Upcoming Lviv

Ukrainian Song Project

Issue 114, July 2018.
Arena Lviv will be the site for the Ukrainian Song Project on 18 August. This grand musical event aims to find talented, young artists in the hopes of distributing and promoting Ukrainian music from different genres across Ukraine and abroad.

Lviv’s Wiz-Art International Short Film Festival Returns

Issue 114, July 2018.
The Wiz-Art International Short Film Festival will return to Lviv from 6-12 August. Founded by the Wiz-Art art group in 2008, the festival screens more than 100 new short films each year, making Wiz-Art a wonderful cultural platform for the introduction of the short film genre to Ukrainian audiences.

Authors’ Reading Month: Turkey

Issue 114, July 2018.
The annual Authors’ Reading Month – the largest literary festival in Central Europe – will be held in Lviv from 1 July to 4 August. First held in Brno, Czech Republic in 2000, it soon spread to nearby centres: in 2011 to Ostrava, Czech Republic, in 2012 to Wroclaw and Kosice in Poland, and in 2015 to Lviv. The focus of the festival is twofold: on one hand, it concentrates on presenting the national literature of the hosting countries; on the other it selects a neutral country each year to become the ‘guest of honour’. This year’s guest is Turkey.

Eurofanz 2018

Issue 114, July 2018.
Eurofanz – the traditional fan-fest for football supporters from across Europe – will be held in Lviv for the 12th consecutive year from 13-15 July. This year’s event will see 21 teams of international and club teams’ fans.

OneDayShop.Fiesta

Issue 114, July 2018.
Lviv’s fun and charming OneDayShop.Fiesta is the perfect place for authentic souvenirs, designer clothes from up-and-coming Ukrainian brands, and to spend some quality time with your friends and family.

Lviv Triathlon Cup

Issue 114, July 2018.
Some of Ukraine’s most talented athletes will compete for the Lviv Triathlon Cup – an endurance race of swimming, cycling, and running – on 7-9 September. The talented athletes will need to complete the course that includes a 1.5 km swim, a 40 km bike ride, and a 10 km run.

Lviv Summer Dance Festival

Issue 114, July 2018.
Lviv’s Hotel Dnister will host a series of salsa, bachata, and kizomba dance events during the Lviv Summer Dance Festival.

Swing’n Lviv – Dance for Fun & Joy!

Issue 114, July 2018.
Leopolitan lovers of rhythm and guests of the city will need to break out their dancing shoes for the Swing in Lviv festival from 24-26 August. Any fan of American Swing Dancing will want to celebrate at this relaxed and friendly event designed to spread the swing dance culture, connect the Ukrainian swing scene with those from other countries, and – most importantly – to offer an unforgettable weekend of dancing in good company.

International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival

Issue 114, July 2018.
Millions of Ukrainians live throughout the world and maintain their connection with their roots through the performing arts. The International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival (IUDCF) is an opportunity for Ukrainian dancers and performers from around the world to share their passion for Ukrainian dance with each other and others from all corners of the earth.

International Hutsul Festival

Issue 114, July 2018.
Ukraine’s annual International Hutsul Festival will take place from 27-29 July. Traditionally held in one of Ukraine’s eight Hutsul districts in the Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, and Transcarpathia oblasts, this year’s event will be held in Yaremche in the Ivano-Frankivsk region.