Lviv Society

Olena Dats’ Gallery Celebrates Spring

Issue 112, May 2018.
As has become a Spring tradition in Lviv, the Olena Dats Gallery presented the cruise collection of the namesake designer last month. Charming models - friends and clients of designer -full of colour, romance, and the spirit of travel wowed those lucky enough to be in attendance.

Lviv’s First Shared Service Centre Forum

Issue 112, May 2018.
Ukrainian and regional shared services (SSC) and business process outsourcing (BPO) experts gathered for the Ukrainian Shared Service Centre Forum at Lviv’s SoftServe Headquarters on 26 April. Organised by PwC Central & Eastern Europe with Lviv City and Regional governments, the forum attracted SSC practitioners, advisors, technology providers, and other experts to discuss the opportunities stemming from Ukraine’s emergence as an attractive destination for SSC and BPO operations in the region. For example, Lviv attracted Nestle’s SSC five years ago and the company now employs over 1100 employees. VEON (Kyivstar) is also pleased with the success it has seen with its SSC in Lviv.

Spring Business Forum

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s annual Spring Business Forum, held 19-20 April, brought together investment managers, consultants, IT representatives, members of Lviv City Council, and others from the manufacturing, retail, and property sectors.

Ukrainian President Visits Lviv

Issue 112, May 2018.
President Petro Poroshenko visited the Western Ukrainian capital on 20 April for a working visit. The Head of State took part in the Agroport West Lviv agricultural exhibition and emphasised the importance of carrying out reforms in the agricultural sector to promote Ukrainian business and attract foreign investment. While in the city, the President announced plans to launch a narrow-gauge railway from Lviv to Europe.

Miss Lviv 2018 Casting

Issue 112, May 2018.
Over 100 of the most beautiful and talented ladies in the Lviv region were drawn to Gloria Café on 26 April to try to win a coveted spot at the Miss Lviv 2018 contest at the Lviv Opera & Ballet Theatre on 21 June. Using a combination of their beauty, wit, and modelling talents, the lovely ladies made their best efforts to impress the jury.

Lviv celebrated city day

Issue 112, May 2018.
This year’s Celebration of the City Day took place on May 5th-6th. Most of the celebrations with a rich and colorful entertainment program were concentrated in the central part of the city. To mark Lviv’s City Day, Mayor Andriy Sadovyi recognised 47 of the city’s most accomplished citizens with special titles and awards at a special city council meeting at city hall.

Lviv Celebrates Vyshyvanka Day

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s city centre was the site for the official start of the Vyshyvanka (Embroidered Shirt) Festival on 12 May. Held for the third time, the event was part of celebrations marking World Vyshyvanka Day.

LVIV’S FIRST ETHNOFASHIONDAY

Issue 111, April 2018.
On April 15th the square in front of the Lviv’s Opera and Ballet theatre played host for the EthnoFashionDay, a fashion show featuring Ukrainian ethno outfits.

IDEAL AUTOMOBILE OF THE FUTURE ALREADY IN LVIV

Issue 111, April 2018.
Powerful, daring and impeccable Jaguar I-PACE opens new dimensions of the electric car designs. On March 11th at Lviv’s Malevych night club Leopolitan public, for the first time in Ukraine was delighted with exclusive presentation of Jaguar I-PACE - the first sports electric car, redesigned by British automobile manufacturer from the scratch into something completely unique. Presentation was organized by company “Imperi Motors”, official dealership of Jaguar Land Rover in Western Ukraine.

Grand Hotel Lviv’s Star-Studded Launch Party

Issue 111, April 2018.
The official launch party for Lviv’s elite Grand Hotel had a bit of a Hollywood feel after American socialite Paris Hilton – the great-granddaughter of eponymous hotelier Conrad Hilton - was in attendance. The celebrity heiress and reality TV star arrived in Ukraine together with her fiancée actor Chris Zylka for the opening of a hotel where she also performed a DJ set.