Slovenia to celebrate Culture Day and honour artists

Ljubljana, 7 February - One of the few nations in the world to have a public holiday dedicated to culture and artists, Slovenia is gearing up for the celebration of Culture Day on Wednesday. Tonight, the annual Prešeren Prize ceremony will be held in Ljubljana to honour this year's recipients of the top national awards for achievement in arts.

A monument to poet France Prešeren, whose death anniversary is celebrated in Slovenia as Culture Day on 8 February.
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