Manhattan short movies fest, BBQ Street food, and Ukrainian coat days: things to do in Kyiv on the long weekend of 13-15 of October

Manhattan shorts Several city cinemas will show short movies from the biggest interactive festival of Manhattan. This event goes for …

Manhattan shorts

Several city cinemas will show short movies from the biggest interactive festival of Manhattan. This event goes for the 21st time and gathers more than 100 thousands movie lovers in 300 cities all over the world. Get some Manhattan mood!

WHEN: Sat-Sun, Oct 13-14 (for timing see the cinemas’ schedules)

WHERE: ‘Zhovten’, ‘Kyiv’ and ‘Oscar’ cinemas

HOW MUCH: 90-100 UAH

Street Food Fest. BBQ

Wings or ribs? Sauce or mustard? Whatever you feel like meat wise come to BBQ Street Food Fest (Ulichnaya Eda) this weekend! Catch the last the last warm days for the open-air bbq, and try something really delicious.

WHEN: Sat-Sun, Oct 13-14, 10 AM – 11 PM

WHERE: Platforma Art Factory, Bilomorska str., 1

HOW MUCH: 100 UAH

Ukrainian Coat Days

A coat is the best thing to wear in autumn. Whether you prefer cashmere or wool, solid bright colors or prints, you won’t regret visiting this market. Find your perfect style for this autumn with a new coat and accessories from Ukrainian designers at VSI SVOI.

WHEN: Sat-Mon, Oct 13-15, 10 AM – 8 PM

WHERE: D12 Gallery, Desyatynna str., 12

HOW MUCH: Free

Olerom Forum One 2018

One of the biggest business forums in Europe will happen in Kyiv this Saturday. This networking platform is for negotiation and experience sharing for current and future leaders. The two most famous speakers of the event are Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sophia the Robot.

WHEN: Oct 13

WHERE: The Palace of Sports, Sports sq., 1

HOW MUCH: 2464-41600 UAH

Pokrova Fest at the Open-Air Museum

Pokrova day has several meanings for Ukrainians. Firstly, it is a big Orthodox Holliday. Secondly, it’s a day when people used to welcome winter from pre-Christian times. And last but not the least, October 14th is now an official day that celebrates Ukrainian defenders of all times.

That’s why this Sunday Pyrohiv museum will host a festival that will showcase a lot of different Ukrainian traditions. You will be able to take part in puppet and garland making, traditional painting and much more. Don’t forget that we do tours to Pyrohiv museum at any day. Our knowledgeable guides will help you through all the language and cultural difficulties.

WHEN: Sun, Oct 14, from noon

WHERE: Pyrohiv Museum, Carpathian section

HOW MUCH: according to museum ticket prices

Pokrova with kobza and lyre

Another way to celebrate the holiday is by commemorating of the national heroes of different epochs at Ivan Honchar Museum. Here you will also be able to learn about the role of pandora, lyre and kobza players in the history of the Ukrainian state.

And if you want to learn about Pokrova from the Orthodox point of view, as well as about other Ukrainian Orthodox traditions, welcome to our Kyiv Orthodox Tour at any day!

WHEN: Sun-Mon, Oct 14-15, from 9.30 AM

WHERE: Ivan Honchar Museum, Lavrska str., 19

HOW MUCH: Free

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