Constitution Day of Ukraine is observed on June 28, 2017. The day is an Ukrainian public holiday, first celebrated in 1996, and commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of Ukraine in 1996. As Constitution Day is a public holiday, businesses, schools, universities, and public offices are usually closed. During the day, musical events, street parades, and fireworks take place. Also, the Ukrainian president congratulates the country on this holiday. Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia, Poland, Romania, Belarus, Moldova, Slovakia, and Hungary.