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June 2, 2012

European Town Appears at Kyiv European Square

During the EURO 2012 Kyiv will set up an extra fan zone Eurotown under the Druzhby Narodiv (Friendship of Nations in Ukrainian) Arch in Kyiv, near the European Square. This area is planned to offer the fan zone infrastructure in addition to the official one on Maidan Nezalezhnosti.

Eurotown will host numerous EU-integration related events, as well as fashion shows, festivals of European films, permanent and mobile exhibitions featuring 11 global issues, concerts of famous musicians, mainly Ukrainian. As of today the organizers have already revealed, that the fan town will be visited by Ukrainian rock star Oleh Skrypka of Vopli Vidopliasova and German rapper ChefKet.

The mini football field with artificial lawn at the Eurotown will become a venue for many different tournaments. Among other teams, representatives of the European embassies in Ukraine will challenge each other. The teams of Ukrainian children will also play at the mini field.

A two-storied Ukrainian Cuisine pavilion will become another attraction of the fan zone. The pavilion will welcome the guests with traditional Ukrainian food and drinks.

The organizers of Eurotown expect a daily turnout of 3-5 thousand visitors.

When: June 2 – July 1, 2012

Where: European Sq., Kyiv