Habsburg grandeur and Viennese arts at Austrian Cultural Season

Issue 6, October 2008.

As its tourist industry develops and the city’s famed cafe culture returns to its Little Europe glory, Lviv is increasingly in the mood to celebrate its Habsburg past. This was demonstrated last month by the start of a cultural season of Austrian themed events including everything from arts sketches by Austrian masters to world- class ballet in the sumptuously Habsburg surroundings of Lviv Opera House.