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Julian Christmas

Definition: Ukrainians and many others from the Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas on January 7, On Christmas Eve, January 6 a lighted candle is placed in the window to guide travellers, in memory of Mary and Joseph's journey.

The holiday begins with the first star on the horizon.

Many Orthodox Christians have 40 days of partial fasting before their Christmas.

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Ukranian Christmas
Customs and traditions.

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