Category : Festivals

All-Ukrainian Beer Festival in Odessa

The festival will begin on April 30 at the bank of a small pond in Dyukovsky Park. You can expect .....

French Spring: Literary meeting with the writer Catherine Cusset

On the occasion of the French Spring in Ukraine, Alliance Française Odessa is hosting Catherine Cusset, a French writer and .....

Odessa Classics 2021 Programme

Detailed programme of the 7th International Music Festival 2 – 11 & 24 June, 2021 was announced 2 June, 19:00 Odesa .....

Odessa Wine Week the first time in May

The international project will focus on key areas of wine market development. Odessa Wine Week will take place on May .....

Comediada: online Comedia Carnival

On April, 1 the International Fools’ Day, when the Comediada festival is traditionally held, the organising committee of Comediada took .....

Docudays UA

The Docudays UA International Human Rights Film Festival is held annually. For the second time, the festival will be held .....

Odessa International Violin Competition 2021

The Odessa International Violin Competition will be held from 7 to 13 May 2021. This year competition is dedicated to .....

Pancakes, Slavic rituals and the Black Sea: The Butter Lady 2021

The tradition of Butter Lady or Maslenitsa dates back to pagan times, when Slavic folk would bid farewell to winter and .....

Odessa is an ideal location for big events on culture and business topics. The main ones:

  • Odessa International Film Festival: the most important cinema festival of Ukraine and Black Sea countries.
  • Odessa Classics: a prestigious festival of classic music with international orchestras.
  • Grain & Maritime Days: the most important event of shipping sector of the Black Sea.
  • Odessa Shipowners Dinner: the most glamorous social event for logistic industry.
  • Odessa Literature Festival: Odessa is the literature capital of Ukraine, with its local writers Babel, Il’f and Petrov, Jabotinsky, Zvanevsky and famous Russian authors (Pushkin, Kupryn).
  • Green Wave Literature Festival:
  • Ideas Festival: open debate with international speakers of new trends, organised by Aspen Institute.
  • Jazz Festival.

Festivals, together with social happenings and expats meetings, show Odessa’s pleasant lifestyle.