On Sunday, December 22, the first New Year parade takes place in Kyiv. About a hundred costumed characters participate in it, Ukrinform reports.
The parade started from Shevchenko Park, it is accompanied by an orchestra.
The event is watched by several hundred people along the route of the parade.
New Year parade
A column of participants walked past the Opera and Ballet Theater of Ukraine.
As part of the event, a contest for the best New Year's costume will be held among the participants. Prizes and gifts await the authors of the most striking images. The main prize is a trip for two to Bukovel.
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