Traditionally, the festival is held in the paprika capital of Ukraine, in the village of Mala Dobron in Uzhhorod region. This Festival is held to promote Hungarian and Ukrainian hand-made art, the revival and popularization of national customs and traditions, to broaden the artistic vision of the participants,  to enrich their spirituality, to find and support skilled and talented...
This is a gastronomic festival with a variety of cultural and entertainment programs that combines Transcarpathian and Ukrainian traditions with modern trends. The name of the festival - "Palachinta" – comes from the Hungarian «Palacsinta», which in Transcarpathian dialect means "pancake". The festival program includes: * folk festivities, concert programs, fun entertainment and contests *surprises for children * prizes for the brave who...
The International Festival "Interpuppet" is held early in October every other year. It brings together creative teams of puppet theaters from different countries. During the festival children of different nationalities living in the area acquire a deeper understanding of their native theatrical art and the art of other neighboring countries, and by this expand their worldview.
The “Uzhhorod Regatta” is a fun sport competition, rafting down the Uzh river with unusual decorated crafts of various designs. According to tradition the launching takes place at the transport bridge near “Pidzamkoviy” park and heads down river to Tomas Masaryk transport bridge. In order to win, each team must purchase or build their own craft and all the...
Crowds can expect fire performances from theatres from across Ukraine and beyond; Fire battles, gymnasts, acrobats and jugglers, as well as performances of music groups and lots of parties.
Participants and guests of the celebration will try different varieties of honey and familiarise themselves with different bee products. In addition, guests can take part in contests like “Best honey expert” and "Bee Happy" for the best Bee costume. Winners will receive prizes and sweet honey treats. During the festival you’ll enjoy performances by local artistic groups and other...
During the Christmas Fair, it is possible to buy souvenirs and products from local craftsmen. Wooden houses are set up in the centre of the town and decorated in Christmas style. Near these stalls one can see bundles of straw: a symbol of the manger where Christ was born. All of this creates a magical holiday atmosphere.
The celebration, which has become a hallmark of Uzhhorod, is traditionally held on Youth Day (June 28). The main aim of the organizers is to draw public attention to the importance of family values. As an added bonus there are interesting contests and a lot of fun. The celebration program also provides a vivid motorcade wedding rally, a photo...
The festival is hosted by "Lautari”, the regional association of Roma music culture. For the first time the festival was held in 1997 as a national jazz festival, and then in 1998, the festival gained international status. The Jazz Forum "Pop-Jazz-Fest" has been held in Uzhhorod for 19 years.
All Transcarpathians and their guests have chance to hear carols in Ukrainian, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian and even German.  Caroling groups come from all over the region, bringing their Vertep (a portable puppet nativity theatre). The groups entertain guests not only with beautiful singing, but also by acting out funny performances, full of various colourful characters. Visitors can also enjoy...