2014: Slovakia

Slovakia National public holidays of Slovakia in 2014

Wednesday January 01 Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Monday January 06 Epiphany
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday Dyngus Day
Thursday May 01 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Thursday May 08 Day of victory over fascism The end of World War II in Europe; initially celebrated one day later
Saturday July 05 St Cyril and Methodius Day Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia
Friday August 29 Slovak National Uprising anniversary National Day. The Slovaks rose against Nazi Germany in 1944
Monday September 01 Day of the Constitution of the Slovak Republic The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992
Monday September 15 Day of Our Lady of Sorrows The Patron saint of Slovakia is the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday November 01 All Saints Day Cemeteries are visited on or around this day
Monday November 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.
Wednesday December 24 Christmas Eve Christmas presents are opened in the evening on Christmas Eve in Slovakia
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day First Christmas Holiday
Friday December 26 St Stephens Day Second Christmas Holiday


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  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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