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The coming of spring after a long and cold winter is a festive event in itself! However, attending plenty of bright festivals makes it even more delightful. Would you like to greet the upcoming spring while taking part in a historical festival, listening to jazz, drinking excellent wine, riding a snowboard or having fun at a humor parade? March 2018 festivals in Ukraine offer numerous exciting options to start spring season in the most enjoyable way.

On March 8, in the very beginning of spring, Ukrainians traditionally celebrate the day of all women. This date, historically dedicated to women`s rights, nowadays is also a holiday to appreciate each woman`s beauty and tenderness. In 2018, March 8 falls on Thursday, so we are preparing for an additional day off in the middle of the working week to greet all the lovely ladies as well as to celebrate the coming of long-awaited spring. Let`s see what interesting events will take place in Kyiv on 2018 Women`s Day.

January in Ukraine is a traditional holiday time, when all people try to have as much fun as possible, and visiting exciting music events is an integral part of the feast. In January 2018, concert schedule of Ukrainian capital offers shows of the biggest music stars as well as some great tribute concerts and other interesting music performances. Let`s check out the best January 2018 concerts in Kyiv.

January is a traditional winter holiday period, so it is time to enjoy as much pleasures of life as we can. Besides visiting endless restaurants and parties, we also need some food for our souls, and in this case going to a good ballet, opera or classical music concert is the right decision. Check out the best cultural events in Ukraine in January 2018, where you will feel charming vibes of classic art.

As usual, January is the peak season of winter holidays and festivals in Ukraine. Thousands people all around the country celebrate New Year and Christmas and have lots of fun in all possible ways. Christmas fairs, historical festivals, music concerts and many other interesting events wait for everyone! Let`s see which January 2018 festivals in Ukraine we can visit to enjoy merry holiday period to the fullest extent.

In Ukraine, there is a popular saying: “You will spend New Year the way you celebrated it!”. This means that spending magic New Year night in a festive atmosphere with merry people gives a good start to the whole upcoming year. Those who agree with this should definitely take a look at the list of amazing thematic New Year 2018 parties that will be held in the best hotels, restaurants and venues of Kyiv.

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.

Ukrainians like to celebrate the 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.

Kyiv is a party capital that is steadily gaining in popularity with foreign visitors. Nightlife in Kyiv is vivid and diverse: you can find a bunch of underground spots for ‘cool kids’ as well as spend lots of money at more sophisticated places. «Destinations» met with foreigners who'd visited Kyiv as tourists as well with those who have been living here for some time to ask them about their personal party venue preferences and their opinion on the nightlife scene in the capital of Ukraine.

Wonderful and feel-good experience for all ages, attending opera or ballet in Kyiv National Opera House is a great idea for spending winter-holiday evening. Guests will have a chance to enjoy all-time classic performances and Christmas-themed concerts. «Destinations» narrows down top December 2017 performances in Kyiv Opera House.

When it comes to partying while traveling, it’s not usually a good idea to just wing it. Hostelworld, international web resource, together with Resident Advisor magazine round up the list of 20 most unique night clubs you can find anywhere in Europe, Asia and the US. Kyiv CLOSER night club also appeared in that list.

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.

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.

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.

Ivana Kupala Day is the day of summer solstice celebrated in Ukraine on July, 7th in the Gregorian or New Style calendar, which is currently June, 24th in the Julian or Old Style calendar still used by many of the Orthodox Churches. Initially, this day had pagan character. Since ancient times it had been dedicated to the Slavic god Kupala and sun. Ivana Kupala  in Ukraine is a summer fest where love, magic, happiness, pagan and Christian traditions come together in a most mystical, vibrant and authentic summer holiday.

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.

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