Kyiv has risen 22 positions in the ranking of cities in the world in terms of cost of living, which is prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the analytical division of the Economist Group. The cost of living in Istanbul, Boston, Moscow and Bangkok has also risen markedly. This is reported by UNIAN.
Ukrainian singer Alyona Alyona was included in Forbes magazine's prestigious 30 Under 30 European rating as the most successful rap artist in the country. This Forbes list includes 30 celebrities who, up to 30 years old, have managed to make a powerful leap in their careers.
The British rock band Coldplay released a video for the song Trouble In Town from the Everyday Life album, a video for which was filmed in Kyiv. The presentation of the clip took place on March 12 on the band’s YouTube channel. This is reported by UNIAN.
American actor, vocalist of the band Thirty Seconds to Mars Jared Leto posted on his Instagram page a video made during a trip to Kyiv. This is reported by UNIAN. In the video he climbs the Rybalsky Bridge.
British singer Tom Misch shot a video for his new single What Kinda Music in the Kyiv subway. In the video we can see easily recognizable locations of the Vydubychi metro station. This is reported by BigKiev. He recorded this video together with musician Yussef Dayes. The clip is directed by Douglas Bernard.
In Chernobyl, several new excursion routes are going to be opened by the beginning of the season. They will also include air travel excursions in Chernobyl exclusion zone. Perhaps, balloon travel will be offered. This is reported by BigKiev.
A Barbie doll with a portrait of a Ukrainian fencer appeared. Olha Harlan became the first Ukrainian to enter the Barbie Role Models series. A photo of the athlete, a description of her achievements and the light of her portrait doll appeared on Mattel's website. This is reported by Hromadske radio.
Ukrainian designer, hat master Ruslan Baginskiy became the hero of an article in the American edition of The New York Times. The newspaper called the Ukrainian "a magnificent hat for the stars of the Instagram". This is reported by 24tv.ua.
Kyiv has got into advertising of the British company Three UK about the possibility of 5G-Internet. In the video you can see Lybidska Square, Vernadsky Library, Demiivska Bridge. This is reported by BigKiev.
Go-A music band with the Ukrainian-language song "Nightingale" won the national selection for Eurovision and will represent Ukraine at the international song competition on May 12-16 in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.