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 opening of a memorial chapel dedicated to the Alexandrian women took place on 10 October 2010 in Gradišče above Prvačina. A chapel, made of domestic material - marlstone and bricks - and covered with Primorska roofing tiles (called "korci" in the Primorska dialect), will be a sign to a passer-by that the subsistence of homesteads in this region was once taken care of by Alexandrian women. The..


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