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Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day in Ukraine

Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day is a national observance in Ukraine on the third Sunday in May each year to honor the contribution of cultural workers in Ukraine.

Is Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day a Public Holiday?

Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Saturday, November 9, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Saturday opening hours in Ukraine.

A local artist decorates his crafts in Ukraine.

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What Do People Do?

Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day focuses on themes related to the revival of Ukrainian national culture and the development of folk art in Ukraine. Various cultural and educational activities and events are held on this day, including concerts and markets showcasing local art. Museums and art galleries may feature special themes centered on Ukrainian folk art and cultural contributions in Ukrainian history.

Public Life

Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day is an observance and not a public holiday in Ukraine.

Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2016WedNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2017ThuNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2018FriNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2019SatNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2020MonNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2021TueNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2022WedNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2023ThuNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2024SatNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance
2025SunNov 9Cultural Workers and Folk Artists DayObservance

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