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There are millions of rock music fans all over the world, and they all love to hang out in atmospheric places with good beer, live music and rousing atmosphere. Rock bars are not common locations where people come just to have a drink; these are places where visitors enjoy powerful guitar sound and crazy parties all night long. Check out some rock bars in Kyiv, where you can spend a great time listening to energizing rock bands.

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.

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.

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.

Hot summer has come to an end, but it is definitely not a reason to get sad and stop having fun! The first month of autumn is going to delight us with warm weather and golden leaves as well as with variety of musical events for any taste. Jazz, RNB, Rock… The list of bright Kyiv concerts in September 2017 offers something interesting for everyone.

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.

The last but not the least! August in Kyiv is going to be hot, colorful, entertaining and delicious. Five best August festivals will make this summer remarkable. Here is your plan to complete summer 2017.

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.

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.

Atlas Weekend is one of the largest and most popular music festivals in Ukraine, which is annually held in Kyiv from 2015. The third Atlas Weekend festival will take place in Kyiv at Expocenter of Ukraine on 28 June-2 July 2017. This year, the open-air festival is becoming bigger and more exciting than ever. The festival will last 5 days. Its line-up includes 200 artists, who will perform on 8 stages, different by concept and format. Music fans are impatiently waiting to see Prodigy, Röyksopp and Kasabian, the headliners of Atlas Weekend 2017. 80 hectares of festival territory will also delight the guests with 30 various entertainment locations.

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.

Summer is undoubtedly the favorite season for party lovers. During warm months, those who love clubbing and dancing to vibrant music tunes can enjoy this activity not only in stuffy night clubs, but also on spacious open-air venues. Listening to lovely melodies on a dance floor, enjoying fresh air and the beautiful views of city or beach shore at the same time – this is really one of the greatest pleasures of summer nights. Let us consider the best open-air party venues in Kyiv, where locals and guests of the city can spend a bright night out.

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.

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