Kiev time to celebrate the fall
By tradition, this article has all the information about the brightest events of October that will be of interest both for Kievans and for guests of the city. Autumn is the time in Kiev for various events, festivals, beer events, exhibitions, and like any developed cultural center Kiev is rich in this kind of holidays.
Below we will tell what exactly will be interesting for foreign tourists who’s spending their time in Kiev in October – where to go, what to eat and drink, how to spend leisure time with children, we will consider below.
Concert of Fink in Kiev
October 05, 2017, 7pm
English romanticist, electronic musician, bard and avid experimentalist in music, Fink has the only concert in Kiev! To listen to his new tracks and enjoy Fink creative surprises, come to Sentrum on October 5th. The real name of Fink is Fin Greenal. Tim Bidwell and Elliot Richards also perform as a part of Fink. Together they do not hesitate to leave one musical style and move to another, or tenaciously blend several favorite music genres into one. They juggle melodies of indie rock and folk, and then start with blues and trip-hop.
Concert of Sting in Kiev
October 06, 2017, 8pm-10pm
Palace of Sports
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, who is better known as Sting, returns to Kiev. He will perform at Palace of Sports on October 6, 2017. Reason is presentation of his new record “57th & 9th” released last year.
Kyiv Beer Festival
October 07, 2017, 11am – October 08, 2017, 11pm
Art Zavod Platforma
Awesome event for all fans of foaming drink!
Guests of the festival will be able to taste not only the craft beer produced by small private breweries, but also the products of large companies, produced for the Ukrainian and foreign markets. Brewers from Ukraine and other countries will share their masterpieces.
Thus, Kyiv Beer Festival will become trendsetter for similar festivals in European capitals. Inspired by the experience of the largest festivals, Kyiv Beer Festival team will surprise with new formats. You shall not miss it!
The festival will also feature its own trademark of beer – Ulichnaya Eda beer. This is how the team supports Ukrainian manufacturers of the drink that is favorite for millions.
Moreover, having purchased a ticket for 150 UAH, you get a personal tasting glass!
Dim taemnychykh prygod (The House of mysterious events)
October 07, 2017, 12:01 pm – October 20, 2017, 7pm
This is renewed multi-genre show, which combines acrobatic tricks, magic, high technologies and modern musical. Modern special effects will allow you to plunge headlong into the magical atmosphere of the Mysterious House. According to the plot, during a severe thunderstorm carefree tourist Alex lost his way in the forest. Already almost despaired, he finds shelter in a hospitable (at first glance) House. For joy, Alex does not immediately notice that the Mysterious House is full of amazing creatures: vampires, gargoyles, werewolves and other no less mysterious inhabitants.
Together with Alex, you will get acquainted with extravagant owner of the house – vampire who likes to saw people, his seductive beautiful wife, mad professor, old witch and other heroes who will keep you in suspense throughout the show.
Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon 2017
October 08, 2017, 9am – 3pm
The eighth Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon provides you with magnificent opportunity to add your name to the sporting history of Ukraine!
The highlight of the event will be a new route at a distance of 42, 195 km, which is mapped in one circle through Kyiv. It will start from Khreshchatyk and ran along the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, the participants ran around the Museum of the Great Patriotic War, the Paton Bridge, past the Church of the Tithe, St. Michael Cathedral and other picturesque places of Kyiv.
Shadow Theatre TEULIS
October 08, 2017, 4pm
Shadow Theatre TEULIS gives its “Eternal Tale” to grown-ups, young and very small spectators. Brightly and symbolically, accompanied with music by Yuri Shepeta and 3D technologies, Teulis will tell the people of Kiev a decidedly new story about Cinderella. Meet your favorite fairy tale on October 8 at the Kiev Conservatory.
The theater tried to make every movement filled with beauty and special meaning. For some people, this “Tale” is simply a magic story, but for adults this is a perfect occasion for reflection.
The show is full of allegories and humor, passion and harmony. Meanwhile, what is happening behind the screen begins to surprise with a mixture of surprisingly light dance and acrobatic stunts on the edge of human capabilities, and sometimes it seems that far beyond.
Festival “Courage-Bazaar. Birthday”
October 14-15, 2017, 11am – 9pm
Art Zavod Platforma
In October, Courage-Bazaar Festival turns two years old. During this short period, the event was not only became a part of the cultural life of the capital, but also became really famous. According to organizers, another festive Courage Bazaar will be even brighter, more interesting and memorable. This time the guests will see even more things to sell in the zones “Staryo” (old stuff) and “Novye” (new stuff), more different activities, food and music. Festival visitors will also enjoy a special children’s zone with animators, and many Instagram places where they can make awesome photos. At the end of the festival, get ready for the grandiose party!
Spivoche Wine Fest 2017
October 15-23, 2017, 9am-9pm
The gastronomic festival fair, which aims to unite gourmets and producers of genuine, high-quality food products.
The participants of the festival are best Ukrainian and world wine and cheesemakers. Guests of the festival will also enjoy a variety of other delicacies.
National academic orchestra of folk instruments “Naoni”
October 19, 2017, 7-9pm
The House of Officers
The rock orchestra “Naoni” is ready to surprise its fans with their new program. This concert will be full of a real mix of hits that have long been liked by the public. Among popular and rock songs, you will enjoy legendary melodies of Metallica, The Beatles, Sting, Bob Marley, Joe Cocker and many other famous performers. The House of Officers will host performance by virtuosic musicians of the National Orchestra of Folk Instruments of Ukraine, which will be directed by Victor Gutsal, who rightly earned the title of People’s Artist of Ukraine.
Concert of Brain Storm
October 21, 2017, 7pm-9pm
On October 21 in Atlas, the Latvian rock band will please its Ukrainian fans with a set of its most famous hits and tracks from the 2015 album “7 Steps Of Fresh Air”, many of which have already taken root in the charts of radio stations of Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS. The musicians may also play completely new songs, because the concert in Kiev is held straight within the period when the band is recording its new tracks. As of today, the release of these new tracks is scheduled for the spring of 2018.
October 21-22, 2017, 11am – 11pm
Art Zavod Platforma
Ulichnaya eda is a project aimed at developing and popularizing the modern world culture of street food in Ukraine; the trend slowly but steadily replaces traditional cafes and restaurants around the world. Street food courts is a fundamentally new format of not just catering, but rest, and everyone interested may experience thata at Art Zavod Platforma. This season of Ulichnaya eda festivals was very varied and interesting and it seems that for now it does not intend to end. In addition to eating at the festival, a cultural program is expected – music, activity, fair of Ukrainian designers and much more.
Halloween Zombie Walk Flash mob
October 28, 2017, 1:30 pm -6:30pm
40-a Volodymyrska Street
In recent years, zombie parades have become rather popular in most major western and not only western cities. People join these festivities for self-expression, get-togethers, new acquaintances and of course good mood. In Kiev, such flash mobs have also become a part of the city’s activities. This year another parade will be held on the eve of Halloween, right in the heart of the capital. The format of the event is exactly the same as on other zombie parades: meeting point, walking along the route, accompanied by playing of roles and fun. However, there is one more thing to know: this is a special Halloween event, so the heroes are not limited to zombies only: a witch, a superhero, and any fairy-tale evil will do. And those who want to make their outfit as bright as possible may use the services of professional make-up artist who will work for you straight at the venue and for very reasonable price.
Halloween. Dark Night
October 28, 2017, 10pm
Art Zavod Platforma
For the third consecutive year, dance event White Nights remains the biggest party in Kiev. In September 2017, the festival attracted 15,000 guests. The team of Ulichnaya Eda organizers is ready for a new format of thematic parties at Art Zavod Platforma.
The first event will be Halloween:Dark Night. It will take place in a completely new location – the abandoned shop of the plant. It will be a night of surprises, discoveries, crazy costumes and great house music.
October 28, 2017, 7pm
National Opera of Ukraine named after Taras Shevchenko
From our childhood, we know the fairy tale about the beautiful daughter of Vizier Shahherezade, who told fairy tales to the great padishah every evening during one thousand and one night. In the end, she not only outwitted the enraged padishah but also made him fall in love with her.
What caused the anger of the great Shahriar and pushed him to the way of hatred of the whole feminine gender? You will learn about this having visited the wonderful ballet Scheherazade on October 28 at the National Opera of Ukraine. You will enjoy this fairy tale, but not a childish one, but full of sensuality and eroticism. By the way, the latter is the reason why this ballet was forbidden in Soviet times.
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