Pokrova Fest and Defender's Day of Ukraine

Rest in Ancient Kiev
Dates: 14 October 2020
Park open: 10:00 - 21:00

Place: Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus

Near Kiev will great celebrate the Pokrova Fest

One of the largest and most spectacular holidays of the Intercession and Defender of Ukraine Day will be held near Kiev - in Ancient Kiev in the Principality of Kievan Rus.


Theatrical entertainment program at Pokrov will take place here for three days - October 14 and October 16-18.

On October 14, 16-18 it will be possible to make a time travel in the era of the Cossack prince - Svyatoslav and majestic Kievan Rus, at a time when the glory of our state was born, the fighting spirit of the heroes - the defenders of our lands and our country was formed and tempered.


Ancient Kiev in the Principality of Kievan Rus invites all guests to take part in the solemn procession to the Vasilyevsky Church, which was built by Vladimir the Great after the adoption of Christianity. On Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18, from 14:00 a prayer service for Ukraine will be held.

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The entertainment program will continue with theatrical performances, performances of equestrian theater actors and folk groups. Guests will see incendiary races on horseback, as well as a unique and exciting action - princely hunting, during which you can see the possession of various weapons at a gallop. Skilled riders will throw spears, demonstrate possession of sabers and swords, as well as horse archery.

The play “archery armor” will become interesting, during which horse archers will shoot directly at the warrior. And not only will it be possible to observe the action, but also to join it. Visitors to Ancient Kiev will be invited to an open master class on weapons possession, as well as to games, contests, round dances and master classes in medieval dances. You can hear the language of our ancestors during the presentation of the "Old Slavonic phrasebook", which can be purchased in a souvenir shop.

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For the Pokrova Feast, humorous Cossack amusements will unfold on the lists. Amuse adults and children "Bear Fun". And the girls will also be able to join in the ancient fortune-telling of the mummers.

Ancient Kiev in the Principality of Kievan Rus is rich in miracles! And one of them is beautiful horses of unique historical breeds collected from around the world. Representatives of some breeds are nowhere to be seen, because they were brought to Ukraine in a single copy. On the "walnut field" of the amphitheater, guests will enjoy direct, lively communication with these beautiful creatures. Horses can be stroked, ride them on horseback or in a carriage.

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In the evening, guests are awaited by archery fire arrows and trebuchet shots with burning nuclei.

The program will give unforgettable emotions to both adults and children. Each visitor of Ancient Kiev will have the opportunity to join the entertainment program and become a part of it. Visitors to the medieval city will be invited to incendiary flash mobs and contests.

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archery shoot

Guests of Ancient Kiev will be able to visit museums and exhibitions, shoot archery in a medieval shooting gallery, compete on soft swords, mint a coin, dress up in costumes of the times of Kievan Rus and arrange a vivid photo shoot, make a souvenir at a folk art workshop or choose a ready-made one at the fair of masters or in the store.

A feeling of adrenaline for the guests will be provided by the fascinating rope descent "Poletailo", on which everyone can not only descend from a height, but also fly over the lake.
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politaylo point

Rest at the lake and picturesque nature

If you want to find the most unique place near water, then the lake of the "Kyivan Rus" Principality is what you are looking for!

The forest lake of the Ancient Kyiv is open every day. Choosing the best beaches near Kyiv, you not only get an opportunity to relax near the water, but also enjoy the medieval entourage of the complex and picturesque nature away from the noisy metropolis.

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And of course, you can taste delicious dishes from princely cooks in the "Cheerful Varangian" tavern and in the open air food points and in arbors.
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Also you can stay for the night in the hotel-type house «4 rooms», which is situated in a five-minutes walk from the Detinetz of Kyiv or in the hostel.

*More information about accommodation: + 38050-385-20-35.

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Gather a big company, because together it's more fun! Come and take photos and be sure to share your impressions and photos in social networks.

You will see:

  • Princely flags parade
  • Photo session with the guests
  • Ancient Kyiv horse theater performance
  • Dance flash mobs
  • Trick riding
  • Tug-of-war
  • The Unique collection of the best historical horse breeds in the world of the Princely Stables Ancient Kyiv Presentation
  • Horseback archery tournament
  • Historical fencing master-class
  • Ancient Rus rituals: "Cup of wishes», «Burning harms and sicknesses in the fire"
  • Round dances with the guests of the Park

Book tickets: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35

You can also buy tickets in Ancient Kyiv

In connection with unpredictable situations, weather conditions, the administration of the Ancient Kyiv can make changes to the content and timing of the program.

*One entry ticket operates per person for one day of the event!

In case of not holding (cancellation) of the event, the Buyer returns 100% of the nominal value of the ticket. In the case of returning a ticket at the buyer's initiative, a commission of 10% is deducted from its value, which is not subject to return to the buyer. The ticket may be returned, in case of a buyer's appeal no later than one day prior to the day of the event, until 16:00 a.m., except for weekends and holidays.

The cost of an entrance ticket is included

  1. Entrance to Ancient Kyiv.
  2. Participation in gaming programs for children and adults.
  3. Entrance to museum of historical costumes, visiting of expositions.
  4. Parking.
  5. WC.
  6. Other activities on the tilting yard during the program.

*Services are provided by the partners of Ancient Kyiv.

The program may change!


+38044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
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Buses from the subway Vydubychi
10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
Buses from The Principality
11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00
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