Common Slovenia light the fire

Tonight, 30th of April, every, even the smallest village will light a bonfire. First, the so-called “Kres”, a bonfire, was fired on the Kres night, 23rd of June. Today, we most commonly light it before 1st of May, an international Labour’s Day. Bonfire in Slovenia is both connected with the celebration of something and as signals of…

27th of April: The Day Against the Occupation

27th of April is in Slovenia celebrated as Day Against the Occupation (slo.: Dan boja proti okupatorju). On this day, the year 1941, the Anti-imperialist front was established. After the German attack on the Soviet Union (22. July 1941) it renamed itself into Liberation Front of Slovenian Nation – OF. OF was formed on April 26th,…