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Kyiv Fire Fest Heats Up the City

10. June 2011 by Michelle 0 Comments

While many may think of Ukraine's harsh, frigid winters, the summer season gets quite steamy. So what better way to celebrate than to turn up the heat with the 5th annual Kyiv Fire Festival?

 

Hundreds of spectators sweat in synch as they are shocked by the stunts of fire eaters, breathers, dancers, twirlers and more.

 

Exciting Fire Battles pit the daredevils against each other as they use staffs, palm torches, hula hoops and other props to outdo their opponents for audience applause.

 

Professional fire performers from all over the world are in attendance as special guests this year, including Loooop of Germany, Fireter of Bulgaria, Meghan Claire Pike of Scotland, Ronan McLoughlin of Ireland, Corey White of the USA, Das Andrey of France, Niko & Kasmir of Finland, and Mel of Russia.

 

In addition to fiery entertainment, guests can enjoy acrobatics, stilt walkers, jugglers, circus performances, musicians and graffiti artists. Workshops are even held to teach some of these talents to the amateurs.

 

Ask your favorite Kyiv girls if they will be attending the Fire Fest this year!