Events General

French Spring is annual event celebrated not only in Kiev, but in other big cities of Ukraine. The festival of French culture, which offers a varied program in the fields of fine arts, cinema, literature and music, will start on April 2, 2016.

Famous international bands and emerging Ukrainian musicians that really have caught the Western vibe in their art will definitely satisfy music fans with different tastes. Check out Top 6 April concerts in Kiev that are going to create lively, fresh and vivid spring mood.

New Vision International Short Film Festival is an innovative international festival of short-length cinema. This year’s edition will be held during April 9-17, 2016 in Kiev.

Platforma Art Zavod will hold the first Kyiv Coffee Festival on the weekend of April 1-3, 2016. The festival promises to be fun, interesting and tasty.

The Dutch Weekend in Kiev, dedicated to the Dutch Easter celebration, will be held at Manufactura outlet village during March 26-27, 2016.

All over the world people celebrate Earth Hour underling their responsible attitude to ecology and environmental problems. This year Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv has been turning off the lights for Earth Hour already for 8 years participating in this event.

Docudays is the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival held in Kiev and other regions of Ukraine. This year the main program along with additional activities and workshops will take place in Kiev from March 25, 2016 until April 1, 2016.

The best clubs in Odessa go along with the night life of the European seaside resorts and are one of the favorite places of time spending for young people and city guests.

Lviv is the city of wonders and surprises. If you think that entertainment in here is limited to walking tours around historical part of the city, excursions and visiting museums it means you don’t know anything about this city. The best clubs in Lviv are pretty like European ones. They are one of the favorite places of time spending for young people.

April 9 and 10, 2016 the grand premiere of a modern version of the ‘Giselle’ ballet by Adolph Adam will take place on the stage of the International Center of Culture and Arts (October Palace). One of the leading contemporary choreographers Radu Poklitaru stages the new ‘Giselle’ performance in Kyiv that promises to be a great show to see.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv is happy to invite you to spend Earth Hour together. Already for 8 years the hotel has been turning off the lights for 1 hour. In this way it draws attention of its guests and hotel employees, Kyiv citizens and society to environmental problems.

In the end of March 2016, there will be a chance to get acquainted with the ancient Japanese tradition of ‘kaki-zome’, first lesson in calligraphy in the new year. The famous Japanese master of calligraphy Sensei Ransetsu Ozawa will hold calligraphy workshops in Kiev.

The upcoming Ukrainian Fashion Week will mostly take place at Mystetskyi Arsenal, National Museum Complex that is quite used to hosting this grand event of Ukrainian fashion world. What to see, experience and listen to at the AW 2016-2017 Ukrainian Fashion Week with a detailed schedule of the events can be found here.

The new exhibition at Mystetskyi Arsenal in Kiev will open to the public on March 23, 2016 as a tribute to the cult ‘Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors’ movie.

Photo: the work by Eglė Budvytytė (from the exhibition)

‘Identity. Behind the Curtain of Uncertainty’ exhibition at the National Art Museum is a compilation of the Nordic, Baltic and Ukrainian contemporary art that will open to the public on March 19, 2016.

Brucie Collections gallery is happy to present to the Ukrainian art admirers the fascinating photography by Sylvie Blum, whose name is well known to the world’s top collectors and museum curators as well as her unusual road to success.

A new exhibition at the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Arts Museum will be a curious thing to see in Kiev for those who are interested in mystics and believe in existence of parallel to real life ‘other’ worlds.

Visit the ‘Perles du Classicisme Français’ concert in Kiev performed by Schola Cantorum Basiliensis to dive into a charming and festive French mood.

Music festivals culture is extremely popular throughout the world. Ukraine is not the main destination for music fans, however it offers some interesting options that are not worth that European small scale festivals to choose from. Check out the top music festivals in Ukraine.

March 12-20 is the Francophone Week in Ukraine, an international festival that brings together French-speaking fans of art and culture worldwide.

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