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Kiev Day in Ukraine

Quick Facts

Kiev Day is observed in Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev (or Kyiv), on the last weekend in May.

Local names

NameLanguage
День Киева КиевRussian
День Києва КиївUkrainian
Kiev DayEnglish
Kiew-TagGerman

Kiev Day 2014

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Kiev Day 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015
List of dates for other years

Kiev Day, also known as Kyiv Day, is celebrated in Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev (Kyiv), is on the last weekend in May.

Kyiv, Ukraine's capital city

Ukraine's capital city, Kyiv, hosts a range of festivities on the last weekend in May.

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What do people do?

The city of Kiev celebrates Kiev Day by hosting activities and events such as:

The Kiev Day celebrations take place on the Saturday and Sunday during the last weekend in May.

Public life

Kiev Day is an observance and not a national public holiday in Ukraine.

Background

Like many cities and towns in Ukraine, Kyiv has its own special day to celebrate. Kyiv Day was first established in 1982 to honor the anniversary of the capital’s founding. The celebrations became official in 1987.

Kiev Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunMay 271990Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 261991Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 311992Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 301993Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 291994Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 281995Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 261996Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 251997Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 311998Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 301999Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 282000Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 272001Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 262002Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 252003Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 302004Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 292005Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 282006Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 272007Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 252008Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 312009Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 302010Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 292011Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 272012Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 262013Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 252014Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 312015Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 292016Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 282017Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 272018Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 262019Kiev DayObservance
SunMay 312020Kiev DayObservance

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