Kostelna Street Celebration: Francophonie Day (fair-trade)

Kostelna Street Celebration: Francophonie Day

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On the June12, 2016 the fair entitled “Kostelna Street Celebration: Francophonie Day” in the most "French" street of Kyiv, Kostelna street took place.

At the fair everyone had a unique opportunity to visit the stand with a wide range of Ukrainian and imported organic products and to purchase such organic products as biscuits under the Khlibio TM, birch sap under the Spring Drops TM, fruit juices  under the Zolotyi Parmen TM, honey under the Galeks-Agro TM, ice-cream under the Rud TM and many other organic products from domestic and foreign producers. The dishes cooked exclusively with organic products presented by Biologic.Ua and Public Union of Certified Organic Producers "Organic Ukraine" were in great demand among visitors. The organic menu consisted of pasta Bolognese, seafood soup, barbecued mussels, cake "Vegan", jelly desserts with agar-agar and berries and many other exclusive and delicious meals. The stand was organized with the support and active participation of the Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine" implemented by the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and funded by the Swiss Confederation through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

The fair was focused on education (in collaboration with the French Institute in Ukraine / Institut français d'Ukraine) and charity (to help the charity fund "Tabletochki").

The aim of the Day of Francophonie was to show the variegated cultures of 6 Francophonie countries and to give the talented people of Ukraine the opportunity to present themselves and their art.

The goal of the stand with organic products was to present the wide variety of Ukrainian and imported organic products and to raise the level of people’s awareness regarding Ukrainian organic agriculture and advantages of organic production.

At the Kostelna Street Celebration all visitors could visit the street theater, attend culinary lectures and tastings, enjoy the art expositions, live music and Dj-sets and also walk through the exhibition stands with a variety of hand-made products, taste delicacies from all around the world, sit at a pop-up café, meet coffee masters, writers and publishing houses, come to antique shops, relax at the open-air cinema, watch the shows by famous Ukrainian designers, freestyle football, learn about educational area of Francophonie countries and even listen to a symphony orchestra.

The event was held with the support of the Embassies of Canada, Lebanon, Morocco, France and Switzerland, Congolese Students Association as well as that of the French Institute in Ukraine and Kyiv City State Administration.

Credit Agricole was the general partner of "Francophonie Day"

Official partners of the event: AXA Insurance, TM Kronenbourg, TM Garage

Technical partner - RENTAll Company

Media partner of the event – Kyiv cinema

To find out more details, please visit the Facebook page of the event or call: +38063-217 92 47 (Oleksandr).