The most romantic holiday of the year is just around the corner, and those who have met their second half are hurrying up to prepare an interesting program. Of course, to organize unique and unforgettable Love Day, it is reasonable to search for outstanding options. What about thematic sport event or erotic art exhibition? This year, Kyiv offers its dwellers and guests plenty of interesting ideas for the Valentine`s Day.
Opening of SexEdCoffee Café with Erotic Art Gallery
If you look for something creative, sophisticated and at the same time spicy, you are welcome to visit opening of SexEdCoffee thematic café right on the Valentine`s Day. This is not just an ordinary place to have coffee and cakes – SexEdCoffee charms its guests with special design related to the topic of love and intimate relationships. A gallery with erotic paintings will be the special feature of the newly opened spot. On the opening day, guests will have a chance to see works of Ukrainian artist Anna Kozyreva.
The organizers promise that the café will be a perfect location for a date. More surprises are to come this spring: the opening of the café will be followed by presentation of the first Sex Museum in Ukraine. The purposes of the museum will be mostly educational: it will bring people knowledge about sexual culture, human physiology and psychology in both historical and modern aspects.
Where: 25, Khoryva street
Notre Dame de Paris Musical
This show, telling bright and passionate love story, will be a great choice for the Valentine`s eve. The world-famous musical, based on immortal literature masterpiece of Victor Hugo, becomes a sensation each time it is played on a stage. By today, breathtaking Notre Dame de Paris had been already viewed and loved by more than 300 000 people. The musical was translated into seven languages; it has a status of one of the most successful performances in the world. The text for the grandiose show was written by Luc Plamondon, and fabulous music was composed by Riccardo Cocciante. This time, sensual musical will be performed in original language (French).
“Les meilleures chansons de Notre Dame de Paris” unites more than 150 artists, colorful lights, powerful sound of violins and bass viols with endless power of Love. If you want to dive into the world of crazy passion and strong emotions together with your loved one, come to enjoy Notre Dame de Paris in Kyiv on February 14, 15 and 16. Note: almost all tickets are sold out, but there is still a chance!
When: February 14–16, 2018
Where: “Ukraina” Palace, 103, Velyka Vasylkivska street
Price: UAH 200-1750
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Short Films about Love in Zhovten` Cinema
Going to a cinema for the Valentine`s Day does not sound as a very special option, but Zhovten` cinema located in the historical part of Kyiv makes it way more exciting. This time, visitors are offered a set of short movies – all related to the topic of love and relationship. Most of the eleven movies are shown in English with Ukrainian subtitles, so foreign guests will have no problem with language barrier. The movies from the USA, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany Great Britain and Italy tell us kind, funny and inspiring stories, teaching to open our hearts. These movies bring up the subjects such as different of stages of love; love from the scientific and humorous points of view; finding love in a modern dating app; the importance of making the first step; valuing each minute spent together and many other.
When: February 08–March 3, 2018
Where: 26, Kostyantynivska street
Price: UAH 50-100
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Love Run Race
If you appreciate healthy lifestyle, sports and love, welcome to the traditional Love Run race in Kyiv, annually organized by Top Runners community in celebration of the Valentine`s Day. This time event will take place on February 11 (Sunday). A collective race is a great opportunity to meet new interesting people, to feel bright emotions or even to find your loved one. All participants of Kyiv Love Run 2018 are guaranteed to enjoy running, delicious hot tea, positive music and good company. Each participant will also get a special memorable medal. Love Run organizers offer distances of four and eight kilometers for couples and individuals.
Please note that to take part in Love Run you will have to register online and then to get a special start pack. As for stack packs, everyone registered will be able to get them from organizers in Star Burger on 37, Sagaydachnogo street on February 9 from 4 PM till 9 PM and on February 10 from 12 PM till 9 PM. To receive a start pack, a person must have Love Run participant voucher (printed or in electronic form) and identity certificate. On February 11, start packs will not be issued anymore.
Where: Rusanivska embankment
When: February 11, 12 PM
Love Outside the Hours: Getting Married At Night
If your love story is getting really serious, feelings are strong and you are ready to proceed to the most important step, Ukrainian government gives a great chance for it. Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has recently announced special “Love Outside the Hours” offer for loving couples on the Valentine`s Day. On February 14, 2018, people in all regions of Ukraine (except occupied Crimea) will have an opportunity to hand in an application or register their marriage from 8 AM until 12 AM. The list of registration offices with this service available is already published on Ministry of Justice website. A very unusual option to get married and celebrate your love in magic of the night!
Choosing one of these uncommon ideas for celebrating the Valentine`s 2018, happy couples can spend the most amazing Love Day in Kyiv.
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