National Campaign ‘Šolar na Smuči’ to Be Held in Slovenia

From 21 to 26 January, the Alpine skiing centres Krvavec, Rogla, Mariborsko Pohorje, Vogel, Cerkno and Kranjska Gora will hold a national campaign ‘Šolar na Smuči’ (“Skis for Pupils”) under the auspices of Perutnina Ptuj and the Poli trade mark.

The aim of the project is to teach 3 thousand 4–5 graders from the country’s basic schools how to ski. Besides, the organizers want to develop love of sport, optimism and positive life values ​​in children.

During the campaign, Perutnina Ptuj organizes skiing sessions for the employees’ children and a rich entertainment programme at all six ski resorts.

The President Borut Pahor distinguished this project as a socially useful event. The former professional athlete Jure Košir will teach children the skills of skiing. The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and many other organizations supported the project as well.

Source: siol.net