Thursday, 14 December 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 14 December of the calendar of Ukraine

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Memorial for the dead liquidators installed near the Chernobyl Atomic Power Plant. Memorial for the dead liquidators installed near the Chernobyl Atomic Power Plant. Photo: Marchel Tino Johansson.

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.

14 December

• The Ukrainian writer and theatrical character Mykhailo Starytsky was born (1840/12/14 – 1904/04/27).

Hetman Skoropadsky resigned from power (1918).

• The National Academy of Fine Arts was founded in Ukraine (1996).

• Day in honor of the participants in the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. Another name for the day is «Liquidators Day» (since 2006).

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