Upcoming Lviv

Retro auto chic at the Leopolis Grand Prix Leopolis Grand Prix, June 10-12, city centre

Issue 35, May 2011.
For the first time since the early 1930s, summer 2011 will see a cherished old tradition return to the streets of Lviv as the capital of West Ukraine plays host to the return of the Leopolis Grand Prix. With the support of Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadoviy, Lviv Oblast Governor Mikhaylo Tsymbalyuk and Poland’s consul general in Lviv Grzegorz Opalinski, these three days of retro auto fun will feature exhibitions of classic cars, a retro rally in the city and races in the surrounding countryside.

K&K Philharmoniker symphonic orchestra soloists

Issue 34, April 2011.
26 April, Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall 7 Chaikovskoho Str., Lviv). Concert begins at 19.00

Czech Airlines opens fights to Kharkiv, Lviv & Donetsk, Spring 2011

Issue 34, April 2011.
Czech Airlines has confrmed plans to increase the carrier’s presence in the Ukrainian market with three new fights from Prague to Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lviv.

DE:CODED IT Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 6—8, Lviv Art Palace (17 Kopernika Street, Lviv) DE:CODED is a grandiose 72-hour festival of computer art and information technologies.

“In the Circle of Friends” International Children’s Art Festival

Issue 34, April 2011.
5-9 May, Rainbow Youth Arts Center (47 Antonovycha St.), Lviv Philharmonic Society Concert Hall (7 Chaikovsky St.), Rynok Square, Open Air Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life (1, Chernecha Hora)

Lviv — the Capital City of Handicrafts

Issue 34, April 2011.
May 7—9, Rynok Square, Arsenalna Square, Pidvalna Street, Mstetska Fosa

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.