Triple holiday falls on a Saturday, so the Ukraine will have 3 public holidays.


The country celebrates the Day of defender of Ukraineas reports mediaUA, on Saturday, the 14th of October the country celebrates the Day of defender of Ukraine.
This is important for our country, the day coincides with the feast of the intercession of the virgin Mary and the Day of Ukrainian Cossacks.
On this day in the capital will be festive events with the participation of the first persons of the state. It is expected a gala concert and awarding Ukrainian soldiers, defenders of the Donbass.
Previously, the defender of the Fatherland Day was celebrated in Ukraine on February 23 - a holiday has replaced the Soviet army Day, which this day was celebrated throughout the USSR. However, in 2014 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko established a new holiday - Day of defender of Ukraine, which is celebrated on October 14. At the same time was abolished by a presidential decree of Leonid Kuchma from 1999, according to which in the country on 23 February was celebrated Day of the defender of Fatherland.

Members of the Armed forces of Ukraine and other paramilitary units, which are primarily concerned with the defender's Day, has already received congratulations from the leadership of the state the day before, on Friday. In particular, the President was ceremonially presented a number of servicemen state decorations. This Poroshenko said that the Day of the defender of the most respected holiday in Ukraine.