On 26 April, in the Cultural Centre of Kiev Kino, the Spanish community in Kyiv came together to celebrate Cinefiesta – a week of Spanish film. Six films featured over seven days, which then continued for another seven following overwhelming demand by moviegoers. Opening night went off without a hitch, with guests enjoying treats by Gimlet bar. With a cocktail in hand, those so inclined could hobnob with representatives of the Spanish diplomatic corps and the Ambassador of Spain herself, Silvia Josefina Cortes Martin.
Danish brand ECCO presented a limited line of shoes made from the brand’s innovative material – ECCO SHINEBRIGHT leather. The new ECCO collection is made of leather with microparticles of glass – it reflects bright light, like an animal’s eyes flashing in the dark! Katerina Osadchaya, Leonila Guz, Olga Harlan, Alexander Pedan, Alexandra Kucherenko, and others had the chance to enjoy this new collection in a special “dark room”.
A grand opening of New German Films took place at Kiev Kino on 18 October. This fest is organised by Goethe-Institut Ukraine together with Arthouse Traffic thanks to ProCredit Bank Ukraine. “Transit” by Christian Petzold was presented at the opening. Even if you didn’t make it you too can enjoy German films until 24 October!
Twenty-four beauties competed, but on 24 September, it was Leonila Guz of the Kherson region who took the title “most beautiful” along with the crown in Kyiv at the Miss Ukraine International 2018 beauty pageant showcased on 1+1. In fact, the crown initially went to Veronica Didusenko, who was stripped of it once judges learned she was married. Guz will represent Ukraine this year at the Miss World in China in
December – good luck!
Kyiv’s international business community celebrated the start of the weekend on 6 October at Fandom. There were delicious desserts, a bountiful bar menu and an inspired interior with The Big Meet. Will you hit up the next Big event?