The days of Europe on Mikhailovskaya square: Programme of activities

Дни Европы на Михайловской площади: Программа мероприятий

This year Ukraine will celebrate Day of Europe on 21 and 22 may. On the occasion of the feast on St. Michael’s square will host a two-day festival “picnic in Europe” with music, dancing, workshops, competitions and screenings. The Editorial Board Of “Kiev.” I understand the diversity of the program.

The official opening of the Europe Days in Ukraine will start on 21 may at 12:00. The ceremony will be attended by representatives of the city administration and the leadership of the country, the head of the EU delegation in Ukraine, representatives of embassies of EU member States accredited in Ukraine.

Дни Европы на Михайловской площади: Программа мероприятий

Excursions. For two days in the framework of the Days of Europe will conduct a tour of “Kyiv – a European city” in English and Ukrainian languages. Its route is as follows: St Michael’s Cathedral – St. Sophia Cathedral, Khreshchatyk street – Maidan Nezalezhnosti – the European area – a panoramic area near the Arch of Friendship of peoples. Guides will meet guests at the entrance to the Cathedral.

May 21 will be three tours at 14:00 it will be conducted in English and 12:30 and 15:00 – Ukrainian. At 12:30 also starts walking the walk “art kaleidoscope”, participants will wait at the monument to Princess Olga.

22 may the excursion “Kyiv – a European city” in Ukrainian and English languages will begin simultaneously at 12:00. The third excursion, which will be held in Ukrainian, kicks off at 14:00.

Дни Европы на Михайловской площади: Программа мероприятий

Music. The first on the scene of the festival will be released the Combined military orchestra of the Kiev garrison, who will speak before the opening ceremony of the “Picnic in Europe” – may 21 from 11:00 to 12:00.

Street music day will begin may 21 at 12:30 and will last until late evening (23:00). The names and speech of the performers are kept secret. We only know that on the streets of Kiev will play both Ukrainian and European musicians. To listen to them on the following locations: St. Michael and the Kontraktova square, Landscape alley, St. Vladimir (Historical Museum). Children’s music area will be located in the square of Heavenly hundreds.

Late afternoon at St. Michael’s square will be performing popular domestic and foreign musicians. So, 21 may at 20:00 starts concert of the German band Dicht und Ergreifend. The music program of the festival first day will conclude with a performance of the popular e-ONUKA team.

Poetry. At the Picnic in Europe ‘ will function a poetic scene. The area will open may 21. At 14:00 for the guests of the festival will read poems of the classics, the literary after which the microphone will be free. This means that the opportunity to read their texts from the scene on St. Michael’s square will give everyone. 15:00 start of the performance poets who will join in their speeches, poetry and music, and at 17:00 will start a literary battle, the winner will determine the audience.

Open MIC will run on 21 and 22 may last 20 minutes of every hour, starting from 14:00 to 17:00.

Дни Европы на Михайловской площади: Программа мероприятий

22 may at 14:00 on the poetry scene will present the project from the centre of personality development “Anahatha”. 15:00 the participants of the creative Association KPI “Latvia” will tell about what happens in the European culture. At 16:00 the creative unity of “Platform 11” will present the art magazine “Eleven”. The final poetry on the stage “Picnic in Europe” will be the performances of four young Metropolitan poets Konstantin Kozlov, Nemezida Soul, Igor Sagaidak a Mockingbird, Gleb Mickle, Arthur and Maria Zaitseva And.

Dance, yoga and sports

At St. Michael’s square will host a charity salsa marathon “Breath of life” in support of children suffering from pulmonary hypertension. Participation in action will accept famous choreographer Amador Lopez. The participants of the flash mob will dance for three hours with live music. The event will begin on 21 may at 18:00. To participate in the marathon, you need to make a donation and sign up before it starts near the main stage.

Дни Европы на Михайловской площади: Программа мероприятий

The second day of the festival will begin with yoga. Group classes at St. Michael’s square will start at 10:00. Immediately after relaxing yoga guests “Picnic in Europe” invited to the dance charging “FunUp”. 12:00 the national football team of Ukraine congratulations on the occasion of the departure for the European championship 2016 in France.

From 21 to 22 may from 11:00 to 22:00 at St. Michael’s square will be giving lessons, master classes, competitions, quizzes and exhibitions. On the territory of the party in Europe” will operate a Food Truck food court, Days with European, American, Asian and Ukrainian cuisine.