Despite the weather fluctuations, spring still stays the most fitting time to shed the blankets we wrapped around ourselves in winter and set off to explore the surroundings. After all, in almost half a year Kiev has seen openings of various fine dining spots, exhibitions, and even department stores. Sure enough, festivals grab attention as well — from culture to entertainment, these events in spring gather both dwellers of Kiev and tourists. Let’s check out the top-5 festivals that will take place in the capital this spring.

Fine dining

Food festival has become an incredibly popular entertainment format in Kyiv during the recent years. It is easily proved by the massive success of Ulichnaya Eda festival visited by many locals and tourists. This April, a new annual food festival will take place at Kyiv River Port.


This spring is eventful for all spheres of our life, and air travels are not an exception. In April 2018, Ukrainian mass media delights with announcements about the new flights of the famous companies such as WizzAir and Ryanair, building of a new big airport in Ukraine and negotiations with international lowcosters. Let`s consider these exciting news in more detail.


Technological progress isn’t merely a thing of IT-technologies. Nowadays, technology and ergonomics concern every area from public transportation to architecture, especially important in promptly evolving urban space. Luckily, such advance doesn’t avoid Ukraine — in March 2018, Odesa witnessed a grand opening of the new transforming concert hall. Let’s check out what it looks like.


On April 17, a new L’AKMUS Bags & Shoes store was opened in a popular shopping center Ocean Plaza in Kyiv. The brand finally entered offline retail after 3 years of successful sales online. An official distributor of famous brands like Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors, L’AKMUS found its place on the Ukrainian market. Let’s see what else it has in store.


From time immemorial people have been looking for ways to stop aging and prolong the whole life. The science of gerontology is here to tackle these problems. We talked to a world-famous scientist, academician Vladyslav Bezrukov, who has headed the Chebotarev Institute of Gerontology the National Academy of medical Sciences of Ukraine for 30 years.

Real estate

Prices for real estate in Ukraine have changed drastically throughout the last decade, and buying or renting an apartment isn't the same as it was even several years ago. We interviewed a real estate expert with 20 years of experience, Glib Denysenko, and asked about the main tendencies for investments, the best time for investment and forecast for 2018.

Cars & Boats

Starting from 2018, new rules for drivers came into force on the territory of Ukraine. The introduced innovations are purposed to decrease the number of accidents on the roads and to improve safety standards for drivers and pedestrians. The updated rules concern speed limitations, video monitoring of traffic violations, issuing of driver license and some other issues. Check out detailed updated rules for drivers in Ukraine 2018 to keep up with the newest laws.


Born in Ukraine: Expat Women about Childbirth in Kyiv

The birth of a child is a miracle that is awaited with trembling and anxiety. The joy of the soon appearance of the baby in this world is closely intertwined with the excitement of the birth itself.  Parents-to-be are worried about how and where to give birth and if a couple is foreigners in Ukraine, then their excitement, as a rule, is multiplied by several times, and very often reasonably.


Ukraine Must Become an Agrarian Superstate

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations expects the world population to reach 10 billion people by 2050, which will boost demand for food. Can Ukraine leap at the chance and become a key player in the food market? What windows of opportunity are open today? Vladyslava Rutytska, a member of National Reform Council, vicepresident of SigmaBleyzer and AgroGeneration, has shared her views on these and other topical agribusiness issues with us.

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