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On October 14, Ukrainians celebrate Defender Day in order to honor heroism and courage of brave warriors, who protect independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and to consolidate the spirit of patriotism in society. In 2017, Ukrainian Defender Day falls on Saturday, so the official holiday will be shifted to Monday, October 16. In such a way, Ukrainians are going to have three days off in a row. Let`s check out how Ukrainian cities will celebrate Ukrainian Defender Day 2017.

Festival calendar in Ukraine gets exceptionally busy in fall. Lviv is flooded with the bookworm crowd arriving to the city for the biggest Ukrainian Book Forum in September, Kyiv attracts many visitors for the major art festival of the year Gogol Fest, that’s just to name a few. «Destinations» gathers together a list of the most interesting autumn 2017 festivals in Ukraine.

Lviv is considered to be a festival capital of Ukraine. It seems like Lviv dwellers have a festival of almost everything these days: coffee festival, beer festival, Pampukh (traditional Christmas donut) festival, «Nalyvka» and «Nastoyanka» traditional strong liquors festival, cheese and wine festival and many more. However, one of the oldest and most beloved festival in Lviv is festival of Chocolate also known as National Chocolate Holiday.

As usually, in autumn Kiev becomes the capital of festivals. This beautiful season inspires people to create and attend the most exciting events. Let`s taste delicious food, wine and beer, listen and dance to vivid music, watch fancy retro cars and costumes and just enjoy life to the fullest at autumn festivals in Kiev.

In October, autumn begins to manifest itself with full measure, bringing cold weather, gray sky and pouring rain. The warm days are gone until next year, so we all feel the need for something that will cheer us up. Attending a bright music show is one of the best ways to stay positive and inspired, so let`s check out the list of October 2017 concerts in Kyiv.

"Golden Lion" theater festival was founded in 1992 in Lviv. Now Golden Lion is one of the most prestigious theater forums of Ukraine. Every year this theater festival transforms Lviv into a huge theatrical scene, where spectacular performances from the leading European theatrical troops take place right on the streets and squares of the city.

Nino Katamadze, a famous Georgian singer and composer, is one of the most talented and emotional artists of modern jazz music. Performances of Nino have already won hearts of music fans not only in her homeland Georgia, but all over the world. Nino Katamadze performs and makes records together with Insight jazz band, headed by Gocha Kacheishvili. After their fantastical show on Atlas Weekend festival in Kyiv, Nino Katamadze & Insight are returning to Ukrainian capital with a big solo concert on September 28.

On September 13 -17 special guests from over 15 foreign countries are to come to the Lviv Book Forum, the single most important event for literature and publishing business in Ukraine. If you are serious about books, Lviv in September is a place to be.

Kyiv iconic street food festival «Ulichnaya Eda» celebrates its 4th birthday. From August 18th to August 20th, 2017 «Ulichnaya Eda» is getting ready fro the record breaking number of visitors. All the guests will be generously entertained by numerous surprises, presents, contests, raffles and quests, cake fights, alley of stars grand opening ceremony and festive treats from the food court participants.

Summer is coming to its end, but it’s not a reason to get upset. Time to party in overdrive to have this summer engraved with unforgettable emotions, vivid impressions and rich feelings. Best end of August 2017 parties in Kyiv will make it possible to have indelible mark on your summer party experience.

Very soon the vibrant blue and yellow colors of Ukrainian flag will adorn the streets of every city to commemorate the important national event of our Ukrainian Independence Day. All region capitals will celebrate this event. Meanwhile, Kyiv had begun preparing for this day a couple of weeks in advance.

August is usually the quietest month of summer in Kyiv – everyone goes on holidays. For those, who stay in the city, it is an amazing chance to rest from busy noisy life and enjoy few relaxing concerts that will suit long summer evenings in the capital.

Summer 2017 delights Kyiv dwellers and city guests not only with pleasant warm weather, nice beach relaxation and diverse outdoor activities, but also with a plenty of fascinating musical events. July might seems a bit slow on big events after astonishingly busy June, however this is the month that brings the iconic Depeche Mode to the capital of Ukraine as well as a few other interesting acts.

July in Kyiv might seem to be a bit slow in concerts and festivals after amazingly rich for events June, but still has quite a number of exciting events to offer. «Destinations» narrows down some of the most interesting July art events in Kyiv to attend.

During the summertime festival calendar in Ukraine is full of interesting events to attend. July 2017 summer festivals in Ukraine come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional country feasts to world-class sporting events and quiet, intellectual affairs. What’s more, there’s something to suit all tastes and interests.

The music festival season in Ukraine starts spinning. Ukraine is not the main destination for music fans and festival enthusiasts, however it looks like the lineups of Ukrainian music festivals in 2017 are going to change that. With the world famous musicians performing on stages all over Ukraine, the summer of 2017 will become memorable for many music fans of most different genres.

On June 14th, Viva! magazine started the season of atmospheric parties: The One Place named the winners in various categories of "Viva, Morshinska! ECO AWARDS 2017.

On June 14th Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv will be hosting «Free People Music» jazz event. For one night only, the atrium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be transformed into one of the most popular jazz platforms of Ukraine, Koktebel Jazz Festival.

Festival culture in Ukraine has taken what looks like a quantum leap in recent years and has put the country on the map of major European summer festivals. The list of 2017 summer festivals in Kyiv is seriously impressive. All the music enthusiasts regardless their genre tastes will find something interesting for themselves in the long list of capital’s music festivals.

Jack Russell terriers have been getting plenty of attention lately, thanks to a scene-stealing pooch named Uggie, who starred in Oscar-nominated film “The Artist” as well as “Water for Elephants» and the iconic comedy «Mask». On June 11th, 2017 Kyiv is getting ready to host the first ever in Ukraine Jack Russell Terrier Parade.

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