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.
Hedonism is the festival saluting the cultural-educational philosophy and embodying carefree lifestyle. This is a sensual and multilayered event that will offer a lot of trip-hop, indie, electronic and instrumental hip-hop music. Sevdaliza, Beissoul & Einius, Vagonovozhatyje are among the headliners of 2017. Hedonism Festival 2017 will take place on Trukhaniv Island from July 7th till July 8th, 2018.
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Color Holi Run
This is fun and exciting event, where everyone can participate from a professional sportsmen to children. Color Holi Run will gather together many active leisure enthusiasts as well as all those who want to experience bright summer fun. There will be music from best local DJs, vibrant holi powders and lots of positive emotions.
All the participants can register for the run on July 8th 2017 at 10:30 AM.The war up starts at 11:30 with the official start at noon on Obolonska Naberezhna by the stadium. All the detailed information on the event can be found here.
Vsi.Svoi Interior Design Fair
One of the most popular Kyiv fairs Vsi. Svoi invites to stock up on new accessories for your home, office or garden. Many Ukrainian brands and indie makers will offer interesting interior design items, which will definitely bring new vibe to living spaces. Vsi.Svoi Interior Design Fair will gather together many up-and-coming Ukrainian furniture brands that offer hip, modern and quite affordable items that could be a welcome addition to the interior design of your home or office space.
When: July 8th-9th, 2017.
Where: 12, Desyatynna street, Kyiv. 10 AM - 8 PM. Free entrance. More information here.
220 ABSTRACT Art Fest 2017
Pavlovka Art Gallery presents works of Ukrainian and international contemporary artists at the 220 ABSTRACT Art Fest 2017 opened on June 23rd 2017 in Kyiv. The exposition will be changing several times during the festival period. In two weeks guests of the abstract art festival in Kyiv will have a chance to discover over 30 artists.
220 ABSTRACT Art Fest 2017 invites all the art enthusiasts to witness unique «windows» of art, to abstract themselves from everyday routine life and worries, to discover hidden worlds behind ordinary objects that surround us. International Festival of Abstract Art takes place in Kyiv at Pavlovka Art Gallery (34A, Petropavlivska street) and will last till July 6th, 2017.
Jazz on the Beach
On July 20th, 2017 Kyiv’s UBK party space invites to enjoy iconic hits by Frank Sinatra in jazz-interpretation. Kyiv National Academic orchestra will perform popular Sinatra’s hits such as Sunny, In the mood, Cry me a River, Moonlight serenade, Strangers in the Night and other on the beach with romantic sunset on the background. This is a perfect event for a romantic date or a pleasant evening with friends and family.
When: July 20th, 2017. 8 PM
Where: UBK on Trukhaniv Island. Tickets from UAH 200.
Jazz on the Roof with Alexey Kogan
Alexey Kogan is Ukrainian jazzman and radio host, who made a significant input into contemporary Ukrainian jazz scene. He is a frequent guest of various jazz festivals in Ukraine and abroad.
Jazz on the Roof is a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy top-notch jazz at the sunset as well as interesting jazz-related stories in between jam sessions.
When: July 16th, 2017.
Where: 16A, Shota Rustavelli Street, Kyiv. Tickets from UAH 250.
Classical Music in the Garden
For those who appreciate an evening of classical music under a night of summer stars «Virtuozy Kieva» philarmonic orchestra will present its Concert in the Kyiv central Botanical Garden. Make the most of the balmy summer weather and extra hours of daylight to enjoy alfresco entertainment at this unusual location.
All visitors will have an opportunity to experience some of the best players in jazz and classical music, all under one bill. Ukraine’s most talented and exciting up-and-coming artists will play various musical pieces from Chaikovskyy to Claude Debussy. Classical Music in the Garden concert offers an unrivaled ambience of thousands of blooming plants and the crystal clear music of some of the world's most sought after artists.
When: July 15th, 2017.
Where: 1, Timeryazevsla street. Grishko Kyiv Botanical Garden, Druzhba Norodov Station
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