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What’s Up

US Court Orders US Firm to Pay Ukraine $60 Million!

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ccording to the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has ordered an Oregon company to pay $60 million to the Ukrainian government in a civil-racketeering lawsuit that’s revealed a web of companies allegedly tied to fraudulent schemes in Eastern Europe and Afghanistan. The judge in question entered a default judgement on Friday evening ordering the company, Olden Group, to pay triple the amount sought by a Ukrainian government entity that alleged it had been overcharged for vaccines by Olden and a Ukrainian company. The lawsuit alleged that Olden and the Ukrainian company, Interfarm LLC, submitted phoney customs declarations misrepresenting the prices paid for the vaccines. The money obtained was then laundered using US and Latvian bank accounts. The judge entered a default judgement after Olden failed to answer the complaint. While there are grounds for appeal, it would appear that the two chaps behind the company, Charles Mathias and W. Rick Fletcher, don’t really have a leg to stand on. Both declined to comment on the allegations, and previously Fletcher was ordered by the state of Oregon to stop incorporating companies' financial titles in their names (such as bank) when they were not engaged in such business. The lawsuit stems from an investigation ordered by President Yanukovych's internal government watchdog into medical purchases during the prior administration. And it’s very likely that the vaccines in question were those ordered by Yulia Tymoshenko during

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the hysteria surrounding the swine flu outbreak towards the end of 2009. The frenzy, largely stirred up by former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, had everyone walking around with anything from a surgical mask to a scarf covering their faces. And it caused untold damage to the economy as people refused to travel to the country for fear of contracting the virus. Huge quantities of the swine-flu vaccine were purchased by the government at the time, but very little of it was used, raising questions as to the real reasons behind the purchases. And it now seems that those questions have been answered. Not only were the vaccines purchased needlessly, but it would also appear they were purchased fraudulently. Of course, this verdict all comes as part of Yanukovych’s actions against Tymoshenko, that many have decried as purely politically motivated. But it would seem, with this ruling from the US, that he has grounds for such a pursuit. The big question now is: what will happen to the $60 million, if it is ever paid? It would be great to think it would come to the people in some form or another, but sadly that’s unlikely. And therein lies the irony of it all. As we’ve said before, it would appear Yanukovych has no intention of ever relinquishing power in Ukraine, because even he’s smart enough to understand the phrase, “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” So the best we can hope for is he does something good with the power he now has. Chances are slim, but you never know.

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Biggest Oil Painting in the World Unveiled in Kyiv The biggest oil painting in the world (apparently) was created on Spivoche Pole in Kyiv last week during the Days of Palestinian Culture in Ukraine. The painting is 20 metres high and 15 wide giving it an overall area of 300 square metres, which the Ukrainian Book of Records claims to be the biggest in the world, although this has not yet been confirmed by Guinness. The artist is one Jamal Badvan who was born in Palestine but has lived in Kyiv for the last 20 years. The aim of the work, according to the artist, is to reconcile all religions and all the peoples of the world. The painting shows a three-winged dove with each wing enveloping a Christian church, a mosque and a synagogue, uniting them as one. The sides of the painting are made up of hundreds of children’s drawings from all over the world. The meaning behind the painting, Badvan says, is that there is only one nation on Earth – humanity; one religion – love; and one God. After four years of work, it has finally been completed, and it is now due to tour the world. Let’s hope the meaning is heard.

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NATO has called the Svoboda Party of Ukraine an anti-western, anti-liberal, antiEU, anti-Semitic and anti-Russian organisation. Now that’s what you call not mincing words. All this came out in a project report by the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO, and in the report the writers also expressed deep concern by the rising support for this rightwing party which in the last local elections achieved a majority in Lviv, Ivano Frankivsk

and Ternopil regions. These regions have been traditionally regarded as Europeleaning in their outlook, but now the party appears to be swinging the people towards extreme nationalism. The NATO report says the party represents a serious threat to the already unstable democracy, and what’s more, it expresses concern that the party may discredit a more moderate nationalist movement. Across Europe, support for the extreme right has been on the rise since the crisis left many people in very difficult financial situations, but such hate is never an answer. And let’s hope Svoboda never manages to persuade the majority of Ukrainians it is.

One in Ten Ukrainians Can’t Afford Food

Russia Unhappy over US – Ukraine Military Exercises

According to the World Bank, 12.5 million Ukrainians are living below the poverty line (on less than three dollars a day), and this terrible statistic has been backed up by a recent survey conducted by the Ukrainian Democratic Circle which declares that one in ten Ukrainians does not have enough money for food. In addition, the report states that 44% of people in the country have great difficulty when it comes to buying clothes and footwear, and less than 6% declared their financial situations have improved this year. The Party of Regions was quick to respond to the result of the poll, with Oleksiy Plotnikov declaring all this was the result of reforms implemented by the government, and that next year all the people in the country will start benefiting from these reforms. Let’s see how many people are left in the country next year to benefit, because with these shocking statistics, if many of them don’t starve to death, they’ll be looking to leave.

And Putin must be fuming over it. He was surely thinking once Yanukovych was in power, little Russia would be as good as back under his rule, and it would do everything ordered of it. But apparently, the current government isn’t giving him it all his own way, and last week the US Monterey guided missile cruiser entered the Black Sea to perform joint exercises with Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a lengthy statement basically saying the US ship had entered the Black Sea as part of the defence shield, and that the ship's presence in the region was against the Russia-Lisbon summit agreements. The US response came from deputy State Department spokesman Mark Toner, who simply said: “They (Russians) are entitled to their opinion. I’m not going to parse the words of the Russian Foreign Ministry… But we have a strong bilateral relationship with Ukraine, and it’s in keeping with that kind of partnership that these exercises take place.” That’s telling them!

NATO Attacks Right Wing Svoboda

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Ukraine Travel Together with Lviv, Chernivtsi is also part of the beautiful cultural centre that is Western Ukraine. In addition to being right in the middle of the marvellously indigenous Bukovyna region, a sanctuary for a number of wonderful Ukrainian traditions, it is also home to a large number of ethnic nationalities, many of which lead a naturally European way of life.

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aving heard a tale or two about this beautiful place, the sun rises on a weekend Kitten and I have especially set aside for investigating all of the hidden treasures that lie in this mysterious west that is Chernivtsi. Located just 40 kilometres from the Romanian border, we hop aboard a train on Friday night and are off in search of adventure in this 600 year old city.

Chernivtsi Je T’aime The week prior to our trip, we started getting questions from everyone regarding the choice of our destination. Wanting to know what was so special about this particular city, Kitten and I both answered that we have a real soft spot for the smaller western cities of Ukraine. Their rich Ukrainian tradition often mixed with agreeable European culture just keep us coming back again and again, and were pretty confident this next voyage was not going to disappoint. Having read a lot about the city itself, the impression we get is that it looks a lot like Lviv. Others say that this city of 240,000 could be called Ukraine’s version of Paris, Prague or Vienna. Those comparing it to Kyiv often say that the architecture found on Andriivskiy Uzviz is one and the same with that found all over its Western Ukrainian counterpart. For our side, we would have no way of knowing until we got there. However, just going by some of the previous adventures we’ve taken together, there’s one thing we’re sure of: we’re going to have a great time!

The Welcoming Committee Pulling up to the train station the next morning, it looks small and congenial if slightly abandoned. With no one else around but those of us getting

off the train, Kitten and I head towards what looks like a good smoking area. We are about to light up when we are greeted by a couple of police officers. Having lived in Kyiv for quite some time, the conclusion in situations like these never ends well. So preparing ourselves for a long drawn out lecture followed by what ultimately finishes with a lighter wallet, we greet them with smiles, hoping our pearly whites might deter them if only a little. Dazed by the simple and polite request to move on from where we are to another spot just down the way where smoking is permitted, we say thank you and look at each other slightly stunned. In contrast to our crime fighters in the capital, these men seem to know that their job description does not include bribery or corruption. We are quite fond of Chernivtsi already...

Our First Guide It’s 09.00 and a bit chilly outside. But grabbing a cab, we stay sheltered and warm until we get to our hotel on the other side of the city. Catching our first glimpse of the small metropolis from the windows of the car, we drive through one of the older districts built by the Austrians over a century ago. It is bursting with history making Chernivtsi appear to a small city laden with ancient architecture, two-storey family dwellings and lots of chestnut trees.

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One note of interest here are the trees themselves. With few tall buildings located anywhere in this peaceful place, residents have cut the chestnuts in a certain way to ensure that they do not grow past a certain level restricting their view. We’ve not seen anything like this before, so these dwarfed trees do offer a bit of comedy in our tired states this morning. And yet, they seem to fit in quite well with the atmosphere found here. The distinction between eras is quickly seen as we roll out of the European neighbourhood and into one that looks distinctively like it was touched by Soviet hands. Other than a huge park named after Taras Shevchenko, and what looks to be an arena for playing all sorts of wintery sports, there is little that is special about it A trip of this length in Kyiv would probably set you back 70hrv or so; double that if you accept a ride with one of the many seedy cabbies who hunt down their prey just outside the train station. But since we’re not in the capital, we dish out a measly 40hrv and tip our hat to the driver. A pretty good morning so far!

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late greenery that much more appealing. Not only that, but there doesn’t appear to be any litter anywhere in sight. This in itself is fairly amazing, and something, coming from the capital, we rarely if ever see. Returning back to the hotel and heading up to our room, it is simple but has everything we are going to need to be comfortable. Equipped with a double bed, TV and mini-bar, the best part for Kitten is the bathtub which I’m sure will get used at some point before we leave. We are both quite eager to see this new city we’ve just touched down in. But there is one thing standing in our way and that’s hunger. So heading down to the main floor, we take in one of the two hotel restaurants. There we enjoy and nice light lunch for a very reasonable price. Giving the hotel a fine three stars for our stay so far, Kitten and I head out the front doors and down the path towards downtown. Finding City Hall situated right in the middle, Taras Shevchenko stands regally in front, and surrounded by trees that sway with the wind, it seems to be quite a nice square indeed. In search of a map that might tell us of some must-sees of the city, we find a bookshop not far off where souvenirs, maps and an impressive collection of Ex Libris images await consumer attention. In addition to finding what we came in for, we soon learn that shops of this sort are located all over the city, and it makes me smile to think that people in some parts of the world still have time for books.

Stopping just outside the centre of town, we arrive at the Cheremosh Hotel. It stands on a hill at 11 stories high, and is not only the biggest hotel, but the biggest building in town. Surrounded by a park and a couple of lakes, we sign in at reception, drop our bags in the room and head back out to the park. The weather has turned from a cool breezy morning into one that boasts a bright blue cloudless sky, making the rather immacu-

Soap, Water, Chocolate

WE ENJOY THE WALK DOWN KOBYLYANSKA STREET WHICH ITSELF IS CONSIDERED A LANDMARK, AND BUSY WITH TOURISTS ALL YEAR ROUND, IS THOUGHT TO BE ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STREETS IN ALL OF UKRAINE

Breaking out the map, we head over to Kobylaynska Street, a pedestrian-only thoroughfare which will then take us to a rather grand cathedral with a monument to metropolitan Hakman. Before we get there, however, we enjoy the walk down Kobylyanska Street which itself is considered a landmark, and busy with tourists all year round, is thought to be one of the most beautiful streets in all of Ukraine. In fact, there is a legend that tells of its citizens washing the street with soap and water every day, and anyone choosing to walk it would have to do the same with their own feet. While we don’t allow ourselves to get that carried away, we do marvel at the number of lovely cafes and restaurants situated along both sides. Deciding to stop and grab a little caffeine before we carry on to the cathedral, we stop at a place called

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Chocolate House which serves delicious coffees, teas, desserts, and one of the best cappuccinos I’ve ever had! Built in 1875 and preserved in all its ancient architectural beauty, we move on to the Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University. Its red bricks are a piece of real architectural art that feature impressive frescos, statues, domes, a clock tower and the Cathedral of the Three Saints. Walking around the walls that support the massive structure, life just seems to stop. There is a botanical garden not far off where it seems like every species of tree grows tall and straight with enormous branches that weigh so heavily they brush the ground creating shady hovels.

Love in the Park Not knowing where the time has gone, we notice that the sun has begun its descent so we decide

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This Week Theatre and Classical Music QUARTET Play in 2 acts Time: 19.00 JULIA@ROMEO.COM (NORWAY TODAY) Romantic drama Time: 20.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223

Spanish Piano Piano Music Concert featuring Eduardo Fernandez (Spain), National Philharmonic (Volodymyrsky Uzviz 2)

19 June at 19.00 The National Philharmonic of Ukraine is presenting a concert by young Spanish pianist Eduard Fernandez who, at just 30, has already won some of the most prestigious awards in the classical music world. The future musician began playing the piano at the age of 4, under the supervision of his grandfather. His career took off rapidly, as he garnered success first in Spain, then worldwide. Fernández covers a wide repertoire from baroque up to the most modern of music, including, in spite of his youth, colossal works like all of the etudes of Rachmaninoff and Chopin, as well as Albéniz; the composer whose music he recorded for his first CD. These last works by Albeniz are what will be performed at the Kyiv concert tonight. Tickets are 50 – 120hrv. For more information call 278-1697.

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Friday FIALKA MONTMARTRE Operetta in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Kyiv Operetta 287-6257 PRINCE IGOR Opera in 3 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera of Ukraine 279-1169 ANGEL/SEXUAL NEUROSES OF OUR PARENTS Play Time: 20.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223 LITTLE DEVIL Tragic farce in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955 IV INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTORS’ FESTIVAL – CONCERT №1 Featuring the Lyatoshynsky Ensemble of Classical Music, Rody (Switzerland), Brown (USA), Gasior (Denmark), Morel (USA), Horsh (USA), Nalia (Italy), Zaets (Ukraine) Works by Beethoven, Mendel, Wagner Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186 DON JUAN Mythological comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392 THE SINGLE LADY Musical fairytale Time: 19.00 Suzirya Theatre 212-4188

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Saturday KYIV SUMMER MUSIC EVENINGS – HONOURING COMPOSER SYMONENKO Featuring the Glier Music College graduates Time: 18.00 Open-air stage at Mariinsky Park For more information visit www.horowitz.org

MY FAIR LADY Musical in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Kyiv Operetta 287-6257 THE LORD OF BORYSTHENES Ballet in 2 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera Theatre of Ukraine 279-1169

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AN EVENING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC Featuring the Pochayna Chapel Choir Works by Karamanov, poetry by Sampurova Time: 19.00 National Philharmonic of Ukraine 278-1697

KYIV SUMMER MUSIC EVENINGS – HONOURING COMPOSER SYMONENKO Featuring the Glier Music College graduates Time: 18.00 Open-air stage at Mariinsky Park For more information visit www.horowitz.org

ROMANCE. MASTER-CLASS Musical drama in 2 acts Time: 19.00 I. Franko Ukrainian Drama Theatre 279-5921

THE BAT Operetta in 3 acts Time: 19.00 Kyiv Operetta 287-6257

LAST LOVE Melodrama in 2 acts Time: 18.00 NO. 13 Comedy of our day in 2 acts Time: 19.00 VALENTINE’S DAY Drama in 2 acts Time: 20.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223

CARMEN Opera in French in 3 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera Theatre of Ukraine 279-1169

GUESTS COME AT MIDNIGHT Play in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955 IV INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTORS’ FESTIVAL – CONCERT №1 Featuring the Lyatoshynsky Ensemble of Classical Music, Rody (Switzerland), Brown (USA), Gasior (Denmark), Morel (USA), Horsh (USA), Nalia (Italy), Zaets (Ukraine) Works by Beethoven, Mendel, Wagner Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186 MY DEAR PAMELA Criminal comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392

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NATALKA POLTAVKA Ukrainian musical drama in 2 acts Time: 19.00 I. Franko Ukrainian Drama Theatre 279-5921 THE OVERLY HAPPY FATHER Comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 EDITH PIAF: LIFE IN PINK Play Time: 20.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223 VIEWERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR THE PLAY Play in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955 TORCHALOV Life after death in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392 OSCAR – GOD A secret dialogue Time: 19.00 Suzirya Theatre 212-4188

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Monday STARS INSPIRED BY GENIUS Featuring Pokaz (piano), Ergieva (piano), Kozhukhar (piano), Gultsova (piano) Works by Chopin, Liszt, Stravinsky, Prokofiev Time: 19.00 National Philharmonic of Ukraine 278-1697

EUGENE ONEGIN Lyrical scenes in 3 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera Theatre of Ukraine 279-1169

CORSAIR Ballet in 2 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera Theatre of Ukraine 279-1169

ROMEO & JULIET Play in 2 acts Time: 19.00 I. Franko Ukrainian Drama Theatre 279-5921

FAMILY DINNER Comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223

VASYA SHOULD PHONE Russian drama Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955

MRS. MINISTER Comedy in 4 acts Time: 19.00 L. Ukrainka Russian Drama Theatre 234-4223

CONCERT OF CLASSIC MUSIC Featuring Nazarenko (soprano), Zadorska (violin), Sydorenko (organ) Works by Bach, Mozart, Haydn Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186

CONCERT OF CLASSIC MUSIC Featuring Kalynovska (organ), Chikirov (lyrical baritone) Works by Bach, Handel, Scarlatti Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186

LYUBOFF! Ironic comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392

QUARTET FOR TWO Comedy in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392

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STOLEN HAPPINESS Drama Time: 19.00 Suzirya Theatre 212-4188

Wednesday TO Mystic spectacle in 2 acts Time: 19.00 House of Actors 253-8247/2081

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AN EVENING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC Featuring Kyiv Soloists National Chamber Ensemble, Suk (piano), Yaropud (violin), Toporenko (violin), Lagosha (viola), Pohoretsky (cello), Tretyak (counter bass), Starodub (piano) Works by Stravinsky, Karabyts Time: 19.00 National Philharmonic of Ukraine 278-1697 BALL AT THE SAVOY Operetta in 3 acts Time: 19.00 Kyiv Operetta 287-6257

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CONCERT OF CLASSIC MUSIC Featuring the Ravisan Trio, Ishchak (counter tenor), Tymets (clarinet), Bubnova (organ) Works by Schubert, Chopin, Brahms Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186 SATISFACTION Play in 2 acts from The Merchant of Venice Time: 19.00 Molody Theatre 278-7392 EVERYTHING ABOUT LOVE Play Time: 19.00 Suzirya Theatre 212-4188 THE SOUL SINGS CONCERT Featuring Khreshchatyk chamber choir Time: 19.00 House of Actors 253-8247/2081

Thursday CONCERT OF JAZZ MUSIC – HONOURING COMPOSER VOLODYMYR SYMONENKO Featuring Little Band Academia Children’s Jazz Orchestra, Rukomoynikov (saxophone), Davydov (piano), Kyiv Saxophone Quartet Works by Symonenko Time: 19.00 National Philharmonic of Ukraine 278-1697

VIEWERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR THE PLAY Play in 2 acts Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955 SEA…NIGHT…CANDLES Life in the Mediterranean Time: 19.00 Drama & Comedy Theatre on the Dnipro 517-1955 CONCERT OF CLASSIC MUSIC Featuring Tymets (clarinet), Koshuba (organ) Works by Bach, Shuman, Strauss Time: 19.30 National House of Organ and Chamber Music 528-3186

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Tuesday CONCERT OF CLASSIC MUSIC Featuring National Academic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Dumka National Academic Chapel Choir, Rudenko (Russia, piano), Shvachka (mezzo-soprano) Works by Mozart and Mahler Time: 19.00 National Philharmonic of Ukraine 278-1697 SWAN LAKE Ballet in 3 acts Time: 19.00 National Opera Theatre of Ukraine 279-1169 EDITH PIAF. LIFE ON CREDIT Musical in 2 acts Time: 19.00 I. Franko Ukrainian Drama Theatre 279-5921

Contemporary Dance + Theatre = Zelyonka Zelyonka Contemporary Dance Theatre Festival, various locations

17 – 19 June, various times The Zelyonka Contemporary Dance Theatre Festival presents some of the top contemporary dance theatres from Ukraine (BlackO!Range), Belorussia (Karakuli Dance Theatre), and Russia (BDDC Moscow Dance Theatre), as well as a number of other interesting dance companies from around the CIS. Apart from both gala and solo performances, the festival also includes master-classes on modern choreography for all those seeking a deeper understanding of this modern phenomenon. If interested, and you should be, the schedule of the event is split over three days: 17 June is the opening concert at the Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet for Youth, 18 June offers an evening of solo performances at Palace Ukraine (small stage), with the final gala concert taking place at the House of Officers on 19 June. Take in the pleasure of the world of modern dance! For more information visit www.zelyonka-fest.org.ua/ : What's On Recommended

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Live Music

17 Friday GREEN GREY (ROCK) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137 CARTE BLANCHE, TRES DESEOS (COVER BANDS) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Khmilna (B Khmelnytskoho 3b) 390-6106 CHILL OUT (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Pyvna (Moskovskiy Pr 17/1) 461-8788 GOOD, BAD, EVIL, CARTE BLANCHE (COVER BANDS) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Pyvna (Khreshchatyk 19a) 459-0551 GOOD LIFE, EASTER EXPRESS (COVER BANDS) Time: 22.00 Admission: 70hrv Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717 TABULA RASA, CHILL OUT (ROCK, COVER BANDS) Time: 22.00 Admission: 70hrv Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 VASYA CLUB, ANIMALS SESSION (COVER BANDS) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865 SOUL TIME (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Mishuhy 3a) 536-9979

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GRAVITY (COVER BAND) Time: 20.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Kostelna 4) 278-0490

RESONATS (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Mishuhy 3a) 536-9979

MOJO JO JO (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

WILD PEOPLES (COVER BAND) Time: 20.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Kostelna 4) 278-0490

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GOOD, EVIL, BAD (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

Saturday U2 COVER PARTY (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 50hrv Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137

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Sunday

HOT GUYS (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Khmilna (B Khmelnytskoho 3b) 390-6106

KUKA (POP-ROCK) Time: 22.00 Admission: 50hrv Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137

SKRUDG (POP-ROCK) Time: 21.00 Admission: 30hrv Bochka Pyvna (Moskovskiy Pr 17/1) 461-8788

CHILL OUT (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: free Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717

G SOUND (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Pyvna (Khreshchatyk 19a) 459-0551

FOXTROT MUSIC BAND (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: free Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528

ANTYTILA, PARTYZANSKI VYTIVKY (POP-ROCK, COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 70hrv Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717

DIONIS (POP-ROCK) TIME: 20.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865

LAMPASY, RED ROCKS (POP-ROCK, COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 70hrv Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 THE BLUES NEPHEWS (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865

ALEX GERMAN (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

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Monday CITY LIGHT (POP-ROCK) Time: 22.00 Admission: free Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137 GERA & SECOND BREATH (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: free Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717

MOJO JO JO (COVER BAND) Time: 21.30 Admission: free Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 FRAGLY (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865 SOUL TIME (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

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Tuesday BLANK (POP-ROCK) Time: 22.00 Admission: free Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137 MORE KHUANA (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 20hrv Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717 TRES DESEOS (COVER BAND) Time: 21.30 Admission: free Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 OLEKSIY MOLCHANOV & INDIANAPOLICE (POP-ROCK) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865 RED ROCKS (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S. Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

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Wednesday NO WAR!!! (POP-ROCK, VARIOUS ARTISTS) Time: 22.00 Admission: 30hrv Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137

Jazz Singer Serenades Again Nino Katamadze (Georgia, jazz), Arena Entertainment (Baseina 2a)

17 June at 20.30 Once again, Nino Katamadze and her band Insight invite you to come out to a concert of mellow moves and smooth sounds. Awarded Best Singer of Georgia, as well as Ukraine and Russia, Nino has also won numerous international awards by staying true to her music. In addition to what she is best known and loved for, there are a couple of new songs that will be presented this evening. So get to Arena and take it in! Admission is 250hrv. For more information call 492-0000.

Heaven’s Gate Carlos Santana (Mexico/US, pop, rock, blues), Palace Ukraine (V Vasylkivska 103)

19 June at 20.00 Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is finally bringing his Latininfused rock, blues and jazz fusion repertoire to Kyiv as part of his Guitar Heaven 2011 tour. An icon to generations of music fans and musicians, Santana burst into the public imagination with his band’s searing performance of the song Soul Sacrifice at the famed 1969 Woodstock Festival. Along the road of his multipleGrammy career, Santana has left unforgettable milestones, with massive hits like Evil Ways, Oye Como Va and the rock radio staple Black Magic Woman. Throughout his storied professional life, he has collaborated with other musical geniuses spanning musical genres, including (but not limited to) Herbie Hancock, Booker T. Jones, Willie Nelson and Wyclef Jean. Carlos Santana returned to massive commercial success in 1999 with the album Supernatural, and is out once again to prove that he is deserving of the #15 spot in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the Top 100 Guitarists of All Time. It’s time to change your own evil ways and enter guitar heaven. Tickets are 150 – 4000hrv. For more information call 247-2316. THE MAGMA (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 30hrv Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717 ROCKING WOLVES (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 DADYA VASYA (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865 JERRY (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Mishuhy 3a) 536-9979 MORE KHUANA (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

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Thursday BALKAN PARTY (BALKAN MUSIC) Time: 22.00 Admission: 20hrv Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b) 279-4137 SOUL TIME (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Khmilna (B Khmelnytskoho 3b) 390-6106 ALISA BAND (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Bochka Pyvna (Moskovskiy Pr 17/1) 461-8788

MASTER, PARTYZANSKI VYTIVKY (COVER BAND) Time: 21.30 Admission: call and check Docker Pub (Bohatyrska 25) 451-8528 RED ROCKS (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: free Route 66 (Zhylyanska 87/30) 239-3865 MORE KHUANA (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Porter (Mishuhy 3a) 536-9979 MARMALADE (COVER BAND) Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Ciro’s Pomodoro (S Rustaveli 12) 221-4545

CARNIVAL HEAT (COVER BAND) Time: 22.00 Admission: 30hrv Docker’s ABC (KhreshchatykZankovetskoi 15/4) 278-1717 : What's On Recommended

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This Week Art

17-23 June 2011

The World Around Me Exhibition of works by Olha Kosheleva, Ivan Kavaleridze Museum (Andriivsky Uzviz 21)

From 16 June With the summer hugging the city in warmth, the world has become a brighter place. Taking that feeling and mirroring it, the newest exhibition by artist Olha Kosheleva features bright and vibrant snapshots via her travels through Ukraine, India and Europe. With canvases full of life, love and energy, emotions can’t help but fill the viewer. Be prepared to come away with feelings of inner harmony, happiness and true gratitude for all of life’s precious gifts! For more information call 425-0389.

PAINTINGS Exhibition of works by Vadym Petrov Tryptykh ART Gallery (Desyatynna 13) Until 28 June 279-0949

THE EFFECT OF PRESENCE Exhibition of photographic works by Serhiy Nadtocheev Ra Gallery (B Khmelnytskoho 32) Until 22 June 235-3619

RECORD AGAIN Exhibition of German video-art National Art Museum (Hrushevskoho 6) Until 7 August 278-7454

ROKSOLANA Exhibition of photographic works by Renata Kireyeva Soviart (Andriivsky Uzviz 22a) Until 30 June 425-2219

THE COLOUR OF DECAY Exhibition of Works by Pommefritz Crew Brucie Collection (Artema 55b) Until 18 July 353-1234

GIRLS AND BOYS Exhibition of works by Vlada Ralko and Volodymyr Budnikov Ya Gallery (Voloska 55/57) Until 27 June 492-9203

YOUR EMOTIONAL FUTURE Exhibition of works by Olafur Eliasson Pinchuk Art Centre (Baseina 1/3-2) Until 2 October 590-0858

THE TOWN OF FANTASY Exhibition of works by Radyslav Dzyuba Wunjo-Art Gallery (Heroiv Stalingrada 10a) Until 24 June 228-6620

Family

Faith and Truth, Life and Honour! Knights of the 15th Century International Festival, Kyivska Rus Park (Kopachiv Village, Obukhov district – 34 km from Kyiv) 18 – 19 June from 10.00 – 23.00 Fearless knights, beautiful ladies in waiting, desperate battles, spectacular fights – for two whole days, the country will turn their eyes to the way Kyiv used to look. With activities going on all day and in many different areas, watch the parade as participants stroll by, take in battle scenes, enjoy the medieval dances between knights and ladies, find a spot and prepare to be amazed as soldiers storm the fortress... And that’s just the first day! Come one come all and live life like they did 500 hundred years ago! Admission is 100hrv for adults, 50hrv for students, and free for children under 7. For more information call 461-9937 or visit www.parkkyivrus.com

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PUPPET THEATRE Hrushevskoho 1A (metro Maidan Nezalezhnosti) 278-5808

CIRCUS Peremohy 2 (metro Vokzalna) 486-3927 www.circus.com.ua

MUNICIPAL PUPPET THEATRE Mytropolska 1 513-1500

ZOO Peremohy Pr. 32 241-7769 www.zoo.kiev.ua

MARIONETTE THEATRE Sahaidochnoho 29/3 (metro Poshtova Ploshcha) 417-3058 http://marionet.com.ua

DYVOSVIT 4D cinema, children’s labyrinth, attractions Marshala Malinovskoho 24/10 502-0088 www.dyvosvit.ua

BUTTERFLY ULTRAMARINE Cinema, children’s playground, bowling, arcade Uritskoho 1A (metro Vokzalna) 206-0350 www.kino-butterfly.com.ua KOBZOV CIRCUS 239-2181 Prospekt Pobedy 82 www.circus-kobzov.com.ua MYSTICAL-AQUARIUM CENTRE Koshytsa 8A (metro Poznyaky) 502-1796 www.aquariumfish.com.ua

NEMO DOLPHINARIUM Akademika Glushkova 9 520-5550 www.nemokiev.com KYIV PLANETARIUM Chervonoarmiyska 57/3 287-7508 www.planet.org.ua/about.html AQUAPARK TERMINAL Aquapark, shopping and entertainment centre Kyivska 316 in the town of Brovary 200-1450 www.aquapark-terminal.com.ua

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Friday MAGIC MUSIC Comical fairytale opera in 2 acts

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BLUE BIRD

Sunday

Suzirya Theatre 212-4188

SLEEPING BEAUTY

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Musical fairytale

Time: 12.00

Ballet in 2 acts

Time: 11.00 Kyiv Theatre of Opera & Ballet for Children & Youth 425-3116

Time: 12.00 Kyiv Theatre of Opera & Ballet for Children & Youth 425-3116

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UPSIDE DOWN

Musical fairytale in 2 acts

Saturday

Time: 11.00 THE KITTEN’S HOUSE

FABLES IN THE ATTIC

Musical in 2 acts for children 3+

Fairytale in Russian in 1 act for children 3+

Fairytale in 1 act

Time: 12.00

Time: 11.00

Lypska Youth Theatre 253-6219

Lypska Youth Theatre 253-6219

THE GOLDEN CHICKEN Puppet-play for children 3+

Time: 11.00 PUSS IN BOOTS Puppet-play for children 3+

Time: 13.00 Kyiv Puppet Theatre 278-0566 YASNOGORODSKYA OSTRICH FARM Podlesnaya 32, Yasnohorodska (30km outside of Kyiv) 782-3240 www.ostrich.com.ua HOPAK IN KYIV Hopak Training Centres 332-7747 or 067-933-3244 Visit http://hopak.kiev.ua/ua/ NABEG HORSEBACK RIDING CENTRE Vishgorodska 85 067-712-3384 http://www.loshadi.kiev.ua/

HOW THE COSSACKS TAMED THE SNAKE

Time: 11.00 Kyiv Theatre of Opera & Ballet for Children & Youth 425-3116

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THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

Thursday

Puppet-play for children 3+

BARMALEY AND AYBOLIT

Time: 11.00 THUMBELINA

Ballet in 2 acts

Time: 11.00

Puppet-play in Russian for children 4+

Time: 13.00 Kyiv Puppet Theatre 278-0566 KYIV HORSE RACE TRACK Akademika Glushkova 10 266-2223 STATE MUSEUM OF TOYS Klovskiy 8 253-5400 INTERESNIY KIEV Tours in and around Kyiv in English! 491-1176 or 068-121-4458 Visit www.interesniy.kiev.ua/new/ tour/english

Kyiv Theatre of Opera & Ballet for Children & Youth 425-3116

PYROHOVO OPEN AIR MUSEUM Folk architecture and life Marshrutka #3/156 from metro Lybydska 526-5542 MAMAEVA SLOBODA Outdoor Cossack Museum Mykhayla Dontsya 2, Otradniy region 361-9848 www.mamajeva-sloboda.ua

NIVKY PARK Children’s playground, rifle ranges, walking paths, cafes Prospect Pobedy 82 KURENEVSKIY PARK Playgrounds, attractions, cafes Frunze 134 NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN Open year round Timiryazevskaya 1

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Nightlife

17-23 June 2011

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TEQUILA BOOM Time: 23.00 Admission: call and check D’Lux (Hrushevskoho 3) 200-9009

Friday FULL SOUL – DJ ELDAR, DJ ARTEM GAFARVO, ARENA SHOW GIRLS Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Arena (Baseina 2a) 093-947-7476 GO 2 DANCE – KRISTINA DJ, EGOR BOSS, MITCHELL, SPIEGLER, MC YUG Time: 22.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-50hrv Saxon (Trutenko 4) 257-4070 IRA CHAMPION Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Maximym (Dekabristov 12/37 562-6262 GIRLS NIGHT: FOAM PARTY – NIKOLAI NICK, DMC ALEX VAN COOL, DJ TORI BLANCO Time: 22.00 Admission: before 00.00 L-free, after L-35hrv, G-40hrv Prime (Nauki 8) 524-2209 DJS BATTLE: REVANCHE – ML KEY & JALSOMINO VS SUNNY & TAGIR SULTANOV Time: 22.00 Admission: L-50hrv, G-60hrv Forsage (Harmatna 51a) 232-6780 HOT SUMMER PARTY – DJ LOONY SOUL, DJ MELKIY WAY, DJ SWEET BEAT Time: 23.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-50hrv Diktator (Heroiv Stalingrada 166) 093-773-2542 SUNNY SUMMER W DJ SUNN – DJ PINK CREAM, DJ SAMANTO, MC PILGRIM Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Vodka Bar (Globus-2nd line, Maidan Nezalezhnosti) 371-1102 FOAM PARTY – DJ ARTEM FLEMMING, DJ JOYINT, PJ SHOW Time: 22.00 Admission: before 23.00 L-free, after L-25hrv, G-50hrv Lake Club (Revutskoho 2) 098-363-6363 ADJIKA PART 4 – A FALLEN, STARDUST, MINDFREAK, LUZANNE, SQUILL, UKRAINIAN HARDSTYLERZ, SLEEP AND MORE! Time: 22.00 Admission: 40hrv The Most Open Air (Moskovskiy Bridge, Druzhbiy Narodiv Park) TIK IN CONCERT! Time: 21.00 Admission: 250hrv Kalinka Malinka (Mayakovskoho 47) 515-0322 GLOVES (ITALY) – YANA KENZO, CATE UNDERWOOD, ANTONI & LUNNI Time: 22.00 Admission: 100hrv Heaven (Hrinchenko 7) 353-4040

BEACH STRIKE – DJS: ANDRIY BALKONSKIY, UNDERHILL, ROMANTIC, ID CRASH Time: 22.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-50hrv Saxon (Trutenko 4) 257-4070

Warriors of Sound Stanton Warriors (Bristol), Crystal Hall (Dniprovskiy Spusk 1)

17 June at 21.00 As a breakbeat duo, Dominic Butler and Mark Yardley have travelled the globe with their underground cutting edge kind of music. Released in October of 2008, Stanton Sessions Vol 3, their third album and subsequently their best, received a 5 out of 5 from the record label iDJ, making them a huge hit in music circles. Creating their own sound always, tonight you can expect to hear tunes from their newest album The Warriors out just this year, with a little house, funk electro and hip hop thrown in for good measure. Tickets are 350hrv. For more information call 288-5069. FASHION ICON – PIL’TSA, DJ BAEV, DJ ALFRED Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check Bora Bora (Young People’s Beach, Hydropark) 383-3454 FOAM PARTY – DJ DANCEOFF, DJ RABOY Time: 22.00 Admission: L-30hrv, G-40hrv Tema (Artema 37-41) 486-8727 PIQUANT MUSIC – SPORT & MUSIC, KARIZZA, CRIM, ANDREW KINREE Time: 22.00 Admission: 50hrv Sullivan Room (Prorizna 8) 066-485-5555 QUEEN’S NIGHT – ALEX GAUDINO (ITALY) Time: 22.00 Admission: call and check D’Lux (Hrushevskoho 3) 200-9009 FRIDAY SLAG – BELLA OGURTSOVA, STAS SHURINS Time: 22.00 Admission: L-50hrv, G-100hrv Bomond (Rybalska 22) 225-3290 DISCOLOCADOS + DISCOTHEQUE Time: 22.00 Admission: L-100hrv, G-150hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

DRUNKEN FRIDAY – DJ BUMER, MC KOVALSKIY, BABY GIRLS Time: 22.00 Admission: 99hrv BabyFace (Shchorsa 44) 286-0777 PARTY IN BED – DIAMOND DJS, AZURE SHOW GIRLS, Time: 20.00 Admission: L-free, G-150hrv Azure (Leontovycha 3) 234-7494

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Saturday KOOL WATERS W DJ MARK VEDO, DJ RUNOV, ARENA SHOW GIRLS Time: 23.00 Admission: call and check Arena (Baseina 2a) 093-947-7476

SEX DRIVE – MC NATA LUNCH, DJ VETAL, NIRVANA PJS Time: 22.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-60hrv Aura (Volodymyrskiy Spusk 2e) 383-5999 FASHION TIME – DJ ALEX LAYTON, DJ JOYINT Time: 22.00 Admission: before 23.00 L-free, after L-25hrv, G-50hrv Lake Club (Revutskoho 2) 098-363-6363 PAPA CAN DO ANYTHING HE LIKES! – DJ MUKHIN, DJ TOLSTIY, MC KUPIDON, MC KORABLEV Time: 21.00 Admission: 50hrv Kalinka Malinka (Mayakovskoho 47) 515-0322 MOONLIGHT DANCERS – DJ ARTUR, DJ WEIZMAN, SECRET GUEST, FIRE AND DANCE SHOW Time: 22.00 Admission: before 00.00-free, after L-50hrv, G-100hrv Bora Bora (Young People’s Beach, Hydropark) 383-3454 FOAM PARTY – DJ SERGIO BAY, DJ RAZER Time: 22.00 Admission: 30hrv Multi Hall (Oktyabrskaya 45) 583-0545 OPEN AIR FOREST PARTY 18 – DJ ARTFUL, DJ DIRUS, DAVID DJ Time: 02.00 Admission: 10-15hrv Bortnychi Forest ACTIVELY SEARCHING – DJ DANCEOFF, DJ RABOY, PJS SHOW Time: 22.00 Admission: L-30hrv, G-40hrv Tema (Artema 37-41) 486-8727 SUMMER LIGHT JUNGLE SESSION – KABINA, JUNGLE JAZZ, NOTHING 2 GAIN, RUDE LION, DISCOVERY, EDICK SNAKE, ANTIRA Time: Admission: free Kyiv Daily Bar (Blvd Shevchenko 33) 050-441-6174

IRA CHAMPION Time: 22.0 Admission: call and check Patipa (Muzeyniy 10) 253-0150

DISCOLOCADOS + DISCOTHEQUE Time: 22.00 Admission: L-100hrv, G-150hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

MADE IN UA – MAX FREEGRANT, YAN OXYGEN, NEO, FIMAS, MC TAY D Time: 22.00 Admission: L-35hrv, G-40hrv Prime (Nauki 8) 524-2209

PILOTS PARADISE BEACH PARTY – DJS: ANDER5, IGOR G, KOROL, OLIVER VARNCE, EDWARD HORN Time: 17.00 Admission: 250hrv (free bar) “Island” www.event.topdj.ua/107881

BATISKAF: MASSIVE DUBSTEP PARTY – DOCUMENT ONE, GLACIAL, CRIM, MYZTICAL NINJA, NOIZAR, MAYA Time: 22.00 Admission: 90hrv The Most Open Air (Moskovskiy Bridge, Druzhbiy Narodiv Park)

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Sunday THE RHYTHM OF OUR TIME – DJS: JAGUAR, SHATYRKO, SAMANTO, HOROSH, MC BLACKY Time: 22.00 Admission: free Vodka Bar (Globus-2nd line, Maidan Nezalezhnosti) 371-1102 RNB BOOM! FOAM PARTY! – DJ LADY, DJ MEHANIK, DJ MUKVIK, MC YOUNG T, MC GIGA Time: 22.00 Admission: L-20hrv, G-30hrv Forsage (Harmatna 51a) 232-6780 SALSATEQUA Time: 21.00 Admission: before 23.00-free, after L-20hrv, G-50hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290 TECHNOLOGICAL MADNESS: TRASH! – DJS: D SPIELER, ANDRIY FIBER, DIMA POZITIVE, PURPLE UNIT, ROCKS, SEMENOFF, MC YUG AND MC MALYSHEFF Time: 22.00 Admission: L-15hrv, G-30hrv Saxon (Trutenko 4) 257-4070 EXTREME GIRLS PARTY – DJ JAMES, MC ADAM Time: 21.00 Admission: L-40hv, G-60hrv Aura (Volodymyrskiy Spusk 2e) 383-5999 SUNDAY WEEKEND – DJ MUKHIN, MC KALININ Time: 21.00 Admission: free Kalinka Malinka (Mayakovskoho 47) 515-0322 DISCOMANIA PARTY – DJ VELSKIY Time: 21.00 Admission: free Azure (Leontovycha 3) 234-7494

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Monday HANGOVER RELIEF Time: 21.00 Admission: free Aura (Volodymyrskiy Spusk 2e) 383-5999 SALSATEQUA Time: 21.00 Admission: before 23.00-free, after L-20hrv, G-50hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

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Tuesday FRIEND PARTY – MC BUKINA, DJ STUCER Time: 21.00 Admission: free Aura (Volodymyrskiy Spusk 2e) 383-5999 DISCOTHEQUE OF THE 80S – DJ VELSKIY Time: 21.00 Admission: free Azure (Leontovycha 3) 234-7494 LATINO DISCO Time: 22.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-60hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

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Wednesday MEN’S DAY! Time: 22.00 Admission: L-50hrv, G-free Sorry Babushka (Dmytrivskaya 18/24) 486-0300 LATINA FIESTA PARTY – DJ STALKERA, MC ADAMA, GO-GO SHOW Time: 21.00 Admission: free Azure (Leontovycha 3) 234-7494 ISLAND OF AMAZONS – EROTIC SHOW Time: 22.00 Admission: before 00.00 L-free, after, L-30hrv, G-100hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

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Thursday PRE-PARTY – DJ BODROV Time: 20.00 Admission: free Shokolad (Saksahanskoho 8) 289-0194 LADIES NIGHT! Time: 22.00 Admission: L-free, G-50hrv Sorry Babushka (Dmytrivskaya 18/24) 486-0300 CRAZY PARTY – DJ DLY, MC BUKINA Time: 21.00 Admission: call and check Aura (Volodymyrskiy Spusk 2e) 383-5999 LADIES NIGHT – DJ STALKER Time: 20.00 Admission: L-free, G-100hrv Azure (Leontovycha 3) 234-7494 LATINO DISCO Time: 22.00 Admission: L-40hrv, G-60hrv Caribbean Club (Kominternu 4) 288-1290

This Makes Even the Grass Look Bad Fresh Cut Event, Forsage (Harmatna 51a)

18 June at 22.00 Clubs come and clubs go in this trendy capital, and often what’s hot last season meets its match in the next. With this in mind, it is to Forsage’s credit that they have come up with something really special, so without further ado, may we introduce to you Greece’s own Axel Karakasis! Having reached the status of techno god in international nightclub circles, this guy has produced some fabulous tracks with Intec Records (owned and operated by Carl Cox). Accompanying him this evening is no other than our own DJ Marika Rossa, DJ Alexandr Galickiy, DJ Virt and DJ Tim Wade. It’s a night not to be missed! Admission is 60hrv for the ladies and 70hrv for the guys. For more information call 232-6780. : What's On Recommended

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Kyiv Culture

Take It O Rising temperatures correlate rather positively with the amount of skin revealed in Ukraine, and come mid May, almost like clockwork, Kyiv streets turn into a Hollywood film set of Attack of the Extreme Minis!!! If that weren’t enough, June, July and August has nearly the entire nation flocking to beaches everywhere, where very little, if anything at all, is left to the imagination.

Trends for 2011 √

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f you’ve never been in Kyiv during swim suit season, then these next few months may come as a bit of a shock: bikinis of all shapes and sizes, regardless of the shape and size of its owner, line the shore; banana hammocks with something to prove strut up and down the coast kicking sand at unsuspecting sunworshippers as they pass; and as true lovers of nature, nudists keep various beaches engaged all summer long, making it absolutely essential to take a quick look around BEFORE you lay out your towel! While we here at What’s On truly love the diversity found dotting the banks of all waterways both big and small, there are a few things that could possibly be omitted for future outings. Our list is neither large nor conclusive, but it is a start…

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Top colours in swimwear this year seem to be those that depict shades naturally occurring in the environment around us such as light sky tones and turquoises, raspberry pinks, deep earthy browns and even sea foam and olive greens. Tones are far classier in recent year than what past seasons may have allotted for, so unless you are actually the one doing construction may we suggest that you keep the neons off the beach. Tribal, ethnic and abstract art has found its way onto this year’s bikini making geometric shapes, punched up animal prints and even spontaneous bursts of colour jump out at the viewer. This season is certainly NOT a lesson in how not to be seen! As our model so beautifully demonstrates, this is the season of the monokini, the classic bikini and the timeless one-piece. Of course all other styles will suffice, but if you’re looking to be in what’s hot on the beach, then stick to these three options. Regardless of what you’ve got on top ladies, the best cuts for your bottoms this season vary from Brazilian to moderate to full coverage. There are literally thousands of sites online where you can find out which one is best for your body type. Our editor is very knowledgeable about these kinds of things as well, however, and would certainly be able to assist should you run into problems.

Funnily enough, the mix and match technique has hit 2011 in a big way. So for those who wouldn’t be seen in anything but a bikini all summer long, pick up a few bargain suits and pair solids with solids, prints with prints, or solids with prints. You’ll get the most out of your purchases and have fun doing it! One piece of advice: if you’re going with animal prints, try to keep the herds together.

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Coming Soon The Boy is Back

Lollipops from Mika

Fatboy Slim (UK, electronic dance), Odesa Seaport Concert Hall (Primorskaya 6, Odesa)

Mika (UK, pop-rock), Stereo Plaza (Kikvidze 17)

8 July at 20.00 Born to parents in Reigate, England, as Quentin Leo Cook, the pseudonym Fatboy Slim came along in 1996 when his second solo album contained the Top 40 UK hit, Everybody Needs a 303. Two years after that was when he really started to soar, however, and his very first solo number one song Praise You was released to praise from everybody. Moving on to a top hit that had an even funkier video, Weapon of Choice catapulted Cook to stardom, and now regardless of how fat or slim he is, this DJ ain’t coming down anytime soon. Here in Kyiv last year, you’ll have to head to Odesa this year if you want to check him out! Tickets are 300 – 800hrv. For more information call 048-729-4447.

6 July at 21.00

Got a Stiff Upper Lip? AC/DC Cover Party (cover bands), Art Club 44 (Khreshchatyk 44b)

24 June at 20.00 Playing hard rock since 1973, AC/ DC are often considered as the pioneers of heavy metal. In tribute to these international Live Wires, Kyiv bands The C-Men, Ace n’ Heels and M.Оthers are getting together to pay tribute. While there won’t be time to play every song from their 19 album repertoire, you can be sure that favourites Highway to Hell, Back in Black, T.N.T., Thunderstruck and more will be on the menu. Don’t miss out on your chance to get in touch with some real Ballbreakers. Tickets are 50hrv. For more information call 279-4137.

Playing for the Birds

Organisers of Kyiv Summer Music Evenings are inviting all of Kyiv out to an unprecedented open-air concert by the National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine. Starring pianist Oleksandr Polyakov, the young Ukrainian has won some of the most-respected awards in classical music, including the Horowitz and Franz Liszt Piano Competition held in the Netherlands. Sung-Ju Lee will also be featured this evening and is called a violinist of dazzling technique and rare sensibility. Guests of this charming evening will certainly enjoy Prokofiev’s piano concert performed by Polyakov and works of Paganini and Glazunov performed by Sung-Ju Lee. Such high-class musicians do not often play together on one stage so don’t miss the opportunity! Admission is free. For more information visit www.horowitz.org

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The Woodstock of the East Kazantip, Popovka Village, Evpatoriya

30 July – 20 August The Republic of Happiness is often the way Kazantip is described, as a month-long spell of electronic music held on the shores of Crimea always attracts thousands of beach bums every single year. Continuing on from a 19-year legacy, this event, which was once just an amateur beach party, has become a real, authentic, international summer fest. And playing 24/7 for the whole month of August, you never know who is going to perform. The only thing you can be assured of is the best of the best will be making an appearance. Previous years have seen world famous DJs hitting the turntables, such as Lexy & KPaul, Infected Mushroom, James Zabiela, Nic Fanciulli, Dub Fire, Tigerskin, Njm Clark and Dirty Crew. For more information visit www.kazantipa.net

Perform your Ideas Performativity Art Project, Les Kurbas Centre (Volodymyrska 23b), Kupidon café-club (Pushkinska 1-3/5), National Art Museum (Hrushevskoho 6)

Kyiv Summer Music Evenings International Festival with Sung-Ju Lee (USA), Oleksandr Polyakov (UA) and the National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine, Mariinskiy Park Open-air stage

25 June at 18.00

Winner of Brit Awards, Q Awards, ECHO Awards and nominated for a Grammy, British pop idol Mika is coming to Kyiv for the first time, bringing his best music and lyrics. Famous for his top-selling singles Relax, Grace Kelly, Lollipop and Happy Ending, Mika is now thought to be the most successful young singer in Britain. Check him out playing a live show this July. Tickets are 350 – 500hrv. For more information call 222-8040.

27 June – 10 July

Canarias Exhibition of paintings and photographic works by Rufina Santana and Poldo Sebrian, M17 (Antonovycha 102-104)

From 29 June Rufina Santana and Poldo Sebrian were so taken with the beauty of the Canary Islands that they created a selection of their memories of this divine place. Rufina’s canvases are replete with colours of the Canary Islands: yellow for hot sand, red for the sun, deep blue for the sea. Sebrian’s photos are, on the contrary, black-and-white, revealing the grandeur and pure beauty of the surrounding environment. As a result, the exhibition presents a landscape of the islands hidden from tourist invasion; an image of spiritual unity with nature. For more information call 5962030.

Performance art has become an absolutely essential art form in contemporary expression for the last century, and certainly into the next. Exploring temporality itself, and the way ideas are transformed through action, performance artists invite the viewers to become active participants so that they too

experience the present art-action. Due to the country’s isolation from the progress of the rest of the world over many years, performance art in Ukraine is still in its infancy. That hasn’t kept them from picking up the concept quickly, however, and it is gaining momentum at a fast pace. TanzLaboratorium, the project’s author, has prepared large and various programmes of different lectures, performances and discussions, so check out the schedule so as not to miss anything interesting! For more information visit www.performativity.org

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Sweet Dreams Dream Theater (US, metal), Palace Sport (Sportyvna Pl. 1)

July 13 at 19.00 Pioneering American progressive metal band Dream Theater are finally bringing their outstanding stage performance to Kyiv. Renowned among musicians of many genres for their technical virtuosity, this band, which began life at the famous Berklee College of Music in the United States, has won accolades the world over for pushing back the boundaries of “metal” and blurring the lines between genres. Kyiv-based fans of Dream Theater are guaranteed a unique show, since the band never plays the same set list twice and their gigs are known to take audiences on a long, loud, fast, yet melodic journey to the frontiers of modern rock music. Tickets are 250 – 650hrv. For more information call 246-7406.

Independent Exhibition of works by Ukrainian artists, Mystetsky Arsenal (Lavrska 12-14)

From 12 August This year, Ukraine is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its independence – an important date for an ancient country, but young state. Mystetsky Arsenal, Ukraine’s biggest art space, is presenting a huge project to show the entire sweep of Ukrainian art over the past 20 years of independence. The organisers claim that the exhibition will include the best samples of art works in all genres, visualising Ukraine’s spiritual and creative fields since independence. Don’t miss this event and your chance to see how the country is gaining confidence step-by-step. For more information call 288-5225.

Bel Canto Comes to Kyiv Montserrat Caballé (Spain, opera), Palace Ukraine (V Vasylkivska 103)

11 November at 19.00 Montserrat Caballé needs no introduction: she has attained great fame and has enjoyed a stratospheric career! She debuted at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 1965 and woke up famous the next morning, as the media immediately began comparing her to the great Maria Callas. Since that debut, her performances are always followed by wild and sustained applause. Having expanded her singing repertoire, which ranges from operatic arias to popular music in collaboration with Freddy Mercury, she has achieved world renown and admiration. Still, opera remains her passion and she has performed more than 125 parts throughout her career. Don’t miss your chance to hear her unique voice – go get your tickets to see Spain’s grand diva! Tickets are 250 – 1950hrv. For more information call 247-2316.

The Steps Leading To Heaven Shody do Neba Festival, Maidan Nezalezhnosti

28 June at 19.00 Take in the Shody do Neba Festival which features and unites a number of beautiful artistic elements: classical music, poetry, dance and fashion. Aiming to demonstrate the mastery of some of the world’s most talented and eminent performers, bringing art right into the city space, the concert line-up is impressive. Watch for world-famous baritone Dmitriy Khvorostovsky performing romances by Rachmaninoff, Rossini, Wagner and Verdi; famous Ukrainian opera singer Olha Mykytenko who will sing from the repertoire of Maria Callas; well-known ballerina and Bolshoi soloist Ilze Liepa will entertain with steps to modern Japanese music; after which the whole evening will conclude with a fashion-show with one of the only Ukrainians working in haute couture nowadays, Olha Symonova. Admission is free. For more information call 492-8904.

It’s a New Generation of Music Neuropunk Festival, The Most Open Air (Moskovskiy Bridge, Druzhbiy Narodiv Park)

25 June at 22.00 For the first time ever in Ukraine, the biggest and best neuropunk festival is headed our way, and it’s setting up at what is quickly becoming one of the best open-air venues in the city! Featuring a tonne of acts, both old and new, check out Bes, Receptor, Sunchase, Nickbee, Derrick & Tonika, MaxNRG, Stereotype, Rolar, Paimon, and Miss Sure on the main floor, as well as a handful of other names mixing up a little techno. Thinkin’ you might need something to wake you up for summer? Grab your ticket today and get in on the beat… Admission is 120hrv. Or, grab a flyer and get in for cheaper at Depo Jeans, Stuff, Arka CD, Rider.ua and Media Centre.

Symphonicity Sting (UK, pop), Palace Sport (Sportyvna Pl 1)

7 July at 19.00 Famous throughout the world for his music, he’s been wowing packed stadiums for decades, and now it’s time for his first trip to Kyiv. And it’s set to be a very special show, because this tour is all about his new symphonic programme. For the show in Kyiv, he’ll be teaming up with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine, conducted by his own special Sarah Hicks. This is going to be something truly special. Tickets are 550 – 7900hrv. For more information call 246-7406.

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A Welcomed Roach Papa Roach (US, nu-metal), Alta Expo Centre (Moskovskiy 11a)

29 June at 20.00 Calling themselves “a band that tries to walk that line between metal, hardcore, punk rock and pop music”, the pride of Vacaville, California is bringing its Raid the Nation tour to Kyiv and, if the chatter on the group’s website is anything to go by, Kyivites will be turning out in droves. And why not? Papa Roach exploded onto the music scene in 1999 with the majorlabel debut album Infest, going on to endless touring and two more albums, Love Hate Tragedy and Dancing in the Ashes, which attained gold and platinum status, respectively. While frontman Jacoby Shaddix maintains that the rapping featured on many of their earlier works is now out, they have kept more than enough other sounds in to grab you. Tickets are 400 – 800hrv. For more information call 537-3700.

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Take Me Out! Listings RESTAURANTS AMERICAN ARIZONA BBQ 25 Naberezhno Khreshchatytska st. 425-2438 Open: 08.00 – 24.00 The only American run restaurant in Kyiv, open since 1995. Free Wifi, drinks, food, parking, satellite TV, credit cards, live music

SAM’S STEAK HOUSE 37 Zhylyanskaya st. 287 20 00 Open: 08 a.m. – 12 a.m. www.karta.ua Steak House. Grill restaurant. Breakfast. Wide choice. 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., weekdays WI-FI

KAZBEK 30a L. Ukrainky blvd. 285-4805 Open: 11.00 - 24.00 Restaurant with original interior and traditional Tone stove for baking bread.

KUVSHYN 10 Fedorova st. 592-6363 Open: 12.00 - 24.00 Caucasian cuisine. Every dish served in its own original and unique manner.

MIMINO 10a Spasskaya st. (Podol) 417 35 45 Open: 12.00 – 00.00 www.karta.ua Authentic Georgian cuisine WI-FI

ASIAN TERRACE Mezhigirska 87 B str. +380932673630 +380443511572 Оpen: 18 00 – 06 00 Asian style, comfortable room karaoke with beauties.

PUSHISTIY SUSHI-BAR 23-a Velyka Vasylkivska st. 234-3101 Open: 12.00 ‘til the last visitor leaves Original mix of styles in the interior, fuzzy fur on the walls. 30 kinds of sushi and sashimi.

SAFFRON 3 Vorovskogo st. 569 10 10 Open: Sun – Wed: 12.00 – 00.00 Thu – Sat: 12.00 – 05.00 www.karta.ua Oriental cuisine, Karaoke-lounge WI-FI NOBU 12 Shota Rustaveli st. 246-7734 Open: 12.00 - 24.00 Sushi bar in central location. Great decor and service, wide menu of authentic sushi.

TUBITEYKA 29/50 Tarasivska st. 287-0242 Open: 8.00 – 23.00 Asian and home made cuisine, delicious breakfasts, kalian. Oriental atmosphere – and decoration. WI-FI

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EUROPEAN BACCHUS CLASS Chapaeva 2/16 (I.Franka)St. 234-6506 Open: 09.00 – till the last visitor leaves www.bacchusclass.com The one and the only Wine restaurant in Ukraine. WI-FI 7FRIDAYS CITY-CAFE B Khmelnytskoho 29 278-1187 www.7fridays.kiev.ua Situated in the very heart of Kyiv, the 7Fridays cafe is bursting with city life while striving to preserve a homelike atmosphere. Offering a peaceful corner to forget about city rush, stop for delicious European cuisine for breakfast, business-lunch or dinner. Internet available. WI-FI STORY CAFE 17/18 Naberezhno-Kreschatitskaya st. 467 78 97 Open: 11.00 – 00.00 www.karta.ua French, Italian & Japanese cuisine WI-FI RAZGULYAEVO 70 Stolichnoe highway (to Koncha-Zaspa) 259 17 00 Open: 11.00 – to the last client www.karta.ua Entertainment complex (restaurant, hotel, sauna, paintball) WI-FI

FRENCH

ANI 72 Chervonoarmiyska st. 4th floor 590-2565 Open: 11.00-23.00 An open show-case kitchen will let you watch the respected Chef cook traditional dishes on the chargrill for you.

COMME IL FAUT Velyka Zhytomyrska St. 2A 219-1919 Open: Daily from 11.00 - 24.00 French Brasserie style in the heard of Kiev. Lovely and cosy summer terrace. Come and try our new menu and summer business lunch...

HINKALI 4, Shota Rustaveli st. 234-0692 Open: 24 hours Real Caucasian culture reproduced in its best meals. Cuisine with an accent.

CREP DE CHINE 25 Hoholivska st. 537-7070 Open: 08.00 – 23.00 A culinary expirience you won’t forget!

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OLIVERA 2A Velyka Zhytomyrska Street 219-1919 Open: 06.30 - 23.00 All day Mediterranean restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch and dinner! Try the probably best breakfast in town. Every Sunday – Family brunch from of 13.00 This coming Sunday, the 5th of June, we are having last brunch for summer, which will again come back in September.

ARENA ENTERTAINMENT 2-a Baseyna st. 492-0000 Open: 9.00 ‘til the last visitor leaves Spacious and cozy restaurant with European cuisine and micro brewery.

TEATRO RESTAURANT OPERA HOTEL 53 B. Khmelnitskogo st. 581 70 70 Open: 06.30 – 23.00 Mediterranean cuisine. Exquisite selection of the best dishes around the Mediterranean Sea Flavors & Tastes at their best!

TERRACOTTA 5-7/29 Pushkinska st. 537-4535 Open: 07.00 - 23.00 Mediterranean restaurant of superior cuisine. Wine and cigar rooms offer the perfect touch to Terracotta’s delicious dining experience

FUSION BEEF MEET & WINE Shota Rustaveli 11 225-0035 Open: 12.00-24.00 Meet cuisine with no ethnic equivalent. Only the best meat from top suppliers and a wide choice of wine match. WI-FI BUDDHA-BAR KIEV 14 Kreschatik st. (near Khreshchatyk hotel) 270- 7676 Open: Mo – Wed: 13.00 – 02.00 Thu – Sat: 13.00 – 04.00 Sun: 14.00 – 02.00 www.buddhabar.com.ua Restaurant lounge-bar WI-FI

AURA RESTOBAR Volodymyrskiy Uzviz 2-е 3835999, 3836000 www.aura-cafe.com Open: 11.00 – 6.00 European, Mediterranean, Japanese cuisines and dishes on Tandura. Wide choice of wines and hookah.

BIER PLATZ (NEW!) Maidan Nezalezhnosti – 7 Khreshchatyk 067-407-5544 From 11.00 until the last client Delicious Czech, German and Ukrainian cuisine. 11 sorts of draft beer. 7 plasma screeens and 1 huge wall screen, offering various sports channels. Wi-Fi B-HUSH Velyka Zhytomyrska St. 2A 11th floor, InterContinental Kyiv 219-1919 Open: Tuesday till Thursday 18.00 - 02.00 / Friday and Saturday 18.00 - 04.00 Rooftop panoramic bar - summer terrace with stunning view of Kiev. b-hush... b-cool... b-there...

GRILL ASIA RESTAURANT 5 Alla Tarasova st. 581-12-34 Open: 6:00 - 24:00 Two open kitchens, European and Asian cuisine in luxurious surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

MARRAKESH 24 Sagaydachnogo st. (Podol) 494 0 494 Open: Sun – Thu: 12.00 – 01.00 Fri – Sat: 12.00 – 04.00 www.karta.ua Oriental restaurant. Moroccan, French & Japanese cuisine. Hookah menu. WI-FI

INTERCONTINENTAL KYIV LOBBY LOUNGE BAR Velyka Zhytomyrska St. 2A 1 st floor, InterContinental Kyiv 219-1919 Open: 08.00 - 02.00 Enjoy the best coffee in town with home made pastries in a unique atmosphere. Great selection of whiskies, wine and comfort food at your choice - Lobby lounge the place to meet in Kiev.

MAROCANA 24 Lesi Ukrainky blvd. 254-4999 Open: 11.00 - 02.00 This popular beau monde hang-out bills itself as a fashion TV cafe.

MYKA RESTAURANT Khreshchatyk 46a 227 8943 Open: 12-24 Delicious international cuisine in the heart of Kyiv

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Kyiv Life Austrian Embassy Expands Influence

Simon Schäfer from GLD Invest Ukraine and Magisters’ Ilona Zekely

AUSTRIAN TRADE DEPARTMENT On 7 June, the Ambassador of Austria in Ukraine, HE Wolf-Dietrich Heim, was happy to announce the official opening of the embassy’s new trade department. Many gathered in the new building where countless opportunities would soon present themselves. After the ribbon cutting and a short address provided by the ambassador, there was the usual visiting by all guests, made all the better by a cocktail or two.

Erich Schmiedlechner of Austrian Airlines, Anton Figoutz of Cofely Ukraine and PUMA Ukraine’s Klara Eiswirt

The Ministry of Economy Volodymyr Bandurov, Austrian Ambassador HE WolfDietrich Heim and Commercial Counsellor Gregor Postl cutting the ribbon

Olympic swimming champion Denys Sylantiev with his wife Inna

Singer Alyosha (right) with a friend

Actors Volodymyr Horyanskiy and Olha Sumska

Radisson Blu Kyiv’s Charles Otter and Galina Petrenko together with Csaba Csizmadia (centre) from OSCE

Terrace Opens with Meat and Champagne

TV-host Ihor Posypaiko sharing a drink with a friend

BEEF This great steakhouse in the heart of Kyiv opened its summer terrace with a big party attended by many Ukrainian celebrities and sports stars. All the guests present were treated to some great jazz music, a glass or two of the wonderful Louis Roederer Champagne, some tasty snacks and a master class in cooking some light summer dishes from the restaurant’s top chef, Yuri Tkachenko.

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Poets Eugene Krasovskiy and Albert Faraon

Critic Vano Kruger and jury member Serhiy Panyuta with his wife

The Power of Word

Singer Teresa Frank with an equally decked out friend

ACCO INTERNATIONAL Even though most everyone is saying that the situation Ukrainian literature is facing these days is very poor indeed, there are those who understand there is always two sides to every story. With this in mind, an event called the Coronation of Word was created whereby more than 70 Ukrainian writers had the opportunity to participate. Sending in their best works, an award ceremony was held on 2 June that included a guest list of approximately 1200. Organised by Mr George Logush of Kraft Foods, the grand prize winner was a Ms Viktoria Granetskaya from Vinnytsya for her novel Mantra-Omana.

Kyiv Operetta Creative Director Bohdan Strutynskiy gives the event two thumbs up!

Networking girls, Marina Kazaryan, Viktoria Vdovychenko and Katya Bystryakova

Iryna Bilyaeva (centre) and her friends having fun

Nordics Network with Speed

John Jones and Igor Tkaczenko chilling

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Oksana Lebedinets of Interdean with the man himself, Eduard Tirpitzky

MANTRA Eduard Tirpitzky and his Nordic Business Network held another one of their great little parties on 9 June, this time in this cool bar in Arena. As usual, there were lots of people there, very few of them Nordic as far as we could tell, and everyone had a great time meeting friends old and new, especially when it came time for the speed networking event which allowed everyone to meet everyone else in rapid succession.

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Kyiv Life Brilliant Mexico

Alba Becerra and Rafael Rendón Talavera of the Mexican Embassy

The artist, himself in native costume, Pascual López with HE Berenice Rendón Talavera, Ambassador of Mexico

MUSEUM OF UKRAINIAN FOLK DECORATIVE ART Opening an exhibition of works by Pascual Lopez on 1 June, the Mexican Embassy in Ukraine stood proudly by as visitors took in the exhibition which grandly showcased Mexico’s Huichol community. The artist brought only his very best works which, as many pointed out, often demonstrate an appealing likeness between both the Mexican and Ukrainian cultures.

Ambassador of Lebanon HE Youssef Sadaka checking out items on display

Ambassador of Cuba HE Felix Leon Carballo and HE Pieter Jan Wolthers, Ambassador of Netherlands

Dr Myhailo Selivachov Art Sciences PhD offering a few words about the exhibition

Maria Claudia Lamaire and Jorge Delgado both from the Mexican Embassy Ambassador of Argentina HE Lilia Roldán Vázquez de Moine, with her husband Bernard

Ambassador of Sweden HE Stefan Gullgren enjoying the exhibit with his wife

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Essential Kyiv Fitness Centres GOLF CENTRE Obolonska Naberezhna 20 230-9436 www.golf-center.com.ua The Golf Centre offers 36 stations, a 2-level floodlit driving range, 7-hole golf course, Golf Academy, Pro Shop and restaurant. No membership required! Plenty of free parking on site

President Hotel 12, Hospitalna str., Kyiv, 01023, Ukraine 256 32 56  256 32 54 ino@presidenthotel.com.ua www.presidenthotel.com.ua

• Dentistry • Eye Treatment • Cosmetic Surgery • General Medical Treatment Medical treatment made easy with English speaking Doctors FREE Membership Card FREE Advice and FREE Appointment booking service +38093 583 6767 info@medicare-europe.com

Language Courses Club Olympus Alla Tarasova 5 581-1234 Cyber Gym B. Khmelnytskoho 50 465-3171 Kiev Sport Club Blvd Druzhby Narodiv 5 522-8866 Premier Palace Fitness Center Blvd T. Shevchenka 5-7/29 537-453

Hotels

Premier Palace Hotel Blvd T. Shevchenka / Pushkinska 5-7/29 537-45-00  279-87-72 Reservation: 244-12-11 info@premier-palace.com www.premier-palace.com

Ukraine International Airlines ticket office in Kiev 4, Lysenka Street (044) 581-50-50 www.flyUIA.com

Austrian Airlines Kyiv City Office Velyka Vasylkivska 9/2, Reservation: 8-800-3000-492 office.ukraine@austrian.com www.austrian.com More than 60 flights per week from 6 biggest cities in Ukraine to the whole World!

Air France-KLM Kiev, 34/33, Ivana Franka str. 490-24-90, 496-35-75 www.airfrance.ua, www.klm.ua

Airports Boryspil International Airport 490-4777 www.boryspilairport.kiev.ua

British Council Teaching Centre Skovorody 4/12 490-5600

Kyiv-Zhulyany International airport Povitroflotsky 92 242-2309/08 www.airport.kiev.ua

Educational Program LEGO Education Borysa Hmyri 6 Klovskiy Uzviz 8 Heroiv Stalingradu 18 383-5150, 383-5152, 577-2900 www.vynahidnyk.org

Beauty Salons Favorit V.I.P. Club Muzeyny 6 278-3338

Education Delta Air Lines General Sales Agent SIA "ContinAt" Chervonoarmiyska 9/2, #17  287-3595 www.delta.com Now fly Kiev-New York Non-stop

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Language school Nota Bene - Russian and Ukrainian for foreigners - Business English - German, French, Spanish, Italian 8(097) 400-9699 8(067) 738-1691 278-8036 Volodymyrska 7, #17 notabene.school@gmail.com

American Academy of Foreign Languages Dymytrova 16, #16 230-2608 A.B.C. P. Lumumby 23/35, #13 239-1091

Dnipro Hotel Khreschatyk 1/2 254-6777  254-6737

Lybid Hotel Peremohy Square 1 +380 239 76 00  +380 236 63 36 reception@hotellybid.com.ua

Hyatt Regency Kyiv Alla Tarasova 5 581-12-34  581-12-35 info.hrkyiv@hyatt.com www.kyiv.regency.hyatt.com

DTelite School Sahaydachnoho 20/2 417-5770 Business English Center Lesi Ukrainky 3, #114 234-0871 Greenwich Prorizna 22-b 592-7843

Marriage agency “EVE” Only serious and real ladies for serious relationship. All ladies photos are made in our studio, up to 50 photos of each. Personal approach. Apartments. English speaking drivers. Elite Guides. Tours around Ukraine. Lesi Ukrainki 15 599-07-09 (office) 067-865-77-57 www.visioneve.org visioneve@visioneve.org

Recruitment

reservation@dniprohotel.kiev.ua

www.dniprohotel.kiev.ua

Tuition, conversation, games, events TEACHER/MANAGER/PARTNER POSITIONS AVAILABLE Horiva 37 (M. Kontraktova Pl.) http://vkontakte.ru/public23564341

Marriage Agencies

Airlines

AND TRAVEL CENTRE

098 2451500

www.hotellybid.com.ua

InterContinental Velyka Zhytomyrska Str 2A 219-1919 hotel.kiev@ihg.com http://intercontinental-kiev.com

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING

Diamond Recruiters Moskovska 43/11, 3rd floor, office 8 332-3100 www.diamondrecruiters.net kyiv@diamondrecruiters.net Diamond Recruiters helps you attract, retain and motivate Ukrainian and foreign talent. Our specialties include finance, administration, change management, and IT. Middle to senior management positions.

Medical Centers

SMARTFOX Language school, Translation’s agency Vandy Vasylevskoi 7 502-6290 www.baziscenter.com Center of Spanish Language and Culture Obolonska 7, 1st Floor 239-2418 www.spanish.com.ua Ez English Blvd Lesi Ukrainki 16, #18 235-5926 International House Vandy Vasylevskoi 7 238-9870 Oxford Klass School of English English for adults and children, Cinema club 34 Ivana Mazepa St. Kiev, 01015, Ukraine 594-10-64  594-10-62

Translation Services 100 MOV Nahirna 24/1 489-5856 Alliance-profi Mechnikova 6, #33 235-6643, 592-4588 Anakonda-translate 529-3302

Internet Cafes Bunker Artema 11-a 272-4860

Opera Hotel B. Khmelnitskoho 53 581-70-70  537-73-73 reservations@opera-hotel.com www.opera-hotel.com

American Medical Centers Emergency Phone: +38 (044) 490 7600 Berdychivska, 1 +38 (044) 490 7600 +38 (044) 490 7600 patientservices@amc.com.ua

Cyber Cafe Prorizna 21 278-0548 Orki Khmelnitskoho 29/2 228-1187

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