Public Holidays in Ukraine in 2019

Ukraine List of national public holidays of Ukraine in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Monday January 07 Jan 7 Orthodox Christmas Day
Friday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Sunday April 28 Apr 28 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Monday April 29 Apr 29 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Thursday May 02 May 2 Labour Day Holiday May Day Holiday
Wednesday May 08 May 8 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Marks those who died in World War II
Thursday May 09 May 9 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday June 17 Jun 17 Orthodox Pentecost Monday Whit Monday or Pentecost Monday
Friday June 28 Jun 28 Constitution Day Marks the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996
Saturday August 24 Aug 24 Independence Day Commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of 1991
Monday August 26 Aug 26 Independence Day Holiday
Monday October 14 Oct 14 Day of the Defender of Ukraine
Thursday 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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