Celebrate Christmas and New Year´s Eve in Kyiv!

Things to do in Kyiv. Christmas tree with a background of a church, Kyiv, Ukraine

Christmas markets and a jaw-dropping tree

This year Kyiv will astonish everybody with the scale and number of different topical venues for New Year's and Christmas events to be taken place on five city squares - Sofiyska, Mykhailivska, Poshtova, Kontraktova, Troiytska and Spivoche Pole.

Things to do in Kyiv. Christmas market in Kyiv, Ukraine

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Central locations for winter festivities are Sofiyska and Mykhailivska squares with the biggest Christmas market presented under the project "New Year between Two Bell Towers".

Things to do in Kyiv. Christmas tree next to a bell tower - New Year´s eve between two bell towers.

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The main New Year's tree of Kyiv on Sofiyska Square reaches 26 meters high and came from Carpathian Mountains. Kyiv's Xmas tree is just in 5 minutes walking away from Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv.

Things to do in Kyiv. Christmas lights in the sky, New Year´s celebration at the city center.

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Beautiful winter views of Kyiv

Enjoy winter views of two famous squares from a viewing platform with slides or go on skating rink near St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral on Mykhailivska Square. For children there will be children's railway, observation wheel and children's entertainment area.

Things to do in Kyiv. Christmas tree with lights at the Christmas market in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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The main host of Kyiv Xmas celebrations is Saint Nicholas. His winter residence is near St. Michael's Cathedral, where Saint Nicholas will meet kids and give out presents.

Things to do in Kyiv. New Year´s celebration, people dancing in traditional local cloths.

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Musical fun for the whole family

During the holiday season, an interactive scene features dance workshops, walk-around dances, Christmas carols battle, performances of young actors, an interactive theater, contests and entertainment. On the main stage performances by a symphony orchestra are held, with popular choreographic collectives of Ukraine, folk groups, choirs, young performers, participants of TV talent shows, and popular artists.

Things to do in Kyiv. New Year´s celebration in Kyiv, Ukraine by night at the Christmas market.

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If you still have the strength for more jolly festivities, participate in a New Year's Quest "New Year between Two Bell Towers" and a flash mob "Chain of happiness between two bell towers". 15 themed days and 15 gala concerts during New Year's and Christmas celebrations will provide a memorable experience for Kyiv citizens and guests. Get ready for an unforgettable winter trip to Kyiv!

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