July, month of professional holidays: Main dates

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Source : 112 Ukraine

July has 31 calendar days, of which 23 are working days and 8 are days off
09:50, 2 July 2019

112 Agency

July has 31 calendar days, of which 23 are working days and 8 are days off.

July could be called the month of professional holidays.

So, on July 1, the whole country celebrates the Day of the architect of Ukraine.


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July 2 is International Sports Journalist Day.

On July 4, police and ship experts celebrate their professional holiday.

July 6 is considered the World Kiss Day and the International Day of the cooperative;

July 7 was previously Day of the Air Defense Forces of Ukraine, and now it is the Day of the Navy and the Day of environmental workers.

July 8 - Family Day.

July 11 is World Population Day.

July 12, civil aviation flight attendants celebrate their professional day.

July 14 - Fisherman's Day.

July 15 is Day of Ukrainian peacekeepers.

On July 16, Ukraine’s accountants will celebrate their professional holiday.

July 18 is the International Day of Nelson Mandela.

July 20 is considered the International Day of Chess.

July 21 is the Day of metallurgical and mining industry workers.

July 25 - Day of the dental technicians.

July 26 is considered the Day of the parachutist, as well as the system administrator.

July 28, several holidays at once are celebrated the Day of the Fleet of Ukraine, the International Day to Combat Viral Hepatitis, the Day of PR-specialist, the Day of Trade and the Day of Baptism of Kyivan Rus.

July 29 is the Day of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

July 30 is World Day to Combat Human Trafficking and Friendship Day.

July is remarkable in the Orthodox church calendar. So, during this period, fast of St. Peter and St. Paul continues, which began on 24 June.

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About half a month (until July 12), believers adhere to lax food restrictions, in particular, they refuse to accept dairy and meat food, but, unlike Lent, they eat fish.

In July there are several one-day fasting days, when believers adhere to strict food restrictions – 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th and 31st of July.


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On July 7, the Christmas of John the Baptist known is Ukraine as Ivana Kupala, is celebrated, on July 12 is the Day of the Holy First Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul. Thus, at Christmas, John the Forerunner, believers recall how a future prophet was born in the family of Jewish priest Zechariah and his wife Elizabeth, who later became John the Baptist (otherwise called John the Baptist), who would predict the coming of Jesus Christ, and then baptize Him in the waters of the Jordan River.

On the Day of the First Apostles Peter and Paul, in turn, attention is paid to the lives of the saints - very different in their character and way of life, but common in their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

In July, there are several rare astronomical events. The first of these is the total eclipse of the sun. Residents of Chile and Argentina would be able to watch it in all its glory on July 2, shortly before sunset.

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In addition, if the weather would be appropriate, residents of the islands of the Pacific and South America, in particular, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay, will witness a partial solar eclipse.

Then on the night of July 16-17, the last partial eclipse of the moon will take place last year. It will be visible in Australia, Africa, South America, most of Europe and Asia, as well as some southern and eastern regions of North America.

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