One Ukrainian Easter tradition that has become known worldwide is Pysanky, which is the art of decorating eggs with elaborate designs.In ancient times many Ukrainians believed that these decorated eggs possessed magical powers and that you could become rich by decorating the eggs with certain symbols.New Year's Eve is a family-oriented holiday, typically everyone gathers together and celebrates.New Year's Eve in Ukraine is a special holiday, much like Christmas celebrations in the United States.
Christmas Eve Dishes: The dinner table is covered with an embroidered table cloth with hay placed underneath, as a reminder of the manger in Bethlehem.
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Also, at the center of the table is kolach (Christmas bread), a braided bread in the shape of a ring, three rings of bread are placed on top of the other, this is a symbol three rings symbolize the Trinity and the ring-shape represents Eternity.
The meal is served in the evening, once the children of the family see the first star in the sky.
This church service goes on throughout the, some people will attend the entire service and some will arrive for the culmination of the service, in the morning.