The Christmas festivities in Ukraineare based in the Julian Calendar, and starts on January 6, Ukraine’s Christmas Eve, till the Day of Epiphany in on January 19.
Christmas Dinner in Ukraine is called Sviata Vecherya, or Holy Supper. To remind them of the Nativity story, some hay are placed under the table cloths of the dinning table. The Ukrainian Christmas Dinner usually starts when children see the first star in the night sky. In some farming communities, a few stalks of wheat are placed in a vase and serves as Christmas decoration for the table as… Continue reading