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President of the Austrian National Council was charmed by the Plečnik House

At the beginning of March, the President of the Austrian National Council Mag. Wolfgang Sobotka paid a visit to the Plečnik House as part of the protocol programme. He was charmed with the house and Plečnik.

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After a guided tour of the house, during which the President was impressed with Plečnik’s modest lifestyle and his love of coffee and cigarettes, Mr Sobotka wrote these thoughts into our book of impressions

“My sincerest thanks for the excellent guided tour, which gave us a deep insight into the artist’s incredible
personality. This architecturally elaborate ambient creates the possibility for its content to directly influence the
observer.
Thank you!
With kind regards,
Your Wolfgang.”

The goal of the official visit from the President of the Austrian National Council Wolfgang Sobotka to Slovenia was to meet his Slovenian colleague Dejan Židan. Besides the Plečnik House, he also made stops at the Technology Park Ljubljana and the National and University Library during his visit.

Posted: 20. 3. 2019