In the capital’s Christmas town expect 5 million

В столичном новогоднем городке ожидают 5 млн гостей

This year the organizers of the Christmas village in Kiev expect about 5 million. This was announced by the head of the project Folk Ukraine Igor Dobrutsky, the correspondent

“For two years we have gained experience and hope that this year’s festival will attract the attention of even more of both Kiev tourists,” he said.

Christmas town will consist of three locations – Sofia and St. Michael’s square and Vladimirsky passage.

On Sophia square on December 3 will install a 26-foot tree, which will be delivered to Kiev from the Ivano-Frankivsk region. The tree is decorated with thousands of jaworowski toys and 3 km of garlands. At this location will set the most festive scene, which will be 15 concerts. In addition, there will build a large observation platform, which will open the panorama of the whole town.

On Mikhaylovskaya square will host the City of entertainment, the main “highlight” of which will be a Ferris wheel with a height of 16 meters. The Ferris wheel will be located directly opposite the main tree. Also on the square will be two slides for children and adult, the length of which is 40 and 80 meters. One more game – a 19-metre tunnel desires.

Christmas fairs will be located at the Vladimir passage. In masters you can buy toys made by craftsmen from natural materials – cotton, straw, wood and clay.

A festive locations will be equipped with special photo zone. Will also be presented with a mirrored installation and exhibition of new illuminations.

Only Christmas town will accommodate 100 houses, which will sell food, drinks and toys, and also gazebos where you can hide from the rain and snow. The number of courts this year have decided to reduce. In the past year was 18, and it’s only 4.

As previously reported, on 15 stations of Kiev metro 7 Jan folk groups will sing Christmas songs.