Where to go on Independence Day in Kiev: poster activities

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What to do on Independence Day in Kiev

Events on August 24-26. On Friday, August 24, Ukraine will celebrate the state holiday – the Independence Day.

In this regard, the Ukrainians expect the three-day weekend. Korrespondent.net will tell you where to go on Independence day in Kiev.

National Flag Day

Куда сходить на День Независимости в Киеве: афиша мероприятий

Flag day / photo: EPA/UPG

According to tradition it is celebrated on the 23rd. Since the morning in all state institutions will be the ceremonial raising of the blue-yellow banner. A ceremony is planned near the Kyiv city state administration on Khreschatyk, 36, and near all district administrations in Kiev.

The longest national Flag deployed on the left Bank, from the Kharkov area to the intersection of prospect Bazhana and Larisy Rudenko St. The length should be a record – 2,700 meters. Each “sprint” represents the year of independence. The action is scheduled for 8: 00.

On the same day in city hall will host the presentation of passports of the citizen of Ukraine for young athletes, boys and girls who have achieved successes in study, different kinds of art.

Official events of the state leadership

The celebration will begin with a prayer for the welfare and prosperity of Ukraine in St. Sophia Cathedral of the National reserve “Sophia of Kyiv”. Further, the head of state, representatives of legislative and Executive power will take part in laying flowers to monuments to Taras Shevchenko, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, a memorial to heroes of Heavenly Hundred.

Parade “March of the new army” at Khreshchatyk

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Parade on Independence Day in Kiev photo: EPA/UPG

27 anniversary of independence at the Independence square and Khreschatyk will be a military parade. The event will be attended by representatives of the Armed Forces, national guard, state border service, security Service. A total of about four and a half thousand people. At the center of the capital will pass 250 units of military equipment. Beginning at 9: 00.

Exhibition “the Magical Ukrainian myth” and the festival-contest “You’re in my heart Ukraine”

The exhibition was launched last Friday and will last until the end of September. The guests presented the floral arrangements of two hundred kinds of plants. The theme of the exhibition legends and myths, respectively, of the composition made in the form of literary characters. And on 24 August on the Singing field will host a festival-competition with the participation of folk dance groups, including from Canada. Beginning at 14.00.

Where: Kyiv, lavrska street, 33

The campaign “the largest map of a dream of the Ukrainian family”

The street festival takes place for seven consecutive years. On 24 August, the eighth time the participants will have the opportunity to create collages, which portray their dreams come true. Further, the drawings combine, forming a map of Ukraine. It should go into the national record books. Time of the event 13.00-16.00.

Where: Kyiv, Khreshchatyk street, opposite the street

The concert series “classic picnic”

Куда сходить на День Независимости в Киеве: афиша мероприятий

The concert series “classic picnic” / photo: uatv.ua

The birthday of the country’s national ensemble “Kyiv Camerata” under the direction of Valery Matyukhin will perform music by Ukrainian classics. This is the penultimate concert from five concerts of the series “classic picnic” at the Festival “Open music city.” The theme of the concert: “Ukrainian poem”. By the way, the last performance is scheduled for September 8. The duration from 19.00 to 22.00, admission free.

Where:Kyiv, Park of Taras Shevchenko

Most Podolsky fair “Kiev Contracts. Independence”


The event will be held August 24-25 for the second time this year, the previous one was in may. Fair – a kind of return to that which took place at the hem more than 130 years. In 1929 ceased to exist. In the program: food and clothing market, food court, workshops, musical performances, entertainment for children, and also the first ever Giant game.

Where: Kiev, Kontraktova square

Race embroidered

Brilliant show, a real family holiday. His goal is not just to support Patriotic sentiments among the Ukrainians and the formation of Ukraine’s positive image in the world, but to promote healthy lifestyle, development of mass sports among the people of Kiev. Distances: 100 m to 10 km. Beginning at 9: 00.

Where: Kyiv, rusanovskaya Naberezhnaya, intersection and rusanivsky Boulevard, the finish on the Dnieper embankment

Charity run “They run for the kids”

Will be held on 24 August route: Sagaydachnogo str, 2 – Vladimir descent – turn near the European area – Vladimir descent – Sagaydachnogo str, 2. Beginning at 13.00.

Concert of group “Ocean Elzy”

Куда сходить на День Независимости в Киеве: афиша мероприятий

Concert of group “Ocean Elzy” / photo: img.com.ua

The team traditionally gives a big concert on Independence Day. This year it will be held at the biggest stadium in the country. It is noteworthy that this will be their first concert in the Homeland after a year break. The group recently finished a world tour of 30 countries in support of the album “No between”. Special guest – group “Dakha Brakha”. The beginning at 20.00

Where: Kyiv, NSC “Olimpiyskiy

Cost: 750-950 UAH.

Open Kyiv Kiev regatta Yacht Race

In competitions will take part about 60 cruising-racing yachts with a crew of 4 to 6 people on each ship. August 24, they will pass the distance from Havana to a Pedestrian bridge. In the event a whole series of short races. Participation in the regatta will be both professionals and Amateurs. Time race: 9.30-16.00.

Where: pier No. 6 of the Kiev river station

Balloon festival in White Church “Alexandria Alice”

Held from 23 to 26 August. This year is dedicated to 230 anniversary of the arboretum “Alexandria”. Morning flight from 6.30 to 8.00 am, evening – from 18.30 to 20.00. Flying in a basket over the city can participate, even children from 7 years, but accompanied by an adult. Duration: 40-60 minutes.

Where: White Church, Park “Alexandria”

Cost: 2800-3200 UAH. children under 10 years 50% discount.

Charity Weekend, a Healthy day with Masha Efrosinina

25 Aug scheduled the Third charity festival. On several stages will hold lectures, workshops. Special guest – MONATIK. All proceeds will be spent on charitable purposes, namely the purchase of the x-ray machine for pediatric resuscitation PAG. Beginning at 12.00.

Where: Kiev, Art-Zavod Platforma

Cost: 70-250 UAH.

Festival of healthy lifestyle Workout Fest-2018

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Festival of healthy lifestyle Workout Fest-2018 / photo: 34.ua

August 25 festival of street sports. It plan to take part more than two hundred Ukrainian and foreign athletes. Saturday will determine the championship StreetWorkout, Streetlifting and Workout records. Starting at 10.00, admission is free.

Where: Kiev, Arch of Friendship of peoples

Green Gray at Docker Pub

The legendary Ukrainian rockers will perform on August 26. Will perform all the famous hits and new songs. The beginning at 20.00

Where: Kiev, Docker Pub, bogatyrska,25

Value: 150-250 UAH.

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