Upcoming Lviv

Street Dance Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
30 April, Ukraina Sport Palace (18 Melnyka St.) and city centre locations. The Street Dance style is an attempt to introduce a new bounce to traditional urban street life, and the genre has proved hugely popular in Ukraine where its emphasis on a combination of physical agility and artistic expression has lent itself well to local tastes and talents.

Ethno Doll Exhibition

Issue 34, April 2011.
April 20—May 1, Lviv art Palace (17, Kopernika Street, Lviv). As part of Lviv’s Easter 2011 celebrations this festival will showcase the art of folk doll making, which has a long and rich tradition throughout the rural agrarian heartlands of West Ukraine.

Museum Night

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 15—16, museums across Lviv. For many guests the whole of downtown Lviv can seem like one giant museum, but the city also boasts many specialized museums to delight visitors and locals alike.

Battle of the Nations, Medieval Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
April 30 —May 3, Khotyn Fortress, Khotyn (Chernivtsi Oblast). This fun medieval festival will feature teams of Middle Ages re-enactment enthusiasts from all over the world descend on one of Ukraine’s most eye-catching landmarks — the ancient fortress of Khotyn.

International Wine and Vine-Growing Exhibition

Issue 34, April 2011.
13—15 May, Lviv Art Palace (17 Kopernika Str.) Wine makers and wine growers, wine traders and wine brands from the diferent countries round the world, as well as manufacturers of wine bottling lines and equipment for wine making, designers and manufacturers of wine corks, wine labels and wine bottles

"Flugery Lvova" International Jazz Festi-val

Issue 34, April 2011.
30 April — 2 May, City Hall Courtyard in centre of Rynok Square. This will be the 9th annual‘Flugery Lvova’ethno-jazz festival and it promises to be the biggest and best yet. As usual the event will take place in the exquisite surroundings of the Lviv City Coucil’s inner courtyard sanctum, which for three days will literally become the pulsating musical heart of the city.

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.