Top Events in February/March 2018


Feb 3 – 7
Ukrainian Fashion Week FW18-19

Mystetskyi Arsenal (12 Lavrska Str.)
Ukrainian Fashion Week has been held in the capital since November 1997. It became the first professional fashion event in Eastern Europe. It is an exclusive event that corresponds entirely to the world standards for prêt-a-porter shows, takes place twice a year, gathers more than 60 participants, accredits more than 200 Ukrainian and international mass media and is attended by over 20000 guests every time. Ukrainian Fashion Week is a dynamic force of the Ukrainian fashion industry, a place where the Ukrainian fashion becomes worldwide.


Feb 17-18
Maslyana Festival

At the end of February Ukrainians will celebrate Maslyana, emphasizing the coming of spring and the beginning of a new life cycle. The most colourful celebrations will be held at the Pirogovo Museum (Akademika Tronko Ave.), the Expocenter of Ukraine (1 Akademika Hlushkova Ave.) and the Feofaniya Park (32 Akademika Lebedeva Ave.). At the Pirogovo Museum you will hear incredible folk bands, who will sing songs and invite you to the hilarious dance. Guests will be treated with delicious varenyky, caviar pancakes and sugary compote! You can also celebrate Maslyana together with Nalewka Fest at the Expocenter of Ukraine and take part in funny “Shotglass Checkers” tournament! The entrance is free!
For those who want to dance around the fire and play “Tug-of-war” game – welcome to the Feofaniya Park! There will be a lot of entertainments for kids as well.
The great Maslyana celebration will be also held at the Kyivan Rus Park starting from 1:30 pm (Kopachiv village, Obukhiv region).You will have a unique chance to see the burning of the greatest scarecrow in Ukraine and enjoy the massive horse-trick show and “Kolodiy” ritual performed in the Old Slavonic language with striking special effects and a fire show.


Feb 17
Global Village Festival

Lavina Mall (6D Berkovetska Str.)
Global Village is an annual festival held by the international youth organization AIESEC, which gives you the opportunity to better understand the aspects of life in different parts of the world. The participants of the international exchange programs will show and teach you how unique and special each culture is.The festival includes: food and other cultural attributes of representatives from different countries, master classes, prizes and an exclusive opportunity to become a member of the international youth organization AIESEC. If you are interested in travelings, participation in international exchange projects and eager to broaden your horizons – join!


Feb 24-25
PRO.ACT FEST – English-speaking theatre festival

Les Kurbas Centre (23V Volodymyrska Str.)
Pro.Act Fest – Ukraine’s first English-speaking theatrical festival. Visitors of the event are able to see plays to suit every taste, take part in interesting acting workshops, poetry evenings, musical performances, and enjoy lectures on the history of theatre. All of this is in English, and the admission is free. Viewers of any age are welcome as well as all Ukrainian and International theatres, theatre companies and communities that stage performances in English. Let’s make Ukraine more theatrical and English-speaking together!


Mar 17-27
Days of Francophonie

Days of Francophonie – is an annual festival aimed at popularization of French language, Francophone culture and such values as human rights, freedom of speech, cultural diversity. Numerous exhibitions, contests, French film screenings are waiting for all guests. The event will be held with the support of the Embassies of Belgium, Vietnam, Estonia, Egypt, Canada, Cyprus, Lebanon, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, France and Switzerland.


Mar 24-25

Art-Platforma (1A Bilomorska Str.)
Kurazh Bazar Season Opening will be held on March 24-25 at the Art-Platforma! It is the biggest festival of goods and products that represents almost 370 Ukrainian brands and offers visitors food, clothing and live music! Take off the puffer jackets, put on your favorite sneakers – you are going to celebrate Chinese New Year and dance all weekends long! Entrance fee: UAH 80 (UAH 30 out of 80 goes to charity).



Feb 2
“The Most Beautiful 2018”

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
A loud, secular Viva Awards Ceremony “The Most Beautiful 2018” will bring together all Ukrainian celebrities to announce the names of the most beautiful people of the country according to the version of Viva! magazine and the website readers. By tradition, the evening will start with a red carpet, which will host the stars of Ukrainian showbiz. The concert program includes performances of the popular singers, bands and dancers. Ticket prices vary from UAH 600 to UAH 6000.

Feb 10, 17, 24
National selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

Center of Culture and Arts KPI ( 37 Peremogy Ave. )
Take a unique chance to see what is going on in the heart of the National selection for the Song Contest and feel incredible emotions of true fans of the Eurovision 2018! You will have an opportunity not only to watch live performances of the artists, but also to see everything that is happening in the auditorium and beyond during the breaks for advertising and voting. The first semi-final will be held on February 10 , the second semi final – February 17 , and the final will be on February 24. The judges will identify and name the artist who will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon! The judges’ tribune consists of Jamala, Andriy Danylko (known as Verka Serduchka), and Eugene Filatov – a composer, founder of the band The Maneken, a sound producer of ONUKA and The Elephants. A ticket price is UAH 250 – 1290.


Feb 13
Frank Sinatra. Music of love

Ukrainian house (2 Khreshchatyk Str.)
Have you ever dreamed of a perfect Saint Valentine’s Day? This concert is a must component of the romantic celebration! Incredible prominent Frank Sinatra’s songs played by the striking National Brass Band will help you to get the harmony of feelings, to feel the satisfaction of life and to catch the uniqueness of the moment together with your partner! Come to experience real pleasure and vivid emotions! A ticket price is UAH 150 – 450.


Feb 13
Melody of VictoryThomas Anders

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
Get ready for a brilliant concert of a man, whose voice is remembered even by those who never lived in the 80’s or 90’s. When they hear the words of these songs, they exclaim: “Oh my God! I know this song! My parents always listen to it!” Thomas Anders – a member of the former Modern Talking duo returns to the capital of Ukraine – to show more and to surprise you with new insane hits! Hurry up, tickets are selling like hot cakes! Prices vary from UAH 450 to UAH 3450.

Feb 14-16
“Les meilleures chansons de NOTRE DAME de PARIS” Concert

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
Seven incredible voices together with violins and cellos will make you fall in love with beauty again and again. Muffled in the magic of beauty, you will have a unique opportunity to clean your mind and soul, to forget about anxieties and to feel the unique taste of the legend. All heroes are taken from the book of Victor Hugo “Notre Dame de Paris”. The concert involves 150 artists and more than 30 tons of light and sound equipment. Come and you won’t regret! A ticket price is UAH 400 – 1750.


Feb 14

Caribbean Club (4 Symona Petlyury Str.)
Charming Ukrainian pop-rock singer LAMA will surprise you with a romantic concert program of her old and new hits specially for the St. Valentine’s Day . Every her song is a story of relationships and love. LAMA will create an ideal warm atmosphere for this festive romantic day and together with your partner you will have an amazing time in a cozy place listening to lyrical and sensual music! Ticket prices vary from UAH 390 to UAH 1200.


Feb 16
“Los Vivancos” Dance Show

Zhovtnevyi Palace (1 Instytutska Str.)
World famous flamenco kings – Vivancos brothers are coming to the capital to strike you with an insane and fantastic show! Brothers have a truly incredible combination of talents: they do not only dance brilliantly, but also sing and play various musical instruments. Unsurpassed masters combine traditional flamenco with modern dance, step and incredible acrobatic tricks. They transform the concert into an exciting choreographic performance. The show from LOS VIVANCOS is a real performance with stunning decorations and modern light technologies. A ticket price is UAH 350 – 2250.

Feb 26
YUNA Music Awards

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
Tina Karol, O.TORVALD, MONATIK, Boombox, MOZGI, Pianoboi and many other Ukrainian beloved celebrities will entertain guests during the 6th “YUNA (Yearly Ukrainian National Awards)” prestigious award ceremony held in the National Palace of Arts “Ukraina”. Major Ukrainian musicians and showmen will compete for the title “Best song”, “Best video”, “Best performer”, “Best duet”, “Opening of the year” and other. A ticket price is UAH 200 – 3000.


Mar 03
The Master and Margarita

National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (50 Vologymyrska Str.)
“The Master and Margarita” is a ballet-phantasmagoria in 2 acts based upon a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, written between 1928 and 1940, but unpublished in book form until 1967 that considered to be one of the best novels of the 20th century, as well as the foremost of Soviet satires. It tells a story about a visit of the devil to the fervently atheistic Soviet Union. Music accompaniment and choreography are directed by Davyd Avdysh.


Mar 2-4
Lara Fabian. CAMOUFLAGE.

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
The legendary Canadian singer and composer Lara Fabian is coming again to the capital with her new album – “CAMOUFLAGE”. The charming owner of a unique lyric soprano will give three concerts in Kiev, which will be held at the National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” on March 2, 3 and 4. Don’t miss one of the most touching evenings of the year! A ticket price is UAH 550 – 5500.


Mar 2
Arturo Sandoval

Zhovtnevyi Palace (1 Instytutska Str.)
The legend of the world jazz Arturo Sandoval will perform again in Kiev at the Zhovtnevyi Palace on March 2. The famous pianist and trumpeter will surprise you with not only classic jazz compositions, but also with many well-known covers! You will undoubtedly feel the atmosphere of passion, eternity and love during this magic performance. Ticket prices vary from UAH 500 – UAH 2650.


Mar 5
Laima Vaikule

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
A talented world-famous Latvian singer is coming to the capital to give a grand concert after a long break. This incredibly stylish and extravagant woman burst into the life of music lovers in 1986 and since that times she has been performing all over the world! Ilya Reznik gave her the first hit, and composer Raymond Pauls – unfading fame and unshakable recognition. Come and see! A ticket price is UAH 350 – UAH 2650.


Mar 7
“Woman in love” Concert

Ukrainian house (2 Khreshchatyk Str.)On the Eve of the Woman’s Day show how much you appreciate your woman’s feelings and present her an unforgettable warm evening at the “Woman in love” festive concert at the Ukrainian house. The National Academic Brass Band of Ukraine will create a unique atmosphere of romantic nostalgia with the help of covers of famous love songs originally performed by Joe Cocker, Queen, Whitney Houston, Robbie Williams, Adele, Ennio Morricone, Robbie Williams and others. A ticket price is UAH 150 – UAH 450.


Mar 7-11
Georgian National Ballet Sukhishvili World Tour

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
They are called: a hurricane on the stage, a spectacular miracle, a unique phenomenon, the eighth wonder of the World! Their performances were watched by over 90 million viewers. Every year people are waiting for them in different countries to recharge with a positive force and enjoy this fantastic show! 100 dancers and 2500 costumes. Amazing Orchestra and Unique Instruments.
This day you will remember forever! Ticket prices vary from UAH 200 to UAH 1750.


Mar 8
Helene Segara & Roberto Kel Torres

Zhovtnevyi Palace (1 Instytutska Str.)
On the eve of the International Women’s Day, the French Esmeralda of Notre Dame de Paris, Helen Segara and the best performer of romantic and dance music Roberto Kael Torres will warm the hearts of the audience with piercing voices at Zhovtnevyi Palace. This magnificent music show will be the best gift to all the ladies!A ticket price is UAH 350 – 2900.


Mar 21

Zhovtnevyi Palace (1 Instytutska Str.)
A perfect combination of world-famous Ukrainian folktronic artist ONUKA and striking NAONI orchestra is back with a new drive program! The organiser promises to surprise you with more than 50 musicians that will demonstrate their incredible playing skills with the help of unusual folk instruments: zozulka, kozobas, Jew’s harp, Surma-horn and many others. They will harmoniously interweave into a strong and free electro-folk from ONUKA. You will learn how the hits of the modern ONUKA can “get along” with the instruments of the NANOI orchestra. Creativity without borders, beyond all limits will turn your consciousness upside down! Tickets vary from UAH 350 to UAH 3200.


Mar 29
Vahtang Kikabidze. 80 years jubilee concert.

National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” (103 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
The legendary actor, singer Vahtang Kikabidze will give a jubilee concert in Kiev at the National Palace of Arts “Ukraina” on March 29! This man has been known and loved by representatives of several generations. His songs are popular among many cultures and nationalities. Unforgettable energy, sincere emotions and real Georgian flavor are promised! Tickets vary from UAH 349 to UAH 2249.



Feb 7
IV Legal Banking Forum 2018

Premier Palace Hotel (5-7/29 T. Shevchenka Blvd. Pushkinska Str.)
People’s Deputies of Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine and the Supreme Court of Ukraine representatives, lawyers, bankers, law firms and partners will gather on the conference that will become a platform to expand the professional network, share experience and learn fresh tendencies in the professional area.
IV Legal Banking Forum speakers are going to discuss the transformation of Ukrainian banking system, digitalisation of financial sector, how to deal with problem assets, banking risks, legislative gaps and arbitrage practice, etc.


Feb 8
Community Party

Klitschko Expo (55 Velyka Vasylkivska Str.)
The organizer guarantees that within two hours you will receive 300 new potential business partners because the format of the event provides the maximum number of acquaintances for a short period of time. Each guest will receive a holder with business cards of all potential business partners who are present at the event. This project is also an amazing event for your children. The Community Party provides a separate program for kids (age 8-12 years). They are going to learn the experience of the most progressive companies in the country!
Non-standard format will ensure the presence of some of the most interesting personalities. Guests of the event are from seven Ukrainian cities. Partners – national brands with a positive business reputation. It is supposed to be very useful and informative!


Feb 8-Mar 1
Exhibition of paintings “50 Shades of Viktor Zaretsky”

Art Hall of the Museum of History of Kyiv (7 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Str.)
The legendary Ukrainian painter Viktor Zaretsky (Feb 08, 1925- Aug 23, 1990) is famous for his landscape and genre paintings. He is known as a creator of the direction “Ukrainian Secession”, the forerunner of contemporary Ukrainian art. You may find his works in lots of museums and private collections in Ukraine, the UK, Switzerland, and France.
The exhibition will showcase around 70 paintings of the artist from the largest private collection in the world. Among them are TOP 10 works («Mallows», «Anxiety. October», etc.), monumental works, landscape, symbolic, genre painting.

Hours: 11 am – 7 pm
Entrance is free of charge.


Feb 17
International Hospitality Conference. Create Tomorrow Today!

InterContinental Kyiv (2A Velyka Zhytomyrska Str.)
On 17 February 2018, the central event of hotel industry, International Hospitality Conference, will be held at InterСontinental Kyiv Hotel. More than three hundred hospitality market players from twenty-one European countries will get together to determine current trends of the industry and understand how to use them to develop their hotel.
This year, the main theme of the conference will be future of the hotel industry, namely its development in the nearest decade. Experts of International Hospitality Conference will share their experience and knowledge with participants of the conference, and will also tell about concepts and technologies of the future and hotels to be chosen by guests during next seven to ten years.



Feb 20-23
The WealthPro Conference

Fairmont Grand Hotel Kiev (1 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Str.)
The WealthPro Conference, organized by the Bosco Conference will take place at the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv from March 22-23 in the capital of Ukraine. Participants of the conference are going to discuss topics like communication platform for professionals in creation of international corporate structures, effective wealth management, asset protection and tax planning from all over the world.


Feb 21-24

International Exhibition Centre (15 Brovarsky Ave.)
InterBuildExpo is a 4-day event that will take place at the International Exhibition Center from March 21-24. There are going to be three pavilions with a total area of 28,000 m2 with all the new developments in the construction technology and materials market.This event demonstrates such products as windows and doors from PVC, wooden, metallic, fire-proof, automatic doors and much more.

Feb 22
IDC Security Roadshow

DEPO Conference Hall (50 Antonovycha Str.)
IDC’s mission is to help participants of the conference better understand the current trends of cybersecurity, identify areas of future growth, and stay ahead in their respective fields. In addition, the conference will provide plenty of opportunities to meet with peers and to establish new business relationships. The target audience consists of security experts from government and large enterprises, people who are at the helm of their respective companies of cybersecurity.
DC provides a unique independent platform for discussion with experts, exchanging ideas, engaging in workshops, and telling what’s on your mind. Everyone is invited to share and participate! It is a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights! To become a speaker or a partner – fill in the form at the IDC websit


Feb 27- Mar 01

InterContinental Hotel Kyiv (2A Velyka Zhytomyrska Str.)
We are delighted to invite you to the 9TH UKRAINIAN ENERGY FORUM – the annual meeting-place
for Ukrainian & international energy communities – which will take place on 27 February – 1 March
at InterContinental Hotel, Kiev, Ukraine. With this invitation via Kiev Check-in magazine, you are entitled to a 10% discount. Simply quote your VIP code: 1141mKCI upon registration online.
Leading industry decision makers such as Andriy Kobolyev (Chief executive officer, Naftogaz of Ukraine), Oleg Prokopenko (Chairman of the board, UkrGasVydobuvannya), Maxim Timchenko (Chief executive officer, DTEK) and many more will share their insights into the market developments, reform and future prospects. Among the main topics are: integration of the Ukrainian and European energy systems, market reform, energy security and competitiveness of the energy market of Ukraine, new opportunities in Ukrainian petroleum and gas processing, increasing volumes of domestic gas and oil production, Ukrainian energy market after 2019.


Mar 1-3
EVIM2018: III New Mobility and EV Summit for Central and Eastern Europe

International Exhibition Centre (15 Brovarsky Ave.)
EVIM Summit is an international event aimed to provide the discussion and networking framework for development of new mobility in the CEE region (Central and Eastern Europe), one of the most prospective and fast developing areas in the world. Main goal of the EVIM Summit is to bring new opportunities, technologies and investments into the fast growing new mobility and electric vehicles market providing a framework for efficient dialog and cooperation of the business, government and local authorities, international organizations, business associations, trade chambers, press, science and education, culture and art. Participants of the Summit are going to discuss such important and actual topics as transport and infrastructure sustainability, environment for life, decarbonisation & climate change, e-Mobility.

Mar 2-4
14th International Trade Show Velobike 2018

Kyiv Expo Plaza (2 B Salyutna Str.)
A bicycle is not just about transportation. A bicycle is all about lifestyle, freedom, fun and adrenaline. It is also a quite dynamic business popular all over the world. What is Ukrainian bicycle market waiting for in 2018? What will the leading manufacturers of bicycles and accessories present for the Ukrainian market? You will find out all the latest trends in the cycling market at the traditional and specialized exhibition VELOBIKE 2018!


Mar 1-2

ArtHall D12 (12 Desyatynna Str.)
An exhibition presented by the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine


Mar 20-22
24TH Ukraine International Travel & Tourism exhibition

International Exhibition Centre (15 Brovarsky Ave.)International Exhibition Centre (15 Brovarsky Ave.)
Ukraine International Travel & Tourism exhibition is one of the largest travel industry events in Ukraine. It is a traditional annual meeting of international tourism organizations, national and regional tourism committees, tour operators and travel agencies, government agencies, airlines, hotels and the media. Last year among the participants of the exhibition were such countries as Bulgaria, Georgia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, Catalonia, Cyprus, Malta, Palestine, Poland, USA, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Hungary, Ukraine, Montenegro and many others.



Feb 3-4
II International Crossfit Competition Kyiv Battle 2018

Exhibition Center “ACCO International” (40 Peremogy Ave.)
On February 03-04, don’t miss the second crossfit tournament in Ukraine, sponsored by the Reebok sports brand. It will bring together 120 talented athletes from different countries: 60 professionals and 60 amateurs will compete for 120, 000 UAH prize. Crossfit is a system of physical exercises and at the same time, it is kind of sports. When it is necessary to determine the level of training of the crossfit-athlete, you have to estimate his strength, endurance, gymnastic and weightlifting skills, weight training, and so on.
The competition will last for two days and will take place at the ACCO International Exhibition Center with over 3,000 spectators . Everyone can watch this spectacular struggle for the title of the best crossfitter as the entrance is free.


Feb 11
Love Run 2018

1 Rusanivska Naberezhna

Do you want to add some vibrant emotions to your relationships? Or to say goodbye?A joint jog on a pre-holiday day is a great opportunity to broaden your horizons, to find new friends or a new partner. There is a distance of 4 km and 8 km that you may try alone or together with your partner! All participants will receive memorable medals that symbolize the eternal feeling. There are going to be hot tea, music and hundreds of like-minded runners who will enter the Rusanivska Naberezhna on February 11 no matter what! Come! It will be fun!


Mar 8
The Great Women’s Rally

1 Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti)
The Great Women’s Rally has been known since March 8, 1999. At the beginning this Rally involved only 60-80 women, but in recent years their number has increased to 250. The Great Women Rally is a classic amateur rally held with professional rules. Professional equipment, security of participants and medical services are provided.
The Great Women’s Rally takes place on city streets with regular traffic, so all participants must adhere to traffic rules and speed limits. Participants are followed by the race marshals along the route and get penalties for violations. Thus, the main goal of this competition is not to win due to speed, but due to accurate observance of the timetable and proper navigation in the city.


Apr 22
8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon

4 Kontraktova Square

We all come from different cities, we run for different reasons, but we all run! 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon is one of the most titled event in Ukraine which unites both amateur and professional runners. It became the first race in Ukraine to receive the IAAF Bronze Label!
As far as running a half marathon is a serious challenge, the organizers highly recommend to start preparing for the event in advance, especially for those who are planning to run for the first time. Traditionally, there are several distances at the Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon: 21,0975 km, 5 km, 2 km and two relay distances: 2×10 km and 4×5 km. You will run through picturesque streets of Podil and down beautiful streets along the mighty Dnipro River.



  • February 12-18 – Maslyana (also known as Butter Week)
  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • February 20 – Day of Heroes of Nebesna Sotnya / Day of the Heaven’s Hundred Heroes (participants killed during Euromaidan)
  • February 21 – International Mother Language Day
  • March 08 – International Women’s Day (National holiday, day off)
  • March 21 – World Poetry Day
  • March 23 – World Meteorological Day
  • March 25 – Day of the Security Service of Ukraine
  • March 26 – Day of the National Guard of Ukraine
  • March 26 – Day of the National Guard of Ukraine