Issue 43, February 2012

Issue 43, February 2012

Sonya Sotnik at “PICASSO CLUB”

Issue 43, February 2012.
Sonya Sotnik, was born in Lviv in 1975. After graduation she began a career as a radio presenter. During almost 14 years of working for commercial radio stations, Sonya Sotnik worked as a DJ, radio station manager and even* couch of “Internews-Ukraine” courses.

Gold Spring in Lviv 1–4 March, Palace of Arts (17, Kopernika street)

Issue 43, February 2012.
Traditionally, at the beginning of spring the “gold rush” starts in Lviv! Between March 1st-4th, the VI Specialized Jewellery Fair-Exhibition “ElitEXPO 2012” will be held in the city. On display will be jewellery masterpieces from Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Italy.

Concert of the world famous Georgian National Ballet "Sukhishvili

Issue 43, February 2012.
Ballet dancers of the Georgian National Ballet "Sukhishvili" will perform at Lviv’s Opera and ballet theatre on March 03rd, 2012. The origins of the Georgian-style of ballet derive from traditional time-honoured folk dancing with performers swooping in the air and pirouetting on tip-toe.

7 days with Marilyn

Issue 43, February 2012.
A British biographical film “MY WEEK WITH MARILYN” directed by Simon Curtis and written by Adrian Hodges will be shown at Lviv’s Art Palace conference hall during February 17th -23rd, 2012.

Leopolitan ladies beauty contest

Issue 43, February 2012.
On March 14th, at the Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre (Svobody av 28) the final stage of the "Miss Lviv 2012" beauty contest will take place.

Oleg Menshikov’s One Man Show

Issue 43, February 2012.
Famous Russian theatre and cinema actor Oleg Menshikov (Burnt by the Sun, 1994, The Barber of Siberia, 1998, Doctor Zhivago, 2006) will perform a one man show on stage. Menshikov,born in 1960, has won an impressive array of awards for his achievements on stage both in cinema and theatre.

Festival of French Movies

Issue 43, February 2012.
Starting on January 26th, 2012, Ukrainian cinema theatres will screen the most outstanding French films of 2011. The festival 'French Cinema Nights' will feature the films, The Quartier Lointain, Mon pire cauchemar, Tomboy, and 17 filles, among others.

Legendary “DDT” with solo concert at Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre, (28, Svobody ave.)

Issue 43, February 2012.
On the 1stof March 2012, Yury Shevchuk, arguably Russia’s most popular rock musician who is known for his political dissent will showcase his new album in Lviv. The 54-year-old musician was born in the Magadan Oblast and lived in Ufa from 1970 to 1985 before moving to Leningrad as St. Petersburg was then known. Having formed the original DDT which previously enjoyed some popularity with rock fans in the early 80s while using self recorded tapes, he reformed the group in Ufa with new members in 1986.

Volodymyr Sharan : «To work in FC “Karpaty” was my dream»

Issue 43, February 2012.
Sharan started his career with Lviv’s FC Karpaty” in the season of 1989. In 1991 he left for “Dynamo” (Kiev) and as a player was a three times winner of the Ukrainian Championship (1993-95) and also the Ukrainian Cup (1993). Later during 1995—1997, he joined “Dnipro” (Dnipropetrovsk), and FC “LViv”, and in 1998—2000 he returned to FC “Karpaty”. As player of FC “Karpaty” Sharan was a bronze medal winner in Ukraine’s Championship of 1998, and a Ukrainian Cup 1999 finalist with subsequent UEFA Cup qualification. In total, Sharan played 98 matches as an FC “Karpaty” player in the USSR and Ukrainian Championships,scoring 16 goals. He finished his career as a player during 2001–2003 with “Polihraftekhnika” (Oleksandria) and started his coaching career training players of “Kryvbas-2” (Kryvyi Rih), “Zirka” (Kirovohrad), “Zakarpattia” (Uzhhorod), and “PFC” (Oleksandria). On 21st January 2012 he accepted the position of manager at FC “Karpaty” (Lviv).

EBA Personality - Praveen Ramessur, General Manager, Mirotel Resort & Spa

Issue 43, February 2012.
Always put the customer first! Understand what your customers need and want and at what price and with what conditions. This must be combined with what you may offer and delivered in an innovative way without compromising on quality and price! Then develop your own practices that your customer will find themselves at ease with and always be mindful of your social responsibility.

Lviv wins Future City award

Issue 43, February 2012.
West Ukrainian capital named among top ten Euro cities in annual Financial Times ‘Future City’ survey Lviv’s on-going efforts to reinvent itself as a regional tourism and outsourcing hub will receive a fresh international boost in March when the city is recognised among the continent’s finest at this year’s Financial Times ‘European Cities & Regions of the Future’ ranking. Lviv City Hall officials will be on hand at the traditional gala dinner in Cannes, where they will be invited to take a bow for top ten finishes in the FDI Strategy and Cost Effectiveness categories of the annual pan-European investment survey.

“RED BULL SLALOM KAGALOM” COMPETITION

Issue 43, February 2012.
On February 4th, 2012 the “Red Bull Slalom Kagalom” took place in Bukovel. The event is aimed popularising winter sports alongside fun outdoor activities

LEOPOLITAN GIFT IDEAS: WOMEN'S DAY 2012

Issue 43, February 2012.
Okay men: March 8th, International Women's Day is steadfastly approaching and it is a great occasion to let all of your beloved women know that you celebrate and acknowledge their importance in your lives.
General director of  Mercedes  Benz – Y.Schur, Commercial director – M.Rohutskyi

MERCEDES-BENZ NEW SHOWROOM OPENING IN LVIV

Issue 43, February 2012.
On February 10, 2012, the Lviv region’s official Daimler AG dealer (brand Mercedes-Benz) “Western Ukrainian Auto-mobile House” opened their prestigious new and hotly anticipated car showroom, located at Lviv, G. Washington str, 8.

“ZHLOB. ZHLOBSTVO. ZHLOBISM” EXHIBITION

Issue 43, February 2012.
On February 1st, at the SALO museum/restaurant the official opening of the national Ukrainian art-cultural project “Zhlob. Zhlobstvo. Zhlobism” took place.

CASTING FOR THE BEAUTY CONTEST

Issue 43, February 2012.
On February 11th, 2012 at Lviv’s popular «Gloria Jean's Coffee»,a casting event for the forthcoming beauty contest “Miss Lviv 2012”, was held.

NEW LOGO FOR NEW AIRPORT

Issue 43, February 2012.
On Wednesday 1st February the logo for the newly renovated Lviv International Airport, which has been named after Danylo Halytskyi,was presented at an official ceremony in Lviv.
Head of the state customs service of Ukraine I. Kaletnik and Head of Polish Cust

UKRAINIAN AND POLISH CUSTOMS OFFICIALS MEETING

Issue 43, February 2012.
On January 24th, 2012 a working meeting of Ukrainian and Polish customs services delegations was held in Lviv. The meeting was headed by the chairman of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, Igor Kaletnikov and deputy minister of finance – the general director of the customs service of the Republic of Poland, Jacek Kapitsa

CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL IN LVIV

Issue 43, February 2012.
This year Lviv’s Art Palace became the official home of chocolate in the city as it played host to the “Vi ‘Chocolate Holiday” festival between February 9th and Feb 12th.
Russian violinist V. Tretiakov, conductor I. Pilatyuk violist Yuri Bashmet

ETERNAL CLASSICS

Issue 43, February 2012.
On January 21st, 2012 the Lviv Philharmonic Society Theatre hosted a concert entitled “In Memoriam dedicated to Oleksandr Slobodyanyk”. The concert featured performances by Russian violinist and conductor Viktor Tretyakov.

I Love New York

Issue 43, February 2012.
New York City is home to some of the world's most recognizable and cherished landmarks and attractions. From Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park to the Empire State Building and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the island of Manhattan packs more legendary icons into one compact area than any other place on Earth!