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Kyiv Girls Celebrate the City’s Birthday

27. May 2011 by Michelle 0 Comments

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While there may not be 1,149 candles to blow out on the birthday cake, the city of Kyiv will be celebrated in grand fashion this weekend with the “I Love Kyiv” festival for its 1,149th birthday.

 

Some are already comparing the gala to the glamorous Bloc Party in New York City, or Moscow’s Afisha Picnic. The festival is being held at the Lavra Gallery, in the same complex of the Kiev Lavras, which comprise some of the holiest churches in Orthodox Christianity.

 

The weekend-long schedule of events begins today with the performance of the Moscow electronic project Mujuice on the main music stage. There will also be a literary festival, urban culture festival, park of modern sculpture and installations, fashion shows, and cooking workshops. The afterparty at Club Xlib will be headlined by French electronic duo Masomenos.

 

Saturday starts off with a sailing regatta, folklore and art festival, cyclist’s parade, beach volleyball tournament, fine art master class, and kite festival. The main attraction is the music competition called New Sound of Kyiv, where 10 groups of finalists entertain audiences while vying for the title.

 

The celebrations continue into Sunday with a charity race, road cycling competition, kickboxing tournament, roller skating marathon, and fashion competition. That evening, choirs from all over the city will perform in concert before the fascinating fireworks and laser show.

 

Are you chatting with any girls who live in Kyiv? Find out how they will be celebrating this historic occasion!