Ukrainian holidays

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  1. 1. It is one the most favourite holidays in Ukraine
  2. 2. People decorate the New Year Tree and dance near it
  3. 3. Children believe that Father Frost comes this night and puts gifts under the New Year tree
  4. 4. is a Christian holiday celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
  5. 5. On January 6th, Christmas Eve, many families gather for Sviata Vecheria (Holy Supper)
  6. 6. Kutia is traditionally served at the Ukrainian Christmas dinner table
  7. 7. Children go from one house to another, singing "kolyadky" and "schedrivky"
  8. 8. is the most important religious holiday
  9. 9. People celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
  10. 10. The women bake paska (Easter bread) and colour Easter eggs
  11. 11. The traditional greeting on this day is: "Khrystos Voskres!" (Christ is arisen) and the answer "Voyistynu Voskres!" (Truly arisen)
  12. 12. The anniversary of the victory over fascist Germany
  13. 13. Millions of our people gave their lives for our country's freedom and independence
  14. 14. People gather near The Eternal Fire and congratulate veterans
  15. 15. is Ukraine's largest State holiday
  16. 16. 24 August, 1991 Ukraine proclaimed its independence
  17. 17. The Independence Day is usually celebrated with festivals and parades