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Culture Day attracts many, ceremony leaves bitter after taste

Ljubljana/Vrba/Kranj, 8 February - Numerous events were held over the weekend to celebrate Culture Day, including the Prešeren Prize awards ceremony on Sunday that left a bitter after taste after the director of the show, Mare Bulc, said it had been censored by the Prešeren Fund and the Culture Ministry.

Vrba
President Borut Pahor addresses central ceremony to mark Culture Day, celebrating Slovenia's greatest poet France Prešeren.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian actors recite France Prešeren's poems in front of the monument dedicated to him.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian actors recite France Prešeren's poems in front of the monument dedicated to him.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian actors recite France Prešeren's poems in front of the monument dedicated to him.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor, Culture Minister Julijana Bizjak Mlakar and chair of the board selecting Prešeren Prize laureates Janez Bogataj lay a wreath at the monument to France Prešeren.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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