Upcoming Lviv

Chocoholics of Lviv, Unite!

Issue 21, February 2010.
Chocolate Day celebrations, March, 6-8, 2010, Rynok Square, square in front of Opera and Ballet Theatre and Art Palace, (Kopernika str., 17, Lviv) What could be a better way to mark International Women’s Day that by hosting a scrumptious chocolate festival? Clearly the officials inside Lviv City Council responsible for the city’s ever-expanding array of holidays could think of nothing more appropriate and have designated early March as a time to celebrate Lviv’s long tradition of delicious desserts and chocolate treats.

Meet the Buddha in Lviv!

Issue 21, February 2010.
Treasures of Tibet in Lviv, until March 12, Lviv Museum of History and Religion (1 Muzeyna Square, Lviv) Lviv gallery fans will be offered a rare glimpse of Tibetan art and culture this month with an Oriental exhibition of extraordinary colour and flavour at the city’s Museum of History and Religion. The collection features over 300 artifacts taken from the collections of monasteries in India, Nepal and Tibet, reflecting the far-reaching range of the ancient Buddhist religion.

Next Generation of Lviv Musicians

Issue 21, February 2010.
Fourth Annual ‘Golden Rose’ International Youth Music Festival, February 21-28, Lviv Krushnelnitska Music School (10 Zelena Street) and Lysenko Music Academy (5 Nezhankivskoho Street) This February will see some of the finest young classical music talent face large adult audiences for the first time as Lviv prepares to welcome the annual Golden Rose music festival.

Tres Chic Kino

Issue 21, February 2010.
Evenings of French Movies, From February 18, KinoPalace “Kopernik” (9 Kopernika Street) February 2010 sees Lviv play host to a season of French films for the fifth consecutive year.

Lviv Old Boy Returns

Issue 21, February 2010.
Karpaty Lviv vs Metalist Kharkiv, Ukrainian Premier League,Saturday February 27, Ukraina Stadium, Lviv. Kick-off at 16.00 Lviv’s football fans are currently waiting impatiently for the end of the annual winter break and the good news is that the second half of the season will kick off in late February with what promises to be an intriguing encounter with high-flyingMetalist.

"Ladies First" - International Women’s Day holiday, March 8.

Issue 21, February 2010.
Celebrated all day and on into the evening in homes, schools, offices, bars, restaurants, park benches and marshrutkas across town! Many foreigners who are new to life in Ukraine initially find it difficult to grasp the importance of International Women’s Day and struggle to understand the relationship of the holiday to the unorthodox sexual politics of the post-Soviet world. For those among the expat community who have been raised in a staunchly post-modern feminist environment, the holiday can actually seem anachronistic at best and offensively patronizing at worst, and its annual arrival generally sparks knowing grins and the odd catty remark from contemptuous expat PC puritans.

Lovely Lorak plays Lviv

Issue 21, February 2010.
Early March will see the capital of West Ukraine prepare for International Women’s Day with a star turn from the country’s leading pop nymphet Ani Lorak. Little Ani has been big on the post-Soviet music scene since the mid-nineteen nineties and gained a whole new international audience when she was narrowly beaten into second place at the 2008 Eurovision song contest. Miss Lorak took time out of her hectic tour schedule to speak to Lviv Today about her upcoming Lviv date and her associations with the city.

"A white woman with a white voice” at Lviv's hottest venue

Issue 20, January 2010.
On February 22, 2010 Lviv’s club “Picasso” will take place concert of Efendi Zebu and Karolina Glazer Quintet. Karolina Glazer is recognized as the rising star of Polish jazz vocalism. She specializes in an instrumental approach to voice and directs a lot of her attention to scat improvisation. Karolina is a vocalist, composer, arranger and producer.

“City of Beloved” from ArtHouse in romantic Lviv

Issue 20, January 2010.
Film screenings ‘City of Beloved” dedicated to St. Valentine’s Holiday will take place on February 11th in Lviv’s KinoPalace “Kopernik”

Romantic “Lviv Ball”

Issue 20, January 2010.
On Saturday, February 13th in Lviv House of Scientists will take place romantic ball dedicated to the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day.