/05/13/BiancaBaldi1257165.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3689 clean Artist Bianca Baldi was invited to Slovenia by the Ethnographic Museum in Ljubljana so I was very interested to go along and find out what she had to say about Slovenia and also South Africa. She brought some great music too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 15 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Bianca Baldi Ivan Dvoršak was well known as a graphic artist and photographer. As a member of the Fotoklub Maribor he was much respected for his images of the city and it's people, but in imaginative ways. Reflective water, everyday structures and even the effect of the people who changed the image but never even appeared in them. Through the eyes of Andreja Borin, curator at the Maribor Art Gallery we hear a story uncovered by 2 years of research with his friends and family and of course a deep understanding of his many images. An exhibition of the work of Ivan Dvoršak can be seen at the Ljubljana gallery of Modern Art until 22nd of May 2016 videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/04/20/PhotographerIvanDvorak1247749.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3490 clean Ivan Dvoršak was well known as a graphic artist and photographer. As a member of the Fotoklub Maribor he was much respected for his images of the city and it's people, but in imaginative ways. Reflective water, everyday structures and even the effect of the people who changed the image but never even appeared in them. Through the eyes of Andreja Borin, curator at the Maribor Art Gallery we hear a story uncovered by 2 years of research with his friends and family and of course a deep understanding of his many images. An exhibition of the work of Ivan Dvoršak can be seen at the Ljubljana gallery of Modern Art until 22nd of May 2016 http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 1 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Photographer Ivan Dvoršak Tomaž O Rous from Siddarta really cares about music. This band has obviously reached the stage where everyone knows there place and it works as a team, including all the technical folk too. Tomaž has another side too, his sports are those which demand total concentration or the results could be fatal. Find out by listening to this show, and enjoy some great music. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/04/15/TomaORous1245981.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3690 clean Tomaž O Rous from Siddarta really cares about music. This band has obviously reached the stage where everyone knows there place and it works as a team, including all the technical folk too. Tomaž has another side too, his sports are those which demand total concentration or the results could be fatal. Find out by listening to this show, and enjoy some great music. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Tomaž O Rous If you love smooth jazz and better still vocal hamony then Vox Arsana are definitely for you. They have been around for some years but with some recent line-up changes and a new CD recorded with the RTV Big Band there is something to shout about. An interesting story of commitment to music and some great tracks make this a don't miss show. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/03/31/VocalHarmonyGroup-VoxArsana1239656.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3558 clean If you love smooth jazz and better still vocal hamony then Vox Arsana are definitely for you. They have been around for some years but with some recent line-up changes and a new CD recorded with the RTV Big Band there is something to shout about. An interesting story of commitment to music and some great tracks make this a don't miss show. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0000 Vocal Harmony Group - Vox Arsana Actor Jure Drevenšek may be quite young but he has already made quite a name for himself. Not only on the national stages of Maribor and Ljubljana but in films and on television and also performing in his one-man show with his much loved guitar. He is really easy to get along with and is totally commited to his arts, quite an inspiratio. There is some great music in this show so don not miss it. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/03/18/JurijDrevensek1234677.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3953 clean Actor Jure Drevenšek may be quite young but he has already made quite a name for himself. Not only on the national stages of Maribor and Ljubljana but in films and on television and also performing in his one-man show with his much loved guitar. He is really easy to get along with and is totally commited to his arts, quite an inspiratio. There is some great music in this show so don not miss it. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Jurij Drevensek If you think the days of vinyl are over, think again. many DJs and audiophiles have never dropped the humble record but today more and more people are returning to the disc, particularly the LP, as they feel the process of buying, owning and the act of playing music from a real analogue recording brings them closer to the music. Serbian engineer and artist Igor Gligorov has brought together excellence of design and something beautiful to look at, but not just that he really loves music and that is the highlight of this show, some really special tracks along with his inspirational ideas. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/02/29/IgorGligorov1226358.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3486 clean If you think the days of vinyl are over, think again. many DJs and audiophiles have never dropped the humble record but today more and more people are returning to the disc, particularly the LP, as they feel the process of buying, owning and the act of playing music from a real analogue recording brings them closer to the music. Serbian engineer and artist Igor Gligorov has brought together excellence of design and something beautiful to look at, but not just that he really loves music and that is the highlight of this show, some really special tracks along with his inspirational ideas. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 6 Mar 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Igor Gligorov If you remember the Beatles it's time to relive, or if you are a bit younger discover, their music perfectly recreated by the HELP Tribute Band. These guys have to be seen live because attention to detail is the key. The right clothes, the right hair, the right instruments, but most of all endless practice that results in the right sound. Don't miss this show! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/02/19/HELPTributeBand1222573.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3115 clean If you remember the Beatles it's time to relive, or if you are a bit younger discover, their music perfectly recreated by the HELP Tribute Band. These guys have to be seen live because attention to detail is the key. The right clothes, the right hair, the right instruments, but most of all endless practice that results in the right sound. Don't miss this show! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 21 Feb 2016 11:00:00 +0000 HELP Tribute Band Martin Baker has spent most of his working life in teaching children. Initially he worked in a public school in the UK but was never entirely happy with the way the children were taught. For the last 15 years he has taught in many places around the world and has strong views about the right way to ecourage children to gain a broad education. The Waldorf system is his answer and her has much experience for us to learn from. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/02/05/Pedadgogue-MartinBaker1217005.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3661 clean Martin Baker has spent most of his working life in teaching children. Initially he worked in a public school in the UK but was never entirely happy with the way the children were taught. For the last 15 years he has taught in many places around the world and has strong views about the right way to ecourage children to gain a broad education. The Waldorf system is his answer and her has much experience for us to learn from. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Pedadgogue - Martin Baker Annesta Barnett has lived in Slovenia for 6 years and already has a great network of followers. Her outlook is very positive and her knowledge of the Slovene language means she can fully integrate with work and her social life. Her story of learning Japamese out of respect for that country is also inspirational. She brings a breath of fresh air to our conversation and introduces music from Sri Lanka (her country of origin), Japan, Slovenia, Spain and India, and more! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/01/29/AnestaBarnett1213346.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3349 clean Annesta Barnett has lived in Slovenia for 6 years and already has a great network of followers. Her outlook is very positive and her knowledge of the Slovene language means she can fully integrate with work and her social life. Her story of learning Japamese out of respect for that country is also inspirational. She brings a breath of fresh air to our conversation and introduces music from Sri Lanka (her country of origin), Japan, Slovenia, Spain and India, and more! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Tue, 26 Jan 2016 23:00:00 +0000 Anesta Barnett Valentina Čuden loves singing and performing and her range is amazing. From opera to jazz she takes it all in her stride. Is she ever nervous? Maybe, but the moment she steps on the stage she is at home, even if something goes wrong, 'It's OK, it's what we do' she says. It is obviously all in a days work. As a member of the audience she always leaves you with that great feeling that you have just seen, and heard, something special. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2016/01/08/Musician-Valentinauden1205208.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3501 clean Valentina Čuden loves singing and performing and her range is amazing. From opera to jazz she takes it all in her stride. Is she ever nervous? Maybe, but the moment she steps on the stage she is at home, even if something goes wrong, 'It's OK, it's what we do' she says. It is obviously all in a days work. As a member of the audience she always leaves you with that great feeling that you have just seen, and heard, something special. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 10 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 Musician - Valentina Čuden His Excellency Salah Abdel Shafi is a very interesting man and as you would expect from an ambassador he offers clear explanations of his knowledge on world affairs. Here are some very valuable explanations of what it is like living in their home land and, for many, how it feels not to be able to live there. He also speaks clearly about the background to much of the strife in the Middle East. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/12/24/PalestinianAmbassadorH.E.SalahAbdelShafi1199911.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3555 clean His Excellency Salah Abdel Shafi is a very interesting man and as you would expect from an ambassador he offers clear explanations of his knowledge on world affairs. Here are some very valuable explanations of what it is like living in their home land and, for many, how it feels not to be able to live there. He also speaks clearly about the background to much of the strife in the Middle East. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Palestinian Ambassador H.E. Salah Abdel Shafi Dutch politician Lousewies van der Laan is something special, here is someone who cares deeply about those she represents, there's no other agenda. Whats more as a citizen of Slovenia she brings her unique snd wide experience of the politics of the European Union and can talk very clearly about what should matter to us all. Some great music too. Listen with care! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/12/11/LousewiesvanderLaan1194732.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3824 clean Dutch politician Lousewies van der Laan is something special, here is someone who cares deeply about those she represents, there's no other agenda. Whats more as a citizen of Slovenia she brings her unique snd wide experience of the politics of the European Union and can talk very clearly about what should matter to us all. Some great music too. Listen with care! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 13 Dec 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Lousewies van der Laan Samuel came from Sweden and like many ended up staying here, having got married and finding a perfect job as a teacher at the British International School of Slovenia in Ljubljana. Now he heads the music section, the British International Music School and this year they opened their internal composing competition to the whole of the country. There's much more to discover in this show, much of the music features his trumpet playing as part of many Scandinavian bands and he even has his own method of notating music which allows students to play along in just a few lessons. There are many inspirations here! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/11/25/MusicTeacher-SamuelGustavsson1187998.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3748 clean Samuel came from Sweden and like many ended up staying here, having got married and finding a perfect job as a teacher at the British International School of Slovenia in Ljubljana. Now he heads the music section, the British International Music School and this year they opened their internal composing competition to the whole of the country. There's much more to discover in this show, much of the music features his trumpet playing as part of many Scandinavian bands and he even has his own method of notating music which allows students to play along in just a few lessons. There are many inspirations here! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Music Teacher - Samuel Gustavsson Recording this show was a real pleasure. Tnkara has such a gentle voice and is very confident with her views about the music industry. She has some very positive things to say about her experience of Eurovision and she also reveals the title of an upcoming album for the first. Enjoy some great songs and co-operations. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/11/13/Musician-TinkaraKova1182547.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3603 clean Recording this show was a real pleasure. Tnkara has such a gentle voice and is very confident with her views about the music industry. She has some very positive things to say about her experience of Eurovision and she also reveals the title of an upcoming album for the first. Enjoy some great songs and co-operations. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 15 Nov 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Musician - Tinkara Kovač Sharmila was invited to Slovenia to produce an exhibition of her paintings in Celje. Her work illustrates the struggles of women with their own emotions and their relationships with the society around them. It is impossible to look at her paintings without forming a view of what is happening to the subject. The discussion in this show revolves around this artistic presentation of human feelings and Sharmila's love of travel and meeting new cultures. The exhibition of "I need to be alone" opens in Kvartina Hiša in Celje on 22nd October and runs until 15th November. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/10/22/IndianArtist-SharmilaMohandras1173039.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3772 clean Sharmila was invited to Slovenia to produce an exhibition of her paintings in Celje. Her work illustrates the struggles of women with their own emotions and their relationships with the society around them. It is impossible to look at her paintings without forming a view of what is happening to the subject. The discussion in this show revolves around this artistic presentation of human feelings and Sharmila's love of travel and meeting new cultures. The exhibition of "I need to be alone" opens in Kvartina Hiša in Celje on 22nd October and runs until 15th November. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 1 Nov 2015 12:00:00 +0000 Indian Artist - Sharmila Mohandras This week I have the pleasure of welcoming the American Ambassador H.E. Mr Brent R Hartley and his wife Elizabeth to the My Life Studio. Our conversation makes clear their values in their work and indeed to each other as travelling the world must make a great demands on family life. Slovenia, Europe and issues in America are all included along with some very beautiful music. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/10/14/AmericanAmbassadorH.E.BrentHartley1169185.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3616 clean This week I have the pleasure of welcoming the American Ambassador H.E. Mr Brent R Hartley and his wife Elizabeth to the My Life Studio. Our conversation makes clear their values in their work and indeed to each other as travelling the world must make a great demands on family life. Slovenia, Europe and issues in America are all included along with some very beautiful music. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 18 Oct 2015 10:00:00 +0000 American Ambassador H.E. Brent Hartley Heather Pirjevec is a well-loved member of the Radio Si team and listeners all across Slovenia have considered her a regular part of their homes, via the radio. After 20 years of being part of this very special team she has decided to retire and make room for fresh blood. She has plenty to say and some unusual music to accompany the conversation. Best wishes Heather! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/10/02/HeatherPirjevec1164271.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3609 clean Heather Pirjevec is a well-loved member of the Radio Si team and listeners all across Slovenia have considered her a regular part of their homes, via the radio. After 20 years of being part of this very special team she has decided to retire and make room for fresh blood. She has plenty to say and some unusual music to accompany the conversation. Best wishes Heather! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 4 Oct 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Heather Pirjevec The Scouting Association has been around a long time and still today its primary objective remains the same. Indeed manyof their activities are no different. The International Commisioner of the Slovene Scouting Association is Eva Bolha and when I heard of their recent vsit to a jamboree in Japan I thought it was just the perfect time to discuss scouting with her. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/09/04/ScoutLeader-EvaBolha1149701.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3692 clean The Scouting Association has been around a long time and still today its primary objective remains the same. Indeed manyof their activities are no different. The International Commisioner of the Slovene Scouting Association is Eva Bolha and when I heard of their recent vsit to a jamboree in Japan I thought it was just the perfect time to discuss scouting with her. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Scout Leader - Eva Bolha Peter Kranjc loves his job, he respects his colleagues and knows how to find compromises. What else would you expect from an experienced stage manager in such a prestigous place as SNG Maribor? The arts are part of his life so expect some great stories and some powerful and emotional music. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/08/19/PeterKranjc1144202.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3979 clean Peter Kranjc loves his job, he respects his colleagues and knows how to find compromises. What else would you expect from an experienced stage manager in such a prestigous place as SNG Maribor? The arts are part of his life so expect some great stories and some powerful and emotional music. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Peter Kranjc When it comes to being enthusiastic about the power of music it's hard to beat the members of Siti Hlapcic and the guest in this show is certainly in agreement as he is their drummer best known as Mato. A love of the dums and Reggae in particular makes this a great show with some great music. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/08/07/MatejHorvat1140748.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 40 clean When it comes to being enthusiastic about the power of music it's hard to beat the members of Siti Hlapcic and the guest in this show is certainly in agreement as he is their drummer best known as Mato. A love of the dums and Reggae in particular makes this a great show with some great music. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 9 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Matej Horvat Derek has a very wide background as a musical director, teacher and more and clealy loves his work. From major London shows to voice coaching in the UK, Europe and America he has some great stories to tell. In August he is working in Slovenia on a project with Shirley Roden and Cantabille. Some performances to look forward to! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/07/04/MusicDirector-DerekBarnes1130117.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3740 clean Derek has a very wide background as a musical director, teacher and more and clealy loves his work. From major London shows to voice coaching in the UK, Europe and America he has some great stories to tell. In August he is working in Slovenia on a project with Shirley Roden and Cantabille. Some performances to look forward to! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Music Director - Derek Barnes Jerry really feels connected through music. From early in life it has influenced everything and he really enjoys his role with other artists especially Siti Hlapci. He cares about his home city of Maeribor too which he felt moved to be involved with the 2012 protests. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/07/04/JerryMazgon1130118.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3170 clean Jerry really feels connected through music. From early in life it has influenced everything and he really enjoys his role with other artists especially Siti Hlapci. He cares about his home city of Maeribor too which he felt moved to be involved with the 2012 protests. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Jerry Mažgon Having done so well at the Eurovision Song Contest I had to invite Maraaya to the studio and find out whst this experience meant to them. Along the way i discover the whole story behind their music and work with other artists as well as how you work in this world and manage a young family too! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/06/22/Maraaya1125522.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3389 clean Having done so well at the Eurovision Song Contest I had to invite Maraaya to the studio and find out whst this experience meant to them. Along the way i discover the whole story behind their music and work with other artists as well as how you work in this world and manage a young family too! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Maraaya Andrej Korelič is well known as a part of our team behind Respect The Artist but he is also well involved, indeed a key player, in the running and organisation of a small studio right in the heart of Maribor. His love of music and abilities in making things happen has been a key part of an operation that goes back 10 years. Some great music and the inspiration of what a group of like-minded people can achieve when they work together. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/06/19/AndrejKorelic1124601.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 920 clean Andrej Korelič is well known as a part of our team behind Respect The Artist but he is also well involved, indeed a key player, in the running and organisation of a small studio right in the heart of Maribor. His love of music and abilities in making things happen has been a key part of an operation that goes back 10 years. Some great music and the inspiration of what a group of like-minded people can achieve when they work together. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Andrej Korelič Percussionist and Composer Andrea Cetazzo has had an amazing career starting in Italy visiting much of Europe and settleing down in America. He is in Slovenia to hold workshops with local percussionists at their invitation at a time that co-incides with the summer solstice and on Sunday 21st June he will perform and then be joined by 20 other musicians to build an energy of performance that will co-incide with the solstice. He tells a great story! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/06/14/AndreaCentazzo1122581.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3550 clean Percussionist and Composer Andrea Cetazzo has had an amazing career starting in Italy visiting much of Europe and settleing down in America. He is in Slovenia to hold workshops with local percussionists at their invitation at a time that co-incides with the summer solstice and on Sunday 21st June he will perform and then be joined by 20 other musicians to build an energy of performance that will co-incide with the solstice. He tells a great story! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Andrea Centazzo It may be a few weeks away but I wanted to discover what would be on the programme of this year's Laško Beer and Flowers Festival. Who better to ask than the Programme Director, Urban Centa. It's a BIG event with a BIG programme and every artist in this programme will be appearing at the show and LOADS more! videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/05/22/UrbanCenta-ProgrammeDirector-LaskoBeerandFlowersFestival1113739.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3436 clean It may be a few weeks away but I wanted to discover what would be on the programme of this year's Laško Beer and Flowers Festival. Who better to ask than the Programme Director, Urban Centa. It's a BIG event with a BIG programme and every artist in this programme will be appearing at the show and LOADS more! http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 31 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Urban Centa - Programme Director - Laško Beer and Flowers Festival A week ago Radio Slovenia took it's International Club on a visit to Brda to experience this wonderful wine growing region of Slovenia. While there it seemed a great opportunity to put all the guest names in a hat and draw one to be a guest on My Life, My Music. The person picked was Lawrence Davis and this show is a fascinating look at how he and his family have chosen to live in various places around the world and he also has experience of in living in an Eco Village, a concept which he and his Slovene girlfriend are planning to introduce to Slovenia. videoweb.rtvslo.si/podcast/ava_archive02/2015/05/15/LawrenceDavis1110815.mp3 RTVSLO - Radio SI 3555 clean A week ago Radio Slovenia took it's International Club on a visit to Brda to experience this wonderful wine growing region of Slovenia. While there it seemed a great opportunity to put all the guest names in a hat and draw one to be a guest on My Life, My Music. The person picked was Lawrence Davis and this show is a fascinating look at how he and his family have chosen to live in various places around the world and he also has experience of in living in an Eco Village, a concept which he and his Slovene girlfriend are planning to introduce to Slovenia. http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast Sun, 17 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 Lawrence Davis RTVSLO - Radio SI no RTV, MMC info@rtvslo.si MMC RTV Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. Today’s journalism rarely offers a chance to get behind the face of many people in our society. My Life, My Music offers conversations that allow time to understand how the guest has reached their goals and what is important to them. Along with 8 tracks of music chosen by the guest the programme takes a journey though many different personal philosophies with inspirational guests from all walks of life. sl Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.rtvslo.si/podcast webmaster@rtvslo.si (Webmaster) Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:00:00 +0000 My life, my music