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

The celebration upon the 100th anniversary of school sisters to Egypt took place in the St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria on Friday, 21 September 2008. A letter by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Danilo Türk, was read at the celebration, as well as a letter by the Society for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of Alexandrian Women and the Prvačina Local Community. A brochure..


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