`Saint Nicholas` train to run in Kyiv
December, 29, 30 and January, 2,8,9 'Saint Nicholas' train will run in Kyiv. The passengers will be met by St.Nicholas, animators will entertain the guests during the trip. The train departs from Kyiv-Pasazhyrskyi Railway Station at 1:48p.m and returns at 3:40p.m. The tickets cost UAH 61 (adults), UAH 37,16 (children), kids under 6 years old will travel free
3D gingerbread installation 'TALES OF SAINT NICHOLAS' breaks Ukraine's record
A record 3D gingerbread installation weighing more than 1000 kg was made in the city of Yuzhne, Odesa Oblast. 'Tales of St.Nicholas' composition covers an area of 3,02x4,03 meters, its highest point is 96 cm. It took the confectioners two weeks to make the gingerbread town. They created a big city presenting houses painted in traditional Ukrainian style, white and green trees, the castle of the Snow Queen, etc.  The idea of ​​creating a masterpiece belongs to Bublikoff confectionery
9 Kyiv restaurants get the National Restaurant Award
9 Kyiv restaurants won the National Restaurant Award SIL®. The award ceremony took place in Kyiv. The winners in 12 nominations were chosen by jury consisted of 16 Ukrainian experts and restaurateurs
Bria Blessing will tour America and Canada to help Donbas war VICTIMS
December,1-18 Bria Blessing will tour around America and Canada with 'Christmas with Bria' tour. The raised funds will be donated to those suffered from the war in Donbas. The concert schedule and more information is available on the FB page. Bria Blessing moved from the US to Ukraine 24 years ago. She has studied Ukrainian and loved Ukraine, its people and culture. In 2014 Bria was a finalist of song TV-show 'Voice of the Country'
38 embassies to organize the 24th charity fair
December 3, International Women´s Club of Kyiv (spouses of diplomats, expats, foreign businessmen) is organizing 24th Annual Charity Bazaar. All the raised money will be spent on orphans, elderly people, disabled kids and others in need. During the fair representatives of 38 embassies will sell national and typical for their countries products (including, food and drinks), second hand clothes as well as home appliances, electronic gadgets, DVDs and many more. The fair will be accompanied by the cultural program
American photographer shows the world of Ukrainian women soldiers
Sarah Blenser, American photographer, took pictures of Ukrainian women fighting in ATO zone. The article 'Inside the world of Ukraine's women warriors' was published by Newsweek. The article tells about Ukrainian women-volunteers going to ATO zone to protect the country from Kremlin-backed militants (since ATO in Donbas started about 17,000 Ukrainian women have served as doctors, nurses and engineers)