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New Year Celebrations Festive Despite Lack of Fireworks

Ljubljana/Maribor/Koper, 1 January - Tens of thousands of revellers turned out for celebrations of New Year's at outdoor parties in major cities across the country. The mood was festive despite bleak weather and a lack of fireworks, as most cities decided to forfeit fireworks displays to save money.

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Thousands gathered in the centre of Slovenia's capital to usher in the new year and witness a fireworks display from Ljubljana Castle.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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