Teacher's Day in Ukraine
Teacher’s Day in Ukraine is celebrated on the first Sunday in October each year. This observance is held in appreciation of teachers and other workers in the education sector across the country.
What Do People Do?
Many Ukrainians celebrate Teacher’s Day with a range of activities, such as concerts, presentation of flower bouquets, and public speeches addressed in recognition of teachers and educational workers.
Teacher’s Day is an observance and not a national public holiday in Ukraine.
In 1994, the Ukrainian president declared Teachers’ Day as a professional holiday to thank workers in Ukraine’s education sector. The day had been set to be annually celebrated on the first Sunday in October. Many other countries celebrate World Teachers’ Day, which is also held in early October.
Many teachers receive flowers as a symbol of appreciation for their achievements.
Teacher's Day Observances
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|Sun||Oct 7||2012||Teacher's Day||Observance|
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|Sun||Oct 2||2016||Teacher's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Oct 1||2017||Teacher's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Oct 7||2018||Teacher's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Oct 6||2019||Teacher's Day||Observance|
|Sun||Oct 4||2020||Teacher's Day||Observance|
Quick FactsTeacher’s Day in Ukraine is a special day dedicated to teachers on the first Sunday in October.
Teacher's Day 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016
Teacher's Day 2017Sunday, October 1, 2017
Name in other languages
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Other holidays in October 2016 in Ukraine
- Defenders' Day – Friday, October 14, 2016