Where to listen live music in Kyiv?

Kyiv friendly prepared a list of places locals prefer to hang out in to give a musical touch to their evening leisure. 


1. Avalon 

Different bands every night, romantic guitar to passionate cuban rythms. 

Table reservation: +38 044 234 74 94
Address: 3 Leontovicha str.

Tuesday - Sunday 


Batman vs. Superman: Films in English

Fearing the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the man of steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences along with Wonder Woman to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis.

St. Patrick's Day in Ukraine

The world adopted the St Patrick’s day as a celebration of everything Irish. Ukraine does not have a long tradition of celebrating St Patrick’s, but nowadays more and more people in the country celebrate this holiday. If there’s an occasion to have fun, listen to good music and drink, Ukrainians are onto that!

St Patrick’s Day celebrates Irish culture on March 17. It is customary to wear shamrocks and/or green clothing or accessories on this day.

In Ukraine, the St Patrick’s parties are taking place in a lot of pubs and on the streets of some cities.


Duran Duran Unstaged: Films in English

Directed by David Lynch the “Duran Duran Unstaged” became not just the another concert. It became the real multimedia event that takes the audience on a cinematic journey with one of the most successful acts in the world during their performance at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles. On the 18-20th of March film-concert the “Duran Duran Unstaged” can be watched at the cinema “Zhovten”. There will be only 3 unique sessions and only in “Zhovten”! The film is broadcast in English with Ukrainian subtitles.

Films in English: "Carol"

In this adaptation of the novel "The Price of Salt" by Patricia Highsmith, Therese (Rooney Mara), a young department-store clerk in 1950s Manhattan, meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), a beautiful older woman stuck in a depressing marriage of convenience. As their bond deepens and they become romantically involved, Carol finds the strength to leave her husband (Kyle Chandler). 

Zhovten Cinema

April 1-6

10:55 and 17:15


International Women's Day in Ukraine

International Women’s Day is a national holiday in Ukraine. The origins of its celebration go back to Soviet times. March 8th became an official holiday in 1965 in USSR, Ukraine has kept in since.

Originally it was a holiday promoting equality and freedom for all women. But, in late Soviet Union, it evolved into some sort of Mother’s Day, but not only for mothers — grandmothers, daughters, sisters too! It doesn’t have the political message anymore and celebrates just the beauty, love and kindness of Ukrainian women.

British Theatre in Cinema: Coriolanus

March 15, 2016

Kyiv Cinema
19 Velyka Vasylkivska, Kyiv


When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But famine threatens the city, the citizens hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.

Spotlight (2015): OSCAR winner in English!

See the Academy Award Winner for Best Picture in English!

SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. 


Traditional Ukrainian Holidays: Maslyana 2016

Last week before the Great Lent, Ukraine, like many Eastern Slavic cultures, celebrates the old pagan holiday “Maslyana” (Maslenitsa (Russian), Kolodiy (old Ukrainian), Butter Week, or Pancake Week). The festive gatherings take place all over the country; they are associated with pagan cults of the Sun. The main dish of the week is mlyntsi — thin pancakes or crepes with various fillings and sauces.  It is believed that round yellow mlyntsi represent the Sun itself. Also the traditional dish is varenyky — dumplings with cottage cheese and butter.

Maryland (2015): Films in French with Ukrainian Subtitles

Vincent is an ex-soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. He is hired to protect the wife of a wealthy businessman while he's out of town at their luxurious villa, Maryland, in the French Riviera.

Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger.

Shown in French with Ukrainian subtitles



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