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.
Over the past few years, Ostrov (Island) Festival in Kyiv has become the kick off point for all the summer festivals ahead. In 2017 this will be the fifth edition of the festival and will traditionally take place on Trukhaniv Island on the weekend of June 30 - July 02, 2017. Headliners of this year are Ben Klock, Mano Le Tough, Cobblestone Jazz, Rødhåd, Sonja Moonear, Nastia. For three days Trukhaniv Island will be the center of Ukrainian club culture. There will be three stages and hours of electronic and house music from best European Djs.
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Hedonism 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. Among the headliners of 2017 are Sevdaliza, Beissoul & Einius, Vagonovozhatyje. Hedonism Festival 2017 will take place on Trukhaniv Island from July 7th till July 8th, 2018.
In 2017 Atlas Weekend festival in Kyiv is getting even bigger. Over 200 artists will be performing on 8 stages from June 28th, 2017 till July 02, 2017. Over these 5 days visitors will have a chance to enjoy live gigs by Brainstorm, The Prodigy, Three Days Grace, Submotion Orchestra, Jay-Jay Johanson, John Newman, Nothing But Thieves, Alex Clare, Boombox, Monatik, Serhiy Babkin, The Maneken. The full line up can be viewed here.
Among Ukrainian bands that will be performing at Atlas Weekend 2017 are ONUKA, Boombox, the Hardkiss, O. Torvals and many others.
The Festival will take place at VDNH (Akademika Hlushkova Ave, 1, Kyiv). The prices for tickets are different depending on the number of days of the festival you want to attend. 5-days tickets cost from UAH 1400.
It will be non-stop electronic music on the banks of Dnipro. Guests of Vibronica festival are welcome to stay the night at the camping place, take part at yoga practices and to dance to the sounds of psycho trance, ambient, chill out and minimal music. DigiCult, Atomic Simao, Dhamika, Óperentzia are among the headliners. The exact location will be announced 24 hours before the festival. The festival will be happening from July 13th to July 16th, 2017.
THE PIT-2017 Post-Apocalyptic Festival
The Pit is a unique Ukrainian festival themed around post-apocalyptic movies and books. In case you are a big fan of such movies as Mad Max and Fallout, Pit Festival is a place to be in Kyiv from July 28th till July 30th. Bands playing apocalyptic music, various themed entertainment, fight arena, erotic female fights, craft drinks and food, crazy-casino and much more madness await all the visitors. The festival will take place at military training field «Promzona», Brovary town, Kyiv region.
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Summer festivals in Kyiv 2017 present many musical genres that will cater to various musical tastes and interests.
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