Independence Day in Kiev
Today, August 24, Ukraine celebrates the 25th anniversary of independence. In honor of this significant event in the capital, planned a series of events.
Celebration of Independence Day will begin with a military parade. It will bring together more than 4000 military APU, the National Guard, and State Border Service National Police, they show the new design of uniform. Also in the parade will be involved more than two hundred military equipment. As location for military parades has been chosen Khreshchatyk and Independence Square.
At Rusanovskoye waterfront will host a charity run in embroidered shirts. Kyiv residents and guests of the capital will be able to take part in the race for three distance — 500 m, 5 and 10 km. All funds raised will be spent on sports equipment in five schools in Kiev.
No cost to the Independence Day without festivals. The space Parkovka will host Independence Fest, in the course of which the literary, musical and theatrical stage by musicians, actors and writers. Guests of the festival will be able to attend lectures, take part in workshops for painting Petrykivka, pottery, embroidery and calligraphy.
At VDNH accommodate a festival dedicated to today’s celebration. Performing of musicians, children’s shows, games, photo exhibition Fairy Kiev, sporting event on the rollers and much more awaits visitors to the festival at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements.
Khreshchatyk, according to tradition, will be the venue for the festival map of Ukrainian family dreams. This event is intended to draw the attention of Ukrainians to family values and to demonstrate how strong the role of the family in the life of each of us. To participate in the festival, it is necessary to draw the three most important dreams of which will be mapped Ukrainian family dreams.
Andrew’s descent will become a festival of arts, which brought together masters of souvenirs from all over Ukraine. The compositions of the 300 colors, dedicated to the famous Ukrainians will be presented at the Singing Field. The venue for folk ensembles and theater productions will Feofania park.
Also in Kiev will be special screenings dedicated to the Independence Day. The program claimed: charity film evening showing of a famous painting of Sergei Paradjanov «Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors», «Firecrosser», the ballet «Swan Lake», supplied by the British choreographer and director Matthew Bourne.
In various locations will be a photo exhibition: exhibition of paintings by Ivan Marchuk, who entered the top 100 major geniuses of our time according to The Daily Telegraph. He invented his own artistic technique — plentarizm to the exhibition of Ukrainian independence, which collected rare photos, documents and letters, for the period 1917-1991 years.
The entertainment program for Independence Day also includes concerts, fairs and a series of entertainment activities for children.