Kiev will celebrate Christmas on January 7th. According to the press service of the Kiev city state administration, a procession of starters will take place on Sofia and Kontraktova squares, the participants of which will come out with brightly decorated Christmas stars.
Celebration on Sophia Square will continue with a Christmas concert:
- 15:00 Ukrainian Academic Folklore and Ethnographic Ensemble "Kalina";
- 16:40 Kiev Academic Theater of Ukrainian Folklore "Bereginya";
- 17:40 Cheerful Wuyki;
- 18:40 Folky Funky;
- 19:40 SKY;
- 21:00 DJ.
Celebratory festivities will also take place on Kontraktova Square.
At the same time, the KSCA warned that on January 7 from 12 to 17 hours traffic will be blocked along Vladimirsky passage and Vladimirskaya street (from house number 23 on Sofievskaya street to Rylsky lane).
Also on January 7, if necessary, depending on the passenger flow, it is possible to close the Golden Gate metro station at the entrance for passengers. At this time, all escalators will work on the rise to avoid crushing on the platform. In addition, it is possible to close the metro stations Khreshchatyk, Kontraktova Ploshchad, Pochtovaya Ploshchad and Maidan Nezalezhnosti.