by Grace Goodwin
Slovenia's artists are rewarded, and cultural festivities are organized for this day. About half of the population is Roman Catholic. They speak Slovene or Slovenian. Meals are an important part of Slovenian family life, although every region in Slovenia has its own specialities, most of Slovenia's oldest traditional dishes are made using flour, buckwheat, or barley, as well as potatoes and cabbage. The traditional dress for a Slovenian woman consists a white shirt, sort, apron, headscarf, and may include a belt, sash or scarf. The male version of traditional Slovenian costume consists of a white shirt, vest, cropped pants sometimes made of leather, leather boot or shoes.