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2024 SlovakiaSep 1
Slovakia Sun, Sep 1National Holiday
2023 SlovakiaSep 1
Slovakia Fri, Sep 1National Holiday
2022 SlovakiaSep 1
Slovakia Thu, Sep 1National Holiday
2021 SlovakiaSep 1
Slovakia Wed, Sep 1National Holiday
2020 SlovakiaSep 1
Slovakia Tue, Sep 1National Holiday

The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992

When is Slovak Constitution Day?

Constitution Day is a public holiday in Slovakia and is always celebrated on September 1st each year.

In Slovak, this holiday is called 'Deň Ústavy Slovenskej republiky' and it commemorates the adoption of the Slovak constitution on September 1st 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 the establishment of the Czech and Slovak republics on January 1st 1993.

The constitution was officially signed on September 3rd 1992, in the Knights Hall at Bratislava Castle by the Speaker of the House, Ivan Gašparovič(now President) 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 Consitution 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.

Did you know?

Three facts about Slovak Constitution Day

Bratislava is the only capital in the world that borders two countries; Austria and Hungary.

Slovakia contains 1,300 mineral springs. There are 21 spa resorts in Slovakia.

Tennis champion Martina Hingis was born in Slovakia to a Slovak father and a Czech mother.

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