Upcoming Lviv

International Women’s Day 2020

Issue 131, February 2020.
Lviv’s MolodoZeleno venue will host the International Women’s Day 2020 event organised by the Women Techmakers Lviv (WTM) on 14 March. WTM is a non-profit that supports and empowers women in technology through different events, workshops, and study jams.

Mesmerising DakhaBrakha

Issue 131, February 2020.
Lviv’s spectacular Opera & Ballet Theatre will host the one-of-a-kind DakhaBrakha on 24 February. It’s impossible not to get swept up in the “ethno chaos” of DakhaBrakha’s giddy creativity and mesmerising performances.

The Beatles Tribute – Liverpool Legends

Issue 131, February 2020.
Lviv’s lovely Opera & Ballet Theatre is set to turn into ‘Beatlemania’ on 3 March when the wonderful Liverpool Legends are in town. A Beatles Tribute Band, the Liverpool Legends are four talented musicians and actors handpicked by Louise Harrison, the sister of Beatles legend George Harrison. That makes the group the only one in the world with a direct link to the original Fab Four! In fact, the group – along with Louise – was nominated for a Grammy in 2012 for their work on ‘Fab Fan Memories – a Beatles Bond’.

Wonderful Carmen Suite

Issue 131, February 2020.
Lviv’s famed Opera & Ballet Theatre will host the wonderful Carmen Suite ballet on 10 March. Carmen Suite is a one-act play created by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso in 1967.

New Flights will bring Lviv closer to Europe

Issue 131, February 2020.
Welcome another 49 flights per week! This year Danylo Halytskyi International Airport Lviv will increase amount of flights for the existing destinations, and will add some completely new flights. Record is set by Ukraine’s low-cost airline SkyUp that has already started selling tickets for new flights to the Italian cities of Lamezia, Terme, Bergamo, Bologna, and Rome from the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, and Lviv.

French Cinema Nights 2020

Issue 130, January 2020.
Lviv’s love affair with all things French is set to continue this February as Arthouse Traffic and the French Institute in Ukraine bring “Evenings of French Cinema 2020” back to our fine city. Get set for the biggest and best in French cinema from 2019, including: romance drama “Portrait de la jeune fille en feu” by Céline Sciamma, comedy drama “Hors norms” by Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano; fantasy “Zombie Child” by Bertrand Bonello; comedy “Notre Dame” by Valérie Donzelli and romantic comedy “Chambre 212” by Christophe Honoré.

Chinese New Year Festival” in Lviv

Issue 130, January 2020.
On January 25th, the International cultural organization “Lanhua Cultural-Research Centre of Ukraine and China” will present Leopolitans and gusts of the city with annual “Chinese New Year Festival” which will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, dancing, singing, arts, crafts and much more.

Study Abroad Exhibition

Issue 130, January 2020.
Lviv’s Grand Hotel will host the Study Abroad Exhibition, where potential students and their parents can meet representatives from some of the leading colleges and universities in Canada, the USA, the UK, and across Europe, on 15 February.

The Stunning Pianism of Vadym Kholodenko

Issue 130, January 2020.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will have the fantastic opportunity to enjoy a concert by the wonderful Vadym Kholodenko – one of the most musically dynamic and technically-gifted pianists of our times. Born in Kyiv, Kholodenko is the first musician in his family.

Legendary Symphonies of the Universe II

Issue 130, January 2020.
The Lviv National Philharmonic Theatre will play host to Shlomo Mintz’s amazing Symphonies of the Universe II concert alongside the Kyiv Virtuosi Orchestra on 8 February. An Israeli virtuoso, violinist, and conductor, Mintz is considered one of the foremost violinists of our time. He is esteemed for his impeccable musicianship, stylistic versatility, and commanding technique.