homeworldwide public holidaysnews and updates > this page

Hungary Public Holidays News and Updates

See also: upcoming public holidays in Hungary and public holidays news and updates in Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.

This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Hungary public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of June 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Hungary public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Hungary public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 26
  • full story
  • Hungary 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2020, as announced by the Government of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, has been officially gazetted in the Hungarian Gazette No. 201 of 2019 (VI. 25.).
  • full story
  • May
  • 5
  • full story
  • Hungary Mulls Europe Day Public Holiday

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - A bill has been introduced to the Hungarian parliament, by the left Democratic Coalition (DK), proposing that May 9, Europe Day, be declared a public holiday in Hungary.
  • full story

2018

  • Aug
  • 24
  • full story
  • Hungary 2019 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2019, as announced by the Government of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, has been officially gazetted.
  • full story

2017

  • May
  • 20
  • full story
  • Hungary 2018 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2018, as announced by the Government of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, has been officially gazetted.
  • full story
  • May
  • 8
  • full story
  • Hungary Mulls 2017 Public Holidays Amendments

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - Hungary's Parliament is considering a bill to make December 24 a new annual non-working public holiday in Hungary.
  • full story
  • Apr
  • 7
  • full story
  • Hungary 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, after a year's pause in 2017, has once more announced an expanded version of its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2018.
  • full story
  • Mar
  • 7
  • full story
  • Hungary Votes 2017 Public Holidays Amendments

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - Hungary's Parliament approved, by a margin of 163 to 34, with 2 abstentions, the ruling Fidesz Alliance bill to make Good Friday a new annual non-working public holiday in Hungary, beginning on April 14, 2017.
  • full story
  • Jan
  • 8
  • full story
  • Hungary 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released an updated list of non-working Hungarian public holidays for the calendar year 2017, which now includes the recently-announced new annual non-working public holiday in Hungary for Good Friday.
  • full story

2016

  • Nov
  • 20
  • full story
  • Hungary Good Friday Public Holiday Legislation

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister, Zsolt Semjén, jointly with Hungary's Human Resources Minister, Zoltán Balog, and the Hungarian Economy Minister, Mihály Varga, have entered legislation to amend the current annual non-working public holidays in Hungary legislation, and add Good Friday to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Hungary.
  • full story
  • Oct
  • 16
  • full story
  • Hungary 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, has confirmed that there would be no expanded version of its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2017, due to the fact that there are no "orphan" Hungarian public holidays on Tuesday or Thursday in the upcoming calendar year 2017.
  • full story

2015

  • Jun
  • 30
  • full story
  • Hungary 2016 Public Holidays Finalized

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released the final version (NGM 18/2015) of the previously-announced draft list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2016.
  • full story
  • Apr
  • 30
  • full story
  • Hungary 2016 Public Holidays Draft

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has announced a draft version of its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2016, based upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister.
  • full story

2014

  • Aug
  • 16
  • full story
  • Hungary Adds 11 New National Holidays

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - Hungarian Defense Minister, Csaba Hende, has announced that the Government of Hungary had decided to declared 11 new annual national holidays, commemorating a variety of historical events, and administered by a newly created National Event Management Office, itself a new department of the Prime Minister's Office.
  • full story
  • Jul
  • 25
  • full story
  • Hungary 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2015, based upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister.
  • full story

2013

  • Sep
  • 28
  • full story
  • Hungary 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has announced the list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2014, based upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, Varga Mihály.
  • full story

2012

  • Nov
  • 22
  • full story
  • Hungary 2013 Public Holidays Official

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released the final version of the list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2013.
  • full story
  • Sep
  • 7
  • full story
  • Hungary 2013 Public Holidays Draft

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released a draft version of the list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2013, based upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, György Matolcsy.
  • full story

2011

  • Oct
  • 15
  • full story
  • Hungary 2012 Public Holidays Confirmed

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released the final version of the list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2012.
  • full story
  • Aug
  • 11
  • full story
  • Hungary 2012 Public Holidays Draft Released

    Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - The Government of Hungary has released a draft version of the list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2012, based upon the recommendation of the Hungarian National Economy Minister, György Matolcsy.
  • full story
  • May
  • 10
  • full story
  • Hungary Push For Christian Public Holidays

    Caboodle (Budapest) - An member of Parliament of Hungary's co-governing Christian Democratic (KDNP) party, Laszlo Varga, has introduced a bill that would make Good Friday a new, annual, non-working, public holiday in Hungary, beginning in 2012.
  • full story

2010

  • Nov
  • 21
  • full story
  • Hungary 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Szociális és Munkaügyi Miniszter (Budapest) - The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry of Hungary (SZMM), has released the official list of bridge, and other one-off, public holidays for the year 2011, along with the list of Saturdays that will be regular working days, in compensation.
  • full story

2009

  • Sep
  • 29
  • full story
  • Hungary 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Szociális és Munkaügyi Miniszter (Budapest) - The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry of Hungary (SZMM), has released the official list of bridge, and other one-off, public holidays for the year 2010, along with the list of Saturdays that will be regular working days, in compensation.
  • full story
  • Jan
  • 6
  • full story
  • Hungary 2009 Public Holidays Amended

    Szociális és Munkaügyi Minisztérium (Budapest) - The government of Hungary has announced a change in the compensation day for the upcoming January 2, 2009, bridge public holiday. The compensation working Saturday will be on March 28, 2009.
  • full story

2008

  • Jul
  • 22
  • full story
  • Hungary 2009 Public Holidays Announced

    Magyar Nemzet - The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry of Hungary (Szociális és Munkaügyi Miniszter, aka. SZMM), has released the official list of bridge, and other one-off, public holidays for the year 2009, along with the list of Saturdays that will be regular working days, in compensation.
  • full story

2007

  • Nov
  • 20
  • full story
  • Hungary 2008 Public Holidays Announced

    Szociális és Munkaügyi Minisztérium - The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry of Hungary has released the official list of bridge, and other one-off, public holidays for the year 2008, along with the list of Saturdays that will be regular working days, in compensation.
  • full story
  • Mar
  • 25
  • full story
  • Hungary 2007 Public Holidays Amended

    Hungarian Labour Ministry - The government of Hungary has recently updated list of 2007 Bridge Public Holidays, and corresponding "working Saturdays".
  • full story

2006

  • Dec
  • 1
  • full story
  • Hungary Public Holidays News Update

    Caboodle - The cabinet, on Wednesday, approved a decree to make the day of Puskás' funeral, December 9, 2006, a day of national mourning.
  • full story
  • Nov
  • 22
  • full story
  • Hungary Public Holidays News Update

    Budapest Times - The government said that the day of Ferenc Puskás's funeral, December 9, 2006, would be a day of mourning, and that schools would be expected to remember him in lessons.
  • full story
  • Sep
  • 12
  • full story
  • Hungary 2007 Public Holidays Announced

    MNO (Magyar Nemzet Online) - In accordance with the recently promulgated law 170/2006 (Chapter VII, section 28), Hungary's Labour Minister has announced a list of 6 bridge public holidays for 2007, to be compensated by an equal number of working Saturdays.
  • full story

2001

  • Aug
  • 16
  • full story
  • Hungary To Consider New Public Holiday

    Magyar Rádió (MR) - Hungary's Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has announced that he was planning to declare Assumption Day (August 15) as a non-working public holiday in the next government term.
  • full story
  • Aug
  • 3
  • full story
  • Hungary Declares August 15 Public Sector Holiday

    Magyar Rádió (MR) - Hungary's Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has declared a one-off public sector holiday for the upcoming Assumption Day (August 15).
  • full story

1998

  • Jul
  • 2
  • full story
  • Hungary Declares August 21 Public Holiday

    Magyar Rádió (MR) - The government of Hungary has declared Friday, August 21, 1998, as a one-off non-working bridge public holiday to link the upcoming annual August 20 public holiday to the nearby weekend.
  • full story
See also: Hungary bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Hungary)