The Day of saint prince Volodymyr

Ancient Kyiv opens at 10:00. The solemn opening of the holiday at 14:00.The program on Saturday till 22:30, from 22:30 till 00:15 night disco. On Sunday the program till 20:00.

On July, 28, 29, 30, 31 in Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of «Kyivan Rus» an incredibly bright and rich celebration of the Rus Baptism Day, the Day of saint prince Volodymyr will take place. Due to this, the organizers have prepared a special program. Everything will start from the costumed parade of the historical characters who preceded the adoption of Christianity in Rus, and also appeared in the further history of our state. The guests of the holiday will see apostle Andriy, Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv and the sister Lybyd, the Byzantine emperor, princess Olga, Kyrylo and Mefodiy and many other characters. And in the end of the parade the «hero of the occasion» prince Volodymyr the Great himself, on a battle horse will appear in front of the eyes of the cheering guests of Ancient Kyiv.

After this the ancient events related to the adoption of Christianity will be recreated in theatrical productions on the tilting-yard. The scenes from the history of Rus will come to life in front of the guests: Olga`s journey to Constantinople, Volodymyr`s choice of religion, the marriage of the prince with the sister of the Byzantine emperor Anna, the overthrow of pagan idols and others. The guests will travel through centuries and kilometers – from Kyivan Rus to Byzantium, from the XXI century to the Хth.

The tournament of horseback archers and the competition of horse knights will be very spectacular.

Apart from this, a lot of entertainment will be waiting for the visitors: master-classes on folk crafts, on medieval weapon possession, merry ancient games, fiery Slavic round dances and dance flash mobs.

  • The unique atmosphere of Ancient Kyiv
  • Spectacular performances of the horse-trick theatre
  • The scenes from the history of Rus: Olga`s journey to Constantinople
  • The tournament of horseback archers and the competition of horse knights
  • The gifts draw
  • Shooting fire balls from the Trebuchet
  • A bright fire show and fiery dances on Saturday
  • Night disco on Saturday from 22:30 till 00:15
You can:
  • Ride the purebred horses
  • Have a ride in a carriage harnessed by princely horses
  • Enjoy the dishes of the princely cuisine
  • Try Slavic drinks in Pub "25 runes"
  • Shoot a bow
  • Fly over the lake on a rope descent (trolley) the "Big Politaylo"
  • Try on a costume of the Kyivan Rus epoch and make a photo session
  • Visit the children's location
  • Mint a coin
  • Learn new on different master-classes
  • Buy souvenirs and other goods on the master`s fair
  • Visit museums

Ancient Kiev is an ideal place to relax with your family, company, with your loved one or alone. Here you will receive a powerful positive charge, you can fully delve into the ancient traditions, feel the energy of the holiday.

Where will it be possible to taste dishes?
  • In the Princely tavern;
  • In the summer houses;
  • On the Princely tribunes;
  • In the food preparing on open fire areas
Where to stay for the night?

By previous booking you can stay:

  • In a hotel-type house «4 rooms» (5 min walk from Ancient Kyiv ). Room price - 1155 UAH. ДThe house includes: fireplace, banquet and play rooms, 4 luxury double rooms with Wi-Fi, conditioners, shower rooms, plasma).
  • Medieval entourage room (from 550 UAH for room for two persons, from 770 UAH for room for four persons)
  • In a hostel (10 min walk from Ancient Kyiv, 250 UAH per person)
  • At the camping:
    • Installation of your tent - 150 UAH./person
    • *Attention! When spending the night in Ancient Kiev, staying in the territory the next day is FREE! Stay overnight to extend your stay.

The price of the ticket:
Древний Киев

You can buy the tickets at the cash desk of Ancient Kyiv

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

Free parking. Entrance for pets- free,
the dogs must be on a leash and muzzled.

Park opens: from 10:00
Start program: at 14:00

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

Looking for a place to relax with your company?
The Day of the Baptism of Kyivan Rus is ideal for an active, informative and simply wonderful holiday.