celebrated on March 8th, which we proudly call “International” in
Ukraine in fact is celebrated in many countries like Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Georgia, Laos,
Madagascar, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam,
Our customers are often
puzzled about this holiday, and are often unsure how important it is
and whether we should celebrate it at all. So we prepared some facts
for you to get a better feeling of this wonderful holiday.
Day from the
time of the former Soviet Union, when it became an official holiday
in 1965. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Ukrainians
chose to keep the holiday. And
now 8th of March is
associated primarily with the first
spring flowers, warmth, care and love,
feminine beauty, while
the original political meaning of March
8th is almost forgotten.
Mother’s Day, on Women’s Day we celebrate women of all ages -
from little girls to elderly women, who are called the “fairer sex”
for a reason.
Women's Day is a public holiday in
Ukraine and most
businesses are closed. On
the eve of
March 8th male coworkers
to female friends,
parties and either
official or non-official celebrations. Men
prepare special meals or book a restaurant dinner. Boys make
surprises such as greeting cards and little souvenirs for their
mothers, sisters, and grandmothers.
gifts on Women’s day in Ukraine are flowers
(of course), but also more personalized romantic gifts like jewelery,
certificates to a Spa or a fitness club have become very popular
gifts as well.
fact: during the Soviet Union the selection of flowers on this
holiday was not very inspiring. Back then March 8th
was associated with a tiny bunch of snowdrops which one could buy
from street vendors. The first spring flowers as daffodils,
were considered to be a catch. Of course, nowadays florists in
Ukraine offer a great variety of bouquets to celebrate this special
occasion. Women’s day flowers start with roses,
which are still the most popular flowers in Ukraine, with tulips
catching up very close. Glamorous bouquets mixed of different types
of flowers can be ordered as well.
doubt the most favourite
for Ukrainian ladies.
This special day personifies not
arrival of the long-awaited spring, but also serves as an excellent
occasion to express all the love and appreciation
for the amazing ladies in your life.