Velvet season in the Crimea

In late August the coastal Crimea empties as parents take their children home — time to go to school. No sooner has the joyful hubbub of children’s voices disappeared — the «haut» season is officially closed.

But the sun is still heating the sea, the fruits are still ripening, hospitable Crimeans are still expecting guests to come. And after a couple of days’ calm, the Crimea revives again — the «velvet» season sets off. The word combination — «velvet season» — is of a purely Crimean origin and took root more than a hundred years ago. In imperial Russia, as soon as lots of couples with hurrying to schools children left the Crimea, wealthy metropolitan public headed for to the Black Sea coast. These people were fond of bustle-free lying on the beaches alternated with unhurried walks in the city’s waterfront promenades and adjoining neighborhoods. The distinctive feature about people of this class was their richly decorated velvet clothes — which gave name to the season itself, «velvet».
As it was in olden times, the September Crimea of today is receiving people of a «higher class«. It is just in September that all the Crimean hotels of a three to five stars level are completely full. It is just in September that strolling yachts and «president» excursion auto cars are booked up weeks ahead. A genuine «golden» autumn is visiting the Crimea: to match the nature glittering with the gold of leaves, glittering with genuine gold are vacationers sauntering along the Yalta’s sea-side promenade.
Another significant component of the autumn vacationers flow is guests of the Crimean sanatoriums. In autumn, the costs of sanatoriums accommodation are lower, while healing qualities of the Crimean nature are even better, which draws those who wish to seriously improve their health. During this period health institutions of Saki, Yalta, Evpatoria health resorts attract Germans, French, Italians.
Крымский курортный календарь, август 2015
10.08 — 10.09 X-games fest Territoria in Popovka beach. Evpatoria, west Crimea. Black sea. International Festival of music and new Extreme sport.

3 — 6 September 2015 II «Congress rally-2015» and the IV Congress of the jeep-rally «Earth-Air-Water-2015«. Koktebel, Feodosia

On the mountain Klementieva Festival holds DOSAAF Russia jointly with the Federation of aviation enthusiasts Russian and 4×4 extreme club «Bomb» (Simferopol).

The festival involved the aviators and balloonists Russia, aircraft, model aircraft and jeep clubs, clubs technical and extreme sports, as well as control and rescue service of Crimea. For tourists on September 5 prepared flights in hot air balloons, demonstrations and model aircraft dogfights DOSAAF Russian, Republic of Crimea, demonstration and trial flights on airplanes, gyroplanes, helicopters and gliders.

4-12 September 2015, Yalta. International Theatre’s Festival Theatre. Czechov. YALTA.
Official site of the Yalta theater festival (the program organizers and contacts, the application form for participation)
11 — 12 September 2015, Yacht Regatta «NOVOCUP-2015″, Kerch
Start in the Open Cup of Russia in the south Offshore Racing.
Applications for participation as of August 2015 submitted by the holder of more than 30 boats. The regatta will be held in Russian territorial waters of the Black Sea in the area of Kerch to Tuapse.

12.09. Kerch city’s day. Holiday on the quay and in the sea with fish cuisine.

12 — 19 September 2015. Sevastopol. Military-Historical festival «Fedyuhiny altitudes».

Organizers: Sevastopol military history clubIn 2015 the festival is expected to more than 1 ths. Participants, the number of spectators will also be larger 50 ths.

In addition to traditional platforms will also be involved area near the village of Vilino Bakhchsarai area — 19 September there will be reconstructed Alma battle of the Crimean War.

SUMMARY: The Alma battle took place on 8 (20) in September 1854 near the Crimean Tatar villages Tarhanlar, Burliuk (Vilino) and Alma Tamaki (Sandy). It was the first major battle of the Crimean War between the forces of the coalition of Britain, France and Turkey on the one hand, and Russia — on the other. The battle was won by the coalition forces. The losses of the Russian army amounted to about 5.5 thousand Man, Allied casualties — 4.5 thousand People.
On the hill between the villages Vilino and Uglovoe arranged a big international memorial monuments to generals, officers and soldiers of the Russian Empire and the UK.

12-13 September 2015 in Koktebel the second international sports weekend «Cup of Koktevill»
The event will be two tournaments:
September 12 — Open Championship of the Republic of Crimea on armsport,
September 13 Black Sea Cup on armlifting.

26 September 2015. Contest and Festival of creativity of older people, «From Heart to Heart.» Crimea, Feodosia, Shebetovka (Koktebel)