There is still one more month of summer you should definitely make it as cool and unforgettable as possible. If you are going to spend these last hot summer days before autumn in the Southern Pearl of Ukraine, here is the list of top-5 events you need to visit in Odessa in August 2016.
Odessa is the city of fun, events, summer and sea. Don’t miss any interesting fests. Our list will help you to keep up.
1. Koktebel Jazz Festival
Are you fond of jazz or other modern music? If your answer is «yes», the coast of Black Sea and Chernomorsk (30 km from Odessa) Jazz Festival will be waiting for you from 25thto 28th of August. Sun, vacation, summer, and outstanding singers will make your days. By the way, the Icelandic group GusGus will be one of the fest headliners this year. Prices for tickets vary from UAH 200 to UAH 900.
2. Avatar Yoga Fest
Yoga is not just a hobby. It is a way of living and healthy habit in parallel. This year Koblevo (59 km from Odessa) will host one of the biggest yoga fests. During 4 days (from 26th to 29th of August) participants will take part in various master-classes and lectures from famous trainers coming from different countries. If you want to visit this fest, there is an option to buy either a single ticket or subscription.
3. Vyshyvanka Fest
Traditionally, this fest is held before Independence Day in Ukraine (from 20th to 24th of August). It aims to show the unique national atmosphere. Guests will not just participate in Ukrainian games and listen to folk music, but will also be able to try on national costumes and even buy them. Entrance is always free. Location: Potemkin Stairs, Odessa.
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4. Fan Expo Odessa
For two days (13th and 14th of August) Odessa Marine Station will become the center of fantastic movies, cartoons, and videogames. Participants and fans will get the opportunity to take part in costume performances and play their favorite heroes, listen to lectures, buy different gifts,and have fun on the after-party. Ticket prices vary from UAH 250 to UAH 300.
5. Black Swing Fest
There is no better place for dancing than the sea coast. There is no better time for dancing than summer. Black Swing Fest unites these two circumstances and invites participants to the fabulous dance party. You can visit different master-classes and find out how to dance within various styles. Moreover, there are a lot of interestingperformances and delicious food in the program.
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We are pretty sure that nothing will stop you from having great time and visiting top-5 events in Odessa in August 2016.