‘French Spring’, wine, art, music and Nat Geo tips: things to do on March 29-April 1

An open meeting with the National Geographic photographer John Wendel John is an American photographer, video-maker, and writer. His main …

An open meeting with the National Geographic photographer John Wendel

John is an American photographer, video-maker, and writer. His main theme is climate change and its results: land drying, water shortage and even political conflicts in many countries. Wendel was published in National Geographic, The New York Times, The Guardian, TIME, The Washington Post, The Independent, The Telegraph, The Times of London, The Wall Street Journal and many more. The lecture will be conducted in English with Ukrainian translation. Registration is preferred here

WHEN: Thu, Mar 29, 7.30-9PM

WHERE: Bird in Flight school, Polyova str., 21

HOW MUCH: free

MAMAFESTA PRIMAVERA festival

This festival is rather a new format for Kyiv. Here mums can participate in various discussions and lectures while their kids visit the ‘town of professions’ KidsWill, ArtFactory and Yu Kids Island (for the youngest). Ukrainian best children and family psychologists, doctors and designers will be there to talk and give you advice. Also on this fest, you can compete for a super prize – a travel certificate for the whole family!

WHEN: Fri, Mar 30, 12-4PM

WHERE: Art Mall, Zabolotny str., 37

HOW MUCH: 85-300 UAH

‘French Spring’ opening

Traditional annual festival of French culture, as usual, will open with a terrific lighting show at Saint Sophia square. This year show name is ‘The Air’, and it will cover the themes of European values, freedom, and equality. Genius Ukrainian performers Dakh Daughters will participate in the show.

WHEN: Sat, Mar 31, 8.30PM

WHERE: St. Sophia square

HOW MUCH: Free

PIANOБОЙ

One of the most stylish and beloved Ukrainian musicians will play again in the capital. As usual, his concert will offer the best sound, impressive lighting show, best and beloved songs. Both old and new, they always best alive.

WHEN: Sat, Mar 31, 8PM

WHERE: “Moviehouse”, Saksaganskogo str., 6

HOW MUCH: 500-850 UAH

Painting with the glass of wine

Traditional painting workshop with the glass of wine can be very inspiring. On this event, you can choose to paint any work from the templates or your own under the careful mentoring of a talented professional.

WHEN: Sat, Mar 31, 5PM

WHERE: Paradis Du Vin, Nemirovicha-Danchenka str, 14

HOW MUCH: 400 UAH

ATLAS Acoustic

The most charismatic artists of Ukrainian indie-rock scenes will gather in the best Kyiv’s club to please you with their works. Bahroma, Epolets, Brunettes Shoot Blondes and a few more – it’s your last chance to hear these guys all together in quite a long time, they all plan long vacations and tours after this show. Please your ears and soul with the evening of amazing music.

WHEN: Sun, Apr 1, 7PM

WHERE: Atlas club, Sichovyh Striltsiv str., 37-41

HOW MUCH: 250-650 UAH

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