Public Holidays in Ukraine in 2015

Ukraine List of national public holidays of Ukraine in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 02 Jan 2 New Year Holiday Compensated by Sat. 17 Jan
Wednesday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Thursday January 08 Jan 8 Orthodox Christmas Holiday Compensated by Sat. 31 Jan
Friday January 09 Jan 9 Orthodox Christmas Holiday Compensated by Sat. 14 Feb
Monday March 09 Mar 9 Womens Day (observed) Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Monday April 13 Apr 13 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Friday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Monday May 04 May 4 Labour Day Holiday May Day Holiday
Friday May 08 May 8 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Mark those who died in World War II
Monday May 11 May 11 Victory Day (observed) Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday June 01 Jun 1 Orthodox Pentecost Monday Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday
Monday June 29 Jun 29 Constitution Day (observed) Marks the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996
Monday August 24 Aug 24 Independence Day Commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of 1991
Wednesday October 14 Oct 14 Day of the Defender of Ukraine Proposed holiday
Saturday November 21 Nov 21 Dignity and Freedom Day National holiday from 2014


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • According to Article 67 of the Labor Code, if a festive or non-working day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is postponed to the next working day.

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