City symbols and holiday

Coat of arms of the Municipality of Kranj  Flag of the Municipality of Kranj



Holiday of the Municipality of Kranj

The Municipality of Kranj celebrates its holiday on the day of the anniversary of the birth of France Prešeren. He was born on December 3, 1800, in Vrba in the Gorenjska region. He is our greatest Slovenian poet and author of the Slovenian anthem, known for his masterful poems such as Sonetni Venec, Povodni Mož, and Zdravljica. He studied in Ribnica and Ljubljana, studied law in Vienna, and became a lawyer in Kranj only two years before his death.