November 9 – the Day of Ukrainian writing and language

This holiday was established by presidential decree in 1997 and is celebrated every year in honor of Ukrainian chronicler Nestor — the follower of creators of Slavic writing Cyril and Methodius.

9 листопада - День української писемності та мови

The researchers believe that with the monk Nestor the chronicler begins Ukrainian written language, reports Rus.Media.

It’s not only state but also religious holiday. The first in the modern Ukrainian language product that meets the Byzantine sources called Orthodox akathist to the mother of God of Chelm.

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