Before the end of the European Women's Handball Championship, a promotional event with Tina Maze
On Saturday, 19 November, ahead of the finals of the European Women's Handball Championship, the Government Communication Office hosted a promotional event called Slovenia - the Land of Top Sporting Achievements, at which former world-class Alpine skier and I Feel Slovenia brand ambassador Tina Maze was the guest of honour.
At the event, Tina Maze and SKB Banka executive director Anita Stojčevska and sports coach and teacher Milan Hosta presented their views on professional sport, corporate support for sport and sport pedagogy to foreign and Slovenian reporters, supporters from the business sector, coaching staff of foreign handball teams and the leadership of the European Handball Federation. Tina Maze spoke about her sporting career, the beginnings and highlights at competitions. In addition to professional sports, SKB Banka also generously supports physical activity of its employees who, owing to a healthy lifestyle, are more successful and healthy also at work, noted Anita Stojčevska. Milan Hosta of the Ljubljana Faculty of Sport pointed out that the first years of a child's life are very important for a healthy lifestyle, where Slovenia is a world leader in terms of organisation.
The event was also addressed by Minister of Education, Science and Sport Igor Papič, director of the Government Communication Office Petra Bezjak Cirman and president of the Handball Federation of Slovenia Franjo Bobinac. They all noted that Slovenia is a land of top-level achievements in sport, which is generously supported by both the state and businesses.
The event was also attended by foreign and Slovenian reporters, supporters from the business sector, coaching staff of foreign handball teams and the leaders of the European Handball Federation.