Festival Ternopil








Fine Winter Town

Ternopil in different seasons is fine in its own way. In winter the city shows all the beauty of Ukrainian Christmas traditions. During the Holiday Season you will hear the Christmas carols, shchedrivkas and felicitations, see the Nativity Plays Parade and the ceremony of awarding the winners of the best shopka competition "Christmas Miracle" and the best Christmas shop window dressing competition "New Year’s Enchanting Spectacle". The jewel of the holiday is a huge skating rink, surrounded by the Winter Fair wooden huts.

1-19 January


Hockey Competition on the Ternopil Lake «Ternopil Hockey Classic»

24 teams from all over Ukraine will take part in this competition

28-29 January


“Winter Day” Festival

The festival is taking place on the quay of the Ternopil lake. You’ll be able to visit the Craftsmen village; music marathons and sports competitions will be held during the festival.

11-12 February


First Ukrainian festival of children's films, animation and television "KinoHvylka" (“KinoLittleWave”)

Festival of the national children's cinema, animation and television programs popularization.

7-9 April


Open international festival of spiritual song “I’m where the blessing is”

The only one and unique festival of spiritual song in Ukraine. More than 1000 performers from different parts of Ukraine, as well as from 6 countries of the world are taking part in it.

21-22 April


May festival

The festival with unique Galician flavour, a lot of cultural events and special Ternopil meals.

5-7 May


Von Vacano Craft Fest - beer, meat and Fine city

Von Vacano Craft Fest – First craft beer and meat festival in Ternopil, which will gather brewers and chefs from all over Ukraine. There will be much tasty beer and lots of fun. Eurovision 2017 fan zone will be arranged during the festival.

13-14 May


V International Art Festival «Ї»

Annual festival, in which famous writers, poets, artists, musicians, filmmakers take part to present the achievements of contemporary art.

12-14 May


ІІ International Art Festival “Spivoche Pole” (“Song Festival Grounds”)

The festival is dedicated to Mother’s Day and is held to promote the city’s artistic traditions, wide culinary variety and healthy organic food.

13-14 May


Ternopil Fashion Days

Fashion show design festival with participation of famous Ukrainian and foreign designers.

18-19 May


All-Ukrainian Festival of Embroidery and National Costume “Blossom of Embroidery”

The purpose of the festival is to preserve and renew the traditional ethnic clothes, and development of the Ukrainian national embroidery and national costume.

18-19 May


Europe Days

Functioning of the “European City” on the Theatre Square, presentation of business, culture and art potential of partner cities of Ternopil.

19-20 May


“Beer Mug” Festival

This holiday is that of European traditions; its concept is borrowed from festivals such as Oktoberfest, which are a significant part of the European identity.

19-21 May


International Investment Forum “Ternopil region Invest – 2017”

Within the framework of the Investment Forum the presentation of tourism potential of the city and oblast will be held.

25-26 May


Student Festival «StudFest - 2017»

Students from different cities of Ukraine live in the tent camp and compete for “The best sports team” and “The best intellectual team” titles.

27-28 May


Gastronomy Festival

National Galician Organic Food Festival. The Fashion shows of the unique collections of Borshchiv Vyshyvankas (embroidered shirts) will become the gem of the Festival.

2-4 June


All-Ukrainian Open Air Festival "KinoStreet"

Festival of the Ukrainian and foreign cinematography popularization.

15-17 June


All-Ukrainian workshop festival "City of Craftsmen"

Presentation of achievements and skills of the local craftsmen.

08 July


“Carp Fest” Festival

The Fine City’s Heart is its pond right in the middle of it. The pond’s constant companions are fishermen. During the festival more than one hundred of fish meals will be presented and that will bring you unbelievable fun! The "Carp Fest" will be held on the Saint John’s Feast or Ivan Kupala Day and the organizers promise massive Kupala festivities that will take you into the atmosphere of mythical Ukrainian authenticity.

6-9 July


V International music festival “Fine City”

One of the few Ukrainian festivals, in which almost all genres of modern music will be presented. Rock, alternative, indie, folk, pop music will be performed by only the best musical performers and foreign artists.

20-23 July


Street Food Festival «Street Market»

Galician food festival involving young restaurateurs and chefs.

24-28 August


World Powerboat Championship

Power boat competitions involve racers from many countries of the world. For the first time the AquaBike European Championship (freestyle) will be held in Ternopil.

25-27 August


Ternopil Days

Celebration of the Ternopil Days during the Dedication Day of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary includes Old Castle Festivities, historical exhibitions, festivals of honey and flowers, as well as performances of different artistic groups.

28 August


ХV All-Ukrainian Festival “Ternopil Theatre nights”

Festival of theatrical performances of young theatre groups directors from many regions of Ukraine.

18-24 September


Salo and Moonshine Festival

Art and Food Festival, the highlight of which will be a symbol of Ukrainian culture - salo.

22-24 September


"Golden Horseshoe" festival of retro cars

Festival featuring more than 50 vintage cars older than 35 years from Ukraine and many other countries.

29 September – 1 October


ІІ All-Ukrainian forum «KinoWave»

The only film festival in Ukraine held in the “open door” format. Besides film demonstrations, the lectures on filmmaking, meetings with directors, writers, and actors will be held daily.

Four awards of The Film forum will be presented to the winners and the best screenplay competition will be announced.



International festival-competition of children’s and youth song “Chrystal Lark”

Vocal Contest for young singers aged 6 to 25 years.

27-29 October


All-Ukrainian festival - competition of choreography "Galician frescos"

Dance Competition for young dancers aged from 7 to 25 years.

27-29 October


ХІІ International festival of Jazz music «Jazz Вez»

Cross-border jazz marathon, which unites dozens of cities and hundreds of musicians, thousands of music lovers, many kilometres and even more shades of jazz in the unique celebration of music and freedom.

8-10 December


Fine Winter Town

Traditionally, during the night before 19 December, St. Nicholas brings gifts to docile kids. Similarly, the town in the evening of December 18 lights up the Christmas tree and presents the beauty of a winter city to the townspeople and visitors. This event begins the cycle of Christmas celebrations and opens the “Fine Winter Town”.

18 December - 22 January 2018