30 May-3 June
Mystetskiy Arsenal (Lavrska 10-12)
Book Arsenal is one of the annual key cultural events in Kyiv, attracting more than 50 000 visitors to Mystetskiy Arsenal every year. And it’s not about books only – the 5-day program includes public talks, lectures, art exhibitions, concerts, and theatre performances. The event is usually hosted by several world-famous writers, so be sure to mark the dates in your calendar – you’ll want to be part of it.
Here’s a fact: many Russians live in Kyiv. Indeed many Russians live across all of Ukraine, and to see a Russian-plated car is not uncommon. Ninety-nine point nine per cent of the time these people are simply guests in the country who are required to abide by the laws and entitled to live a peaceful […]
In an effort to do more to promote Ukraine, the government just announced a new logo and slogan that will attempt to brand the country as a destination of choice for investors, tourists, and anybody else who might want to realise the potential of the country. Cool. To assist the authorities in their promo campaign, […]
Sabotage 3 October at 20.00 Bel’Etage (Shota Rustaveli 16a) Initially, this project enjoyed popularity as the solo gig of American composer and musician Ryan Lott. But seven years on, one has turned into three, creating a variety of musical concepts, extending from light, glossy, and unobtrusive to a bit pushy, strident, with drops of narrative. […]
Rooftop Live with Adam Naas (FR, dark soul) Beletage (Borysa Hrinchenko 7) 30 June at 19.00 This French artist has long since gained a following in his French homeland, and is branching out to lands outside of the usual European circuit. Here in Kyiv for the first time, if you don’t recognise his name, you’ll […]