Motorhead (UK, hard’n’heavy), Stereo Plaza (Chervonozoryaniy 119), 27 July at 19.00

Steve Vai Full Band Live

Ancient Rus Masterpieces

Ancient Rus Masterpieces

Exhibition of modern icons by Sky on the Earth

Exhibition of modern icons by Sky on the Earth, Ivan Honchar Museum (Ivana Mazepy 24), 19 December – 20 January at 10.00 – 17.30
If you think there is nothing new in icons but the same ancient patterns created under strict church canons, you are wrong. Icons should be relevant and easy-to understand for those living today, say Mykholayiv-based Sky on the Earth group of artists, who are exhibiting 40 works made in various traditions and techniques of both Ukrainian and European icon-painting schools.

Outdoor Ice Skating

Outdoor Ice Skating, Darynok (Belomorskaya 1), 14 December – 28 February (open 11.00–20.00 weekdays, 11.00–21.00 weekends)
The Darynok shopping mall over on the left bank loves the holidays just as much as anyone else, and as such have prepared a surprise for all residents of Kyiv – an outdoor skating rink! Come and strap on a pair of skates and remember what it’s like to be a kid again! FYI: the rink will not be in operation on 1 and 7 January.

IWCK Christmas Bazaar 7 December


Cinderella on Ice - Palace of Sport (Sportyvna 1), 6–8 December

Cinderella is a story told in hundreds of languages, across millions of miles around the world, and for three days only, it will be recited here in the capital on ice! With more than 50 actors, singers, acrobats and figure skaters coming together to make this an unforgettable performance, you and your little ones are going to be blown away. Get your tickets today and find out whether Cinderella really does live happily ever after.

Tickets 100 –350hrv 246-7406

courtesy Whats On Kiev

Ukrainian Open 2013 figure skating competition, Palace of Sport (Sportyvna Pl 1), 18–21 December

Organised by the Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation, this event aims to revive the athletic tradition of Ukrainian figure skating and strengthen the positive image of Ukraine worldwide. In the lead-up to European and world championships, as well as the Winter Olympics held in Sochi on 6 –23 February 2014, this competition serves as a qualifying round for 12 lucky winners to advance.

Tickets: 30–1,200hrv

Patricia Kaas (FR, chanson, cabaret), Palace Ukraine (V Vasylkivska 103), 9 December at 19.00

The voice of Patricia Kaas becomes a medium this evening through which the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf can come through. The programme couldn’t be more 40s and 50s French chanson, with 24 songs of The Little Sparrow’s featured, including La Vie En Rose, Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien, La Foule, Padam Padam, Hymne L’Amour, and more. Adding her own je ne sais quoi, Kaas will take you on a journey through the streets of Paris – get ready for the ride.

courtesy Whats On Kiev

Cheese & wine Holiday

This year Lviv hosts the ‘Cheese & wine’ Fest for the 4th time. Foodies are invited to participate numerous testings and master-classes. For example, last time visitors drank 15,200 l of wine and mulled wine and bought more than 7,500 t of cheese and 8,353 of  cheese ‘horses’.

The wide range of the relevant products of both local and foreign brands will be available in the Fest market.

Where: Lviv, Rynok squ.

When: Oct, 17-20th.


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