Also, everyone will be able to be absorbed in the unrepeatable atmosphere of balls, to breathe in the smell of gunpowder during a historical reconstruction and purchase many useful things for home and for the soul at a bohemian art picnic.

The Travel Portal has prepared a selection of the most interesting and significant events in June.

The 2nd Alexander Ball of Cadets

When: June 1

Where: Yalta (promenade, round fountain area)

The event will be attended by cadets of the 11th Yalta secondary school, who will perform classical dances of the 19th century. Musical accompaniment will be provided by the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Crimean State Philharmonic Society. Then there will be a presentation of the best students of the school, from whom the Prince and the Princess of the ball will be selected. And the culmination of the event will be a ‘silver’ disco and show program from Alla Dukhova ‘Todes’ dance school-studio. The ball starts at 05:30 p.m. The project's Instagram account is @aleksandrovskybal.

The 5th All-Russian Festival of Theater Art for children

When: June 1-5

Where: Sevastopol Theater for Young Spectators (Sevastopol, 16 Gagarin Ave.)

Young spectators will see eight performances, which will be presented by troupes from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ryazan, Samara, Sevastopol and Simferopol. The performances will be assessed by a professional jury, which includes specially invited theater experts, theater critics and directors. Shows will be held twice a day:  at 11:00 a.m. and 06:30 p.m. In addition to watching performances, children will be able to take part in entertainment events. A detailed program please find at Sevtyuz on Instagram — @sevtyuz.

"Theatrical Seasons of Crimea" all-Russian theater festival

When: June 2-6

Where: Kerch, Korabel Palace of Culture (88 Ordzhonikidze Str.)

Troupes from Simferopol, Kerch, Theodosia, Gurzuf, as well as from Moscow, Irkutsk, Rostov regions will present their works at the festival. Contestants will be assessed in categories: drama performance, musical performance, solo performance, puppet theater, plastic theater, pop theater, folklore theater, artistic expression, street theater, fashion theater. The festival program also includes open competitive performances and auditions, master classes, trainings, creative workshops, theatrical games, mixed skits.

Bohemian Art Picnic  

When: June 5

Where: Yalta, Massandra beach (31г Drazhinskiy Str.)

This year, guests of the event will have 4 thematic sections: "Design Market", "Fashion Market", "Children's Market". The first section is jewelry, bijouterie, designer ceramics and tableware, as well as decor items, panels, macramé, interior dolls, etc. The second section will become a platform for connoisseurs of designer and vintage clothing, stylish accessories. The third section will please visitors with a wide range of toys and goods for children and will bring together creative groups, children's schools and creative studios. And the fourth section will present local farm and craft products. The highlight of the art picnic à la bohème will be an acoustic concert with the participation of the Masha and the Bears group. The event starts at 12:00 a.m. The project's Instagram account is @massandrabeach.

Large-scale reconstruction of the key battle of Sevastopol in 1855

When: June 6

Where: the Fedyukhin Hills park of live history (Sevastopol municipality, Balaklava district, Pervomayskoyeh village)

The Russian army will heroically repel the offensive of the French and British armies, as it did 166 years ago. Military history clubs from all over Russia will take part in the reconstruction. More than ten cannons will be involved in the pyrotechnic show (at Fedyukhin Hills there is the world's largest collection of the Crimean War weapons copies). The beginning is at 10:30 a.m. The project's Instagram account is @feduhy.park.

Great Russian Word International Festival

When: June 7-12

Where: Yalta (Yubileiniy concert hall) and museums, theaters, houses of culture throughout Crimea.

The festival will bring together thematic exhibitions, concerts, historical reconstructions, poetry contests, art installations and many others. The culmination of the project will be a gala concert on the stage of the Yubileiniy Concert Hall (2 Chernomorskiy Lane), which will be held on June 11. In addition, various festive events will take place on June 12 on the occasion of the Day of Russia.

3rd season of the Gryphon historical multimedia open-air performance

When: 11-13, 16, 19-20, 25-26, 27 and 30 June

Where: Chersonesos Tauric Museum-Preserve (Sevastopol, 1 Drevnyaya Str.)

The play was staged by Natalya Slepchenko, the director of the Sevastopol Lunacharsky Theater, based on the play of the same name by Tikhon (Shevkunov), Metropolitan of Pskov and Porkhov, chairman of the Patriarchal Council for Culture. The plot is based on the story of Tauric Chersonesos. The main characters of the story travel in time together with the Gryphon, moving to different eras of the ancient city. More than 300 light and sound effects, multimedia decorations, combined mechanical dolls, etc. will be used on the stage. More than 100 actors, stuntmen and ballet soloists participate in the project. The project's Instagram account is @myhistory_fund.

Bosporus Agons Festival of Ancient Art

When: June 11-16

Where: Kerch, Mount Mithridates

This is the 23rd year of he festival will be held. The program includes theater, museum, music and film pages, concert shows. In the ‘From Antiquity to the Present’ theatrical competition, troupes from Russia, Kazakhstan, Tatarstan, Serbia will present their performances. In addition to the traditional formats, new ones are also prepared for guests. For example, they will get acquainted with an interactive Greek manor (emporium) in Panticapaeum. The number of master classes will increase and special photo zones will be organized where it will be possible to take pictures with famous actors and art persons. A detailed program can be seen on the website of the East Crimean Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve here.

RosaFest 2021 Festival

When: June 13

Where: Byelogorsk district, Krymskaya Rosa village

The festival will take place on a blooming rose field and will become one of the events of the International Forum of Bulgarian culture. Guests will see ceremonial folk dances on burning coals and listen to the performance of singers from Bulgaria. The first Tsaritsa Rosa beauty contest in the history of Crimea will take place, as well as the defile of the participants of the Mrs. Planet International Beauty and Motherhood contest. At the same time, balloon flights and aerial gymnasts shows are envisaged. Admission to the event is free. The project's Instagram account is @rozafest.

8th International Sevastopol Great Officers’ Ball

When: June 20

Where: Sevastopol, Mikhailovskaya battery (35 Gromova Str.)

The ball will be dedicated to the 325th anniversary of the Russian Navy, the Day of Russia, the Day of the Hero City of Sevastopol and the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich. Traditionally, representatives of all the country's Navy fleets − the Black Sea, Pacific, Baltic, Northern, as well as the Caspian flotilla − will meet on the floor. They will perform waltzes, polkas, mazurkas, foxtrots. Many new performances are expected. Civil couples from all over Russia will dance together with the officers' couples. The project's Instagram account is @sevasbal.

Sea of Food gastronomic festival

When: June 24-25

Where: Koktebel (right by the sea shore, between the water park and the dolphinarium)

This festival will be the first large-scale event of the "Moreh" new public space, which will open in June. It will bring together chefs from all parts of the peninsula to hold culinary master classes and prepare a variety of author’s dishes. Also in the program: bartender show, "People's Chef" competition, movie gourmets in the open-air cinema, Public Talk with restaurateurs, a market with farm products and delicacies, children's performances and animation, musical surprises. The project's Instagram account is @morekoktebel.

All events will be held in compliance with the sanitary and epidemiological requirements of Rospotrebnadzor (Russian Consumer Protection Authority). Visiting guests should not forget about protective masks.