Prešeren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday
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Feb 8, Slovenia: Preserens day
This public holiday is always celebrated on 8 February. Its full title is Prešeren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday. In Slovenian, it is known as ‘Prešernov dan, slovenski kulturni praznik’.
This holiday commemorates the death of France Prešeren (1800 – 1849), a Slovene poet who is regarded as the greatest Slovene classical author. The day also serves as a time to reflect on all Sloven cultural achievements.
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