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Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city, welcomed the representatives of the international art establishment, who served as jurors, trustees, and patrons of the Future Generation Art Prize. The delegation featured artists Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Italian fashion designer Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli, along with the directors of European museums and art halls.

15/12  World Famous Artists Gather in Kyiv

Attracting near 200,000 visitors from all over the world, the Art-Kyiv Contemporary Art Fair is recognized as one of the biggest in Eastern Europe. The festival took place on November 9–14 and was hosted in the historical building of Art Arsenal, one of the largest exhibition areas in the world.

15/11  Kyiv Contemporary Art Fair Gathered 200,000 Art-Lovers from all over the World

A popular science film Columbus Quest in which Ukrainian team of travellers has set the world record was first presented to the audience. Following the route of Christopher Columbus’s expedition through the Atlantic Ocean they haven’t eaten during a period of 40 days and stayed without water for 7 days. Goltis, one of the team participants, did not drink a single drop of water during 14 days in a row.

26/10  The Ukrainians Have Set a World Record: 40 Days without Food, 7 Days without Water Sailing Columbus’ Route

The opening ceremony of the 40 th annual international film festival “Molodist” (“Youth”) has brought together a bouquet of never-aging world famous French cinema stars: Gerard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau & Cristophe Lambert, and Fanny Ardant.

25/10  Kyiv’s International Film Festival Hosts Real-Time Acting by All-Time French Cinema Stars on Stage

During October 14-19, 2010, the 27th Ukrainian Fashion Week took place in Kyiv. The show, gathering hordes of Ukrainian and foreign fashion experts and visited by almost 30 000 guests, featured the presentation of 44 prêt-a-porter collections, including those of Victoria Gres, Nota Bene & Karavay, Andre Tan, Zalevskiy, Zinaida Likhacheva, and others. Among the special guests of this year’s show were the President of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion Mario Bozelli, the founder of the company Global Fashion Management Ronald Denis and the renowned French couturier Stephane Rolland. The show was broadcasted on the World Fashion Channel.

25/10  27th Ukrainian Fashion Week: a Spicy Treat for European Fashionistas

The capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, is gaining popularity among Hollywood and world cinema stars by engaging them in world-class entertainment and social events. In the past two months alone, local tabloids and leisure media featured dazzling reports of Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Pamela Anderson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sophie Marceau and Christopher Lambert relishing Kyiv’s vibrant social life.

01/10  Kyiv Becomes Eastern Europe’s New Global Celebrity Hot Spot

During the first days of autumn Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, for the fourth year running will be home to the annual International Festival of Contemporary Art GOGOLFEST 2010. Bringing together the cream of the artistic and creative talents from all over Europe, the festival will feature large-scale theatrical, musical, visual, literary and film programs. The multidisciplinary event, likely to be one of the cultural arenas of Euro 2012 football championship, is expected to be visited by 170,000 art-lovers.

09/09  Ukraine’s GOGOLFEST Becomes the World’s Unique Festival by Bringing Together Visual Art, Theater, Cinema and Music