Holiday Guide for Hungary in 2021

Hungary 2021
Hungary
2021

Hungary information

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Population: 9.82m
Capital: Budapest
Calling Code: (36)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Hungarian forint
Language: Hungarian

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List of National Holidays in Hungary in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

Hungary: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Revolution Day

 Long Weekend! 
Revolution Day

Hungary: This day marks the anniversary of the start of the 1848 Revolution against the Austrian Empire and is celebrated with speeches and musical performances

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday

Hungary: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

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

Labour Day


Labour Day

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

Pentecost Sunday


Pentecost Sunday

Hungary: Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter

Pentecost Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Pentecost Monday

Hungary: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Saint Stephen's Day

 Long Weekend! 
Saint Stephen's Day

Hungary: St. Stephen of Hungary was the first king of Hungary.

Republic Day


Republic Day

Hungary: The day of the 1956 uprising against the Soviet Union and the proclamation of the Third Hungarian Republic in 1989.

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

Hungary: On this day people generally visit all their lost relatives' graves which they decorate with flowers

Christmas Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Holiday

Hungary: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Second Day of Christmas


Second Day of Christmas

Hungary: Several countries and regions around the world extend their public holidays for Christmas beyond 25th December

Notes

  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date.
  • Public holidays in Hungary are defined in Article 102 of the Labor Code (Act I of 2012).