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Czech public holiday checker
#!/usr/bin/env python3
import datetime
def getholidays(year):
"""Return a set public holidays in CZ as (day, month) tuples."""
holidays = {
(1, 1), #Novy rok
(1, 5), #Svatek prace
(8, 5), #Den vitezstvi
(5, 7), #Cyril a Metodej
(6, 7), #Jan Hus
(28, 9), #Den Ceske statnosti
(28, 10), #Vznik CS statu
(17, 11), #Den boje za svobodu a dem.
(24, 12), #Stedry den
(25, 12), #1. svatek Vanocni
(26, 12), #2. svatek Vanocni
}
# Easter holiday LUT source http://www.whyeaster.com/customs/dateofeaster.shtml
easterlut = [(4, 14), (4, 3), (3, 23), (4, 11), (3, 31), (4, 18), (4, 8),
(3, 28), (4, 16), (4, 5), (3, 25), (4, 13), (4, 2), (3, 22),
(4, 10), (3, 30), (4, 17), (4, 7), (3, 27)]
easterday = datetime.date(year, *easterlut[year%19])
easterday += datetime.timedelta(6 - easterday.weekday())
# print("Easter Sunday is on ", easterday)
holidays.update(((d.day, d.month) for d in [easterday - datetime.timedelta(2),
easterday + datetime.timedelta(1)]))
return holidays
def isholiday(date):
return (date.day, date.month) in getholidays(date.year)
if __name__ == "__main__":
for y in range(2016, 2025):
print("{}: {}".format(y, getholidays(y)))
testdates = [(2016, 3, 28), (2017, 3, 28), (2017, 4, 14)]
for date in testdates:
d = datetime.date(*date)
print(d.ctime(), isholiday(d))
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@oskar456 oskar456 commented Oct 18, 2016

To make it clear, this code is licensed as a public domain. Feel free to use it as you wish.

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