In 2017 in Kyiv has prepared a Christmas and New Year program, consisting of 21 events in different locations. UTB chose the five most interesting locations. We have previously described 6 reasons to celebrate New Year in Bukovel, but if you would like to stay in Kiev here is the list of activities you can do here!
The main New Year's town is located on the St. Sophia and St. Michael's Square and on Vladimir street. At the Sofia there is already installed 26 meter Christmas tree, festive scene and a large observation deck. At St. Michael's Square there is City of entertainment with a 16 meters tall Ferris wheel, and Christmas Fair arranged on the Vladimir street. There will be also arranged special photozone with mirror installation and exhibition of new illuminations presented.
New Year's Eve in the center of Kyiv will be followed by the orchestra play and will performance of Ukrainian artists. In general, the Sofia area will held 14 concerts where around four thousand artists will perform.
"Winter country" at VDNH
At VDNH there is an entertainment complex "Winter country" — Ukraine's largest area of winter fun. They offer ice rink, an area of 4000 sq m, ice slides, contact zoo, spherical theater, park ice sculptures, as well as the residence of Santa Claus. In 3D-location they will show "Watchdogs of Dreams," fair and food court will operate. Access to the VDNH is free.
On the first day of the new year the organizers promise a family holiday - skating at the rink, socializing with St. Nicholas and visit the museum of ice sculptures, attractions and other entertainment for the whole family.
European Village at the Postal Square
This year, the Postal Square has prepared a Christmas promotion. First time thematic photozones were established here: ten stands of the winning countries of the song contest "Eurovision". The program of event includes a photo contest with prizes, dances, songs and carols. Free entrance.
"Festival of tales of old Podil" on Kontraktova SquareThe festival has started on December 23 and will end on the ninth of January. On location there is Christmas tree, Santa Claus residence, skating rink, carousel and children's entertainment area set. In addition, there is a lounge area and a stage show where teams will welcome guests in the evening on 31 December.
Organizers promise to hold fair toys and Christmas tree decoration.
New Year on Khreshchatyk
On the main street of Kyiv from December 17 to January 8, you can find fair "New Christmas on Khreschatyk". Here is arranged a rink and carousel spherical theater, reception of St. Nicholas. At the Christmas Store, you can buy designer Christmas trees, gifts and toys. Well-presented food court, an assortment of mulled wine, grilled sausages, donuts and other street foods and drinks. Every evening, the music scene is represented by the famous Kiev DJs.
Note that on the other side of Downtown, near the Kiev Administration there is photozone "Christmas Tale on Khreschatyk". Entrance to the fair is free.