Statehood Day in Slovenia ― Date, History, and Details

Statehood Day in Slovenia

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History of Statehood Day in Slovenia and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

Slovenia celebrates Statehood Day on June 25th each year. The holiday commemorates the country’s independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Slovenia became the first republic to secede from Yugoslavia and was quickly recognized by the international community.

Statehood Day is a national holiday in Slovenia and is celebrated with official ceremonies and events. The President of Slovenia delivers a speech at the National Assembly and there is also a military parade. In the evening, there is a concert held in Congress Square in Ljubljana which is attended by many people.