Lviv Society

Event Industry Forum 2019

Issue 120, February 2019.
Arena Lviv hosted the Event Industry Forum 2019 last month – the biggest event designed specifically for the event management industry in Ukraine. The program was designed to widen the understanding of an event manager’s work, highlight new possibilities, set a new pace for the market, and inspire a new creative impulse for the industry. Well over 1,000 attendees saw speakers like Jenny Bjorkloff (Event Jenny, Belgium), Salvatore Sagone (BEA World, Italy), and Kartyna Nekleva (S*EVENT, Ukraine) and networked with influential festival and business forum organisers, producers, designers, PR managers, and CEOs.

Winter Dog Shows 2019

Issue 120, February 2019.
Leopolitan animal lovers and guests of the city had the wonderful opportunity to enjoy world-class dog competitions over the 26-27 January weekend as the Olga Nizova Memorial and Lemburg Cup 2019 shows came to Lviv’s Pivdenny-Expo Exhibition Centre.

Lviv Celebrates Chinese New Year

Issue 120, February 2019.
The rich and colourful Chinese New Year celebrations took place in venues across Lviv, including Rynok Square, from 2-5 February. Organised by the Lanhua Cultural Research Centre of Ukraine & China, Leopolitan fans of Oriental culture and guests of the city were delighted by traditional Chinese food and activities.

Roksolana Bohutska Presents New Collection

Issue 118, December 2018.
Ukrainian fashion designer Roksolana Bohutska presented her newest collection at Truskovets’ luxurious Mirotel resort on 3 November. This special fashion show had elegant models sporting outfits from her Autumn / Winter 2019 collection and furs by the Tykafurlux brand.

Lviv’s HoReCa Show Returns

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s Pivdennyi Expo Centre played host to the popular HoReCa Show – the annual festival for the hospitality, hotel, and restaurant industries – from 7-9 November. Attendees learned about the latest achievements in the hotel and restaurant fields and got to taste and purchase many eco-friendly goods made by Ukrainian producers.

Using Chess to Help Others

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv hosted a charity chess event last month that saw former World Rapid Chess champion Vasyl Ivanchuk and international grandmaster Oleh Romanyshyn play several games simultaneously. Organised by the Lviv Rotary Club, the event attracted many participants, including fans of FC Karpaty and Lutsk Volyn, students from local chess clubs, and members of various rotary clubs.

The New ‘Satirikon’ Caricatures Gallery

Issue 118, December 2018.
The new ‘Satirikon’ Gallery featuring caricatures opened in Lviv on 30 November. The first exhibition featured a collection of the finest works of Kyiv-based caricaturist Victor Kudin. Kudin has worked in the genre for over 30 years for the famous Ukrainian magazine ‘Perets’ (Pepper) and has won many international contests.

WABBA Ukrainian Bodybuilding Championships

Issue 118, December 2018.
The World Amateur Body Building Association (WABBA) hosted its Ukrainian Bodybuilding Championships at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club on 18 November. Some of Ukraine’s fittest musclemen and women joined their European counterparts in Lviv to show off their personal skills and stunning appearances.

Olena Dats Gallery Hosts Glamourous Fashion Event

Issue 117, November 2018.
Lviv’s Olena Dats Gallery – known for its interesting events and glamorous parties – hosted a presentation of the brand’s latest collection of evening gowns as part of the Lviv Fashion Week events. Models showcased cozy down jackets by Mongoose and the evening was filled with the enchanting fragrances of Chornobryvtsi perfumes created by Olena Belova.

Spectacular” Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians”

Issue 117, November 2018.
Eco-friendly producers from across the Carpathian region invite all good food connoisseurs to attend the exciting Taste of the Ukrainian Carpathians culinary event at Lviv’s Shevchenskyi Hai Museum of Folk Architecture & Rural Life at Zarichevo Estate. Guests will be able to taste high-quality foods from the four regions of the Carpathians – Lviv, Bukovina, Zakarpattia, and Subcarpathia) while learning about the rich Carpathian culture and traditions.