Kiev events guide, June 2017
First summer nights
June 2-3, 2017
Olimpiyskiy Music Spot /”White Nights” Dance Event
Event to get the most from the first summer nights. Olimpiyskiy Music Spot and “White Nights” Dance Event invite to the coolest parties of the weekend. Be among the first to come to the new Olimpiyskiy Music Spot club on Friday and Saturday, and you sure get a welcome-drink and free entrance to the “White Nights”. Come to the “White Nights” and get free admission to the ultra-hot after party in Olimpiyskiy Music Spot.
The program offers: live Sian Ewans, Cape Cod and YUKO on “White Nights”, and Onna Skai and FRITZ HELDER in Olimpiyskiy Music Spot. And to make your trip from one place to the other reach with perfect music, on Friday and Saturday a free Party Bus will run between the locations; it will help start the summer brightly and break into the music teleport.
Arms and Sleepers
June 10, 2017
Closer Art Center
American ambient trip-hop duo will visit Kiev. The musicians will present the songs from the new record to Kiev public. In addition to two permanent band participants, you gonna get guitar, percussion and wind on the stage. Full of lightness and mystery – that is what the music of Arms and Sleepers is like.
Musical “Vlad Dracula”
June 16, 2017
Good news for all fans of musicals – there are good in Ukraine, even if there are less offers than abroad. To support domestic musicals industry, go and get to know the history of Count Dracula. The performers made a high-quality show – impressive stage design, dances, 3D mapping, hundreds of original costumes – all for real! The main heroes are played by the participants of popular vocal television projects -“Voice of the Country” and “Star Factory”. The author of the music is Paul Solonar, a pianist and composer who creates neoclassical music themes.
White Ball – White Design Promenade
June 16, 2017
Annual ball that brings together all the creative and business community of the capital, representatives of the establishment and celebrities, all that with one noble goal – charity. Ball guests will participate in the auction with paintings by famous Ukrainian artists. All proceeds from sales, plus 10% of the amount of tickets sold will be transferred to the regional specialized Home of the child of the Zhytomyr Regional Council. In addition to the auction ball guests will enjoy pleasant communication, festive banquet, and the rhythms of the best DJs. Dress code of event is total white.
Ulichnaya Eda Festival (Street Food Festival)
June 23-25, 2017
Art Zavod Platforma
PRICE – to be announced additionally
Ulichnaya eda is a project aimed at developing and popularizing the modern world culture of street food in Ukraine. This trend slowly but successfully replaces traditional cafes and restaurants around the world. As anyone can see at Art Zavod Platforma, street food courts is a fundamentally new format of not just catering, but rest. This season of Ulichnaya eda festivals was very rich and interesting and, and it seems that it does not intend to finish yet. This time foodies gonna try meals from berries. In addition to eating, the festival promises cultural program – music, activities, G48 market (fair of Ukrainian designers) and more.
June 26, 2017, 7:30 – 10 PM
In the early 2000s their music stirred teenagers around the world; Bring me to life was heard in each and every house, and My Immortal topped the charts in 30 countries. Evanescence has won two Grammys and the Billboord Music Awards. And finally the time has come and Ukrainians have an opportunity to listen to the band live. In addition to the cult hits like Bring me to life, Anybody fool, What you want, My Immortal and Lithium, Evanescence will present a new album that rocks not worse than time-tested hits.
Atlas Weekend 2017
June 28 – July 2, 2017, 12:00-10 pm
National Expocenter of Ukraine
Price starting from 1400 UAH
It is not necessary to tell much about this festival – it is known and loved by everyone who at least once listened to music. The best of the best of the rock industry, as well as all Ukrainian music fans gather at VDNKh (Exhibition of Economic Achievements) to become a part of the most expected event of the year. This time The Prodigy, Therr Maitz, Boombox, Dakh Daughters, SKAJ, Pianoboi, Alina Orlova, Dolphin and many others will rock on the stage. As always, come and enjoy the best sound, the most pleasant company, perfect opportunity to relax and, of course, beautiful music that for several festival days will delight its connoisseurs.
June 30 – July 2, 2017, 9pm-7am
Price ranging from 540 UAH to 790 UAH
The Ostrov Festival is held annually in the very center of the capital, in the park on the Truhanov Island. This is not just a mix of solo electronic musicians and DJs – as all the well-known regular events, the “Island” has its traditions, its recognizable style and its stable reputation among connoisseurs of quality electronic music. In addition to the best composers and DJs of Ukraine, the festival brings together musicians from all over Europe, including such musical countries as Germany and the countries of Scandinavia. This year the festival promises to be even more interesting. Several stages, large recreation area, extendsive food court, bars from the sponsors of the festival, and, of course, excellent and loud music in the genres of techno, dub, IDM and others. Two days in the open air with a good company and great music – what else can you dream of in the middle of summer?
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