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Winter Ukrainian Ridnoveri Holidays

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Rounding out the year's posts on the holidays of the reconstructed pagan religion Ridnoveri, here are the winter holidays coming up as 2022 turns to 2023. And if you're using this calendar in a leap year such as 2024, be sure to add in the Leap Year day! I'll be posting about that specifically as it gets closer. 


Свято Велеса

21 Числобог, aka волових свят, aka Коляда, aka Різдво Божича-Коляди

22 Чортовим тижнем begins

23 Свято Рода

28 Чортовим тижнем ends 



1 Велесової бороди, Дідух

Дана свято

Свято Богині Дани, Водокрес

13 Маланка

18 відунське свято

19 Свято Дани (alternate date)

25 свято Домовика



Громниця, Стрітення, Доля-Стріча, Богиню Стрічу

Велесовий тиждень begins

Велесової бороди (alternate date)

11 велике свято Велеса 

14 Велесовий тиждень ends

15 Колодій Масляна begins

21 Колодій Масляна ends, весняний Стрибог

24 Лелечини

26 Новолесие




11 Вербна неділя begins, Новоліття

 14 Чистий четвер 

 17 Вербна неділя ends

20 Весняне рівнодення, свята Ярила 

24 Великдень

25 Благовіщення, Волочільне 

31 Радуниця 



17 Права середа

22 Лельник


These holidays may be similar to holidays in other Slavic cultures and may have overlap with Christian holidays. 


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Erin Lale is the author of Asatru For Beginners, and the updated, longer version of her book, Asatru: A Beginner's Guide to the Heathen Path. Erin has been a gythia since 1989. She was the editor and publisher of Berserkrgangr Magazine, and is admin/ owner of the Asatru Facebook Forum. She also writes science fiction and poetry, ran for public office, is a dyer and fiber artist, was acquisitions editor at a small press, and founded the Heathen Visibility Project.


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