Fair festival Arch of Gifts
In more than 80 fabulous houses you will find amazing Christmas decorations and toys, Souvenirs and Handicrafts, exclusive gifts, delicious cakes and lots of other Christmas Goodies, from 14 December to 14 January, near the Arch of Friendship of Peoples will be the biggest fair in Kiev – Arch Gifts.
Guests of the Fair will be entertained by stilt-walkers, clowns, life-size giants, magicians, circus performers, actors of an original genre. On the main stage of the fair and concert and show, fire and pyrotechnic show at the rink.
It welcomes more than a million guests. Wooden houses, kiosks, ice skating, amazing party atmosphere, the opportunity to visit Santa Claus and enjoy Christmas dishes from around the world.
The fair will be dominated atmosphere of the famous Christmas markets of the world, when everywhere ring the merry bells, when the spirit of the holiday covers all and when I want to buy the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Our fair will be the most rollicking, hilarious and delicious fair of Kiev!
The program of the fair under the Arch of Friendship of Peoples:
Festive opening of the fair:
December 14 from 12:00 to 18:00
December 15 from 11:00 to 16:00
The concert and show program. Contests with prizes. Pig races. Fire-show.
14, 15, 21, 29 December; 13 January
The Exhibition “Santa Hermitage”:
December 25 — January 14
A unique exhibition of Christmas balls with reproductions of paintings by world famous artists. Technique: glass. oil.
Festival of snowmen:
Bright and cheerful contest for the most funny snowman created with your own hands.
Show in the Ukrainian style:
The entire period of the fair
Treat field Cossack cuisine: three 50-liter boiler with uzvar, Kulish and soup cooked right before your eyes
The performance of Christmas carols Ukrainian folk groups
Eating dumplings at a speed of
The burning of an effigy of “old year”
The blacksmith will forge a horseshoe for luck
Gonchar will learn to make gecici
Festival of traditional Christmas meals different countries:
The entire period of the fair, you can:
To try French brioche
Enjoy Scandinavian Christmas drink glogg is and fried in sugar syrup almonds from huge barrels
Enjoy traditional Danish dishes — pancakes Ebleskiver, muffins, baked apples in pastry
Try your luck by enjoying a traditional English Christmas cake with predictions
Enjoy gingerbread cookies with ‘ take (Swedish mulled wine)
To try ten species of herring and pork ham is the traditional Christmas food in Sweden
Enjoy tagliatelle and zampone (stuffed with sausage and sausages pork leg) and Milan cake — Panettone (Panettone) and Pandoro similar to Russian cakes for Easter
Enjoy the Christmas carp and traditional Viennese pastries — vanilla horseshoes, Vienna flyers, cinnamon stars, marzipan Stollen and the famous Viennese Apple strudel
Enjoy a dish of Hoppin John and drink eggnog (eggnog) — (the American tradition)
Christmas concert and entertainment program:
Workshops for children in the residence of Santa Claus:
On Saturdays from 14:00 to 18:00
On Sundays from 11:00 to 16:00
The entire period of the fair, master classes from different art studios Kiev kids with professional artisans and artists will be able to:
– Make decoupage Christmas toys
– Paint your t-shirts snowmen and stylized horses
– Make watercolor cards in the Christmas theme and illustrate a Christmas poem
– To sew snowmen
– Make a Christmas card in the technique of quilling
– Paint Christmas toys
– Make Christmas decorations out of felt
– Decorate honey cakes
– To make angels