Holiday Guide for Czech Republic in 2019

Czech Republic 2019
Czech Republic
2019

Czech Republic information

Population: 10.56m
Capital: Prague
Calling Code: (420)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Czech koruna
Language: Czech

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Czech Republic List of National Holidays in Czech Republic in 2019

Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State


Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State

Czech Republic: On January 1st 1993, Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Czech Republic: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Czech Republic: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day


Labour Day

Czech Republic: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Liberation Day


Liberation Day

Czech Republic: Victory in Europe Day marks May 8 1945 when the Allies formally accepted an unconditional surrender by the armed forces of Germany

St Cyril and Methodius Day

 Long Weekend! 
St Cyril and Methodius Day

Czech Republic: Slavic missionaries Cyril (Constantine) and Metod (Methodius) came to Great Moravia

Jan Hus Day


Jan Hus Day

Czech Republic: This holiday commemorates the martyrdom of Jan Hus and is always celebrated on 6 July

St. Wenceslas Day


St. Wenceslas Day

Czech Republic: It is the feast day of St. Wenceslas, the patron saint of Bohemia, and commemorates his death in 935

Independent Czechoslovak State Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independent Czechoslovak State Day

Czech Republic: Marks the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918

Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day


Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day

Czech Republic: 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

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve

Czech Republic: Celebrated with a holy supper of twelve dishes representing the twelve apostles.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Czech Republic: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

St. Stephen's Day


St. Stephen's Day

Czech Republic: 26th December is the Feast of St. Stephen in Western Christianity. It is observed as a second day of Christmas holidays in several countries.

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.