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Triumphant Year of 1991

Developing and raising awareness of the core values and the most important events of contemporary Slovenian history is especially important in times of crisis. We must not forget that bold decisions, such as the adoption of the independence act in 1991 on the basis of the plebiscite of 1990, the formation of our own army, the declaration of independence on 25 June 1991, the victory in the war for Slovenia and the withdrawal of the Yugoslav national army on 25 October 1991, have preserved the existence of the Slovenian state. Such achievements cannot be taken for granted.

In the shadow of the turning events in Europe and in the world, which was symbolised by the fall of the Berlin wall, a civil society was on the rise in Slovenia in the eighties. Thus, the 57th issue of the magazine Nova revija in 1987 included Slovenian intellectuals and their articles for the Slovenian national programme.

Raising of Slovenian Flag, a crowd of people, some in national costumes.

On the Republic Square on 25th June. | Author Tone Stojko, hrani: Muzej novejše zgodovine Slovenije