Kiev, the capital of the East European country Ukraine, is a large metropolis of three million and fascinates both tourists and locals with its cultural variety. Especially the concerts and festivals in Kiev are very popular and attract music fans from all over the world. One of the most famous ones is the Kiev Summer Music Festival, which is a must for fans of classical music.
Kiev Summer Music Festival
Kiev is simply beautiful in Summer! Everything is lush and green, which is especially the case in the many of the city's parks and gardens. Situated directly on the banks of the Dnieper River, the Kreschaty Park surrounds the Water Museum of Kiev. With record temperatures measured at nearly 40 °C (104 °F), days can be quite hot in Kiev. So on a hot summer day, what sounds more refreshing than a day all about water?
Kiev in Summer
Kiev has got a very lively art scene. Over 70 art museums and galleries offer everything an art lover could possibly want. The city is undoubtedly the cultural heart of Ukraine and looks back on an age-long tradition of arts of any kind, whether it be architecture, paintings, graphics, sculptures, ceramics, tapestry, and more recently photography, video and life installations.
Art in Kiev