Happy Ukrainian New Year! As Ukrainian Christmas doesn’t happen until the 6th – 7th of January, New Year happens in the middle of the month.
Soviet New Year postcard of a boy in Ukrainian national dress. 1965.
Australian girls at a Highland Gathering at Sydney Showground on New Year’s Day.
1st January 1937. Photographed by Sam Hood.
Happy New Year from Florida, USA, created at the end of 1922.
Countries following the Julian calendar for holidays (such as places in Eastern Europe) celebrated Christmas over the 6th-7th of January.
A smaller New Year celebration is observed by some a week later, from the 13th-14th of the month.
Here is a New Year stamp of Ukraine from 2003.
The so-called “Carol of the Bells” is actually a traditional Ukrainian New Year song. There are many arrangements, but here’s one with a nice Ukrainian folk picture!
A caricature of New Year in Santiago, Chile from 1910.