The Golden Gate of Kyiv got into the list of the 49 coolest neighbourhoods in the world, according to Time Out survey. Around 27,000 city-dwellers were polled and local experts were asked to rank the greatest places for food, fun, culture and community. The first place was taken by Nørrebro, located on the northern side of Copenhagen’s lakes. The area around the Golden Gate of Kyiv took the 16th place in this ranking.
The capital of Ukraine was included in the ranking of the 100 best cities in the world according to Resonance Consultancy. This year 'architecturally endowed, friendly and creative' Kyiv could rank No. 87 and got into the top 100 cities for the first time. Last year, Kyiv ranked 139th in the same ranking.
On March 9th, Go_A band released the new version of their song ‘Shum’. The band will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with this song. The melody and words of the new version were slightly changed. Some phrases were completely removed. Besides, to comply with the rules of the competition, the track was shortened to three minutes.
When visiting Ukraine, don't forget to try its traditional dishes. According to CNN, Ukrainian national dish - borscht - was included in the list of the 20 most delicious soups in the world. Borscht was ranked No.3. The first place was taken by Banga from Nigeria, the second - by Beef pho from Vietnam.
Travel organization European Best Destinations has recently named The Most Beautiful Christmas Trees in Europe. Ukraine's main Christmas tree located at St. Sophia Square in Kyiv has entered the top ten most beautiful Christmas trees and has been ranked seventh.
Do you want to celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve in Kyiv? This year Kyivans and guests will be able to enjoy three celebration zones: Sophia Square, Kontraktova Square and People's Friendship Arch. The official New Year celebration will run from December 19 to January 19. The festive lighting of Christmas trees will traditionally take place on December 19 at 7 pm, on the day of St. Nicholas.
Kyiv took 87th place in the ranking of World's Best Cities. Last year Ukraine's capital took 139th place in this rating. The top three leaders include London, New York and Paris. The British capital tops the ranking for the sixth consecutive year.
Ukraine's capital takes the first place in the ranking of European cities by the number of skyscrapers according to the SkyscraperPage. The website informs that Kyiv has 1,199 high-rise buildings (minimum 12 floors or 35 meters / 115 feet in height).
Odesa Airport opened a coronavirus testing point, where arriving passengers can pass tests for coronavirus by the PCR method. The procedure takes place at the medical center located on the first floor of the new terminal. This is reported by avianews.com.
At the Boryspil airport, they began to test arriving and departing passengers for coronavirus by the PCR method. This is reported by avianews.com. The results are prepared within 24 hours. The test certificate is sent in English to the traveler's email address.