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Ukrainians like to celebrate the New Year’s Eve with friends and family. And in spite of freezing temperatures, they often toast the New Year outdoors, when the sky lights up by fireworks.

Kyiv is a party capital that is steadily gaining in popularity with foreign visitors. Nightlife in Kyiv is vivid and diverse: you can find a bunch of underground spots for ‘cool kids’ as well as spend lots of money at more sophisticated places. «Destinations» met with foreigners who'd visited Kyiv as tourists as well with those who have been living here for some time to ask them about their personal party venue preferences and their opinion on the nightlife scene in the capital of Ukraine.

The biggest international networking community Fryday welcomes everyone to join for a special winter event on Friday, 08 December at Radisson Blu Hotel, Podil in Kyiv.

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to discover new places and enjoy every moment of holiday season. Whether you’d like to be sipping mulled wine at Lviv’s iconic Christmas market on Rynok Square or go to the mountains for spectacular winter scenery and skiing, here are some ideas for where to go in December in Ukraine.

Wonderful and feel-good experience for all ages, attending opera or ballet in Kyiv National Opera House is a great idea for spending winter-holiday evening. Guests will have a chance to enjoy all-time classic performances and Christmas-themed concerts. «Destinations» narrows down top December 2017 performances in Kyiv Opera House.

Our favorite winter holidays are on the way, and the spirit of celebration and fun is already in the air.  Undoubtedly, showy weeks of December are the right time for partying, dancing and listening to energizing music to keep the holiday mood. Check out the best December 2017 concerts in Kyiv, where you will enjoy the most exciting music vibes.

This is going to be a great evening of networking and communication together with Kyiv’s largest international professional community in Café L’étage in Kyiv.

Lviv gets exceptionally magical in winter. To set you in that special Christmas mood, "Destinations" rounded up a list of Interesting December 2017 events in Lviv.

Hilton Kyiv, Honorary Consulate of Ukraine in Padua, Italy  with support of Chamber of Commerce and Industry would like to present «Dinner for Future at Hilton Kyiv» charity event. This event is held in support of Center For Pediatric Cardiology And Cardiac Surgery In Kyiv.

«Winter in Lviv starts with jazz», this is a popular saying that Lviv jazz enthusiasts know well. JazzBez festival is the oldest jazz festival in Lviv and perhaps in all of Ukraine. For numerous jazz fans, JazzBez is a good tradition to start the winter with the top-notch jazz and unique atmosphere of beautiful old Lviv.

Experts predict that unless circumstances for young Ukrainians improve soon, the country’s human resource base could quickly be depleted. A Ukrainian parliamentarian recently said that the country has suffered a “massive” brain drain and that 2-3 million more people could leave the country for brighter opportunities. Join Fryday W on Wednesday, December 06 to welcome Global Affairs expert, Michael Bociurkiw, who discuss some of the reasons behind the outflow and what the government and private sector can do to improve prospects for young Ukrainians.

When it comes to partying while traveling, it’s not usually a good idea to just wing it. Hostelworld, international web resource, together with Resident Advisor magazine round up the list of 20 most unique night clubs you can find anywhere in Europe, Asia and the US. Kyiv CLOSER night club also appeared in that list.

Explore another awesome venue with Fryday Afterwork at a very unquie venue SKLAD. All guests will enjoy complementary welcome drinks and have the chance to win a select of prizes in special lottery draw.

On November 18, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine presented the 2017 Thanksgiving Choice of the Business Community Award to the Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Doctor Ulana Suprun. The award was for the development of the healthcare system in Ukraine. Ulana Suprun and her team made big steps in the right direction, demonstrating to Ukrainian society to be serious on reforms. The award was presented during the Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hilton Hotel Kyiv.

This year, the National Opera of Ukraine in Kyiv celebrates its 150th anniversary. Just imagine – 150 years of excellent ballet and opera performances, that touched hearts of thousands grateful visitors! On occasion of this important jubilee, the new season in Kyiv Opera is going to be exceptionally bright and exciting. Check out the main upcoming opera and ballet performances at the National Opera of Ukraine in November 2017.

Thanksgiving Day is a traditional holiday, celebrated in the USA and in Canada. According to an old tradition, on Thanksgiving Day all generations of a family gather at one table, and each person expresses gratitude for all the good things that have happened to him/her during this year. Thanksgiving Day is a favorite event for many people, including those who live far from home, for example, in Kyiv. So how to celebrate Thanksgiving 2017 in Ukrainian capital?

There are millions of rock music fans all over the world, and they all love to hang out in atmospheric places with good beer, live music and rousing atmosphere. Rock bars are not common locations where people come just to have a drink; these are places where visitors enjoy powerful guitar sound and crazy parties all night long. Check out some rock bars in Kyiv, where you can spend a great time listening to energizing rock bands.

Fryday Kyiv invites everyone to come and explore one of new restaurants in Kyiv - Dr.Winestein - a real wine laboratory! All guests will also receive a complementary welcome drink, snacks and have the chance to win great prizes in a lottery draw.

November,10 Fryday Afterwork goes to the one of Kyiv’s most glamorous locations - Buddha-Bar. All guests will enjoy an excellent choice of complementary drinks, live music and the opportunity to win some great prizes in a special lottery draws.

Everyone is welcome to join the professional networking on Friday the 3d of November at the Public Cafe. Situated in the heart of Kyiv Public cafe proved to be a place with European level of service, stylish interior and democratic prices! Enjoy complementary welcome drinks, snacks and live music.

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