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President calls for culture of dialogue on Culture Day

Ljubljana, 8 February - President Borut Pahor hosted the annual Culture Day event in Presidential Palace on Monday, receiving this year's Prešeren Prize and Prešeren Fund Prize recipients. Pahor called for culture of dialogue. Author Feri Lainšček, one of the laureates, meanwhile highlighted the role Slovenian culture played in the country's independence efforts.

Ljubljana
The monument to poet France Prešeren (1800-1849), on the anniversary of whose death the Slovenians celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (centre) hosts a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Feri Lainšček, one of the two Prešeren Prize winners, addressing a reception at the Presidential Palace upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Feri Lainšček, one of the two Prešeren Prize winners, addressing a reception at the Presidential Palace upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor addressing a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts a reception upon Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the monument to poet France Prešeren (1800-1849), on the anniversary of whose death the Slovenians celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the monument to poet France Prešeren (1800-1849), on the anniversary of whose death the Slovenians celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Feri Lainšček attend the wreath-lying at the monument to poet France Prešeren (1800-1849), on the anniversary of whose death the Slovenians celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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