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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!