Constitution Day in Slovakia in 2019

Constitution Day in Slovakia in 2019
  How long until Constitution Day?
This holiday next takes place in 47 days.
  Dates of Constitution Day in Slovakia
2021Slovakia Wed, Sep 1National Holiday
2020Slovakia Tue, Sep 1National Holiday
2019Slovakia Sun, Sep 1National Holiday
2018Slovakia Sat, Sep 1National Holiday
2017Slovakia Fri, Sep 1National Holiday
  Summary
The constitution of independent Slovakia was adopted in Bratislava in 1992
  Local name
Deň Ústavy Slovenskej republiky

When is Slovak Constitution Day?

Consitution Day is a public holiday in Slovakia and is always celebrated on 1 September.

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

The constitution was officially signed on 3 September 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.

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