Events

Julieta: Film in Spanish

After a chance meeting, middle-aged Julieta (Emma Suarez) learns that her long-lost daughter has resurfaced in Madrid. This begins a painful reflection by Julieta into her checkered past, flashing back to the moments of pain that defined her current life. This drama is directed by Spanish master Pedro Almodovar.

 

The Dressmaker (2016): Movies in English

The Dressmaker tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage (Academy Award winner Kate Winslet). After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly (Academy Award nominee Judy Davis). She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy (Liam Hemsworth), and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong

 

Captain Fantastic (2016): Movies in English

Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them.

 

Old Car Land Festival

September 30-October 2, 2016

National Museum of Aviation

1 Medova street, Kyiv

Entrance: 80 UAH pre-bought tickets, 100 UAH on the day of festival

 

Old Car Land Festival showcases the classic/vintage tech, including cars, trucks, bikes, bicycles, trains and everything else. The fest takes place at the National Aviation Museum, among the impressive collection of planes.

The festival gives you a chance to get up and close with the retro cars and retro entthusiasts from all over the country.

Hoppy Fest – First Craft Beer Festival in Ukraine

August 26 – 27, 2016

1 Fortechny provulok, Ivano-Frankivsk

Entrance: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/616056995239535/

 

Hoppy Fest is a first international craft beer fest in Ukraine! Ivano-Frankivsk gathers small craft breweries from Ukraine, Czech republic, Germany, Hungary and Belgium. The festival aims to promote quality beer drinking culture in Ukraine. 

Guide to Independence Day in Ukraine 2016

Independence Day is a national holiday celebrated in each and every Ukrainian city. This year Ukraine celebrates an anniversary – 25 years of independence! Of course, there will be no grand and pompous celebrations among the crisis and warfare, but there are still some celebrations. Here’s a complete guide to the most interesting events all over Ukraine!

 

Kyiv

Military parade

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, 10:00

English-speaking bar only in Kharkiv!

19 Rymarska street, Kharkiv

https://www.facebook.com/theschoolpub/

 

For those living in or just visiting Kharkiv Schoolpub presents a unique opportunity to feel culturally superior as it is the only pub in Ukraine where speaking any language other than English is strictly forbidden.

Come over and have a pint of beer with the ladies, a game of pool with other expats, or plot a coup with the secret services. Wait, no coup-plotting. Sorry.

La Tomatina festival in Kyiv

August 27, 12:00 - 20:00

Ledovy Stadium

Glushakova 9, Kyiv

Entrance: 100 UAH

La Tomatina is an annual festival held in the Spanish town of Buñol in the last week of August. It is a large-scale battle with tomatoes as a weapon. Kiev will host a similar festival. In addition to the fights, you can shop at the fair, try international cuisine and be entertained with music, contests etc.

White Nights Festival at Platforma

August 26-28

Art-Zavod Platforma

1 Bilomorska street, Kyiv

Entrance: 150 UAH

 

Festival of electronic and pop music at Art-Zavod Platforma August 26-28. Line-up: Christian Burns и The Maneken LIVE,  Cherokey, Cape Cod feat. Constantine, Tyoma with a string band. Fashion shows and art installations too. 

Street Food Festival in Kyiv

August 12-14, 2016

Art-Zavod Platforma

1 Bilomorska street, Kyiv

Entrance: 50 UAH

 

August Festival will be Asian themed with unexpected combinations of flavors, aromas of spices and the freshness of exotic fruits. All varieties of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian cuisine will make summer evenings truly appetizing. Thai tom-yam or Vietnamese pho? Spring rolls or sushi? Tofu curry with shrimp or gedza? You can have it all at once!

16.00-23.00 on Friday

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