Upcoming Lviv

Lviv pop star with international ambition

Issue 20, January 2010.
Fans of bubblegum pop are in for a treat this month with the presentation of emerging Lviv pop star Lyudmyla Yasinska’s debut album. Entitled ‘Tobiy’ (‘For You’), the album will be presented to the Lviv public at the city’s popular Picasso Nightclub on January 29.

Presidential elections, 2nd round, February 7

Issue 20, January 2010.
West Ukraine looks set for a decisive role in the anticipated second round of voting in the 2010 presidential elections. With disillusionment widespread among the formerly pro-Orange electorate of the region many analysts are predicting a low voter turnout, which could open the door for a Yanukovych presidency

Lolita at the Opera House!

Issue 20, January 2010.
This iconic Russian pop star was once of the few bright moments to light up the dreary and desperate early 1990s and despite splitting with her husband and partner at the turn of the millennium the provocatively named Lolita ...

Lviv Old Boy Europa Cup Battle

Issue 20, January 2010.
Lviv’s football fans are currently waiting impatiently for the end of the annual winter break and the good news is that the second half of the season will kick off in late February with what promises to be an intriguing encounter with high-flying Metalist.

Eternal Love Themes of Stage

Issue 20, January 2010.
This January will welcome the arrival of a fresh new stage adaptation to Lviv’s theatrical repertoire. Staged at the city’s historic Zankovetska Drama Theatre, ‘Goncharivka Matchmaking’ is based on a play by regional playwright Kvytka-Osnovyjanenko,

100% Lviv Fashion

Issue 20, January 2010.
Lviv Fashion Week Boutique opening, 28 Doroshenka Street Since its inception in early 2008 Lviv Fashion Week has proved wildly popular with local fashion followers and this success has helped establish the shows as a credible regional brand name.

Alternative Euro Perspective Swiss Science Fiction Movie Festival, February 8 & 12,

Issue 20, January 2010.
Lviv Art Palace & Centre for Central and Eastern European Urban History There is something a little bit different about Switzerland. At a time when most of Europe is seemingly marching obliviously towards the creation of a federal EU superstate, the Swiss remain an isolated island of local level community politics and national referendums

Forum Focuses on Green Ukrainian Energy ‘Eco-Solutions – New Technologies’ Fourth Annual

Issue 20, January 2010.
With the entire world seemingly debating the pros and cons of placing limits on the kind of energy supplies we consume and scrambling for viable eco-friendly alternatives to our current reliance on fossil fuels, the theme of green energy has never been more pertinent than it is today.

“True speech” on the Left bank”

Issue 19, December 2009.
ČAČI VORBA - "true speech " - this is how Gypsies describe their own music. ČAČI VORBA is a Polish-Ukrainian band specialising in the impulsive mixture of Gypsy, Carpathian and Balkan music. The group serves an acoustic fusion of ethnic music, jazz, modern Balkan wedding music and other genres performed on traditional instruments such as Hungarian bracsa, Turkish kemence, Greek bouzouki, Romanian cobza or Middle-Eastern darabuka and dombek.

Project “Our Christmas” in Lviv

Issue 19, December 2009.
«Our Christmas» - musical festival, which was initiated by company «Film Plus Production» in January 2008, aiming to bring back traditional Ukrainian Christmas celebrations and festivities in all their authentic beauty and charm.