Festivals Holidays

Best masters from all over Ukraine and their handmade products as well as domestic brands will participate in Orthodox Christmas Fair in Kyiv in January 2017.

Every year Lviv attracts thousands of visitors who are looking to experience the magical winter fairy tale in the heart of the medieval town filled with European Christmas atmosphere. Winter holidays in Lviv is a merry affair with a great selection of festive events to suit all interests and tastes.

Smells of ginger bread will soon fill the air around Primosrky Boulevard in Odesa. The Ginger Bread Houses Festival in Odesa has grown into something more than just a Christmas pastry art exhibition. It has become a true family holiday tradition in Odesa.

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Christmas is a time to disconnect from work, catch up with family, sleep in, watch the season's most anticipated movies, (over)eat good food, hit the slopes or get out of town. But despite these seemingly ideal conditions the holidays are not all reindeers and fruitcake — the stress of holiday gift shopping can take a serious toll.

The best winter events in Kyiv are mostly New Year and Christmas themed. Winter in Ukraine is a time for fun family events, Christmas markets and traditional festive celebrations. «Destinations» rounds up the most interesting and fun events to attend in Kyiv this winter.

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Kurazh Bazar flea market in Kyiv is perfect event to buy or sell Christmas gifts, enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Christmas party and spend some fun and exciting time with your friends and family.

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German Kirche in Odessa is hosting its annual Christmas Fair on December 13 -15th, 2016. Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Look no further than this most anticipated Christmas market in Odessa.

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Lviv gets exceptionally magical in winter. To set you in that special Christmas mood, "Destinations" rounded up a list of Interesting December 2016 Events in Lviv.  

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Winter holidays in Lviv is a merry affair. Every year this city in the Western Ukraine attracts thousands of visitors, who are looking to experience the magical winter fairy tale in the heart of the medieval town filled with European Christmas atmosphere.

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Find festive entertainment for your little ones with «Destinations»’  guide to New Year and Christmas performances for kids in Kyiv. Help make winter holidays even more magical while they're still gullible with a festive theatre show created especially with small people in mind. Treat your kids to a pre-Christmas present with one of Kyiv's excellent variety of shows for your kids.

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If you haven’t made your plans for this upcoming weekend yet, and the thought of cooking up another huge meal or just staying in makes you feel more weary than excited, you might want to consider spending the weekend elsewhere.  «Destinations» rounded up a list of interesting events happening in Kyiv over this November 25-27 weekend.

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Kyiv gets exceptionally beautiful in winter. To set you in that special winter holiday mood, "Destinations" rounded up a list of interesting December 2016 events in Kyiv.

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Ukrainians like to celebrate 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.

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Winter in Lviv starts with jazz. This good tradition was started by the oldest jazz festival in Lviv, Jazz Bez. Great live gigs, popular Lviv venues and late-night jam sessions, Jazz Bez festival got Lviv jazz fans covered in December.

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Most popular and beloved winter holiday in the Western Ukraine has been conquering the attention in other regions of Ukraine recently. St. Nicholas, the Ukrainian version of Santa Clause, brings something more than just presents for kids, St. Nicholas day marks the beginning of the winter holiday season in Ukraine.

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Candle Festival which marks the start of the winter festive season in the capital of Western Ukraine is one of the newest and most beautiful festivals in Ukraine. Lviv has seen many festivals, however this one is somehow special, locals say. Come and see for yourself the magic of medieval city being revealed in the blinking lights of hundreds candles.

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What do a 2016 Cannes prize-winning selection, a David Bowie tribute and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ short film series have in common? These and more fill the card of the 16th New British Film Festival, which will open on 10 November in Kyiv, and travel on to five other cities in Ukraine by the year’s end.

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Summer is over, however it seems like the music festival season in Ukraine keeps spinning. Festive fall in Ukraine offers a diverse program of events with something for everyone. «Destinations» rounded up top music festivals of autumn totally worth visiting.

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Annie Hall or Bananas? Blue Jasmine or Sleeper? What’s your favorite Woody Allen movie? In case you will be in Lviv over the next week don’t miss a chance to re-watch all time cinema classics at «Woody Allen Movie Festival».

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Autumn festival and concert season in Odessa brings bands and musicians of various genres and kinds. «Destinations» rounded up top autumn music events in Odessa.

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