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Category : Festivals

Odessa International Film Festival 2021

In 2020, the Odessa International Film Festival was held online for the first time due to the pandemic and quarantine .....

Christmas market at the Odessa Kircha: Bavarian sausages, mulled wine and souvenirs

In Odessa, in the courtyard of the Lutheran Cathedral of St. Paul, or simply called Kircha, the Christmas fair traditionally .....

Odessa Wedding Awards 2020

In the beginning of December the annual award giving ceremony of newlyweds Odessa Wedding Awards, the most extensive professional wedding .....

The winners of Bolgrad Wine Fest – 2020

Instead of a large-scale folk festival with an abundance of national dishes and a variety of Bessarabian wines, an online .....

Bavarian Film Tour with first-time movies. November 13-20

The Bavarian Free State Office in Ukraine and Arthouse Traffic invite you to a Bavarian Film Tour. Watch at home .....

Odessa Marevo at “Am I Jazz?”

Am I Jazz? marks the 5th anniversary this year. November 11-15 jazz showcase festival Am I Jazz? presents a new .....

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2020

There are no virtual screenings. Support your local participating venue as circumstances allow so they can keep their doors open.  .....

Ethnographic and Anthropological Cinema Festival

OKO – festival of Ethnographic and Anthropological Cinema OKO – is a festival that unites filmmakers with people. It is .....

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.