Upcoming Lviv

Lviv City Day celebrations

Issue 34, April 2011.
7—10 May, events throughout the downtown Lviv area. This year Leopolitans will be marking the city’s 755th anniversary and the party is expected to be as loud and proud as ever.

Publishers’ Forum for Children

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 2, Lviv Art Palace, 17 Kopernika Street, Lviv Lviv has long been seen as the spiritual home of the Ukrainian language, and so it has been no surprise to see the city emerge as a bastion of the Ukrainian language publishing industry since independence in 1991.

Field of Songs Folk Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 15, Open Air Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life (1, Chernecha Hora Street)

Karpaty Lviv vs. Dynamo Kyiv

Issue 34, April 2011.
Ukrainian Premier League, May 7 at 18.00,Ukraina Stadium, Lviv Lviv go into this top-six clash hoping to add Dynamo to their recently acquired Shakhtar scalp and with every confdence of moving one more step closer to Europa League qualifcation for the second successive season. Karpaty — currently in fifth place and on course for European qualifcation — has made a habit of upsetting Ukrainian football’s big two clubs in recent years and scored a credible 1—0 win over the Shakhtar Donetsk galacticos in early March.

Skryabin band in concert

Issue 34, April 2011.
28 April, live at Lviv Opera House (28 Svobody Ave.) Popular Ukrainian rockers Skryabin will delight their Leopolitan fan base this April with a live gig in the impressive surroundings of Lviv Opera House.

Cossack-themed Family Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 21—22, the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life (1, Chernecha Hora) This fun festival, dubbed ‘Hey, you Cossacks!’ is designed to bring to life the often larger than life persona of ancient Ukrainian Cossack tradition and recreate the look and mood of the bygone epoch.

Easter celebrations

Issue 34, April 2011.
April 24—30, Lviv city centre and the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life (1 Chernecha Hora St.)

Seven Centuries of Lviv Costumes, Historical Exhibition,

Issue 34, April 2011.
April 29—May 17, Italian Courtyard (6 Rynok Square,Lviv) Bandinelli Palace (2,Rynok Square)

Miss Lviv beauty contest, April 12, Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre (28 Svobody Ave)

Issue 33, March 2011.
Who is the most beautiful Leopolitan lady of them all? This April the annual contest to be wear the Miss Lviv crown will reach a climax as 14 beauties do battle on the stage of Lviv’s famous Habsburg era Opera House.

Grigory Leps in concert, April 3 & 5 from 19.30, Lviv Opera House (28 Svobody Ave)

Issue 33, March 2011.
Grigory Leps was born Grigory Lepsveridze in the city of Sochi where he graduated from music school. After serving in the Soviet army he started to sing in rock bands and worked as a singer in restaurants.