Lviv Society

Women’s March

Issue 132, March 2020.
The feminist movement has always been about equality for all women, but there are many paths to that goal. During March 5-11 in Lviv took place "Feminist Spring" filled with cultural and educational activities. Program featured concert, performances, movie screening, presentation, poetry reading, lectures and discussions.

Farewell Picasso!

Issue 132, March 2020.
One of Lviv’s original nightclubs – Picasso – threw its last party on 29 February, and did it ever go out with a bang! Known for its huge crowds every night of the week, fantastic drink specials, massive sound system, friendly staff, and stylish décor inspired by the great Spanish artist the venue was named for, Picasso closed out its 23-year run with one final killer party.

Event Industry Forum 2020

Issue 132, March 2020.
Arena Lviv hosted the Event Industry Forum (EIF 2020) – the biggest event industry conference in Ukraine – from 20-22 February. Organisers Global Events and the Lviv Convention Bureau attracted over 1400 participants from around the globe to discuss issues facing today’s event management industry. EIF2020 focused on building relationships in the marketplace based on the human qualities and values needed to develop the event market of the future.

Splendid Premiere at Lviv’s Opera

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv celebrated the splendid premiere of the ‘Lys Mykyta’ (Fox Mykyta) opera on 21 February. Based on Ivan Franko’s poem, the opera features libretto written by Lviv Opera Theatre director and People’s Artist of Ukraine Vasyl Vovkun with music by recognised Ukrainian composer Ivan Nebesnyi.

Lviv Today ‘Lion Awards’ 2019: Ukraine International Promotion: AIDA INSO

Issue 130, January 2020.
When Verdi’s Opera Aida re-emerged after a 22-year absence at a gala event at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt this year, it was the INSO-Lviv Academic Symphony Orchestra that provided the soundtrack

Lviv Today ‘Lion Awards’ 2019: VIP Guest of the Year: Tom Cruise

Issue 130, January 2020.
We look back at the people, places, and biggest moments that made 2019 an exciting and record-breaking year in Lviv.