Slovenia Day of the Dead

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AKA Name:Spomina na Mrtve / Dan Mrtvih
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2019 Date:1 November 2019
2020 Date:1 November 2020
Slovenia Day of the Dead

Slovenia Day of the Dead History

Day of the Dead in Slovenia serves as a remembrance day for all those loved ones who have died. According to the Christian religion, the dead either ascend to heaven or descend below depending on the lives that they have lived. The public holiday gives citizens an opportunity to visit loves ones graves and remember them. Many tombstones rely on family members for care and decoration.

Day of the Dead is celebrated on 1 November. It is also commonly referred to as All Saints' Day in other countries.

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Slovenia Day of the Dead Facts & Quotes

  • The day serves to remember those who have already attained heaven.
  • In the Catholic Church, this day focuses on the known saints that have been canonised by the Church.
  • Special masses held at churches are customary on this day. The masses honour saints of the Church.
  • This holiday is largest and most-widely celebrated in Mexico and Central America. There they make giant sugar skulls and altars to remember their deceased loved ones.
  • The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman philosopher

Slovenia Day of the Dead Top Events and Things to Do

  • Visit a loved one's grave. It is common tradition to visit the graves of dead loved ones, say prayers, leave flowers and light candles in honour of the deceased.
  • If you cannot visit a loved one's grave, try the tradition of creating an altar for him/her. Altar's complete with pictures, flowers, foods and candles are used to commemorate those who have passed.
  • Watch a movie that touches on the Day of the Dead. Some of our favourites are The Book of Life (2012), Day of the Dead (1985) and Day of the Dead (2008).
  • Generate awareness for the day on social media using hashtags such as #DayofDead, #AllSaintsDay and #Rememberthem.
  • Throw a large family feast. This is a very family-oriented holiday.

Slovenia Day of the Dead References and Related Sites

Day of the Dead
Slovenia Cemeteries

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