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Land of Dreams: Bouziane Boughazi30.11.2016 09:37

This week we visit Bouziane Boughazi, an Algerian who has been living in Slovenia for 34 years now! He first arrived in Ljubljana as a student when this was still Yugoslavia. He then met his wife and eventually decided to settle down in Maribor. We sat down with Bouziane over a cup of Algerian tea and touched on the stress-free student life of the 1980s and the large African community of students at that time. Bouziane says there is big a difference between life then and life now, but says he feels as a Slovenian and hopes to live out his life in Slovenia.

On air on Radio Slovenia International this Wednesday, the 30th of November at 11:20 - rebroadcast on Sunday, the 04th of December at 14:30.

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Land of Dreams: Donathan Lawrence Brown
19.04.2017 09:08

Donathan Lawrence Brown is a young American in Europe, a Fulbright visitng professor in Maribor. Born and raised in Chicago, Donathan later moved to New York. He teaches about race in American politics and is currently teaching...

Land of Dreams: Max Zimani
04.04.2017 15:55

Max Zimani is a Zimbabwean trying to make a positive change in Slovenia. Max first came to Ljubljana as a student 33 years ago. Today he is a father of four, a restaurant manager, a musician and an activist helping out migrants...

Land of Dreams: Istvan Kovacs
22.03.2017 09:16

Istvan Kovacs is a mathematician who prior to coming here had never been in Slovenia before and had only seen the sea once in his life. He had no idea what to expect coming to Slovenia. Together with his wife they packed...

Land of Dreams: Claudio & Dagmar
08.03.2017 08:50

Claudio Carletti is an Italian volleyball player finishing his professional career in Maribor. We met up with him and his Austrian partner Dagmar on a sunny day in Maribor. In the six months they have lived here they have nothing...

Land of Dreams: Anthony Bruno
21.02.2017 13:06

Anthony Bruno is a Nigerian living in Slovenia. In the two years he has  been here he has lived in Ljubljana, Stična, Maribor and now Postojna! Using his own talents Bruno connects investors, businessmen and football scouts...

Land of Dreams: Niels Barends
07.02.2017 20:43

Niels Barends is a psychologist from Amsterdam who lives in Slovenia. Niels has been here for more than two years now, he came because of a Slovenian lady, and his plan is to keep on living in Ljubljana for as long as he's alive....

Land of Dreams: Natalie Nicholls
23.01.2017 08:59

Meet Natalie Nicholls, a British native speaker living and working in Koper! She came to Slovenia at the age of 18, not because of love, but in search of work and new experiences. Today she has her own language school, three...

Land of Dreams: Mark Volcansek
09.01.2017 14:01

Is the grass really greener on the other side? Land of Dreams from the heart of bear country and ice skating on a frozen river. Meet Mark Volcansek, a Canadian living in Kočevje.Mark's father and mother, originally from Brežice,...