Prekmurje Reunification Day celebrated today

Murska Sobota, 17 August - Slovenia celebrates Prekmurje Reunification Day on Monday, a national holiday marking the day when the country's eastern-most region was united with the rest of the nation after more than a millennium. The main ceremony was held on Sunday at the monument in Murska Sobota that was unveiled at last year's 100th anniversary of the reunification.

An event marking the 2019 Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony where President Borut Pahor laid a wreath at a memorial to patriot Jožef Klekl (1874-1948).
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