Public Holidays in Ukraine in 2017

Ukraine Upcoming Holidays in Ukraine

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 37 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox Christmas Day

7 January 2018 This National holiday is in 43 days. Orthodox churches that still observe 7 January are the Russian Orthodox Church, the Ukr...

Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday
Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday

8 January 2018 This National holiday is in 44 days. As Orthodox Christmas falls on a Sunday in 2018, Monday 8 January will be a public holiday

Ukraine List of national public holidays of Ukraine in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Saturday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Monday January 09 Jan 9 Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday Observed on Monday 9 January
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Tuesday May 02 May 2 Labour Day Holiday May Day Holiday
Monday May 08 May 8 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Marks those who died in World War II
Monday May 08 May 8 Victory Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 13 May
Tuesday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday June 05 Jun 5 Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Wednesday June 28 Jun 28 Constitution Day Marks the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996
Thursday August 24 Aug 24 Independence Day Commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of 1991
Friday August 25 Aug 25 Independence Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday August 19
Monday October 16 Oct 16 Day of the Defender of Ukraine Holiday
Tuesday 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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