About SiGledal

Presentation of the web portal Sigledal

SiGledal is a web portal of Slovene performing arts. Its aim is to promote creativity in the area of performing arts, provide free access to daily updated content intended for informational, educational, and research purposes, and to archive, preserve, and ensure web accessibility to the Slovene theatre heritage.

The founders (February 8, 2007), the authors and the leaders of the portal are Samo M. Strelec, Gregor Matevc and Tamara Matevc. The portal is managed by Institute Novi ZATO. and is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture as a public information programme in the area of performing arts since January 2010. Collaborators in the last years: Ana Arhar Finžgar, Urška Bračko, Ana Marija Germ Borko, Maša Majcen, Maruša Mugerli Lavrenčič, Andraž Polončič Ruparčič, Sanja Tevž.

CONTACT: sigledal@gmail.com

The portal is divided into seven sections: Up-to-date section, Radio dramaReviewsOnline exhibition, RepertoireWiki and Slovene Drama in Translation.

Up-to-date section provides up-to-date information on what's happening on the Slovene stages and behind the scenes.

Section Radio drama  in cooperation with RTV Slovenia. You can browse using a search engine that allows you to search by various parameters (author, title, director, category). The collection is updated daily with the help of an automated script that checks the availability of audio recordings. The transfer of radio game data and the updating of new games are automatically made according to the availability and up-to-date of radio feeds or data sources.

Since 7th September 2021, our Critique section hosts the Critique Web Portal, - Critique Online Directory - produced by Slovenian Theatre Institute (SLOGI). Critique Online Directory publishes relevant critiques, expert analyses and wider reflective pieces on performing arts. It consists of three subpages titled: Critique, Opinions and Nurture Critique

The Wiki is a theatre encyclopedia built by theatre makers, researchers, and the audiences.

The Repertoire is a web yearbook of Slovenian theatre production.

The Online exhibitions are 24 hours a day available publicly accessible virtual exhibitions, which are telling us interesting stories about Slovenian theatre production and its achievements.

Slovene Drama in Translation – is an initiative of the Slovene Theatre Institute, Prešeren Theatre Kranj, SiGledal and The Slovenian Association of Dramatic Artists. It wishes to promote Slovene playwriting in the international arena. It primarily aims at theatre professionals and scholars as it offers many translations of Slovene contemporary plays in English and other languages.