Upcoming Lviv

Annual Coffee Festival, 20-26 September, Rynok Square

Issue 27, September 2010.
Lviv has always been famous as a coffee city. Back in 1683 Lviv region native Yuri Kulchytsky founded the first coffee house in Vienna, which was also one of the first coffee houses in Europe. Ever since Habsburg days Lviv has been a regional coffee capital, as famed for the strength of its brews as it was for the cosiness of its cafes and coffee shops.

Comedy show "Varyaty" at "Picasso" club

Issue 26, July 2010.
On September 03, 2010 Lviv’s club - “Picasso” will host humor show „Varyaty” which will present to the audience best examples of traditional "stand-up comedy” by artists from Lviv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Rivne.

"Marquises" at "Slyvka"

Issue 26, July 2010.
Starting from July 20th till August 25th, 2010 Lvivites and guest of the city will have great possibility to admire exhibition creative paintings “Marquises” by young talented artist Ilona Muraviova.

Lviv Speedway Tournament, 8 August, SKA Stadium (39а, Kleparivska Str., Lviv)

Issue 26, July 2010.
The National Speedway League continues this August at Lviv’s stadium SKA which will play host to a competition between local boys SKA-Favorite (Lviv), Cascade (Rivne), Shakhtar (Chervonograd) and all-star champion Russian team Turbina.

II International Festival of Jewish music, song and dance “LvivKlezFest” July 25, 2010 (Old Jewish quarter, Staroevreiska street, Rynok square, Lviv)

Issue 26, July 2010.
During July 24–25, 2010 in Lviv for the second time will take place “LvivKlezFest” – International festival dedicated to Jewish music, songs and dance with participation of musical and choreographic groups from Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Russia. Klezmer music is a music of Jewish ensembles, which participants did not know the notes but can emotionally express the soul of Jewish people.

Hunting holiday "Festyny Diany” (Diana’s Feast) August 7, 2010 Museum of folk architecture and rural life Shevchenkivsky Hay (1, Chernecha Gora str.)

Issue 26, July 2010.
The hunting goddess Diana, the patroness of wild animals and woodlands invites all, who love nature, dogs and hunting to celebrate the International Hunters Day in Lviv. The participants will enjoy the presentation of hunting traditions, hunting trophies and guns display, tasting favourite hunters’ dishes and drinks, and a rare demonstration of the most romantic kind of hunting - falconry.

Photo opportunities with Miss Lviv 2010! Every weekend. Opera Passage (27 Svobody Avenue)

Issue 26, July 2010.
viv’s most stylish retail complex is offering a wide range of additional entertainment this summer season, with one of the more original options being the opportunity to pose for photos with Lviv’s current reigning beauty queen, 17 year old student Natalia Dunych!

Bread Holiday, August 22, Shevchenkivskiy Hay Folk Museum (1, Chernecha Gora Street, Lviv)

Issue 26, July 2010.
The annual holiday calendar in today’s Lviv includes such delicious celebrations as Chocolate Day and Coffee day, so it is only fair that the annual holiday roster should also include a tribute to that most quintessentially Ukrainian of foodstuffs – bread!

Etnovyr International Folklore Festival, August 20-24, Shevchenkivskiy Hai Folk Museum, (1 Chernecha Gora Street)

Issue 26, July 2010.
Originally an initiative of the CIOFF a couple of years ago, this multicultural celebration has became a triumphant success and has been particularly praised for helping promote Ukrainian culture to visiting troupes of different international performers.

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!