- till January 21, 2012
Enter the online competition to win the award for the best picture of the festive Kyiv! Kyiv City Administration opened a contest to choose the best photograph of the Ukrainian capital during winter celebrations of 2011-2012 holiday season.
- January 8, 2012
Western Ukrainian city of Uzhhorod will celebrate the upcoming Orthodox Christmas with a mulled wine festivity. The festival Uzhhorod Glühwein 2012 will open in the city for the first time.
- January 15, 2012
Chernivtsi Malanka Fest will welcome local participants as well as guests from other regions at the second annual gathering. On January 5, 2012, visitors will have a chance to witness a wide variety of ethnicfolk traditionsof Bukovyna region.
- January 21, 2012
Young people of Simferopol, the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, will engage in a Hugs Day activities in the city for the second time.
- January 27 – February 19, 2012
The paintings by 75 year old Ivan Marchuk, Ukrainian artist and sculptor, will go on display at gallery Mystets’ka zbirka in Kyiv on January 27, 2012. The artist ranked number 72 on The Daily Telegraph’s Top 100 Living Geniuses list, compiled in 2007. The personalities were evaluated using the following criteria: paradigm shifting, popular acclaim, intellectual power, as well as achievement and cultural importance.
- February 1–15, 2012
Paintings by a young Kyiv artist Anna Valieva will stun the visitors of Mironova Gallery on February 1-15, 2012. Valieva creates her art works on polyester batting (sintepon) – an extremely soft material. It takes a lot of skill to make images pop on a material like this, and Anna Valieva manages to succeed.
- February 1, 2012
The fifth ice sculpture festival KryZHtal’ will start in Cherkasy on February 1, 2012. Ice sculptures become a popular art form in wintertime – artists compete to make the most intricate art pieces and amaze the onlookers.
- February 4, 2012
A day long exhibition dedicated to the culture of Australian Aborigines will open at 10 a.m. on February 4th, 2012, at the State Museum of Ukrainian Decorative Folk Art in Kyiv. The display will feature traditional painting by Aborigine people in Australia, hand-made pieces, traditional for the community, as well as numerous video materials showing modern life of Aborigines and their cultural heritage. Musical instruments used by the tribes, as well as the actual popular Aborigine tunes will also be on display.
- February 5, 2012
The third Dances of the World 2012 festival will take place in Ukraine’s capital. Anybody in Kyiv on February 5, 2012, will have a chance to witness the phenomenon of self-expression, as every nation has a unique distinctive style of dancing.
- February 8–29, 2012
An exhibition Slovenia. Masters and Architectural Culture will arrive to Ukrainian capital in February 2012 and stay on display for three weeks. The show will feature about 70 items that represent three periods in Slovenian architecture of the 20th century: 1918 to 1940 (when Slovenia was a part of Yugoslavia), 1945 to 1991 (the time of socialist regime on the territory of modern Slovenia), and 1991 to 2011 (the period of Slovenian independence).
- February 9, 2012
The Chocolate Festival will take place in western Ukrainian Lviv for the fifth time. This year residents and guests of the city are invited to attend the event on February 9-12, 2012.
- February 10–12, 2012
The Snowy fairy tale will unfold on the premises of the Bukovel ski resort in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains. The sculptures made of snow will decorate the resort, while a number of concerts will provide active entertainment for the visitors.