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Ukraine Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Update: The Ukrainian President signed a law on 29 November declaring 25 December (Catholic Christmas Day) as a non-working holiday. The parliament has also cancelled the non-working holiday on 2 May from 2018 onwards.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Mon New Year's Day
7 Jan Sun Orthodox Christmas Day
8 Jan Mon Orthodox Christmas Holiday
8 Mar Thu Women's Day
9 Mar Fri Women's Day Holiday
8 Apr Sun Orthodox Easter Sunday
9 Apr Mon Orthodox Easter Monday
30 Apr Mon Labor Day Holiday
1 May Tue Labor Day
9 May Wed Victory Day
27 May Sun Orthodox Whit Sunday
28 May Mon Orthodox Whit Monday
28 Jun Thu Constitution Day
29 Jun Fri Constitution Day Holiday
24 Aug Fri Independence Day
14 Oct Sun Defender's Day
15 Oct Mon Defender's Day Holiday
24 Dec Mon Christmas Eve
25 Dec Tue Catholic Christmas Day
31 Dec Mon New Year Holiday

Visit for the original release. Supplementary announcement for transfer holidays can be found here.

Transfer to working days in 2018 are from:

  • 9 Mar (Fri) on 3 Mar (Sat)
  • 30 Apr (Mon) on 5 May (Sat)
  • 29 Jun (Fri) on 23 Jun (Sat)
  • 24 Dec (Mon) on 22 Dec (Sat)
  • 31 Dec (Mon) on 29 Dec (Sat)