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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Slovakian 2019 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 2019 Slovakian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Slovakia for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Sep
  • 12
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  • Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Amendments Officialized

    Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky (Bratislava) - Slovak MPs have approved the earlier proposal by the government of Slovakia that Slovakia celebrate the centenary of its independence with a one-off non-working public holiday on October 30, 2018.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Slovakian 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Ministerstvo zahranicných vecí Slovenskej republiky (Bratislava) - The government of Slovakia has approved a recommendation by Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer) who had proposed that Slovakia should celebrate the centenary of its independence with a one-off non-working public holiday in Slovakia on October 30, 2018.
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2017

  • Jul
  • 26
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  • 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.
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2016

  • Aug
  • 7
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  • 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.
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2015

  • Oct
  • 16
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  • 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.
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2014

  • Sep
  • 28
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  • 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.
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  • Sep
  • 22
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  • 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.
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • 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.
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  • May
  • 5
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  • 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.
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2013

  • Aug
  • 13
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  • 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.
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2012

  • Sep
  • 11
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  • 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.
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  • Jun
  • 25
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  • 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.
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Slovakian Public Holidays Reduction Update

    Government Office of the Slovak Republic (Bratislava) - Slovakia's premier, Robert Fico, has followed-up on last month's announcement that the Slovak Cabinet was considering reducing the number of annual public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia, by naming the 2 annual public holidays it was planning to cut.
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  • May
  • 6
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  • Slovakia Considers Public Holidays Reduction

    Government Office of the Slovak Republic (Bratislava) - The government of Slovakia has announced that it is considering reducing the number of annual public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia to spur economic growth.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 8
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  • Slovakian 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Centrálny Depozitár Cenných Papierov (CDCP) - The government of Slovakia has published the official list of calendar year 2012 public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia.
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Slovakia Reconsidering September 1 Public Holiday

    National Council of the Slovak Republic - The Chairman and Speaker of Slovakia's Parliament, Richard Sulik, has stated that the annual, September 1st, Constitution Day non-working public holiday is superfluous and should be canceled, or at least made into a regular working day.
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  • Jul
  • 13
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  • Slovakia Amends Public Holidays Closures

    Slovenská tlacová agentúra (SITA) - The parliament of Slovakia has rejected an amendment to the law on state holidays which would have had shops closed on public holidays.
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2010

  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Slovakia Adds 2 New Memorial Holidays

    Slovenská tlacová agentúra (SITA) - The parliament of Slovakia has approved an amendment to the law on state holidays which adds two new annual memorial holidays, starting in 2011.
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Slovakia 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Národna Banka Slovenska (NBS) - The government of Slovakia has published the official list of 2011 public holidays in Slovakia.
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2009

  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Slovakia 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Národna Banka Slovenska (NBS) - The government of Slovakia has published the official list of 2010 public holidays in Slovakia.
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2008

  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Slovakia 2009 Public Holidays Announced

    Národna Banka Slovenska (NBS) - The government of Slovakia has published the official list of 2009 public holidays in Slovakia.
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • Slovakia To Enter Eurozone On January 1st

    BBC - The European Union's 27 finance ministers approved Slovakia's entry into the Eurozone, on Thursday, January 1st, 2009. To facilitate the transition, banks are expected to be open on that date.
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2006

  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Slovakia Stock Exchange Year-End Update

    Slovakia Stock Exchange (BSSE) - The Central Securities Depository of the Slovak Republic and the Bratislava Stock Exchange have announced that they will be closed from December 23, 2006 until they re-open on Monday, January 8, 2007.
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See also: Slovakia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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