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The next public holiday in Slovakia is

1st November, MondayAll Saints Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Slovakia in 2021

FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01Republic Day
WednesdayWedJan 06, 2021Jan 06Epiphany
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
SaturdaySatMay 08, 2021May 08Liberation Day
MondayMonJul 05, 2021Jul 05St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day
SundaySunAug 29, 2021Aug 29Slovak Uprising Day
WednesdayWedSep 01, 2021Sep 01Constitution Day
WednesdayWedSep 15, 2021Sep 15Lady of Sorrows' Day
MondayMonNov 01, 2021Nov 01All Saints Day
WednesdayWedNov 17, 2021Nov 17Freedom and Democracy Day
FridayFriDec 24, 2021Dec 24Christmas Eve
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 262nd Day of Christmas

Public Holidays in Slovakia

All Saints Day

All Saints Day

Monday Nov 01, 2021

The upcoming Slovakia holiday All Saints Day is in 4 days from today.

Freedom and Democracy Day

Freedom and Democracy Day

Wednesday Nov 17, 2021

The upcoming Slovakia holiday Freedom and Democracy Day is in 20 days from today.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Friday Dec 24, 2021

The upcoming Slovakia holiday Christmas Eve is in 57 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Slovakia Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Slovakia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Slovakia holiday calendar for 2021 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.