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Slovakia bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Slovakia Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun Republic Day / New Year's Day
        Fri Catholic Epiphany
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Mon May Day
        Mon Liberation of the Republic
July  5 Wed Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day
Aug. 29 Tue Slovak National Uprising Anniversary
Sep.  1 Fri Constitution Memorial Day
     15 Fri Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows Day
Nov.  1 Wed All Saints' Day
     17 Fri Freedom and Democracy Day
Dec. 24 Sun Christmas Eve
     25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Second Day of Christmas
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

26 Jul 2017 Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2018 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2018.  07 Aug 2016 Slovakian 2017 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of 2017 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2017.  16 Oct 2015 Slovakian 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2016.  28 Sep 2014 Slovakian 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its annual official list of calendar year 2015 public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia.  22 Sep 2014 Slovakia Maintains Public Holidays List (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) On the occasion of today's "Day of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows" annual non-working public holiday in Slovakia, a spokesperson for the ruling SMER-SD party, Lubica Koncalová, was quoted as stating that the recent attempts at reducing the number of annual non-working public holidays in Slovakia had been shelved for the foreseeable future due to the unlikeliness of reaching a broad consensus on the issue with the current opposition parties.  03 Sep 2014 Slovakia Confirms September 1 Public Holiday (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) At the recent ceremonies commemorating Slovakia's Constitution Day, Slovakia's President, Andrej Kiska, made remarks which strongly re-assert September 1st as a founding date, and therefore seems to rule-out the cancellation of that annual non-working public holiday in Slovakia, as had been proposed in the past.  05 May 2014 Slovakia Mulls October 28 Public Holiday (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) Members of the opposition Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) in Slovakia's Parliament, have proposed making the anniversary of the date of the first Czechoslovak Republic, on October 28, into a new annual non-working public holiday in Slovakia, and in compensation cancelling the September 1st annual non-working public holiday in Slovakia, as has been proposed before.  13 Aug 2013 Slovakian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published the official list of calendar year 2014 public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia.  11 Sep 2012 Slovakian 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky-Bratislava) The government of Slovakia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published the official list of calendar year 2013 public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia.  25 Jun 2012 Slovakian Public Holidays Reduction Update 2 (Government Office of the Slovak Republic-Bratislava) Slovakia's premier, Robert Fico, has presented a fiscal consolidation package which sheds light on last month's, and this month's, announcement that the number of annual public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia, would be reduced by 2 annual public holidays.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Slovakia public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example).  Slovakia International Codes SK and SVK (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .sk (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Slovakia information and news: National Bank of Slovakia (Slovakia central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Slovakia maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Slovakia), and Wikipedia (includes Slovakia commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Slovakia, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Slovakia, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Slovakia.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Slovakia, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Slovakia, before planning any trip to Slovakia. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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