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The next public holiday in Slovakia is

29th August, MondaySlovak Uprising Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Slovakia in 2022

SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01Republic Day
ThursdayThuJan 06, 2022Jan 06Epiphany
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
MondayMonApr 18, 2022Apr 18Easter Monday
SundaySunMay 01, 2022May 01Labour Day
SundaySunMay 08, 2022May 08Liberation Day
TuesdayTueJul 05, 2022Jul 05St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day
MondayMonAug 29, 2022Aug 29Slovak Uprising Day
ThursdayThuSep 01, 2022Sep 01Constitution Day
ThursdayThuSep 15, 2022Sep 15Lady of Sorrows' Day
TuesdayTueNov 01, 2022Nov 01All Saints Day
ThursdayThuNov 17, 2022Nov 17Freedom and Democracy Day
SaturdaySatDec 24, 2022Dec 24Christmas Eve
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas
MondayMonDec 26, 2022Dec 262nd Day of Christmas

Public Holidays in Slovakia

Slovak Uprising Day

Slovak Uprising Day

Monday Aug 29, 2022

The upcoming Slovakia holiday Slovak Uprising Day is in 17 days from today.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Thursday Sep 01, 2022

The upcoming Slovakia holiday Constitution Day is in 20 days from today.

Lady of Sorrows' Day

Lady of Sorrows' Day

Thursday Sep 15, 2022

The upcoming Slovakia holiday Lady of Sorrows' Day is in 34 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Slovakia Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Slovakia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Slovakia holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Slovakia, with a total population of about 5.5 million people recognizes a total of fourteen public holidays established mainly on traditions and Slovak history. The public holidays follow the basic European or international practice and observance. During the public holidays, as is tradition elsewhere, most offices, organizations and all schools remain closed or operate for limited hours. Essential services remain operational though on a limited schedule too.

Most of the national holidays are founded on the predominant Christian faith in Slovakia. The dates when the Christian holidays are celebrated may vary due to the lunar cycle and are thus subject to alteration. It is thus of importance to check when they are scheduled to be marked. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides a guideline on the observance of the days.

During public holidays, employees don't have to go to work unless on mutual agreement with their employers. The days are enshrined in the constitution and systemized by the Labor Code of Slovakia and employers must observe them regardless of whichever dates they fall on. The nation's president has absolute powers to declare holidays if desired. Despite this provision, it has never happened since the right was accorded to the presidency.

Unlike the practice in most countries, public holidays in Slovakia are strictly observed on their calendar date. As such, no provision warrants the moving of an affected holiday to a weekday if it falls on a Saturday or Sunday and therefore, the Slovaks lose that holiday. Students enjoy more holidays as scheduled in their academic calendar.