International firefighter’s day

International firefighter's day is a tradition observed each year on 4th May, the day of Saint Florian the patron saint of firefighters. This tradition is sponsored by the Volunteer fire department in Hiadeľ and Hiadeľ community. Every year they prepare a rich programme aimed specifically at children. In addition firefighting teams from surrounding communities participate in an annual competition for the best firefighting department.

An Awards ceremony is held for the fire departments at the end of the day.