Orthodox Christmas Day in Ukraine
Many Orthodox Christians annually celebrate Christmas Day on or near January 7 to remember Jesus Christ’s birth, described in the Christian Bible. This date works to the Julian calendar that pre-dates the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly observed.
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Orthodox Christmas Day Observances
Holiday currently only shown for years 2000–2049.
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Quick FactsMany Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Orthodox Christmas Day 2017Monday, January 9, 2017
Orthodox Christmas Day 2018Orthodox Christmas Day does not occur in 2018
Other holidays in January 2017 in Ukraine
- New Year's Day – Sunday, January 1, 2017
- New Year's Day – Monday, January 2, 2017
- Christmas Day – Saturday, January 7, 2017
- Christmas Day holiday – Sunday, January 8, 2017
- Orthodox New Year – Saturday, January 14, 2017
- Ukrainian Unity Day – Sunday, January 22, 2017
- Tatiana Day – Wednesday, January 25, 2017