The day of Ukrainian constitution


Constitution Day is a national holiday to celebrate this historical event. A change in Ukrainian history was made when the Constitution of Independence was adopted on June  28, 1996.

Historical facts

After gaining independence in 1991, following the collapse of the former Soviet Union, Ukraine began drafting a new constitution. This document established a legal foundation of independent Ukraine. Nevertheless, progressive in terms of human rights and freedoms for Ukrainians.

Many TV and Radio stations broadcast Ukrainian anthem, which is a state symbol. “Sche ne vmerla Ukraine” (“Ukraine has not yet perished”) has been the country’s anthem since 1992. Some of the lyrics regard on a poem written by famous and talented poet Pavlo Chubynsky in 1862.

Many Ukrainians have an official day off and celebrate it with festivities: fireworks, musical events, singing Ukrainian anthem, large street parades. The Ukrainian president usually congratulates the country on Constitution Day. Constitution Day is a public holiday across Ukraine, so many business establishments, universities and public offices are not available.

On this day you may enjoy walking in Kiev, Odessa, Lviv and other big cities and watching parades. Ukraine always wanted to be independent and that is why it celebrates this very day tremendously.

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