Arabesque, Arab cultural Association

National Network

Med vrtovi 1, 6320 Portorož, Slovenia

00386 70 393535
Telephone (other)
00386 5 9032956
00386 5 6731724
E-Mail (2)
E-Mail (3)
E-Mail (4)
Mobile Phone
00386 70 393535
Mobile Phone (other)
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. International/Cultural relations
General Information
Arabesque is a nonprofit cultural association founded in Portorož, Slovenia. The aim of this association is to build bridges between different cultures. Our main goal is to promote different aspects of Arab culture in Slovenia and other European countries and back way around. With this aim we created a network of associators (10 staff pers.) from different countries such as Algeria, Lebanon, Egypt, Sweeden, Morocco,Jordan, Tunisia BIH and Usa who will support our reasrch projects. We will f. orselves through donations and sponshorships. We are young organisation, we have two partnership agreement by now but we officially start in November 2012.
Mission and Objectives

The research cultural projects which will be developed under Arabesque patronage will encourage a positive intercultural dialogue between Slovenia and the Arab world, while enrichening the cultural diversity of the Piran municipality.

Main Projects / Activities

Qabbani project: The aim of Cultural Project Qabbani is to present poet Nizar Qabbani to Slovenian literate public. We will publish a selected edition of his poetry in Slovenian language.
Arabesque center: The Arabic cultural center is a place where different cultural events and programs will take place.
Org. of the Arab language courses in Slovenia in coorporation with Jordan Hashemite University.
Cordination in organisation of the First open aired art exibition in Europe that will join west and South young artist.
We have presented a collection of Essys "Through dialog to Mutual respect" in Portorož. The event will be updated with presentation/conference about influence of Mohamed El-Gazali in philosophy, that will be held on Bled, Slovenia.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

We strongly bealive we are very unique in Slovenian cultural envoirment as we are planing to include research into topics previously rarely looked into. Especially in field of culture, arts and education. We want to point out the beauty and positive side of co existence through out projects.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

We want to join ALF Network because we want to improve our work and only by joing to other institutions we can make progrees. Of course main reason is that we have same objectives and missions.

Contact (1) Full Name
Marela Lovrec
Head of the organisation
Marela Lovrec
Contact (2) Full Name
Tarek Abdulrazek