Friday, 08 December 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 8 December of the calendar of Ukraine

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Taras Shevchenko. Taras Shevchenko. 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.

8 December

• The Association «Prosvita» named after Taras Shevchenko was established in Lviv (1868).

• Formation of the Confederation of Independent States (1991).

• The monument to Taras Shevchenko was opened in Yalta (2007).

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