Public holidays in Ukraine
Public holidays in Ukraine The following are public holidays in Ukraine.Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar (but here the Gregorian date of Christmas is written).When a pu...
Malanka
Malanka (Russian: Щедрый вечер Schedry vecher — Generous Eve, Belarusian: Шчодры вечар, Ukrainian: Щедрий вечiр) is a Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian folk holiday celebrated on 13 Januar...
Christmas
Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning "Christ's Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious ...
Christmas in Ukraine
The Ukrainian Christmas festive days according to the Julian calendar, start on 6 January, Christmas Eve, and end on 19 January, "Jordan" or Epiphany.
The image of Svyatyi Mykolai as a person who ...
Independence Day of Ukraine
Independence Day of Ukraine (Ukrainian: День незалежності України) is the main state holiday in modern Ukraine, celebrated on August 24 in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of 1991....
Pentecost
Pentecost (Ancient Greek: Πεντηκοστή [ἡμέρα], Pentēkostē [hēmera], "the fiftieth [day]") is the Greek name for the Feast of Weeks, a prominent feast in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating ...
Victory Day (9 May)
Victory Day or 9 May marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in the Second World War (also known as the Great Patriotic War in the Soviet Union). It was first inaugurated in the six...
Act Zluky
The Unification Act (Ukrainian: Акт Злуки, Act Zluky) was an agreement signed on January 22, 1919 by the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian People's Republic on the St. Sophia Squa...
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russian: День защитника Отечества / Den' zashchitnika Otechestva) is a holiday observed in Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and several other former republi...
Easter
Easter (Old English usually Ēastrun, -on, or -an; also Ēastru, -o; and Ēostre), also called Pasch (derived, through Latin: Pascha and Greek Πάσχα Paskha, from Aramaic: פסחא‎, cognate to Heb...
Twelve-dish Christmas Eve supper
A twelve-dish Christmas Eve supper is traditionally prepared in many Eastern European cultures, including Lithuanian, Polish, and Ukrainian (cultures of regions that were formerly part of the Polish-L...
International Women's Day
International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebr...
International Workers' Day
International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration of laborers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labor movement, Anarchists, Socialists, ...
New Year's Day
New Year's Day is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar. As a date in the Gregorian calendar of Christendom, New Year's Day l...
Kupala Night
Kupala Night, also known as Ivan Kupala Day (Feast of St. John the Baptist; Russian: Иван-Купала; Belarusian: Купалле; Ukrainian: Іван Купала; Polish: Noc Kupały), is celebrated in Ukr...
LGBT rights in Ukraine
Lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Ukraine may experience different social attitudes and public policies than heterosexual persons or persons who have a more conventional gende...