Issue 65, February 2014

Issue 65, February 2014

7TH ENGINEERING JOB FAIR

Issue 65, February 2014.
On March 19, Lviv’s university “Lvivska Polytechnyka” will host 7th engineering job fair, which is organized by local students organization BEST.

UKRAINE – CANADA BUSINESS FORUM

Issue 65, February 2014.
The Ukraine-Canada Business Forum, jointly hosted by the Lviv Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Lviv Regional State Administration, the Lviv City Council, and the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce under the auspices of the governments of the provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan and Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Troy Lulashnyk, will be held in Lviv from March 12-14.

PAYING RESPECT TO VOLODYMYR IVASYUK

Issue 65, February 2014.
The music “Project Ivasyuk-65” will play two shows at the Lviv Opera & Ballet Theatre on March 4 – 5. The project showcases the works of Volodymyr Ivasyuk, a popular Ukrainian songwriter, composer, and poet that wrote and composed the widely popular Ukrainian folk hymn “Chervona Ruta” that was popularized by Sofia Rotaru in 1971 and covered by many other singers since.

“ROCK-H” PRESENTS NEW ALBUM

Issue 65, February 2014.
If you’re looking for a good time and an energetic Ukrainian rock concert, than Lviv’s Picasso nightclub on February 28th is hosting just the event for you. Featuring talented Ukrainian musicians, the event will be kicked off by Olesya Kirichuk, the winner of the TV show “Chance” and participant of “Voice of the Country”.

SVITLANA LOBODA SOLO CONCERT

Issue 65, February 2014.
A major concert starring the daring and mysterious Svitlana Loboda promises to wow audiences at Lviv’s Opera & Ballet Theatre on March 17th. Loboda is a popular Ukrainian singer and composer who shot to fame representing Ukraine at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest where she finished in 12th place with 76 points.

ALESSANDRO SAFINA IN A SOLO CONCERT

Issue 65, February 2014.
Alessandro Safina, one of the most well-known and respected of Italian tenors, will perform at Lviv’s picturesque Opera & Ballet Theatre on March 16th. Alessandro Safina is a recognized Italian tenor known for his extraordinary voice, distinctive performance style, and beautiful songs and musical albums. Born in October 1963 in Siena, Italy, he has been dedicated to musical studies since his early childhood.

“SUKHISHVILI” GEORGIAN NATIONAL BALLET IN LVIV

Issue 65, February 2014.
Dancers of the “Sukhishvili” Georgian National Ballet will be in Lviv to perform at the Opera & Ballet Theatre on February 25th. For years they have captivated millions of fans with their artistry as their dancing is as fiery as the blood of a Caucasian. Each piece in their repertoire represents a part of Georgian history.

FIERY “CARRETERA” BY “DUENDE FLAMENCO”

Issue 65, February 2014.
As an integral part of Spanish culture, the passionate and graceful Flamenco dance has gone beyond the country of its birth and is now studied and danced all around the world. Ukraine is on exception: Duende Flamenco is the first and currently the only Spanish dance and music theatre set-up in Kyiv.

LVIV WEDDING SHOW 2014

Issue 65, February 2014.
The annual “Lviv Wedding Show” is Western Ukraine’s largest and most established wedding show. The event features wedding specialists, entertaining dance shows, various workshops, thousands of dresses, and of course contests and feature sessions.

“ELITEXPO” X SPECIALIZED JEWELLERY FAIR-EXHIBITION

Issue 65, February 2014.
The “ElitEXPO 2014” X Specialized Jewellery Fair-Exhibition is an exclusive event that offers jewellery aficionados the best possible platform to behold the newest collections from leading jewellery chains and designers from across Ukraine and around the world.

ITALIAN CINEMA WEEK 2014

Issue 65, February 2014.
Fans of modern Italian cinema will not want to miss Italian cinema week in Lviv, which begins at the end of March. Classic Italian films were quite popular in Ukraine in the 1970s and organizers are hoping that Italian Cinema Week 2014 will give fans the opportunity to acquaint themselves with modern Italian cinema and continue the tradition of cultural interaction between the two nations.

“MASQUREADE OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE” IN LVIV!

Issue 65, February 2014.
Renowned Russian theatre director Roman Viktyuk is bringing his highly acclaimed new play “Masquerade of the Marquis de Sade” to Lviv on February 25th.

LEOPOLITAN LADY: MISS POLONIA 1930 - ZOFIA BATYCKA

Issue 65, February 2014.
Zofia was a beautiful, intelligent, talented, and successful young Leopolitan. At the age of just 20 she began a career in film and fell in love. But just when it seemed that glory, wealth and happiness was to be hers – fate decided otherwise.

January-February sport digest

Issue 65, February 2014.
Be informed about results of Lviv’s “Halychanka” at Ukrainian Women’s Handball Super League championship and Lviv’s local basketball squad Politekhnika-Halychyna at Ukrainian SuperLeague. Be proud to know that the Ukrainian National Basketball Team is qualified for their first ever FIBA Basketball World Cup into Group C at the tournament along with top-ranked USA, Turkey (7th), New Zealand (19th), Dominican Republic (26th), and Finland (39th).

Sochi Olympic Winter Games Viewing Guide: What to Watch & Where to Find Ukraine

Issue 65, February 2014.
The XXII Olympic Winter Games are set to kick off in February and Ukraine is sending 43 of our finest athletes to Sochi, Russia to compete in 9 of the 15 events. As this 2022 Olympic bid region’s leading English-language lifestyle magazine, Lviv Today looks at Ukraine’s best medal hopes in our Sochi 2014 Olympic Viewing Guide. Events can be seen on Pershyi Natsionalnyi (First National) channel. All viewing times are local (Ukrainian).

«LVIV-LEADER-2014»

Issue 65, February 2014.
On February 01-02, 2014 Lviv’s sportcomplex “Gratsya” (TM “Pivdenny’), hosted sports dance competition «Lviv-Leader-2014». In total over 200 dancers from Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa, Uzhgorod, Stryi, Sambir, Chervonograd, Khmelnitskyi aged between 4 and 35 took part in the event. Lviv was represented by dance studio «Edelveis», «Talisman», “Eurodance» and others.

LVIV’S ANNUAL ICE HOUSE EXHIBITION

Issue 65, February 2014.
For the third year running, the Ice House has opened its doors during the holiday season. This year, more than 10 ice sculptures were on display under a 10-metre-high dome providing Leopolitans and guests of the city insight into the Ukrainian soul .

CASTING “MISS LVIV 2014”

Issue 65, February 2014.
Lviv’s hopping hotspot “Rafinad People Club” hosted a casting for its upcoming “Miss Lviv 2014” beauty contest on February 8th.

INTERNATIONAL PASTEL BIENNIAL

Issue 65, February 2014.
On January 22, 2014 Lviv National art gallery hosted official opening of the exhibition featuring VI „International Biennial Pastel Exhibition Nowy Sącz 2013”.

RIUS: Hotel for High Achievers

Issue 65, February 2014.
The modern lifestyle requires us to devote a huge part of our life to our careers. Business negotiations, trainings, conferences, travelling, and meetings with clients and partners are all essential conditions of a modern businessperson’s lifestyle. What is the best way to keep everything organized? How do you avoid losing time in traffic jams in the city’s centre? How does one stay positive while at the same time solving actual problems? How does one recuperate after a stressful situation? And, most importantly, how does one stay focussed on the task at hand? You’ll find the answers to all of these questions at the recently-opened RIUS hotel.

Lviv’s 2022 Olympic Bid Logo Selected

Issue 65, February 2014.
Lviv’s bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games received its public image last month when Vice-Prime Minister Olexandr Vilkul and Ukrainian National Olympic Committee (NOC) President Sergey Bubka announced the winner of the logo contest.