Holiday Guide for Slovakia in 2019

Slovakia 2019
Slovakia
2019

Slovakia information

Population: 5.43m
Capital: Bratislava
Calling Code: (421)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Slovak

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Slovakia List of National Holidays in Slovakia in 2019

Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic


Day of the Establishment of the Slovak Republic

Slovakia: Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993

Three Kings' Day


Three Kings' Day

Slovakia: A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

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

Labour Day


Labour Day

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

Day of victory over fascism


Day of victory over fascism

Slovakia: The end of World War II in Europe; initially celebrated one day later

St Cyril and Methodius Day

 Long Weekend! 
St Cyril and Methodius Day

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

Slovak National Uprising Day


Slovak National Uprising Day

Slovakia: Commemorates 29 August 1944, which was the start of an uprising against the pro-Nazi government of the time

Constitution Day


Constitution Day

Slovakia: The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992

Day of Our Lady of Sorrows


Day of Our Lady of Sorrows

Slovakia: The Patron saint of Slovakia is the Blessed Virgin Mary

All Saints' Day

 Long Weekend! 
All Saints' Day

Slovakia: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day


Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day

Slovakia: 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

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

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Slovakia: 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

Slovakia: 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.