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Culture Day celebrations lively despite restrictions

Ljubljana/Kranj/Vrba, 8 February - Despite restrictions limiting gatherings and the cancellation of several long-standing events, Slovenians flocked to cultural institutions and points of interest on Tuesday to celebrate Culture Day, a public holiday in memory of the great Romantic poet France Prešeren.

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts Prešeren laureates and organises an open day at the Presidential Palace to mark Culture Day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor (pictured) hosts Prešeren laureates and organises an open day at the Presidential Palace to mark Culture Day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor hosts Prešeren laureates and organises an open day at the Presidential Palace to mark Culture Day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana, Prešernov trg.
Predsednik republike Borut Pahor, minister za kulturo Vasko Simoniti in predsednik upravnega odbora Prešernovega sklada Jožef Muhovič so položili venec k spomeniku Franceta Prešerna.
Foto: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Senior officials laid a wreath at the monument to France Prešeren on Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Senior officials laid a wreath at the monument to France Prešeren on Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Senior officials laid a wreath at the monument to France Prešeren on Culture Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Vrba
Hundreds flock to the house where Slovenian Romantic poet France Prešeren was born to celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Vrba
Hundreds flock to the house where Slovenian Romantic poet France Prešeren was born to celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Vrba
Hundreds flock to the house where Slovenian Romantic poet France Prešeren was born to celebrate Culture Day.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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