Francophonie Day, Knight Tournament and ‘Gastro Balcony’: things to do in Kyiv on June 9-10

Photo exhibit ‘Universe. Day 1’ This photo project shows the unique paths towards motherhood. Photographs show feeling and emotions one …

Photo exhibit ‘Universe. Day 1’

This photo project shows the unique paths towards motherhood. Photographs show feeling and emotions one can experience during labor when the miracle of birth is happening.

WHEN: Until June 13th, 12-6 PM

WHERE: Gryshko Botanical Garden (Tymyryazievska str., 1)

HOW MUCH:  Free

Francophonie Day 2018

If you love everything French, come here for the handmade fair, street theatre, two music stages and many more. During this day you can learn how to cook French and speak French, take a lot of fun pictures and have your kids busy with a lot of cool activities. Vive la France!

When: June 10, 10 AM

WHERE: Kostyolna str.

HOW MUCH: Free

Kyiv Pride Week start

Today is a start day for Kyiv Pride Week. During these days you can attend various movies dedicated to LGBT issues, themed discussions, workshops and excursions around the LGBT places of Kyiv, performance and many more. The culmination of this week will be obviously Pride itself, on the 17th of June. The registration is required here.

WHEN: June 8-17

WHERE: Various locations in the city center

HOW MUCH: Free

VSI SVOI, ‘Gastro Balcony’

It’s summertime now, moreover, the St. Vladimir hill had just recently been opened after its long reconstruction. That means that you can walk down from ‘VSI SVOI’ market building to the beautiful path underneath the Funicular, and continue your summer evening looking at the lighted up Pedestrian Bridge. But of course, you should go to the market first! This weekend theme is ‘Gastro Balcony’. Imagine what you can have in a good pique-nique basket?  Probably some wine, cheese,ham, and fruits. Try the best ones from ‘VSI SVOI’!

WHEN: June 9-10, 10 AM – 8 PM

WHERE: Desyatynna 12

HOW MUCH: FREE

Knight Tournament

This will be an actual reconstruction of Middle Ages Knight Tournaments with swords. In addition, you will see there Cossack’s fights and dances will be able to learn some dances yourself, participate in contests, fairs and many more.

WHEN: June 9

WHERE: The Singing Field (Lavrska str., 33)

HOW MUCH:25-50 UAH

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