Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 13 December of the calendar of Ukraine

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Part of the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisarai (2011). Part of the Khan's Palace in Bakhchisarai (2011). Photo: Joergen Deleuran.

Events and celebrations in the Ukrainian calendar year.

According to the Law of Ukraine, in cases where a public holiday falls on the weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the weekend is extended by one day.

Red marks the official holidays wich are days off.

Brown marks the official holidays which are working days.

Green marks the celebrations, which change date.

13 December

• In the area of the modern Vinnitsa region, Mykola Leontovych (1877/12/13 – 1921/01/23) was born – Ukrainian composer, choreographer, public person and music teacher. Author of well-known edits of Ukrainian folk songs for choirs.

• The world's first Muslim republic was declared in Bakhchisarai (1917).

• In the area of the modern Volyn region, Yevhen Sverstyuk was born (1928/12/13 – 2014/12/01) – Ukrainian writer, philosopher, system critic and public figure.

Andriy Shevchenko became the best European football player of the year (2004).

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