Saturday, 21 October 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 21 October of the calendar of Ukraine

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Autumn in the town. Autumn in the town. 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.

21 Oktober

• Ukrainian cossacks signed the Moscow articles (1665).

Philip Orlik – Political personality of the Zaporizhzhia Army, closest ally to the hetman on the two banks of Dnipro, Ivan Mazepa – was born (1672/10/21 – 1742/05/24).

• The International Day of Credit Unions was founded in 1927 and is celebrated on the third Saturday in October.

• Volodymyr Romanyuk was chosen as a patriarch in Kyiv and throughout Rus-Ukraine (1993).

• The Paper Industry Workers' Day is a national professional celebration, celebrated in Ukraine on the third Saturday in October since 2008.

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