Street Food Festival, Tori Amos, Leopolis Grand Prix 2014 and more ...
14 – 15 June, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Street Food Festival
(1, Prospect Akademika Hlushkova, Kyiv)
The Sixth Street Food Festival will turn into a professional platform for creating new formats of street food. Through this event, organisers are hoping to show that it is not only in expensive restaurants that gourmets can eat health and good-quality food, but also on the street. Young and active people will meet, and in a joint effort, create new delights. Everyone can both try something tasty, and participate in the event of culinary art. These festivals are places where people meet and successful ideas emerge.
17 June, 7 p.m.
(1, vul. Instytutska, Kyiv)
American singer Tori Amos will be coming to Ukraine to present her new album, Unrepentant Geraldines. The pianist’s new record was inspired by her numerous projects, particularly The Light Princess musical and GoldDust, a collection of songs rearranged in an orchestral setting, which was released on the 20th anniversary of her music career. The artist is called the architect of sound, as she masterfully combines different music styles in her work. Every performance by the pianist is the unbelievable sound of piano-rock, blues and jazz.
20 – 22 June, 10 a.m.
Reggae Festival 2014
Soicha Holiday Camp
Stariy Saltiv, Kharkiv Oblast
The Third International Reggae Festival in Kharkiv promises to be a celebration of sun, music and good mood. More than 100 different music and dance groups and DJs will be performing on the festival’s three stages over the course of three days. Visitors can look forward to 50 hours of nonstop music, explosions of emotion and unforgettable acquaintances. The list of performers at the festival includes the Drum &Tuba Band, DMC Amarula, Chris Wann and Lecha Wojciech. Music for the dance stage will be created by DJ DubGuard, DJ Tata, DJ De Leu and many others.
27 – 29 June
Leopolis Grand Prix 2014
At the beginning of summer, Lviv now traditionally prepares for a special festival for car racing and vintage car enthusiasts. The organisers of this festival recreate the historic event not just to exhibit vintage cars, but also to revive and hold car races on the historic Lviv Triangle route (Vitovskoho-Striyska-Hvardiyska streets). The festival program includes many other events in addition to the car races, including a car festival for children, a sight-seeing navigation quest and various seminars.
Social networks went into a rage, the President’s site was bombarded with dozens of petitions, and many began talking about censorship on the internet. The reason for this outburst was a ban on Vkontakte, a Russian version of Facebook very popular among schoolkids, Yandex, Russia’s answer to Google, and Mail.ru in Ukraine
Ukraine needs to prepare a consolidated claim on Russia’s responsibility for its armed aggression to be used in international courts, as well as laws on the occupied territory and the restoration of territorial integrity