Fan-city opening in Kyiv to host World Hockey Championship

The Palace of Sports is welcoming all of the IIHF World Hockey Championships Division 1A action from April 22-28

20:33, 20 April 2017

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The Hockey City for the fans of the IIHF World Hockey Championships Division 1A is opening on the Sports Square in Kyiv today, April 20, reports Kyiv City Administration.

The opening ceremony to start at 17:00. Hockey circus to perform during the ceremony. Kids entertainers, food-court, sports ground and other attractions to be presented.

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The IIHF World Hockey Championships Division 1A will be held in Kyiv from 22 to 28 April. Six teams – Hungary, Kazakhstan, Poland, Austria, Korea and host Ukraine – will battle it out for promotion to the top division for the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship that will take place in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark.

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