Public Holidays in Ukraine in 2017

Ukraine List of national public holidays of Ukraine in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Saturday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Monday January 09 Orthodox Christmas Day Holiday Observed on Monday 9 January
Wednesday March 08 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Sunday April 16 Orthodox Easter Day Movable
Monday April 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Tuesday May 02 Labour Day Holiday May Day Holiday
Monday May 08 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation Marks those who died in World War II
Monday May 08 Victory Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 13 May
Tuesday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday June 05 Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Wednesday June 28 Constitution Day Marks the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996
Thursday August 24 Independence Day
Friday August 25 Independence Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday August 19
Monday October 16 Day of the Defender of Ukraine (observed)
Tuesday November 21 Dignity and Freedom Day State Holiday
Monday December 25 Catholic Christmas Day From 2017


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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