History of Easter
The word for ‘Easter’ in Ukrainian is Velykden’, which translates to ‘Great Day’, and it is one of the biggest holidays in the country. Read more.
Depending on the region you practice, some families have their basket blessed on Holy Saturday, while others have it blessed on Easter morning. What goes in a Ukrainian Easter basket? Read more.
Easter’s festive table is of great importance, as the holiday follows the Great Lent and weeks of prescribing to certain postulates. Read more.
Holy Thursday and Good Friday
Easter is right around the corner! Do you know all of Ukraine’s unique Easter customs? Here’s a cheat sheet of the wonderfully unique traditions of Ukrainian Easter. Read more