Sunday, 15 October 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 15 October of the calendar of Ukraine

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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.

15 Oktober

• Volodymyr Gzhitsky - Ukrainian author, publisher, translator and memoirist – was born (1895/10/15 – 1973/12/19).

• The state's Russian drama opened its first season in Kyiv (1926).

• Day for food industry workers is a professional celebration, celebrated in Ukraine every year on the third Sunday in October since 1995. The tradition dates back to the Soviet times, 1966.

• A major fight between nationalists and communists took place in Kyiv (2005).

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