Society

Good choice: Chuck Norris to visit Ukraine
10/05/2017
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Chuck Norris, actor, film producer and screenwriter, is going to attend the International Missionary Conference to be held at the stadium 'Avangard' in Rivne on June,24-25. Representatives of many countries have invited the actor to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, however, Texas Ranger chose Ukraine. It is expected that the conference will be attended by 300 foreign delegates from different countries of the world
EUROVISION's guests will treat Ukrainian traditional and author's dishes
01/05/2017
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May 8-14, the guests can attend a real gastronomic festival of Ukrainian cuisine, Euro resto week.   Kyiv's 100 restaurants will present their special menu offering both popular Ukrainian dishes and author's courses.'We would like to present our gastronomic country wider and richer than borchsh and varenyks', Viktoria Sydorenko, 'Eurovision-2017' international PR-manager, says. Three sets of meal (two author's dishes and a drink) on three prices ranges (10 euros, 17 euros and 28 euros) will be offered to the guests.   In
'Secrets of Easter Pysanka' are shown in 200,000 tulips
23/04/2017
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Spivoche Pole (Pechersk Landscape Park) in Kyiv is hosting a tulip festival 'Secrets of Easter Pysanka'.Over 200,000 tulips of about 12 species (different colors, height and flowering periods) have been planted to create compositions to show symbolism of pysanka (Easter egg), one of the main attributes of Easter. The exhibition runs until May,10. The festival working hours: 9a.m - 9p.m
Kyiv's popular sights to play out in fresh colours
10/04/2017
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May 12-14, during the Eurovision Song Contest Kyiv Lights Festival, the first international festival of light and media art, will be held. Within three days the architectural outlook of the city will be greatly changed due to video graphic designers, artists of light and laser, VJs and contemporary artists. Kontraktova Square, Poshtova Square near the River Station, St.Michael's Square and Andrew's Descent will be served as locations for the light show. Every day there will be a 3D-mapping contest, non-competitive projects
Kyiv's city zoo to change enormously
22/03/2017
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More space, greenery areas increased, comfortable infrastructure, better conditions for animals, new walking routes, parking for cars and buses - the city's zoo will be completely changed. The entrance zone will be expanded and turned into a multi-object (in addition to the traditional ticket office, there will be food court, WC (their total number in the zoo will be increased), rest areas, medical center, gift shop and information center).The zoo zoning will be also changed, the whole exhibition will be zoned on zoogeographical principle
UKRAINIAN young designers are shown the way to German and European markets
19/03/2017
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German startup OKYIV is a platform for young Ukrainian designers who can promote their products to Germany and Europe in general. The product range is very wide from women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories to home supplies that can be easily transported. In future the assortment will be adjusted to customers’ demand. OKYIV initiators are Elina Udkovska and Lisa Heinemann. Elina was born in Ukraine