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

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Holidays and red-letter days on 14 January of the calendar of Ukraine Photo: Olena Yanykh.

Fourteenth January Ukrainians celebrate the Old New 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 January

The Old New Year (See also: New Year according to the new calendar).

• Circumcision of the Lord.

• Ivan (Israel) Kulik was born (14.01.1897 – 10.10.1937) – Ukrainian writer, poet, novelist, translator, active in politics and public figure.

• The first issue of the Ukrainian newspaper «Gromads'ka Dumka» (The Public Opinion in English) was published in Kyiv (1906).

• All-Ukrainian Kharkivs Central Executive Committee approved the «Regulations on Radio Telegraphic Agency in Ukraine – RATAU» (1922).

• The Ukrainian writer, journalist, poet and screenwriter Yevgen Gutsalo was born (14.01.1937 – 04.07.1995).

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