We, locals, love official holidays in Ukraine. Days off, good food, drinks and wonderful women (because who rule the world? – girls!) Last one is important component of every good party, but it’s a must have component, if we’re talking about International Women’s Day. So where to celebrate this holiday, if you happen to be in Kyiv on 8th of March (or one more cool Friday night in Kyiv, if you are not into celebrating)?
Jazz Concert in Bar №7
Are you searching for a jazz concert in Kyiv? Welcome to the Bar №7 on March 8 – enjoy delicios food and drinks in the warm welcoming atmosphere. Dj and live music as well as a photographer capturing the best moments of this spring holiday. Reserve a place through Facebook page of a bar.
Where: Bar №7
Concert and DJ in Barvy Restaurant
Apart from gastro surprises, Barvy Restaurant offers Joira concert and Dj playing on the March 8. Add professional photos, special photozone for memorizing this Friday night out and a delicious on house cocktail. Book a table through the Facebook page of a restaurant
Where: Barvy Restaurant
Fro.LOVE cover band in Dorothy Pub
Enjoy live music in Kyiv in a friendly atmosphere of locals. Fro. LOVE band will sing the covers of popular songs, while you can enjoy dancing, drinking and celebrating spring. Make sure to get a table booked by contacting a pub.
Where: Dorothy Pub
Rock You Concert in Docker-G Pub
If you are into music, welcome to Docker-G Pub on March 8. This place is famous as a musical venue for many Ukrainian bands. This Friday the Rock You Band will surprise you with the exclusive program “Favorite ballads”. Listen to the covers of The Beatles, Metallica, Blackmore’s Night, Sting, Seal, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Guns N’ Roses, Doors and other legends.
You can buy a ticket here.
Where: Docker-G Pub
Друга Ріка (Druha Rika) Concert in Palats Sportu
Друга Ріка, a famous Ukrainian band is finishing their concert tour in Kyiv. The concert in Kyiv on March 8 is gonna be the biggest concert in their musical career. Get a dose of Ukrainian music by visiting their concert on Friday. You can buy tickets on Concert.ua
Where: Palats Sportu
Musical Stories of Love
Listen to the jazz hits of Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Luis Armstrong, performed by Pavlo Ignatyev and Katiko Purtseladze. Enjoy the water painting performance by Angelina Zolota. You can buy tickets on Concert.ua
Where: House of Architect
Women’s Beer Party in Golden Gate Pub
The Contrabanda band is gonna play live concert for you on March 8 in Golden Gate Traditional Irish Pub. The right place to enjoy delicious beers, good music and people who speak English (i bet they do)! Book a place through Facebook.
P.S. If you are a football fan, travelling to Kyiv, and interested in watching the game “Dynamo-Chelsea” on March 7, you can do it in Golden Gates Pub as well!
Where: Golden Gate Pub
Ladies Night with DJ Tarkan
Celebrate Internation Women’s Day in Kyiv loud and fun: come to the Ladies Night in Baddha Bar Kyiv. Enjoy the jazz music, air gymnastics show, and after it greet a special guest – Dj Tarkan. Reserve a table through Facebook.
Where: Buddha Bar Kyiv
Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet
Get a joy and positive vibes by watching an exciting perfromance of Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet. 100 dancers and 2500 costumes, winderful orchestra and unique instruments – grant yourself with a short, yet memorable trip to Georgia! You can buy tickets on Kontramarka.
Where: Palats Ukraina
Women of the Big Bang Era in Caribbean Club
Get back into the epoch of Big Bands – the time when jazz could gather the stadiums. Aniko Dolidze Big Band is going to perform Golden Oldies. Enjoy the music improvisation of the Big Band solist, accompanied by the leading Ukrainian jazz musicians. You can buy tickets on Kontramarka.
Where: Caribbean Club
Black and White: Modern German Circus
Enjoy the Black and White Program of Modern German Circus. Deadly tricks, sparkling sight of light, phenomenal special effects: circus is not just for kids. You can buy tickets on Parter.ua.
Where: National Circus of Ukraine
Tango Style Stories: Modern Ballet
The modern one action ballet to the music of Astor Piazzola is what you might need on this Friday night. Tango is like a sincere talk of two lonely hearts, but you won’t be alone on this show for sure. You can buy tickets on Parter.ua.
If it happens that you come too late with your reservation, but you want to discover the city’s traditional and alternative scene, it’s hidden backyards, speak easy bars, architecture, urban projects, its drinking and sober culture (not only on March 8), welcome on Awesome Kyiv Walking Tour – as awesome as you are!
P.S. On behalf of Awesome Kyiv I want to greet all women with the upcoming International Women’s Day (even if you do not celebrate:) We are strong, we are fragile, we are powerful, we are dark haired, we are blonde, we are red haired, we are tall, we are small, we’re blue-eyed, we’re deep chestnut-eyed, green-eyed, we are daughters, mothers, sisters, we’re so different, we’re anything we want to be. We are AWESOME!
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