Kupala Night

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Kupala Night
Kupala Night
Night on the Eve of Ivan Kupala, by Henryk Hector Siemiradzki
Also calledFeast of St. John the Baptist; Иван-Купала; Купалле; Івана Купала; Noc Kupały
Observed bySlavic people
Significancecelebration relates to the summer solstice
  • June 21-22[citation needed] or 23–24 (western Slavic and Ukrainians)
  • July 6–7 (Belarusians and Russians)
Related toSummer Solstice, Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Kupala Night is a traditional slavic holiday. It celebrates John the Baptist