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Prešeren Day, Slovenian Cultural Holiday

Prešeren Day, Slovenia’s cultural holiday, is a national holiday celebrated on 8 February, the anniversary of the death of the greatest Slovenian poet, France Prešeren.

On the eve of the holiday, a state ceremony is held to award Prešeren Prizes and Prešeren Fund Prizes, which are the highest recognition in the Republic of Slovenia for achievements in the field of artistic creation.

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Author: Danila Golob

Date: 7. February 2023

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