Upcoming Lviv

TASTE THE FUN AT THE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Issue 42, January 2012.
In Lviv, everyone drinks, eats and, well, worships chocolate. It is only in this city, the sweetest city in Ukraine, that chocolate has a very special name – “Chokoliada”.

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL, 22 JANUARY, ART PALACE (17 KOPERNIKA STR.), POTOTSKY PALACE (15 KOPERNIKA STR.)

Issue 42, January 2012.
International social organization “Lanhva Cultural-research Centre of Ukraine and China” is putting on a “Chinese New Year Festival” which will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, dances, singing, arts and crafts, laser shows and much more

STUDYING THE CANADIAN WAY

Issue 42, January 2012.
The Canadian Consulate in Lviv will be hosting an event called “Study in Canada” on 22-23 February at Opera Passage (27 Svobody Av.). Here, potential students and their parents can meet representatives of leading Canadian universities and colleges, students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors to learn about the advantages of studying in Canada.

UKRAINE’S ‘GOLDEN TREASURES OF LOST CIVILIZATIONS’ ON DISPLAY Lviv Art Gallery (Pototsky Palace), 15 Kopernika Street

Issue 42, January 2012.
On December 27, the Lviv Art Gallery at Pototsky Palace” (15, Kopernika St.) the “Golden Treasures of Lost Civilizations” exhibition opened, presenting artefacts unearthed in Ukraine dating from the Neolithic to the Byzantine period.

FEEL THE KINGDOM INSIDE

Issue 41, December 2011.
On December 19, will be opened “Central King’s Pub” (9, I. Franka St.) which will be proud to offer excellent British pub food and high quality drinks. With experienced and friendly staff, whether you are a cask ale fan, love a chilled glass of white wine or a freshly ground cup of coffee, we will be glad to serve you.

“Winter in Lviv 2011” Project to Promote City’s Festive Tourist Potential, 16-18 December

Issue 41, December 2011.
A new winter initiative in Lviv introduces the ‘half price weekend’ in the city’s hotels, hostels, restaurants and travel agencies between 16-18 December, giving Leopolitan residents and visitors a very special Christmas present - a 50% discount on selected goods and services!

Return of the Christmas Fair, 10 December -15 January (In front of Opera and Ballet Theatre and Rynok Square)

Issue 41, December 2011.
The spirit of Christmas returns to Lviv once again, bringing festive fun and merriment. So take a break and enjoy a day of shopping and socialising, and eating and drinking at Christmas Fair!

Double Serving of Okean Elzy! 20 December, Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre,

Issue 41, December 2011.
What could be better than an Okean Elzy concert in Lviv? The answer – two Okean Elzy concerts in Lviv!

13th Christmas Festival “Velyka Koliada” ,

Issue 41, December 2011.
Lviv is known as a beacon of traditional Ukrainian culture and its Christmas celebrations in particular have a unique charm. Leopolitans cherish the customs of the past, however, they are also ready to embrace new interpretations of age-old traditions.

Doughnuts Galore at the 5th Pampukh Festival, 7-9 January, Rynok Square, 1 (City Hall Courtyard)

Issue 41, December 2011.
Delicious doughnuts fried and powdered with sugar, are the sweet symbols of Christmas in Ukraine. Come and sample “pampukhy” and “pampushky”, Polish “ponczki”, Russian “ponchiki”, Jewish “sufganiyots”, and of course, American “donuts” …all are unique, but all share one thing – their sensational taste!