Czech holidays and traditions

Czech holidays and traditions
The Czech Republic is an advanced Central European country with increasing standards of living. Its rich history has left a significant historical legacy, spectacular architecture and beautiful cultural works.


January 1: New year’s day

February 2: Hromnice(working day)

February 14: St.Valentine’s day (working day)

March 19: St. Joseph's Day (working day)

April 25: Easter in 2010

April 30: The Burning of the Witches (working day)

May 1: The Day of Love, The international labor day

May 8: Liberation day (The end of World War II in Europe)

July 5: Day of Slavic Missionaries Cyril and Methodius

July 6: John Huss Commemoration

September 28: St. Wenceslas Day (The day of the Czech statehood)

October 28: The arise of the Czechoslovakia in 1918

November 17: Students‘ day, Velvet revolution in Czechoslovakia in 1989

December 5: St. Nicholas Tradition (working day)

December 24: Christmas Eve

December 25: Christmas Day

December 26: St. Stephen's Day (Czech: "The Second Christmas Day")