RESPUBLICA Festival – an annual festival of modern street art will be held in Kamyanets-Podilsky during the first weekend of September. Enjoy some good quality music from the best Ukrainian bands in the picture-perfect setting against legendary Kamyanets-Podilsky fortress.
There will be 5 stages at the festival, all set next to a historical fortress of Kamyanets-Podilsky. The view from the Turkish Bridge leading to the Kamyanets-Podilsky fortress is one of the country's iconic, front-page vistas. The line-up of the event is not less impressive as the view from the festival location. Guests will be entertained by ONUKA, BoomBox, LyapisTrubetskoy, LOUNA, Dakh Daughters, Sergiy Babkin, BRUTTO, S.K.A.Y., The Bйо, Asea Sool, DakhaBrakha and many others.
Many street artists from all over Ukraine were invited to reconstruct and stage the setting for the RESPUBLICA festival in Kamyanets-Podilsky. That is how an area of abandoned warehouses and industrial buildings turned into a unique art space slash street art exhibition venue.
This festival carries an important community interest mission to provide an accessible platform for artists of all levels and backgrounds to produce, exhibit and engage with the artistic community. RESPUBLICA Festival in Kamyanets-Podilsky aim is to educate, empower and inspire younger people across Ukraine, to unlock their hidden potential and participate in the regeneration and development of their local area, whilst improving well-being.
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RESPUBLICA Festival in Kamyanets-Podilsky prodes itself as one of the biggest street art festivals in Ukraine. Annually it gathers quite an impressive amount of artists as well as people who are not art-related, however are willing to learn more about street art and urbanization. This festival is the official representer of Ukraine at Global Google Street Art Project.
There will be a number of different locations for festival activities. Main stage, acoustical stage, reggae and the heavy stage will be located on the territory of the Kamyanets-Podilsky Fortress in the old part of the city; day stage and a handcrafted goods fair will be located on the Ratushna square.
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RESPUBLICA Festival in Kamyanets-Podilsky gives space to Ukrainian and international artists to express their artistic creativity in various kinds of arts. Experience the creation of urban art in an unforgettable atmosphere of historical town of Kamyanets-Podilsky.
When: September 1-4, 2016
Where: Kamyanets-Podilsky, various venues