Issue 2, June 2008

Issue 2, June 2008

Lviv’s Undisputed Knockout King

Issue 2, June 2008.
Lviv boxer Andrey Kotelnik is a local hero in every sense. Since winning the World Light Welterweight title in Cardiff in March 2008 by defeating the heavily fancied Gavin Rees of Great Britain, he has become a Ukrainian hero, receiving honours from President Yushchenko and the acclaim of the nation. This Lviv lad has been based in Germany ever since turning pro following success at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games but he remains a regular visitor to his old stomping ground and is still passionate about life in Lviv.

Ukrainian Darwinism

Issue 2, June 2008.
Lviv restaurateur Mark Zarkhin is one of West Ukraine’s leading gourmets and as General Director of Fast Food Systems oversees one of the largest dining out empires in the country which includes sophisticated Lviv venue Darwin and the hugely successful Celentano pizzeria chain.

Palaces and Castles in a Lion Country

Issue 2, June 2008.
Lviv region has been one of the focal points of eastern European history for the past millennium, with the tide of empire regularly washing up conquerors up into the woodlands and foothills of Halychyna. Lviv has traditionally been a gateway region highly prized by neighbouring powers and often fought over. This turbulent history has left the surrounding countryside dotted with the fortress relics of bygone frontiers and the palaces of extinct dynasties. While much of Ukraine’s historical inheritance remains tied to the Soviet or Russian Imperial past, Lviv region continues to act as an anchor for the country in a different, quintessentially European experience.

Austrian Evening for Lviv Business Community

Issue 2, June 2008.
On May 29 the European Business Association held their monthly EuroDrink Party with the theme this time being “Austrian Night”.

Lviv’s Football Heroes Saluted

Issue 2, June 2008.
On May 20 the great and the good of local football club Karpaty Lviv came together to celebrate two prominent anniversaries

Bikers Ride into Ancient Lviv

Issue 2, June 2008.
The guys and gals from the Hooligans Motor Fan Club celebrated their fourth birthday in May

The Off-Road Champs of West Ukraine

Issue 2, June 2008.
Fans of off-road auto racing came out in force for the annual championships during May

Clubbing Kings Rock Picasso

Issue 2, June 2008.
Germany’s house music giants Milk & Sugar were the latest star attractions in May as Picasso Club heated up for the summer season with a set from the delicious Deutsch duo.

Student summer gathering

Issue 2, June 2008.
Lviv students enjoyed a cultured evening of May dancing in classical surroundings at the stylish Chocolate Stone Pavings evening held in Lviv’s Italian courtyard on May 18.

Rotary Club Unites in Lviv

Issue 2, June 2008.
On May 16 -18 Lviv held a Rotary Club Conference which welcomed more than 300 Rotary Club members from around the world. Guests came from the USA, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Poland and Belarus as well as from all over Ukraine.