Dear friends!

The tourist season is coming to a close! Summer still makes us feel happy with the warm sun rays, but there are more and more golden leaves in the trees, and the nights become longer and cooler.

So let’s have fun and say goodbye to this season together in September from 27 to 29 in Kyiv, the hero-city and the capital of Ukraine!
The Ukrainian Federation of Camping & Caravaning (UFCC) and Camping № 1 “KYIV” (www.camping-kyiv.com) invites you to the meeting on the end of Ukrainian Caravaning season:

2. RALLY “GOLDEN AUTUMN IN KYIV”

The program:

Friday, September 27, 2013

From early morning Camping № 1 “KYIV” is open for the cordial reception of all guests of the rally! You are welcome to call in, check in, settle down, connect and immediately begin to integrate!

On this day you can take a part in a variety of excursions and activities. You can choose from the following:

– Open-air Museum of Ukrainian Folk Architecture, Rural Life and Folk Art in Pirogovo village
www.pyrohiv.com.ua

– Kyiv Dolphinarium “Nemo” – exotic terrarium and unique show of dolphins
http://nemokiev.com

– Park “Feofaniya” – the historic monument and a masterpiece of landscape art
http://feofaniya.kiev.ua

– and, of course, get acquainted with “Expocentre of Ukraine” which is the historical and cultural monument and the largest exhibition center in Ukraine since Soviet times. http://www.expocenter.com.ua

Bring your bikes! You can cycle about 30 km around the exhibition and all the time you will find the new routes.

Also on these days some exhibitions are planned at Expocentre that may be a part of your interest: “Gardening” and “Vegetables and Fruit of Ukraine”

All aforementioned places are in a distance of 2-4 kilometers from our place!

We also advise you to visit:

And much more! There will be a representative of the travel agency at the rally who will recommend and present you the various sights of Kyiv.

For those who don’t want to go on tour we offer to take part in firewood collecting for the evening campfire. You can also enjoy your free time. It can be done in the traditional leisurely barbecue cooking or frisky photo hunting on squirrels which live in the district. You can ride a bike over numerous avenues of the Expocenter’s park or participate in “Round Grill Discussion” organized by UFCC and discuss topic “Perspectives of Camping and Caravaning in Ukraine” (free entrance).

Also if you ask in advance it is possible to organize riding on original brougham.

16:30 – The official part with formal elements, as well as greetings and rewarding. We will represent of UFCC and tell about its purposes and tasks.

17:00 – Festive dinner!

Rally is always a holiday!

What could be better than the meal together!

18:00 – Celebration.Part 1.

So after a good warming-up of a dinner we start the integration part on our stage – you are welcome to represent your club or crew brightly, funny and impressive. The creative and unexpected solutions are encouraged.

20:00 – Music programme

We enjoy live music performed by the well-known Ukrainian artists. Rock’n’roll, folk, pop music, joy, fun and good mood is guaranteed! We also welcome all types of dancing!

23:00 – Disco party

Saturday, September 28, 2013

We wake up and have breakfast enjoying the fresh air, the sounds of nature and tremendous autumn landscape.

11:00 – 15:00 – Kyiv City Tour

Kyiv is often referred to as a mother of Russian Cities or a cradle of the Rus’ civilisation. It’s a city which is full of legends, stories, secrets and mysteries. You need months or even years to learn Kyiv, but one day is enough for you to fall in love with it. During the tour you will see the most famous sights and monuments of the city and get acquainted with its ancient history. You will enjoy the beauty and grandeur of the city, and feel its special warm.

After the tour and before the evening programme we will some free time. Those who desire can visit any excursion from listed above.

17:00 – Dinner in format of Global Village, smorgasbord where everyone can be as a master or a guest. (You are welcome to prepare your dishes in advance and bring in something delicious!)

Autumn is a fertile time, the time of harvest, and our meeting is a good opportunity to share gifts with friends from our region.

Please take your tables, utensils and homemade dishes, bring them near the stage of our friendly “Global Village” for the public communication and wine and dine.

Please note – we start at 17:00! So you can start preparing and setting the tables from 16:00.

18:00 – Celebration. Part 2.

So after a good warming-up in the form of «Global Village» we will announce the upcoming events. Speeches and toasts, jokes and caravanners’ stories are unlimited. At the end we are going to vote for the most original greetings all together!

We also open “Talent Show”– the best possible entertainment.

The most appreciative audience – your friends and associates – are waiting to enjoy your performance and you are welcome to present any of your talent. If you or your family are fond of singing, dancing, playing any instrument, reading poetry, telling the stories, standing on his head or artistically ears moving our stage is open for you – as well as our eyes, ears and our hearts belong to you!

The initiative of the youngest participants on the rally is appreciated!

20:00 – The live concert “The Best Jazz in Kyiv”!

Singing evergreen songs, dancing, having joy and fun together!

23:00 – Disco party

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Waking up without an alarm!

One more wonderful morning in park area. Breakfast in a friendly international company.

It is a free day to relax, communicate and have cultural programme for your own plan or you can participate in excursions and activities mentioned above (pre-order on mail is required!).

And finally the sad part of our meeting is coming: warm farewell, friendly hugs, interchange of contacts and departure.

The main thing to remember is that we say goodbye just to the next time! The opening of the next season is around the corner ;)

The cost of participation in the rally – 300 UAH or 30 EUR per vehicle (camper or car+caravan) and 300 UAH or 30 EUR per adult person for the whole event(parking, electricity, water, garbage collection, the overall tour, holiday dinner, concert programme, using of the pool)

Children from 6 to 16 years – 150 UAH or 15 EUR.

Children up to 6 – free of charge (without separate seat).

You can register by E-mail: CampingKyiv@gmail.com

* The payment for accommodation on the campsite before the rally (up to 26.09.2013) and after the event (from 29.09.2013) is according the camping price list.

Report about the 1. Rally “Golden Autumn in Kyiv – 2012” is available here.