Issue 50, October 2012

Issue 50, October 2012
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Witty humor of Les Poderviansky

Issue 50, October 2012.
During the new theatre season, the Kyiv based theatre «КРОТ» will make a pleasant surprise for the fans of Ukrainian painter, poet, playwright and performer Les Poderviansky and present plays “Pavlik Morozov” and “Dreams of Vasylysa Yegorovna” (Art Director- Andriy Kritenko (Germany)).

The Annual “GalExpo” Specialised Exhibitions

Issue 50, October 2012.
The 6th Specialized Exhibition "Hotel and restaurant business" will offer a good marketing drive to promote regional hotel complexes, sanatoriums, cafes and bars, in turn making this expo a ‘must see’ for anybody hoping to develop their business to attract the tourist dollar.

Art rock opera in Lviv

Issue 50, October 2012.
Composer Aleksei Rybnikov has always boasted non-conventional thinking and an original approach, so it is only natural that he is the author of the first Soviet rock-operas, the first rock-n-roll broadcast on the national radio, and a variety of ingenious novelties in composition and sound recording. In the course of his long and prolific career he has composed music for over a hundred well-known Russian feature films.

Now or Never – The Legendary Scorpions in Lviv

Issue 50, October 2012.
Germany’s seminal metal band, Scorpions, bring their “Final Sting Tour” to Lviv on October 27th 2012, as part of a string of farewell performances.

New German Films Fest 2012

Issue 50, October 2012.
Lviv movie fans are awaiting the exciting selection of modern German films, which will be screened from November 4-8th 2012. This year’s German Film Fest will be held at the Lviv Art Palace and will present a selection of films that have played in German theatres over the last twelve months.

The 3rd Cheese & Wine Holiday

Issue 50, October 2012.
One of the most anticipated gastronomic holidays of Lviv will take place from October 19-21, in the very heart of the ancient city on Rynok Square.

Jubilee Festival of Early Music in Lviv

Issue 50, October 2012.
During October 13 – 23rd 2012, Lviv will host the 10th Early Music Festival, the one and only of its kind in Ukraine.

Miss Lviv 2013 Casting

Issue 50, October 2012.
On October 22, 2012 at Lviv’s popular «Gloria Jean's Coffee», casting will be held for the upcoming beauty contest “Miss Lviv 2013”.

EBA Personality: Sophia Opatska, CEO of Lviv Business School of the Ukrainian Catholic University (LvBS)

Issue 50, October 2012.
Read interview with Sophia Opatska, CEO of Lviv Business School of the Ukrainian Catholic University (LvBS)

BANKING & SAVINGS

Issue 50, October 2012.
UkrSibbank started its activities in Lviv region in 2001, and today can proudly boast that there are already 31 affiliates, 20 of which have offices which are located in Lviv itself, the other offices are located in Boryslav, Brody, Horodok, Drohobych, Zolochiv, Mykolayiv, Novoyavorivsk, Sambir, Stryj, Truskavets and Chervonograd. Throughout its 10 years of business, UkrSibBank has offered Lviv citizens the full package of bank services. Just in recent years, dozens of thousands of Lviv citizens as well as thousands of enterprises became clients of this financial institution and can evaluate the advantages of the provided services based through their own experiences. In this issue Liubov Getmanska, Head of the Lviv regional unit answers to the questions of “Lviv Today” readers.

Lviv Sports Digest

Issue 50, October 2012.
Find out about Lviv Athletes, heroes of London 2012 Paralympics as well as multiple success of local sportsmen in water polo “Cup of Ukraine 2012” competitions, weightlifting at IWF-World Masters Weightlifting Championships of 2012, International Archery Tournament "Golden Autumn 2012", basketball FIBA EuroBasket 2013 qualification and much more including hockey, fencing and the sixth festival for active tourism and leisure "Manivci”.

Global cultural heritage - the elegant neo-Gothic church of Saints Olha and Elizabeth

Issue 50, October 2012.
The elegant neo-Gothic Church of St. Elizabeth that pierces the sky with its sharp spires is the first to welcome guests of the city who arrive at the train station. It is one of Lviv’s most admirable and fascinating monuments and is truly considered one of the city’s most spectacular landmarks for over a century.

CAMERA, ACTION, HRUSHEVSKY CINEMA JAZZ…OPEN!

Issue 50, October 2012.
On September 28, 2012 in Lviv took place unique event – presentation of the completely new and original restaurant HRUSHEVSKY CINEMA JAZZ (Shevchenko avenue, 28). Venue is located in the heart of the city’s central part, in the very same building where in 1912 was opened first Lviv’s cinema “Corso”. Festive presentation was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the foundation of “Corso” cinema.

Happy Birthday "Play Bar"

Issue 50, October 2012.
Friday September 14th marked the exact one-year anniversary since “Play Bar”, conveniently located in the very heart of the city at Kryva Lypa Lane 6, opened its doors to city revelers. Lviv’s hippest lounge, “Play bar”— the hotspot for artesian cocktails, ambient DJ music, upscale sharable snacks and an intimate setting—has succeeded in providing Leopolitans and guests of the city with a classy yet casual environment for over a year now.

Philharmonic Theatre Launches Musical Season 2012/2013

Issue 50, October 2012.
From September 15-16th 2012 Lviv’s theatre-goers were presented the with exquisite musical talent of the Youth Academic Symphony Orchestra «INSO-Lviv», under the direction of maestro Fahraddin Kerimov, who invited both Leopolitans and guests of the city alike, to Saturday’s youth concert: “Elegance of The East in The World of Classics» which featured the opening of the «INSO-Lviv» concert season for 2012/2013.

Books Galore at Publishers' Forum

Issue 50, October 2012.
During September 13-16th 2012, Lviv hosted the 19th International Publishers' Forum. The event brought together over 300 publishing houses as well as over 100 writers from Russia, Serbia, Norway, Poland, Latvia, Canada, USA, Australia, Croatia, Georgia, Spain, Slovakia, Czech Rep., etc.

Lviv Welcomes Home its Paralympic Athletes

Issue 50, October 2012.
At the London 2012 Paralympics, Ukraine placed fourth in the final medals table, with a total of 84 medals: 32 gold, 24 silver and 28 bronze, successfully passing Beijing’s gold medal total of 24. Among the heroes of the Paralympic games is Lviv’s athlete, Roman Pavlyk, who is competed mainly in category T36 sprint events

Dolls Fest 2012

Issue 50, October 2012.
From September 20-30th 2012, the Lviv Art Palace hosted the IV Festival “The World of Dolls 2012 – Project Lady & Teddy”.
Austrian Ambassador to Ukraine, Mr. Wolf Dietrich Heim and Austrian Ambassador

Diplomatic Anniversary

Issue 50, October 2012.
On September 20th 2012, the Consulate of the Austrian Republic in Lviv celebrated their 10th Anniversary. The venue for the festive event was hotel “Suputnyk”, which lent an added air of cosiness to the celebration.

“For coffee to Lviv”

Issue 50, October 2012.
During September 28-30, Lviv’s center Rynok square hosted festival “Na kavu do Lvova” (“For coffee to Lviv”). With its sixth year, the festival is an important event for its various coffeehouses, many of which are architecturally and thematically unique. Lvivites together with the guest of the city, voted for different festival nominations. It was “Svit Kavy” coffeehouse which became winner in nomination “Best coffeehouse” besides stunningly tasty coffee this venue boasts an interior with 17th century beams discovered during a restoration process and original brick walls.

10th Jubilee Lviv Fashion Week

Issue 50, October 2012.
During October 03-07, 2012 in Lviv was held 10th jubilee Lviv Fashion Week – “Autumn/Winter 2012.2013”. During five days, guests of this glamorous fashion holiday could admire latest collections by fashion designers Roksolana Bogutska, Oksana Mukha, Petro Nesterenko-Lanko, Mykytyuk&Yatsentyuk, Anna Yakovenko, Artem Komarov, Amina Gasem, Syuzanna Slastion, Olya Romanova, Ivanna Yukhymchuk, youngest designer Sofi-Mari Sedova and others. Debut collections were presented by David Bacali (Slovenia), Kristina Chegodaeva (Russia), Oksana Piekna (Lviv), Khrystyna Rachytska (Lviv), Svetlana Vozian (Sevastopol).

Metro club’s new record

Issue 50, October 2012.
In Lviv was held traditional festive quest organized by “Metro club” alongside with “Perfect party for perfect people”, which was dedicated to the glorious achievement - 100 000 “likes” on Facebook page of “Metro club”.

Timeless Elegance

Issue 50, October 2012.
On September 21st 2012, Lviv’s jewelry boutique "Kolektsiya” (Teatral’na str., 4, Lviv) celebrated its anniversary by presenting guests with exclusive collections of latest bejeweled masterpieces.

Mirotel Resort & Spa - hotel for family rest

Issue 50, October 2012.
Life is swift passing. Often in this rhythm we forget about the most important things, which we live for : sharing time with our dearest, closest people and family. It’s precious to have nowhere to rush, enjoy smiles of children, have a pleasant conversation with your sweetheart savouring glass of good wine ... Do you remember when it was last time you did all this? You are lucky if you do, and if not there is a way to change the situation.