Upcoming Lviv

Lviv Security Forum

Issue 106, November 2017.
Lviv’s sparkling new Metropolitan A. Sheptytsky Centre will host the Lviv Security Forum – an event featuring high-level discussions on Ukrainian and European current affairs – from 30 November to 1 December. The discussions will focus on regional conflict resolution, economic and energy security, illegal migration, organised crime, refugees, border management, corruption, terrorism, human trafficking, and conventional weapons proliferation.

EBEC Challenge Lviv

Issue 106, November 2017.
The international student organisation BEST will hold the annual EBEC Challenge, a European engineering competition, at Lviv’s Polytechnic National University from 27 November to 1 December. Supported by the students’ union, students from polytechnic universities will have the chance to showcase their knowledge and skills in a series of engineering competitions.

Dynamic Dan Balan in Lviv

Issue 106, November 2017.
Lviv’s hopping Malevich Concert Arena & Night Club will host popular Moldovan singer / songwriter Dan Balan for a concert on 1 December. The Chisinau native is the first and only Moldavian musician to be nominated for a Grammy, as co-writer of Rihanna and T.I.’s ‘Live Your Life’. He is the founder of European pop group O-Zone and wrote and produced their hit international single ‘Dragostea Din Tei’ (You’ll know it, if you hear it!).

Grand Opening Reserved

Issue 105, October 2017.
28 жовтня в торгово-розважальному комплексі Victoria Gardens відкриється найбільший в Західній Україні магазин брендового одягу RESERVED.

Lviv Half Marathon Grand Prix

Issue 105, October 2017.
Lviv’s Grand Prix Half Marathon will come to town on October 29. Leopolitan runners and guests of the city will be able to race the 21 km main course, the 10 km ‘Lviv Run’, the 5 km ‘Grand Prix Lviv Run’, or the 2 km ‘Winners Run’. There is also the 21 km Chamber Cup relay, which will see three participants run 5 km and one run 6 km.

Patricia Kaas in Lviv

Issue 105, October 2017.
Patricia Kaas, a distinguished singer who has worked hard to make a name in the French music scene, will visit Lviv on 20 October. While the international music scene is largely dotted with British and American singers, Kaas worked her way up to bring fame for France. She started singing at eight and her career took off when she was hired by the German Saarbrucken club at 13.

Smooth Jazz Artist Keiko Matsui

Issue 105, October 2017.
Japanese contemporary jazz icon Keiko Matsui will delight Leopolitan jazz lovers and guests of the city with one of her stunning live shows in Lviv on November 6. The star of Smooth Jazz radio started playing the piano at five years old and has released 22 albums since her first in 1987. Matsui’s music is powerful and introspective, blending both Western and Eastern musical influences.

Cheese & Wine Fest 2017

Issue 105, October 2017.
Lviv’s Art Palace is the place to be from October 20-22 if you want to celebrate the famous romance between cheese and wine. Many of Ukraine’s independent retailers from the cheese and wine world will be on hand in one of the most anticipated events in Lviv’s culinary calendar. Festivalgoers can sample delicious cheeses from local dairies and match cheeseboards and chutneys with delicious wines from regional vineyards.

HoReCa Festival-Show

Issue 105, October 2017.
Lviv’s Pivdenyi-EXPO exhibition centre will play host to the HoReCa show for the hospitality, hotel, and restaurant industries from 1-3 November. Organisers promise three days of unforgettable emotions, plunging attendees into a new world of possibilities, seminars, and presentations of brands and services.

Ukrainian Automotive Forum

Issue 105, October 2017.
The Leopolis Hall will play host to the Ukrainian Automotive Forum on October 31. A major focus of the forum will be the positive investment trend gathering momentum in Ukraine – major international automotive component manufacturers have been opening up production facilities in the country, primarily in Western Ukraine, to serve their customers just over the border in the EU. In addition, Ukraine’s domestic car, bus, and truck manufacturers are posting increased sales and production figures as economic growth gathers pace.Forum participants plan to formalize the emergence of the automotive components cluster at the event.