History

Our grannies - the Alexandrian women The massive female emigration from the Goriška region to Egypt in the second half of the 19th century started due to the fact that during the construction of the Suez Canal, and still more so after its opening in the year 1869, the number of European entrepreneurs..


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Events

Since March 2009 the Exhibition »In memory of the Alexandrian Women« is once again displayed in the house »Hiša na placu« in Prvačina. The visitors can get acquainted with the »Aleksandrinke« phenomenon through numerous photos, items and stories of single »Alexandrian Women«. Visits possible only upon previous arrangement in the Nova Gorica Tourist information centre: Tel.: 00386 (0)5 330..


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