“Vapniarka” TM presents itself as the official sponsor of the first National Cheese Festival, taking place in October 19-20th in Expocenter of Ukraine in Kyiv (former VDNH).To entertain Kyivans and guests of the capital during the festival there will be contests, quizzes, prizes and tastings.
The exciting attraction – cheese rolling – will take place for the first time in Ukraine, powered by “Vapniarka” TM. This event is world-famous due to the bicentennial British tradition to hold cheese-rolling for the round of Gloucester cheese. The winner of the race receives a gift from “Vapniarka” TM – a round block of real “Rossiyskiy” cheese.Guests of the festival will be breaking cheese records. So, for example, with the assistance of “Vapniarka” TM the record of Ukraine on baking the longest cheese stick will be established. Then visitors of the event will be able to enjoy really tasty cheeses of “Vapniarka” TM in branded tasting pavilions.
Other entertainments will include performance of Ukrainian popstars, braiding suluguni cheese with ropes, tasting fondue with crackers. Kids will play milk bowling and take part in milking cows, while adults will try their hands in rodeo and various games like Angry Birds and “Crazy for cheese”. All guests of the festival will participate in wish tree making. They will be able to hang their own dream in the form of handcrafted item on that tree. And the real cheese devotees will have an opportunity to show their knowledge in the cheese types recognition contest.
The initiator of the first National Cheese Festival is all-Ukrainian social project “I Love Milk”, established in 2012 under the support of Milk Producers Association (MPA).
REFERENCE: Milk Producers Association, established by Andriy Dykun in April 2009, now represents more than fifty companies. All-Ukrainian project “I Love Milk” is implemented with the participation of MPA since May 2012. Its aim is to popularize milk and milk products.