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Traditions

Ukrainian traditions and customs. Traditions of different regions of Ukraine. Articles about Ukrainian traditions and culture of Ukraine. Traditions in Ukraine.

  1. The Cossack times

    The Cossack times

    Everyone has heard the word “Cossacks” at least once, but not everyone knows what it means. Judging by the literature works of that times we can say that already at the end of the 14th century beneath the Don and Dnieper river there were two

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  2. The Cossacks' way of life

    The Cossacks' way of life

    The endless steppes of Ukraine are filled with mysteries and legends. They have witnessed a lot of significant historic events and have served as a home for the glorious Cossacks. Cossacks were a unique community that has hundreds of tales revolving

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  3. Celebrating Easter in Ukraine

    Celebrating Easter in Ukraine

    April 15 Orthodox easter in Ukraine 2012 Easter is the most important Orthodox holiday of Ukraine. This is the celebration of the God’s Resurrection - Velykden in Ukrainian, is celebrated every first week after the spring equinox and full moon.

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  4. March 8. International Women's Day. Ukraine

    March 8. International Women's Day. Ukraine

    March 8 is the International Women's Day, on which there are celebrated the achievements of women in political, economic and social fields, there are celebrated the past, present and future of women in the world. The holiday is celebrated by the United

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  5. Midsummer celebration (Celebration of Ivan Kupala Day)

    Midsummer celebration (Celebration of Ivan Kupala Day)

    Midsummer (Ivan Kupala in Ukraine) is known since in ancient times among the Slavs as a celebration of the Sun, leaving the summer and green meadow. People belted with girdles of flowers, put on wreaths of grass. They danced odes, sang songs. Old men

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  6. Day of Constitution of Ukraine

    Day of Constitution of Ukraine

    June 28, 1996 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a new Constitution of Ukraine - the first Constitution of the independent Ukrainian state.Deputies worked on the project, remaining in the session hall the whole night since 27th to 28th June.

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  7. The celebration of the Holy Trinity in Ukraine

    The celebration of the Holy Trinity in Ukraine

    Trinity - Sunday, the 50th day after Easter, the holiday in honor of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Bible says that on this day the apostles found grace of the Holy Spirit.In Ukraine, the Holy Trinity is celebrated for three days. The first day is

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  8. Mother's Day in Ukraine

    Mother's Day in Ukraine

    May 08 2011 Mother's Day in Ukraine In many countries Mother's Day is celebrated on May 13. In Ukraine this day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in accordance with Presidential Decree of May 10, 1999 № 489/99. The history of the holiday is as

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  9. Pysanky. Ukrainian Easter eggs

    Pysanky. Ukrainian Easter eggs

    Ukrainians prepare for Easter with fasting and prayers, and a few days before the holiday they bake Easter cakes called paskha to have them blessed in church. They also paint Easter eggs. Painted Ukrainian Easter eggs are called krashanky or pysanky.

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  10. Celebration of Pancake Day (Maslenitsa) in Ukraine

    Celebration of Pancake Day (Maslenitsa) in Ukraine

    Places to celebrate Pancake Week 2011 in Kiev The last week before the Great Fast coincided with pagan holiday of seeing off the winter and meeting of the spring, which was celebrated by all people of Europe in the pre-Christian period. The east Slavs

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