Holidays

January 1st – New Year’s Day
Good Friday, Easter Monday
May 1st – May Day (Labor Day)
May 8th – Liberation from Naziism Day (end of World War II in Europe)
July 5th – Slavic Missionaries Cyril and Methodius: the arrival of Christianity in Greater Moravia, AD 863
July 6th – Jan Hus Day (Master Jan Hus, or John Huss, a Czech religious reformer and thinker, was burned at the stake by the Catholic Church in 1415 in Konstanz, Germany)
September 28 – St. Wenceslas’ Day (Day of Czech Statehood)
October 28 – Independence Day (the founding of independent Czechoslovakia in 1918 after the breakup of the Austro-Hungarian Empire)
November 17th – Student Resistance Against Totalitarianism Day
December 24, 25, 26 – Christmas holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Second Christmas Day.


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