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Slovenia Resistance Day

Slovenia Resistance Day

Slovenia Resistance Day


April 27

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Apr 27, Slovenia: Resistance Day

This state holiday is always celebrated on 27 April. It may also be known as ‘Day of uprising against Occupation’ and in Slovenian, it is known as ‘Dan upora proti okupatorju’.

Resistance Day commemorates the establishment of the Slovenian Liberation Front in 1941.

Did you know? This holiday is on the wrong day. Despite the Liberation Front having been formed on 26 April; for over twenty years it had been wrongly assumed that the front was created on 27 April, by which time the date of 27 April had become established and there seemed little point in changing the date.

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