Upcoming Lviv

Celebrity all-stars to take on Lviv’s Karpaty veterans

Issue 12, April 2009.
Maestro Ukrainian All-Stars vs. Karpaty Lviv veterans, May 10, Ukraina stadium. Kick-off time to be confirmed. The match will be followed by a live concert the following evening featuring many of the game’s participants Legend has it that Lviv was the scene of Ukraine’s first ever official football match, when a local side beat their Polish rivals from Krakow in the late nineteenth century.

Rock Rave on Wet Monday

Issue 1, May 2008.
‘Zhest’ Rock Festival, April 20 from 17.00, Kiev Cinema (8, Shevchenko Avn.) Lviv has a thriving underground music scene with plenty of fans of hard rock and other metal-related genres, and every spring just after Easter the rock community gathers for the annual Zhest festival, which attracts the best of local talent alongside some regional guest stars.

Sacral Art in Museum of Religion

Issue 11, March 2009.
Sacral Art in Museum of Religion

Illustrative chronicle of one ordinary day in life of Czech Republic

Issue 11, March 2009.
During two days of October 28 and 29 hundreds of professional Czech photographers and reporters together with photo-amateurs put all efforts to catch 24hours snapshots of ordinary everyday life moments of Czech Republic.

Exhibition «Day by day» will present creative works of nine young artists from Kiev.

Issue 11, March 2009.
“Day by day we experience new emotions and feelings, receive tons of information and accordingly transform it into special signs, symbols, memories and dreams. Day by day we all create our own reality, which find way in our works.”

1001 Barbers of Seville at the Lviv Opera!

Issue 11, March 2009.
Lviv’s celebrated Opera and Ballet Theatre will present a gala 1001th performance of Rossini’s Barber of Seville this March in what promises to be one of the cultural highlights of the early Spring calendar.

World famous mass-media projects star Erwin Redl will attend Lviv

Issue 11, March 2009.
Redl's works have received attention both nationally and internationally. With his piece Matrix VI, he lit the face of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its 2002 Biennial Exhibit. Works such as Matrix II, which was shown in New York, Germany, France, Austria, and Korea, and Fade I, which animated the Eglise Sainte-Marie Madeleine in Lille, France, explore volume and allow people to move through lit spaces.

Begin Spring with an Elegant Ball

Issue 11, March 2009.
Begin Spring with an Elegant Ball Spring Ball, April 25, House of Scientists, Lviv As Lviv celebrates the start of the spring season, the high society set will gather in late April for the fifth annual Spring Ball at the city’s elegant House of Scientists. The ball will be hosted by King Lev and Queen Constance in line with ancient Lviv traditions based on archival evidence which outlined the protocol of a 1482 ball held to mark the arrival in medieval Lviv (then known as Leopolis) of a royal French delegation. 00

Calling All Jazz Fans!

Issue 10, February 2009.
Jazz club Lviv meetings, Every Thursday and Sunday at Kvartyra 35, 2nd floor of Dzyga Art Centre Lviv has long been known as the unofficial jazz capital of Ukraine, but until now it has not had its own specific jazz focus. That is all now set to change thanks to the creation of the all-new Jazz Club Lviv, which will bring lovers of this laid-back genre together every Thursday and Sunday at the Kvartyra 35 bar within the Dzyga Art Centre.

New Emergency Phone Numbers

Issue 10, February 2009.
Ukrainian phone network to introduce new emergency numbers from February 18 Attention all readers! As part of efforts to improve the government’s public services and bring them into line with European Union standards, a new initiative will see new numbers introduced this month as the first step towards the complete modernisation of these services.