Lviv Society

Hot New Nightlife Venue Opens!

Issue 14, June 2009.
Fenomen nightclub is the latest addition to the burgeoning Lviv nightlife scene, and it did not disappoint which it opened its doors to the party-going public on May 9

Fashion Set Goes Far Eastern

Issue 14, June 2009.
The summer party season slowly cranked into gear this May with a series of fun events on the nightclub circuit which reflected the growing fashionable vibe around the city. Lviv’s ever-popular Chocolate Party Club hosted one of the brightest events of the month,

Inspired by Open Skies

Issue 14, June 2009.
On May 10 the young finalists of Austrian Airlines’ “Craving for the Sky” contest gathered to see who the overall winner would be. With some many excellent and imaginative entries to choose from, event organisers decided that the old fair thing to do would be to pickoverall winners at random from the final entries.

Promoting Literacy For Young Lvivites

Issue 14, June 2009.
Early May saw Lviv’s youngsters given a great opportunity to lose themselves in the best of modern Ukrainian literature at the city’s annual Reading Festival for children, which was launched by the Lviv Publisher’s Forum.

Thousands Flock to Lviv Day Carnival

Issue 14, June 2009.
Lviv celebrated its 753rd birthday in style this May with City Day celebrations which attracted more than ten thousand revellers.

EBA Annual Mini-Football Tournament

Issue 14, June 2009.
Late May saw the footballing talent of the Lviv business community gather for the city’s annual European Business Association football tournament. After a day of tough ties and penalty shoot-outs eventual winners included Sorensen & Haahr, Nestle, Tebodin and Kredobank. Congratulations to all who took part in this fun sporting occasion.

A Taste of Vienna!

Issue 14, June 2009.
From May 11 until May 17 one of Lviv’s leading hotel’s Leopolis (Teatralna Street,16) hosted a Week of Austrian Cuisine in its popular Lev Restaurant. Guests enjoyed special treats from Austrian Chef Emanuel Wernbacher, who created a range of modern interpretations of classical Austrian culinary delights.

Developing a New Lviv Strategy

Issue 14, June 2009.
On May 26 Lviv Business School welcomed a wide range of local administrators and representatives of the business community for a presentation of the new strategy plan for Lviv drawn up by the Foundation for Effective Governance together with international consultants Monitor Group.

Celebrated Icon Restored in Lviv

Issue 14, June 2009.
To mark this year’s International Museum Day celebrations Lviv’s National Andriy Sheptytsky museum unveiled a rare and priceless icon which has been fully restored to its former glory and now offers a window into the very soul of Middle Ages Slavic spirituality.

Ukraine Promoting Ukrainian Heroes!

Issue 14, June 2009.
As Ukraine reinvents itself as an independent country one of the areas that has come in for sustained revision has been Ukrainian history, with patriots declaring that the history taught in the country remains heavily influenced by foreign propaganda introduced by the Kremlin during the Soviet era.