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Public Holidays in Slovakia in 2018

Slovakia Upcoming Holidays in Slovakia

St Cyril and Methodius Day
St Cyril and Methodius Day

5 July 2018 This National holiday is in 46 days. Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia

Slovak National Uprising anniversary
Slovak National Uprising anniversary

29 August 2018 This National holiday is in 101 days. Commemorates 29 August 1944, which was the start of an uprising against the pro-Nazi go...

Slovak Constitution Day
Day of the Constitution of the Slovak Republic

1 September 2018 This National holiday is in 104 days. The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992

Slovakia List of national public holidays of Slovakia in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Saturday January 06 Epiphany
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday Dyngus Day
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Tuesday May 08 Day of victory over fascism The end of World War II in Europe; initially celebrated one day later
Thursday July 05 St Cyril and Methodius Day Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia
Wednesday August 29 Slovak National Uprising anniversary National Day. The Slovaks rose against Nazi Germany in 1944
Saturday September 01 Slovak Constitution Day The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992
Saturday September 15 Day of Our Lady of Sorrows The Patron saint of Slovakia is the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday November 01 All Saints Day Cemeteries are visited on or around this day
Saturday 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
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve Christmas presents are opened in the evening on Christmas Eve in Slovakia
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day First Christmas Holiday
Wednesday December 26 St Stephens Day Second Christmas Holiday

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National Holiday

Notes

  • 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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