Definitely you will not get bored in Ukraine this month. The list of festivals is impressive. Some of them have already taken place, but most are still coming. Learn about the most interesting cultural events in Ukraine in April 2019.
Time: 13 April, 2019
Venue: Kyiv, VDNG, Central Pavilion 1
Cost: 50 UAH.
Among other festivals in Ukraine in 2019, this one is definitely the most healthy. The event combines entertainment and educational formats. Scientists, nutritionists and show business stars will perform on the same stage. 50 qualified doctors will tell absolutely everything about health: about nutrition, ways to prevent various diseases, healthy lifestyles, etc. In the entertainment part the fun games, drawings and quests will take place.
Craft Beverage Distillates and Vodka
Time: April 13, 12:00 – April 14, 2019, 05:20
Venue: Kyiv, Art Gallery “Lavra”
Cost: 180 UAH.
The name speaks for itself. At this festival, which takes place in one of the most beautiful and unusual galleries in Kiev, you will learn all about strong craft drinks. The price includes lectures, tasting craft gin, whiskey and absinthe, branded gifts and entertainment program (stand-up show, performances, contests).
Time: April 17, 15:00 and April 24, 2019, 15:00
Venue: Kyiv, “Maister-class” (Bastionna Street)
Cost: 200 UAH.
Coffee painting is one of the most popular trends in modern pop culture. It’s simple: artists use coffee instead of paint. To make coffee suitable for drawing, it goes through a special treatment. The main goal of the festival is to educate visitors on all the details of this unusual craft.
Festival of Equestrian Martial Arts “Centaurs”
Time: April 20 – April 21, 2019
Venue: Kyiv region, Kopachiv village, Kievan Rus Park
Cost: 60 – 250 UAH
“Centaurs” is a festival in which the world’s best horse stunt riders take part. It consists of two parts: the competition and demonstration performances. In your eyes, the riders will perform dizzying stunts at full tilt. In addition, as part of the event various games and quests will be held. Kopachiv village is 40 minutes from Kiev. You can get there either by car or by bus from the Vydubychi metro station.
Kyiv Food and Wine Festival
Time: April 20 – April 21, 2019
Venue: Kyiv, VDNG
Cost: 100 UAH
This is one of the largest traditional food festivals in Ukraine. This time, it is devoted to the combination of cheese and wine. The event organizers promise to provide a huge number of cheese types and the best wines of the world – both famous and craft, from family wineries. A wide variety of activities are planned in the rich program of the festival: oyster battle, sabrazh school, wine run, territory of creativity, exhibition and, of course, tastings.
Tripoteca – Psychedelic Film and Art Festival
Time: April 26, 19:00 – April 27, 19:00 2019
Venue: Kyiv, VDNG, 13th Pavilion
Cost: 250 UAH.
This is the “Wandering” festival, which has already visited a dozen countries. Attending this event, you will see many short films, clips, animations, and video installations that raise metaphysical questions or focus on abstract aesthetics. Tripoteca is the only festival of this format.