24 December 2016 This National holiday is in 17 days. elebrated with a holy supper of twelve dishes representing the twelve apostles.
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|Friday||January 01 Jan 1||Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic||Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia|
|Wednesday||January 06 Jan 6||Epiphany|
|Friday||March 25 Mar 25||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||March 28 Mar 28||Easter Monday||Dyngus Day|
|Sunday||May 01 May 1||Labour Day||International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago|
|Sunday||May 08 May 8||Day of victory over fascism||The end of World War II in Europe; initially celebrated one day later|
|Tuesday||July 05 Jul 5||St Cyril and Methodius Day||Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia|
|Monday||August 29 Aug 29||Slovak National Uprising anniversary||National Day. The Slovaks rose against Nazi Germany in 1944|
|Thursday||September 01 Sep 1||Slovak Constitution Day||The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992|
|Thursday||September 15 Sep 15||Day of Our Lady of Sorrows||The Patron saint of Slovakia is the Blessed Virgin Mary|
|Tuesday||November 01 Nov 1||All Saints Day||Cemeteries are visited on or around this day|
|Thursday||November 17 Nov 17||Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day||Commemorating the student demonstration against Nazi occupation in 1939, and especially the demonstration in 1989 in Prague considered to mark the beginning of the Velvet Revolution|
|Saturday||December 24 Dec 24||Christmas Eve||Christmas presents are opened in the evening on Christmas Eve in Slovakia|
|Sunday||December 25 Dec 25||Christmas Day||First Christmas Holiday|
|Monday||December 26 Dec 26||St Stephens Day||Second Christmas Holiday|