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Prekmurje Reunification Day celebrated today

Murska Sobota, 17 August - Slovenia is celebrating 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.

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosting an open day in Presidential Palace for the holiday marking the reunification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the homeland.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A monument dedicated to the centenary of Prekmurje region's reunification with the rest of the Slovenian nation unveiled in Ljubljana's Prekmurje Square.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A monument dedicated to the centenary of Prekmurje region's reunification with the rest of the Slovenian nation unveiled in Ljubljana's Prekmurje Square.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A monument dedicated to the centenary of Prekmurje region's reunification with the rest of the Slovenian nation unveiled in Ljubljana's Prekmurje Square.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosting an open day in Presidential Palace for the holiday marking the reunification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the homeland.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosting an open day in Presidential Palace for the holiday marking the reunification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the homeland.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosting an open day in Presidential Palace for the holiday marking the reunification of Prekmurje Slovenes with the homeland.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Murska Sobota
The main ceremony marking Prekmurje Reunification Day in the regional capital of Murska Sobota.
Photo: Marjan Maučec/STA

Murska Sobota
The main ceremony marking Prekmurje Reunification Day in the regional capital of Murska Sobota.
Photo: Marjan Maučec/STA

Črenšovci
An event marking Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony where President Borut Pahor (pictured) laid a wreath at a memorial to patriot Jožef Klekl (1874-1948).
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Črenšovci
An event marking Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony where President Borut Pahor laid a wreath at a memorial to patriot Jožef Klekl (1874-1948).
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Črenšovci
An event marking Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony where President Borut Pahor laid a wreath at a memorial to patriot Jožef Klekl (1874-1948).
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Črenšovci

Prireditev ob državnem prazniku, dnevu združitve prekmurskih Slovencev z matičnim narodom.
Foto: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Črenšovci
An event marking Prekmurje Reunification Day ceremony where President Borut Pahor laid a wreath at a memorial to patriot Jožef Klekl (1874-1948).
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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