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Ceremonies held around Slovenia in remembrance of the dead

Ljubljana, 1 November - Slovenians will remember their dead today with ceremonies marking Day of Remembrance of the Dead, a national holiday and a work-free day being observed around the country. The main event in Ljubljana's Congress Square will be attended by the country's top officials. People will also be visiting cemeteries and lighting candles at graves.

Maribor
A cemetery.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Alenka Ermenc (first from the left), the chief of staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Police Commissioner Tatjana Bobar, Alojz Kovšca, the speaker of parliament's upper chamber, Prime Minister Marjan Šarec and Dejan Židan, the speaker of parliament's lower chamber, attend the main ceremony marking Day of Remembrance of the Dead.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the Monument to the Victims of All Wars as part of the main ceremony marking Day of Remembrance of the Dead.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the Monument to the Victims of All Wars as part of the main ceremony marking Day of Remembrance of the Dead.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the Monument to the Victims of All Wars as part of the main ceremony marking Day of Remembrance of the Dead.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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