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Epiphany in Slovakia

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

Is Epiphany a Public Holiday?

Epiphany is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

3 Wise men following the star.

The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.


About Epiphany

Read more about Epiphany.

Epiphany Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015Di6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2016Mi6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2017Fr6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2018Sa6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2019So6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2020Mo6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2021Mi6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2022Do6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2023Fr6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2024Sa6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday
2025Mo6. JanEpiphanyNational holiday

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