Republic Day in Slovakia ― Date, History, and Details

Republic Day in Slovakia

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History of Republic Day in Slovakia and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

The Constitution of the Slovak Republic came into force on 1 September 1992. On this day, the Slovak Republic celebrates its Republic Day. The date commemorates the day when Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic in 1993.

In Slovakia, Republic Day is a public holiday. It is celebrated with official ceremonies and cultural events. The President of Slovakia delivers a speech on Republic Day. There is also a military parade in the capital city of Bratislava.

The Slovak Republic joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. This event is also marked on Republic Day.