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|06-18-2013, 06:15 AM||#1|
BMWFEST Ukraine 2013
It was long tine from my last post. I just returned from BMWFEST Ukraine.
Very long way! I changed my passport too long so I was late to buy tickets to Uzbek plane....but I found and buy ticket via Almaty-city(Kazakh airlines called Air-Astana).
Andrey from Kazakhstan BMW-club met me in Almaty-airport, feed me and show the city till my transit plane:
after 5 ours fly finally I reach Borispol airport(16km to Kiev, capital of Ukraine). Ruslan, member of BMW club of Ukraine met me and drive to city:
U can see he drive 160km/h(excess of speed limit more than 30km/h). 5 ours ago Andrey drive 40 or 70km/h in Almaty(too much cam's and radars, and high penalty in Kazakhstan)
the road in Kiev is bumpy, ugly and very bad asphalt. As bad as in Tashkent, haha:
Ukranian bmw fans drives as Uzbek, too fast, don't use self-belts and more speak by mobile)))))
Many peoples wear short pant as me.
We met delegation of Azerbaijan BMW Club, the flied one day before, and I join them. We visited the centr of capital called Maydan square. When we walk the street we met peopl in bmw e46, who drink tekila. They called us. Wow! This is bmw fan's from Belorussia!
A little banquet:
Next day two e23 picked me and drive to Circus, meeting place of yangtimers convoy. I join them becouse ther convoy was should to enter festplace first. Preparing:
fans stick members and sponsor stickers to their cars. Also member's numberplaces.
I got one sticker. Will stick it to my e21 in Tashkent))))
every minute the quantity gains: ***1077;23/28/21
If U visit Kiev, U must taste Chicken Kiev)))
Actually in Kiev's cafe feed not so good as in Tashkent))) and expensive..
the convoy turned to the airfield called "Chayka"(seagull):
organizer were wait for us:
dozens of people with walkie-talkies, who didn't sleep all night long and prepared site...
At the entrance to the airfild, there was tent city of one of the sponsors, "Baltika beer":
about 30 sharks in convoy and about 10 who was late:
I thinked first that too sad to see so little convoy. For example there are 350 e28/660 e30/50 e12/150 e21/110 e23 in Tashkent! But it was only first convoy. The quantity of bmw who visited FESTthis year is 2500 bmw!!! About 10000 bmw-lovers visited FEST!
Nest car who was late, e24. Wow, they knows me! We met each other and they gave a box of beer)))
we walk to concert stage, near it diller of BMW preparing to show many interesting cars.
but I didn't like that we even couldn't breath on it! Don't wan't everybody touch your car, don't bring it to show. We can find and see alpina in internet...
Unlike them, Yura, who is vice of BMW Club of Ukraine, was don't mind everybody touch his nice Z1, enter and touch wheel, take pictures:
Part II coming soon)))
all are 3 parts, of course if U ask me to show U
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it was crouded in 9:00. I talked on the forum with many of them, but here is finally we meet. Conversation:
- From Tashkent? Is it U GOGI?
- hello my friend!!
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with guys from bmwfanatiks(Kazakhstan):
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so sad just one of them visited FEST, very funny boys!!
The guys from the site bmw-e21:
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Rustam, one of the organizers, he was in Tashkent 2 yeas ago, today is my turn:
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In Ukraine, nobody offer U nothing by himself! - tell me he - U must go, speak, ask, tell, etc. - said Rustam and push me to a journalist from "1st auto cannel":
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Four of the six Bosses of arrived BMW Clubs:
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Left to right: Samir (Moldova), Anatoly (Ukraine),me and Bakha (Azerbaijan). With the head of the Belarusian club missed, with the Georgians we met in the evening at the afterparty ..
In the queue for a beer:
-OOO! I was in Tashkent last year/my aunt lives there / sister stayed
police (also ambulance and firefighters were on duty at the entrance).
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vice squad was too. Fished persons of Caucasian nationality)))
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endless caravan E36:
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after them enters caravans from all regions of Ukraine, and going and going and going and going. All over 2,500 cars. I'm inted to go to car-market next day, but i didn't do it, because if U see all day only bmw U will sick and tired of it!)))))
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a few bikes:
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at the entrance constantly updated exhibition:
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In parallel runs the show, quiz, slalom, drift demonstration, Miss-BMW. U can find it in the web soon. Let me better show U backstage:
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this huge BMW sign probably seen every bmw fan in web))
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a number of reasons (the club too large and advanced, and to the Ukraine they are not far away), there were 50 cars or more.
Part of a small Georgian delegation arrived in one car:
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expedition of site "smotra.ru" to Georgia:
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so tired, didn't see Kiev-city. Just center.
Ask Sasha-organizer drive us to airport:
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on the way to airport we buy gas:
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and an antifreeze:
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and go the airport!)) Goodbye, Kiev! was cool!
Part III coming soon))
dug out some photos:
Ukranian people love animals. Someone keeps it in house, and someone in the car:
Ukranian, stop drink vadka!))
iT was bio-tualets in 2 places, but many men just reached the uncut grass:
I didn't like e30 with square Hella before I saw this one:
what the kind of wheels?
here and there stood bmw numbered EU,but the owners are Ukrainians or Moldovans:
It was no caravans from Russia,just some participants came:
Kiev weather is very fit for convertible:
one e31 else:
next day in Japan cafe in Kiev:
- who cooks Sushi?
-Come on, bring one
is it original M3?
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