Upcoming Lviv

Boombox presents new EP album!

Issue 104, September 2017.
Boombox – one of Ukraine’s most popular groups – will perform in Lviv on 23 September as part of the release of their new album, Golyi Korol (Naked King). Their new EP album is comprised of six singles that will be performed at the concert alongside the band’s greatest hits from their first 10 years of performing. Boombox is known for wowing audiences with their passionate performances and energetic hits.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Issue 104, September 2017.
An extraordinary global event will take place from 29 September to 8 October when over 100,000 people in over 300 cities across six continents will gather in cinemas, galleries, museums, and cafes for one purpose – to view and vote on the finalists in the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. The event is a simultaneous celebration across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing audiences to select their favourites. Winners will be announced at ManhattanShort.com on 8 October.

Lviv Coffee Festival

Issue 104, September 2017.
The Lviv Coffee Festival returns for its 11th year! Delve into Lviv’s café culture with the city’s most beloved cafés and baristas from across Ukraine. Enjoy your cup of coffee in specially designed social spaces or book yourself into a workshop to learn more about Lviv’s favourite drink. Treat yourself to coffee shopping therapy while relaxing to renowned local musical acts. For coffee-fueled night owls and music lovers, live musicians and DJs will be entertaining crowds in the evenings near the Lviv’s wonderful Opera House.

Lviv Fitness Covention 2017

Issue 104, September 2017.
The Lviv Fitness Convention 2017 is an exciting fitness event dedicated to celebrating an active and healthy lifestyle! This conference is great for anyone involved with strength and fitness, as the sessions tend to be more technically focused. Visitors will have access to all of the latest trends in fitness wear, fitness equipment, food and nutritional advice and samples, class providers, fitness training, and absolutely everything you could possibly need to compliment your healthy lifestyle.

Lviv Producers Exhibition-Fair

Issue 104, September 2017.
The Lviv Art Palace is the place to be from 5-9 October if you’re looking for goods manufactured by local plants, factories, and private companies. The event aims to highlight local manufacturers in the food & nutrition, paper & cellulose, chemical, and furniture industries. Along with the exhibition-fair, Leopolitans and guests of the city will be able to participate in several seminars, trainings, and roundtables.

Lviv Book Forum

Issue 104, September 2017.
The Lviv Book Forum is the single most important event for the literature and publishing business in Ukraine. Publishers and authors will flock to Lviv for this annual literature market and festival from 13-17 September. Founded in 1994, this is the 24th time that publishers, readers, and writers will be joined by celebrities, athletes, educators, and journalists at one of the most important social events on the Leopolitan calendar. New publishing houses and indie editorials are presented each year alongside many other interesting events, like the ‘Non-stop night of poetry and music’, the Lviv International Literary Festival, the ‘Enjoy Reading’ charity initiative for elderly people, and hundreds of events with Ukrainian and foreign authors. Special attention will be paid to the ‘Best Book of 2017’ awards ceremony. But what is the Lviv Book Forum without its enormous book fair!

International Tattoo Fest 2017

Issue 104, September 2017.
Looking for something interesting to do over the 29 September to 1 October weekend? Check out the colourful side of Leopolitan life at the International Tattoo Festival at Lviv’s D. Halystkyi International Airport. This event has turned into the single biggest, most significant, and wicked cool event in Western Ukraine’s tattoo world. The ‘Golden Lion Cup’, where grandmaster tattoo artists from several countries compete in a ‘Tattoo Battle’ for best festival tattoo, headlines the event.

Tina Karol Back in Lviv

Issue 104, September 2017.
Stunning Ukrainian vocalist Tina Karol has long been one of Ukraine’s most popular pop stars thanks to her supple voice and graceful dancing. Leopolitan fans of Karol will have the chance to see her perform at Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 2, 3, and 4 October, as she brings her newest concert program “Tina” to the city as part of a national tour. The program will feature women’s success stories expressed in song and dance as a form of contemporary art. It’s a sort of artistic revelation – a musical confession of the power of love that is highlighted by Karol’s melodic vocals.

Futureland Festival

Issue 104, September 2017.
The Futureland Festival – a truly sensational celebration of electronic music – will take place in Lviv on the last day of September. With spectacular music and some of the world’s best DJs, the festival will bring more than 5000 music fans and industry professionals to the Western Ukrainian capital! The headliner is the world famous French duo Cassius, comprised of Philippe Zdar and Boom Bass.

Lviv IT Arena Conference

Issue 104, September 2017.
The most remarkable IT event in Ukraine – Lviv IT Arena – will return to the Western Ukrainian capital from 29 September to 1 October. More than 1000 programmers, developers, IT CEOs, and startups will attend this year. This year’s conference will focus on the latest IT trends in three areas: Product, Technology, and Business. Key speakers include Viber COO Michael Shmilov (IL), Co-founder and Design Director at Hotjar Jonathan Vella (MT), Co-founder and CTO at BioBots Ricky Solorzano (US), and Founder and CEO at Jugnoo Samar Singla (IN).