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List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ukraine in 2020

WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueJan 07, 2020Jan 07Orthodox Christmas Day
SundaySunMar 08, 2020Mar 08International Women's Day
MondayMonMar 09, 2020Mar 09Women's Day Holiday
SundaySunApr 19, 2020Apr 19Orthodox Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 20, 2020Apr 20Orthodox Easter Monday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labor Day
SaturdaySatMay 09, 2020May 09Victory Day
MondayMonMay 11, 2020May 11Victory Day Holiday
SundaySunJun 07, 2020Jun 07Whit Sunday
MondayMonJun 08, 2020Jun 08Whit Monday
SundaySunJun 28, 2020Jun 28Constitution Day
MondayMonJun 29, 2020Jun 29Constitution Day Holiday
MondayMonAug 24, 2020Aug 24Independence Day
WednesdayWedOct 14, 2020Oct 14Defenders Day
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Ukraine



Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Ukraine holiday Christmas is in 57 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Friday Jan 01, 2021

The upcoming Ukraine holiday New Year's Day is in 64 days from today.

Orthodox Christmas Day

Orthodox Christmas Day

Thursday Jan 07, 2021

The upcoming Ukraine holiday Orthodox Christmas Day is in 70 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Ukraine Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Ukraine which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ukraine holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

In Ukraine, public holidays are called national holidays. Most of the holidays are influenced by strong cultural traditions and the Orthodox religion. Ukraine observes nine public holidays every year. The workers get three days off for the Orthodox holiday. The holidays go for two days, and the other exceeds to three days. The same privileges are given to the workers who observe the national and regional celebrations.

If the holiday occurs on weekends, the following Monday becomes a holiday. When such a holiday falls on a day that was scheduled as a day off for workers, they are obliged by the law to take the following day off. When certain professions report to work on these holidays such doctors, they are compensated for that day and allowed to take an extra day off the following week. The public holidays are celebrated differently. On some occasions, the community goes to the streets with traditional colorful clothing making it an outdoor event commemorating their saints, while on others, the activities and celebrations are done indoors.

The business is slow on public days but not closed down completely since a majority of them open for half the day. The transportation is affected as many people come out mostly heading to the same place. Therefore, it’s advisable that you plan your schedule in advance to avoid inconveniences during the holiday.

The country’s rich culture and heritage draw many tourists to visit Ukraine during holidays. Hotels and air travel are fully booked. They also hike prices and so it’s better advised that travelers make prior arrangements.