Saturday, 14 October 2017

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

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Ukrainians celebrate the day of the defender of the fatherland, the Ukrainian kossack's day and Protection of the Holy Virgin.

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 Oktober

•  Protection of the Holy Virgin.

• Taurida University was opened in Simferopol (1918).

• Day of the Ukrainian cossacks (since 1999).

• Ukraine's Defender's Day (since 2014). Earlier it was February 23th.

• The Ukrainian opera singer (lyric tenor) Petro Belinnik was born (1906/10/14 – 1998/10/14).

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