Men's Day in Ukraine
Quick FactsMany Ukrainians celebrate Men’s Day on February 23 each year.
Alternative nameDefender of the Fatherland Day
Men's Day 2013Saturday, February 23, 2013
Men's Day 2014Sunday, February 23, 2014
List of dates for other years
Men’s Day is a special observance in Ukraine to show an appreciation for men. It is annually celebrated on February 23.
What do people do?
Men’s Day gives people the chance to show appreciation and affection for men in Ukraine. Many men receive cards and gifts including flowers, chocolates, and champagne. Some activities may include a sing-along among friends and work colleagues, as well as social gatherings, special dinners and lunches for men. Women’s Day is also celebrated in Ukraine.
Men’s Day is an observance and not an official public holiday in Ukraine.
Men’s Day has some historical ties to Defender of the Fatherland Day, which focuses on the achievements of military forces and veterans in Russia and the former Soviet Union (which Ukraine was once a part of). Men’s Day in Ukraine is now a day to honor men and is celebrated in a similar style in many other countries.
Men's Day Observances
|Fri||Feb 23||1990||Men's Day||Observance|
|Sat||Feb 23||1991||Men's Day||Observance|
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|Wed||Feb 23||1994||Men's Day||Observance|
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|Wed||Feb 23||2011||Men's Day||Observance|
|Thu||Feb 23||2012||Men's Day||Observance|
|Sat||Feb 23||2013||Men's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Feb 23||2014||Men's Day||Observance|
|Mon||Feb 23||2015||Men's Day||Observance|
- International Women's Day ―Friday, March 8, 2013
Other holidays in February 2013 in Ukraine
- Valentine's Day ―Thursday, February 14, 2013
- Perpetual yearly calendar - make yearly calendar for any year
- Perpetual monthly calendar - shows only one month at a time
- Custom calendar - make customized calendars