In December Ukraine will first introduce the International Figure Skating Competition UKRAINIAN OPEN 2013 where 20 figure skaters from more than 20 countries will take part.

During the first three days sportsmen will be competing for trophies and on the fourth day the grand finals show hosted by a popular television host GRIGORIY RESHETNIK. Ukrainian band "BOOMBOX" are chosen as special guests of the figure skating festival.

December 18-21, 2013 in the threshold of Christmas and New Year holidays the Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation (UFSF) under the patronage of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine will present a tremendous ice show - the International Competition UKRAINIAN OPEN 2013 to be held in the metropolitan Palace of Sports.

UKRAINIAN OPEN is the last scheduled in 2013 competition of the International Skating Union (ISU) which will become qualifying tournaments for Ukrainian sportsmen to participate in the Olympics, European and world championships - a possibility to raise their results in the ISU rating.

For Ukrainian skaters, the UKRAINIAN OPEN 2013 is a qualifying competition for The Olympic Games, European and World Championships.

For foreign participants from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Ireland, Korea, Latvia, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Russia, Taiwan, Uzbekistan, Estonia, and South Africa, this Championship presents a chance to improve their ISU rankings.

Performances will be rated by ISU judges who will judge the Olympics in Sochi soon.

World leaders, outstanding public persons, politicians, diplomats, culture and sports celebrities are invited as honorary guests to UKRAINIANOPEN 2013.

Special guest of the final show UKRAINIAN OPEN 2013, which will take place December 21, is Ukrainian band "BOOMBOX".

Grand final show UKRAINIAN OPEN 2013 will be hosted by a popular Ukrainian host GRIGORIY RESHETNIK.