Travel to Ukraine: the Most vivid festivals, concerts and events this fall WoMo
Summer is over, but that’s no reason to be sad, especially because this fall you will find a huge variety of festivals and cultural events in Ukraine. We have selected for you the events where you can go on a trip with the whole family, and which prove that the fall — is not a time of sadness!
And we start with the festival, which will take place not far from the capital, near Kiev, in the ecological complex “Valley of ostriches.” The originality of this festival is that participants press their own wine as a family, group of friends or colleagues. On this day, the territory of the ostrich farm comes to life: music, dancing, and ate delicious food. Guests will be able to assess the quality of the wine of the previous years, to participate in quests, games and dance workshops, and also to follow the ostrich and pig races.
When: September 16-20
Chernihiv Jazz Open
Chernihiv Jazz Open — this progressive festival, where he performed as a professional jazz bands from Ukraine, and teams from many other countries. On Friday, September 18, festival guests will hear Ukrainian project Urban Gypsy & Anna-Maria and Thierry Maillard Trio from France. And on Saturday, September 19, on the main stage will feature the Quintet Dennis ADU with a program of classic American jazz in modern interpretations of copyright, as well as the World Trio Yorgas of Skolias from Poland. The main festival site – Chernihiv regional music and drama theatre. Shevchenko, here there will be two Grand festival concert, and free concerts of young jazz bands to come on the Green scene.
Another autumn jazz festival, but it will be held on the Black sea in Odessa. This year the organizers promise a terrific line-up of the festival. The program includes all the major European jazz school and directions, and American jazz school. Concerts in the Philharmonic will consist of four sections, and jazz marathon in the City garden on September 18, the opening day of the festival, will last for several hours… Also every day from 21.00 offers festival jam sessions, where in an informal atmosphere, you will see and hear the participants of the festival and to be in the midst of jazz improvisation, which inevitably arises when meeting musicians.
On Kava to Lviv
The festival «On Kava to Lviv» invites all lovers of this invigorating drink for the ninth time. On the celebration that has become a symbol of the fall of the city, traditionally, tourists come from all over the country to enjoy a real coffee. Tons of coffee from around the world and a very large selection of delicious sweets will be presented at Coffee fair at the Palace of Arts. Also during the festival everyone will be able to take part in a traditional Coffee tour, during which will be determined the best coffee of the cultural capital of Ukraine.
Bereg Fest — a traditional festival with 50 years of history in the Transcarpathian region, which attracts more than 10 thousand visitors. The holiday program provides fun for children and adults, workshops of folk arts and crafts, a Grand tournament of petanque, chess tournaments, jousting battles, ballooning, and, of course, a festive concert.
Golden Omega 2015
For many years the festival «gold omega» there is the Cup in ballooning, and this time closer to the vast sky and open new horizons of the ancient city could be anyone. The flights will take place in a picturesque area over the Kamianets-Podilskyi. In addition to sports flying, the participants, if desired, will be able to fly under the bridge «Running DOE» over the river Smotrych. Also on Saturday is expected unforgettable show «Evening glow balloons» during which balloons like huge Chinese lanterns will be synchronous to soar in the night sky, creating whole fiery picture. By the way, in these days will be held in the city and fifth autumn festival «Oktoberfest».
Famous Ukrainian festival will be held under the open sky — the Museum of folk architecture and life “Shevchenko’s grove”. It will be presented to the alley of national crafts, book fair, authentic master classes, exhibition of folk art, children’s meadow, ethnic cuisine, and the like. There also will be performances by Ukrainian musicians: Oleg Skrypka, Picardy Third, the band — and this is not a complete list.
Holiday cheese and wine in Lviv
For 3 days in the square before the Palace of arts, guests can visit the great fair of cheeses and wines, which will be presented as products of large manufacturers and importers, and regional organic products. And all this with an interactive cultural program. 24 October on the square will celebrate the Day of Cheesecakes, the festival will treat everyone to a giant Lviv cheese cakes, which bake according to an ancient recipe. Interesting and rich will be the program for children: the master-classes on making cheese cards, postcards and more. Also the participants will be able to attend an impromptu cheese restaurant and wine tasting, a craft fair and the area of land art from the huge sofas made of straw and hundreds of oak barrels.