Upcoming Lviv

2010 Kino Lev film festival, 21-24 August, Bernarden Garden (Musueum of Ideas, 18 Valova Street)

Issue 26, July 2010.
This year’s summertime Lion city film festival will be dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the birth of Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini. At this year’s festival a number of Fellini’s movies will be screened complete with Ukrainian translation for the first time ever!

2010 Week of Contemporary Art, 22-29 August, art galleries and museums and streets across the city

Issue 26, July 2010.
Lviv is an art lover’s dream with galleries and palaces dotted about the city centre, and in recent years a number of fun new initiatives have been launched to celebrate Lviv’s unique artistic heritage and modern day role as one of the engines of the contemporary Ukrainian arts and music scenes.

Cheese and Wine Holiday, October 8-10, Pototsky Palace Square (15 Kopernika Street)

Issue 27, September 2010.
Why wine and cheese in Lviv? Plenty of documental evidence exists of vine-growing in Lviv region in the 17th century, when the Lviv climate was much warmer. At the time, the southern hills of the city’s High Castle, Lychakiv district, Keizerwald hills and Vynnyky suburbs are said to have been covered with vineyards producing more than one hundred barrels of wine annually.

UEFA Europa Cup, Karpaty Lviv vs KR Reykjavik, July 22, Ukraina Stadium, Lviv. Kick-off at 18.15

Issue 26, July 2010.
Lviv’s talisman side return to European action this summer against Icelandic opposition following a decade long absence as what is an emerging Karpaty side tests itself against international opposition for the first time.

International project “The Power of Art” at Lviv Art Palace

Issue 25, June 2010.
Starting from July 16 till August15, 2010 Lviv Art Palace (Kopernika str., 15, Lviv) will host International project “The Power of Art”. Project consists of two parts : exhibition of creative modern art objects, presented by Art Society from Lublin (Poland) and symposium dedicated to the issue of modern art collections and cultural heritage preservation in countries, where take place dynamic political and social developments and changes, first of all in Poland and Ukraine.

Jazz-rock concert of bands “The Mandry ” (Lviv) and “Outsider Blues” (PL Przeworsk).

Issue 25, June 2010.
On July 12, 2010 in Lviv’s club “Picasso” will take place jazz-rock concert of bands “The Mandry ” (Lviv) and “Outsider Blues” (PL Przeworsk). Event is dedicated to the memory of Orest Zhukevich (one of the member of the band “The Mandry ”.

Second Lviv Outsourcing Forum, June 26

Issue 25, June 2010.
International investor surveys in recent years have consistently identified Lviv as a potential outsourcing goldmine, and local professionals have not been slow to respond, ramping up their outsourcing operations to meet growing international demand.

“Doors Open” Exhibition, Centre for Urban History of Eastern and Central Europe, until August 29. (6, Bohomoltsa Street, Lviv )

Issue 25, June 2010.
This June Lviv’s groundbreaking Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe will open a new exhibition dedicated to urban culture. This traveling exhibition entitled “Doors Open” was conceived by Swiss architects and curators and institutes of higher learning in Eastern and Central Europe.

Festival of European Cinema, June 17-23, Art Palace (17, Kopernika Street, Lviv) & Lviv Cinema (12 Samchuka Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
A selection of the best European movies from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Spain, France, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Great Britain, Slovakia, Turkey Luxembourg and Ukraine will delight Leopolitan kino lovers this June.

European Paintball Championship, June 19-20, Pohylyanka Stadium, 31 Cheremshyna Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
In the past 15 years paintball has shot up from being an executive teambuilding game to becoming a mass participation sport which has attracted devotees all over the world. Many of Europe’s most enthusiastic paintball warriors will be heading to Lviv for this June event which is part of the paintball season’s established Eastern Tour.