Ukrainian holidays

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    10-Aug-2015

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