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Constitution of the Slovak Republic Day

Slovakia National Day of Slovakia

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When is Slovak Constitution Day?

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Dates of Slovak Constitution Day
Year Weekday Date
2019 Sunday September 1st
2018 Saturday September 1st
2017 Friday September 1st
2016 Thursday September 1st
2015 Tuesday September 1st
Duration
1 Day
Local name
Deň Ústavy Slovenskej republiky
Summary
Commemorates 29 August 1944, which was the start of an uprising against the pro-Nazi government of the time

Consitution Day is a public holiday in Slovakia and is always celebrated on 1 September.

In Slovak, this holiday is called 'Deň Ústavy Slovenskej republiky' and it commemorates the adoption of the Slovak constitution on 1 September 1992.

Constitution Day is Slovakia'a National Day.

History of Slovak Constitution Day

The establishment of the constitution effectively brought to end the state of Czechoslovakia, leading to establishment of the Czech and Slovak republics on 1 January 1993.

The constitution was officially signed on 3 September 1992, at Bratislava Castle by the Speaker of the House, Ivan Gašparovič (President of Slovakia from 2004 - 2014) and the Prime Minister at the time, Vladimír Mečiar. The constitution itself had to be rushed and many parts are taken directly from the 1920 constitution of Czechoslovakia.

How is Slovak Constitution Day celebrated?

This holiday is marked by traditional customs such as folk dancing and traditional singing. The parliament and Bratislava Castle are opened up to the public. In the evening, Bratislava Castle is lit up to mark the occasion.

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