November 27th, 2014

Holiday stamp issue presented by Ukrainian Post

Tags: would like to present holiday stamp issue released by Ukrainian Post. This issue is dedicated to New Year and Christmas. The stamp was released and put into circulation on the 25th of November.

Each country has its own customs, traditions, holidays and important days in its history. Talking of holidays in Ukraine there are New Year and Christmas. People think that at night of December, 31 on New Year's eve the old year with all its troubles leaves forever. People decorate the Christmas tree, have New Year parties and prepare presents for their relatives and friends.

On the eve of January the 7th, Ukrainians start celebrating Orthodox Christmas. It's the day of Jesus Christ's birthday and it is widely celebrated all over Ukraine. People sing carols, cook a traditional Ukrainian Christmas dish, named Kutya and all the family gathers together to eat it. Then people go to church to listen to the Christmas sermon.

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