Issue 42, January 2012

Issue 42, January 2012

NEW EXHIBITION AT SALO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Issue 42, January 2012.
from 1 February, Salo, (6-8 Svobody Av.), starts at 19.00 Throughout February, Lviv’s museum-restaurant “Salo” will host a national Ukrainian art-cultural project “ZHLOB.

THE VYO NEW ALBUM “Є?” LAUNCH

Issue 42, January 2012.
3 February, Picasso club ( 88, Zelena str.), begins at 20.00 On 3 February Lviv’s “Picasso” club will host a concert launching the new album “Є?” by The VYO, Ukraine’s best-known reggae ensemble

LEGENDARY “LADY MILES OF EUROPE”, SASKIA LAROO AT “PICASSO JAZZ HALL” February 16, Picasso Club ( 88 Zelena Str.), begins at 19.00

Issue 42, January 2012.
On February 16, Lviv’s club - “Picasso Jazz Hall” is hosting a concert by world’s leading trumpet player Saskia Laroo, who will, together with her jazz band, present a musical masterpiece to Leopolitan jazz fans.

YURI BASHMET AND Viktor Tretiakov in concert tributing Oleksandr Slobolyanik, 21 January, Lviv Philharmonic Theatre, (7 Chaykovskogo Str.), starts at 18.00

Issue 42, January 2012.
Oleksandr Slobodyanik, the Lviv-born pianist, earned stardom in the former Soviet Union with his virtuosity and emotional interpretations of Romantic composers.

TASTE THE FUN AT THE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Issue 42, January 2012.
In Lviv, everyone drinks, eats and, well, worships chocolate. It is only in this city, the sweetest city in Ukraine, that chocolate has a very special name – “Chokoliada”.

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL, 22 JANUARY, ART PALACE (17 KOPERNIKA STR.), POTOTSKY PALACE (15 KOPERNIKA STR.)

Issue 42, January 2012.
International social organization “Lanhva Cultural-research Centre of Ukraine and China” is putting on a “Chinese New Year Festival” which will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, dances, singing, arts and crafts, laser shows and much more

STUDYING THE CANADIAN WAY

Issue 42, January 2012.
The Canadian Consulate in Lviv will be hosting an event called “Study in Canada” on 22-23 February at Opera Passage (27 Svobody Av.). Here, potential students and their parents can meet representatives of leading Canadian universities and colleges, students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors to learn about the advantages of studying in Canada.

UKRAINE’S ‘GOLDEN TREASURES OF LOST CIVILIZATIONS’ ON DISPLAY Lviv Art Gallery (Pototsky Palace), 15 Kopernika Street

Issue 42, January 2012.
On December 27, the Lviv Art Gallery at Pototsky Palace” (15, Kopernika St.) the “Golden Treasures of Lost Civilizations” exhibition opened, presenting artefacts unearthed in Ukraine dating from the Neolithic to the Byzantine period.

A Very Modern Master – Mykhailo Dzyndra

Issue 42, January 2012.
Mykhailo Dzyndra, one of Lviv’s most treasured modern artists, was born on 8 November, 1921 in the village of Demnia, Mykolaiv District, Lviv Region. His specialist study began at the Lviv School of Industrial Arts, however in 1944 he emigrated to Bratislava, in the former Czechoslovakia, and then, to avoid the Soviet conflicts, he moved again, to West Germany.

EBA ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, BOARD ELECTIONS AND AWARDS

Issue 42, January 2012.
On 9 December, one of the most important events of the Western Ukrainian Branch of the European Business Association was held - the Annual General Membership Meeting and Board Elections 2012.

EBA Personality - Taras Yurynts, Managing Director of Guldmann-Ukraine.

Issue 42, January 2012.
This month, we hear from Taras Yurynts, Managing Director of Guldmann-Ukraine, sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

UKRAINIAN BIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP HELD IN LVIV REGION

Issue 42, January 2012.
The winter sports development centre in Tysovets, Skolivskyi district, hosted the 2011/12 season’s national biathlon and skiing competition.

Lviv – A City of Irresistible Charm

Issue 42, January 2012.
Leopolitans love their city, and are very proud and knowledgeable about its history and its place in modern Ukraine. However, many times I am asked the same question: “Why would you want to come and live in Lviv?”.

AUСTION OF HOPE

Issue 42, January 2012.
On December 21 students of Lviv NBU banking university held the 6th charity “Auction of Hope” at mirror hall of Lviv Opera Theater.

OKEAN ELZY FRONT-MAN UNVEILS NEW MONUMENT TO COMPOSER IVASIUK

Issue 42, January 2012.
A new addition to Lviv’s array of monuments was unveiled on December 20, commemorating the legendary Ukrainian composer Volodymyr Ivasiuk (1949-79).

PREMIERE OF "CAVALRY HALT" BALLET BY YOUTH BALLET THEATRE GROUP

Issue 42, January 2012.
The first youth ballet theatre group was established recently, and members – graduates and students of Lviv Choreography School began the new season on 11 January with a short ballet performance of “Cavalry Halt” by J. Armsheimer

GOLDEN TREASURES AND LOST CIVILIZATIONS OF ANCIENT UKRAINE

Issue 42, January 2012.
Opening on 27 December, Lviv Art Gallery “Pototsky Palace” (15 Kopernika St.) has been hosting an exhibition called “Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations”, displaying artefacts dating from the Neolithic age to the Byzantine era, unearthed in present-day Ukraine

MINE’S A COFFEE, PLEASE! BIGGEST COFFEEHOUSE AND BOOKSTORE IN UKRAINE OPENED ON RYNOK SQUARE!

Issue 42, January 2012.
A new bookstore and coffeehouse “Lvivska Kopalnya Kavy “ (“Lviv’s Coffee Mine”) located in the heart of ancient city at Rynok square 10, opened in December 2011 to serve Leopolitan coffee and reading fans.

’TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY IN LVIV!

Issue 42, January 2012.
The Christmas and New Year festive season was in full swing this month, full of bright and merry events across town, including the traditional Christmas Fair on Rynok Square and by the Opera House, offering visitors lots of different ways to celebrate with interesting activities and events: singing, fun, sweets, hot wine, honey, gifts, carols and an all-round warm holiday atmosphere.

Singapore - A City to Shout About

Issue 42, January 2012.
A cultural melting pot and dazzling example of the region's economic successes, wealthy Singapore assails the senses of the first time visitor.