Hillel jeWish Fest, the festival of contemporary Jewish culture dedicated to the celebration of the 20 anniversary of the Hillel International Student Organization, will be held in Kiev on April 17, 2016.
Ukrainian Easter traditions combine Orthodox practices, folklore rituals and ancient pagan symbols. These traditions make Easter a special holiday for Ukrainians, because they add cheer and fun to the high spiritual meaning of Easter.
Easter in Ukraine is a beautiful melding of traditional Christian practices, folklore and ancient pagan symbolism. The Orthodox Easter has the same sacral meaning as for the rest of Christian world, while it is celebrated on a different date and with distinguishable rituals and traditions.
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.
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.
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.
We met with Olga Businello in Kyiv after her long day of flights, but, nevertheless, her eyes were shining and her smile sincerely welcomed me. It was her first visit to Ukraine. This strong and at the same time tender woman is the Manager of a huge Valpolicella wine consortium, that includes more than 2000 wineries and production companies famous all over the world with its Amarone wine. She was the first lady in Italy and in Europe who got that high position. Daily challenges made her the highly professional manager of a serious business. And today this wonderful woman discovers Ukraine.
The agrarian sector has been the locomotive of economic growth in Ukraine in recent years. Agriculture generates about 12% of the country's GDP, providing jobs for millions of Ukrainians. Let's see what experts have to say about the current rates and agrarian sector future.