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It is located on Kyiv's Sofiyska Square in the center of the city, being surrounded by the so-called Christmas town.

The official part will begin at 18:20 local time on Tuesday, December 19, with the performance of Ukraine's state symphony and pops orchestra Dside Band.

The tree will be officially unveiled with festive lights at 19:00.

It will be followed by performances of Ukrainian child singer Anastasia Baginska, the Anna-Maria duet of twin sisters, D.Side Dance Studio, as well as Ukrainian female singer Illaria. The performance of tonight's headliner, pop singer Dmitry Shurov (Pianoboy), is scheduled for 21:00 and will last until 22:00.

The entertainment program of the "NeoYear on Sofia" cultural and artistic project has been prepared for residents of Kyiv and tourists.

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