Sunday, 05 November 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 5 November of the calendar of Ukraine

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Trolley bus in Kyiv, 2015. Trolley bus in Kyiv, 2015. Photo: Olena Yanykh.

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.

5 November

• Kira Muratova (born Korotkova) – Ukrainian film director, scriptwriter and actress – was born (1934/11/05).

• The first trolley bus drove in Kyiv (1935).

• Lviv dissident Vasyl Makukh committed self-burning in protest against the humiliating role of Ukraine in the occupation of the Czech Republic (1968).

• «Ukraine's social worker's day» is a national professional celebration, celebrated the first Sunday in November since 1993.

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