28.10. / 6.11. Chess, Veterans World Championship, Pino Laco Lakovič ended with a victory and the final 82nd place
Chess; Arco (Trento), Veterans World Championship: in the 11th and final round our chess player Pino Laco Lakovič beat the Australian Oleg Korenevski and with 6 points ranked 82nd among 150 players.
10. Sport and School awards: 19 students awarded
Opčine; at the ZKB conference hall there was the traditional awarding cerimony organized by ZSŠDI. This year 19 male and female students were awarded, 6 from Gorica and 13 from Trieste.
12. The 40th anniversary of ZSŠDI celebrated in Bazovica; presentation of the book “107 naših azzurrov - nostri azzurri”
Bazovica; At the premises of the sports centre Zarja a massive audience attended the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the Association of the Slovene Sport Clubs in Italy (ZSŠDI). Among the numerous guests there was the Minister for the Slovenians abroad Boštjan Žekš, our senator Tamara Blažina, the President of the Regional Committee CONI Emilio Felluga and others.
12. Ljubljana: Presentation of the last year’s sports activities of the Slovenians in Italy, Austria and Hungary
Ljubljana; At the OKS premises there was the traditional presentation of the Slovene sport in Italy, Austria and Hungary. The ZSŠDI delegation with its president Jure Kufersin also attended the meeting.
25. Well attended conference on topic “Importance and objectives of the Slovenian minority in Italy - once and today”
In the Igo Gruden hall there was a well attended conference about the importance and the objectives of the Slovenians in Italy in the past and today. The conference was organized by the local sports club Sokol. The keynote speeches were given by the Sokol President Savo Ušaj and the President of ZSŠDI Jure Kufersin. The other speakers were Bojan Brezigar, Miloš Budin and Joži Peterlin.