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The Miss UA title is up for grabs

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On 20 September, Kyiv will play host to the final of Miss Ukraine 2018 – a national annual contest that has been held since 1991. This year, 25 pretty girls, meticulously selected out of 15 000 applicants from all over the country, will compete for the coveted crown

The winner of Miss Ukraine 2018 will represent her country at the 68th Miss World contest involving contenders from more than 120 countries across the globe. China will play host to the prestigious beauty pageant on 8 December.

Apart from Miss Ukraine, another two participants will be named Miss Ukraine International and Miss Ukraine Earth. Winners of these titles will take part in the UNICEF-supported Miss International 2018 in Japan and the UN-supported Miss Earth 2018 taking place in the Philippines.

In a bold move, the US’ Miss America pageant this year eliminated its swimwear component, “aiming to evolve in this cultural revolution”, says the organisation’s chairwoman. The change has not affected the Ukrainian contingent however, which will go ahead with the traditional bikini round. In fact, this portion of the pageant in Kyiv will be accompanied to hits by well-known Ukrainian singer, NK. The theme? Earth, water, air, and fire, meant to emphasise the idea that each girl has her own beautiful element and unique driving force.

Miss Ukraine, with its total prize pool totaling 700 000 UAH, promises to be a stunning performance enhanced with a musical show featuring Monatik, Dzidzio, Kazka, Alekseev, Lucky4 and NeAngely. A TV version of the big event will be broadcast on 1+1 Channel at 23.00 on 30 September.

Before jury members choose a beauty queen, What’s On presents the contenders:

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september, 2018

23jun(jun 23)9:19 pm06jan(jan 6)9:19 pmContemporary art exhibition

24jul(jul 24)4:07 pm08sep(sep 8)4:07 pmLocal time. Episode II. King Lear

10aug(aug 10)2:08 pm16sep(sep 16)2:08 pmKlitschko Boxing Tournament

18aug(aug 18)2:06 pm15sep(sep 15)2:06 pmArsenal Kyiv – Ukrainian Premier League

20aug6:03 pm20sep6:03 pmPerfectionism

21aug(aug 21)1:20 pm11sep(sep 11)1:20 pmBritish Theatre in Cinema

21aug01sepEnglish Movies in Kinopanorama

30aug(aug 30)6:06 pm07oct(oct 7)6:06 pmWe Were Here

31aug(aug 31)12:51 pm02sep(sep 2)12:51 pmNon-stop music and art

01sep12:50 pm02(sep 2)12:50 pmPint Off!

01sep1:12 pm02(sep 2)1:12 pmKhortytsia Freedom Headliners: Onuka (UA), Kozak System (UA)

01sep6:34 pm6:34 pmResidents Night

01sep6:35 pm6:35 pmBasside X Local Heroes

01sep9:10 pm9:10 pmUkraine Fails to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

02sep3:07 pm3:07 pmMake Like A Tree (country)

04sep(sep 4)4:15 pm30(sep 30)4:15 pmIntaglio

06sep(sep 6)1:56 pm09(sep 9)1:56 pmUkraine Begins Inaugural Nations League

06sep(sep 6)6:01 pm07oct(oct 7)6:01 pmLesia Khomenko and Her School

06sep(sep 6)6:14 pm14oct(oct 14)6:14 pmChronicles of Future Races

06sep6:36 pm6:36 pmSummer Sound

07sep(sep 7)1:15 pm09(sep 9)1:15 pmRetromotorfest.UA 2018

07sep3:11 pm3:11 pmOdyn v Kanoe (indie)

07sep3:17 pm3:17 pmKadnay (pop)

07sep3:18 pm3:18 pmStoned Jesus (alternative)

08sep1:17 pm1:17 pmChile Culture Festival

08sep(sep 8)3:27 pm09(sep 9)3:27 pmTeen Weekend

08sep3:52 pm3:52 pmNeon Show

08sep6:37 pm6:37 pm

09sep2:42 pm2:42 pmThe Major

12sep3:57 pm3:57 pmBuratino

12sep(sep 12)6:09 pm25(sep 25)6:09 pmMediation

12sep8:12 pm8:12 pmDon’t be Scared

13sep(sep 13)1:18 pm16oct(oct 16)1:18 pmLviv Coffee Festival

13sep3:20 pm3:20 pmShahmen (US, hip-hop)

13sep3:22 pm3:22 pmThe Hypnotunez (juzz-punk)

13sep(sep 13)8:01 pm14(sep 14)8:01 pmUlichnaya Eda: BBQ

14sep1:27 pm1:27 pmSon Lux (US, ambient, post-rock)

14sep1:34 pm1:34 pmionnalee | iamwhoiam (SE, electro pop, EDM)

14sep2:02 pm2:02 pmUkraine Makes Final Push for Basketball World Cup

14sep6:28 pm6:28 pmThe Golden Key

14sep7:31 pm7:31 pmDynamo Kyiv – Ukrainian Premier League

14sep7:32 pm7:32 pmArsenal Kyiv – Ukrainian Premier League

14sep9:20 pm9:20 pmGroove Operator: Yoshitaca

15sep2:45 pm2:45 pmNot a Jukebox

15sep3:55 pm3:55 pmSoap Bubbles Show

15sep(sep 15)6:12 pm25(sep 25)6:12 pmVacation!

15sep6:40 pm6:40 pmArma Comes Closer

15sep(sep 15)8:03 pm16(sep 16)8:03 pmDon’t Take Fake

15sep9:10 pm9:10 pmArma Comes Closer

17sep7:36 pm7:36 pmUkraine’s National Basketball Team – World Cup Qualifying

18sep7:14 pm7:14 pmEnglish Movies in Kinopanorama

18sep(sep 18)7:16 pm25(sep 25)7:16 pmTuesday Evenings at Cinema Citi

19sep1:10 pm1:10 pmPerturbator (FR, synthwave, electronic)

20sep(sep 20)7:17 pm04oct(oct 4)7:17 pmDynamo Kyiv – Europa League

20sep9:17 pm9:17 pmR’n’B Cocktail Party

21sep1:08 pm1:08 pmReach for the Stars

21sep9:21 pm9:21 pmGreen Theatre Season Closes

21sep9:22 pm9:22 pmCHI Wonderland w/ Agoria (FR)

21sep9:23 pm9:23 pmAdventure feat Psykotik

22sep1:11 pm1:11 pmGregory Boyd — The Greatest Love Songs (US, jazz, funk, blues)

22sep1:13 pm1:13 pmSmall Depo (indie rock)

22sep(sep 22)6:33 pm23(sep 23)6:33 pmBeast of Burden

22sep(sep 22)7:44 pm23(sep 23)7:44 pmCome get Con-ed

22sep8:04 pm8:04 pmKyiv Vinyl Music Fair

22sep8:05 pm8:05 pmLord of the Mountain cycling festival

23sep6:30 pm6:30 pmCinderella

25sep(sep 25)7:11 pm16oct(oct 16)7:11 pmBritish Theatre in The Cinema

25sep(sep 25)8:07 pm26(sep 26)8:07 pmCraft Film Days

27sep7:12 pm7:12 pmKing Lear

28sep1:16 pm1:16 pmCrossfaith (JP, metalcore)

28sep(sep 28)8:08 pm30(sep 30)8:08 pmOld Car Land

28sep9:25 pm9:25 pmBass Therapy: Drum & Bass Session

29sep1:18 pm1:18 pmWE (RU, indie pop)

29sep1:20 pm1:20 pmThe Maneken (electro pop)

29sep6:25 pm6:25 pmCryo Show

29sep6:27 pm6:27 pmIllusion Show

29sep(sep 29)8:09 pm30(sep 30)8:09 pmBorjomi Fest

29sep9:26 pm9:26 pmMedusa Party

30sep1:03 pm1:03 pmThe King is Coming

30sep6:31 pm6:31 pmThe Ugly Duckling

30sep(sep 30)7:37 pm05oct(oct 5)7:37 pmWorld Boxing Congress (WBC) Convention

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