Upcoming Lviv

Knyhomania’ Children’s Forum & Reading Festival

Issue 122, April 2019.
The ‘Knyhomania’ Children’s Forum & Reading Festival is a three-day event in May that brings together authors, illustrators, and publishers for and exciting and dynamic program to foster the enjoyment of reading among Ukrainian youth. Dating back to 2002 when it was known as the Children’s Reading Festival, the event quickly became one of the few festivals that tied together educational, entertainment, and cultural activities to popularise the development of children’s book publishing. It remains a premier platform for national and foreign publishing houses to present and promote their books.

Quality Management Conference

Issue 122, April 2019.
Lviv’s QMO Conference will take place at the sparkling new A. Sheptytsky Centre on 18 May. Ten experienced speakers from across Ukraine and Europe will share their knowledge in the areas of testing, quality management, and test automation with attendees.

Terrific Tarja Turunen

Issue 122, April 2019.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will be delighted to hear that Finland’s fantastic Tarja Turunen will play live at Lviv’s Malevich night club on 12 May. As a classically-trained, three-octave lyric soprano, Turonen’s combination of hard and fast guitar riffs with her ‘operatic’ vocals have achieved both critical and commercial success.

Andriy Makarevich Presents YO5

Issue 122, April 2019.
Lviv’s grandiose Opera & Ballet Theatre is pleased to host a concert by outspoken and iconic rock star Andriy Makarevich on 6 May. Makarevich has been playing jazz for 15 years and all his projects have seen at least 10 musicians on stage with him. His Creole Tango Orchestra began modestly, with just seven musicians, but soon grew to a big band with a full horn section.

‘Street Food, So Good’ Festival

Issue 122, April 2019.
Festivals are great, but food festivals are even better! There’s nothing wrong with planning a meal this far in advance… Street Food, So Good has established itself as the coolest foodie event in Lviv. Held in the B. Khmelnytsky Culture & Recreation Park, visitors can try exciting street food, discover new products, shop to your heart’s content, and learn from the experts.

Retro Lviv Festival

Issue 122, April 2019.
The Retro Lviv Festival allows us to celebrate everything that makes us Leopolitan – our values, diversity, freedom, and the natural beauty of our city. Whether your thing is Lviv’s history, our Batyar culture, or even if you just want to dress up for the day – the Retro Lviv Festival will be a joyous creative feast for all ages.

Lviv Outsourcing Forum

Issue 122, April 2019.
The annual Lviv Outsourcing Forum, which brings together owners and managers of outsourcing companies with freelancers from across Ukraine, will take place at Lviv’s Hotel Dnister on 20-21 April. Participants will share their experiences of how to best address the industry’s key issues and discuss how to operate in a continually changing global environment.

Avatar Yoga Festival

Issue 122, April 2019.
Mark your calendars to to make sure to attend the not-to-be-missed Avatar Yoga Fest on 21 April! Bringing together exceptional instructors of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness – like Marta Chorna, Anna Klapiychuk, Keira Moore, Volodymyr Sarakhman and others – the event will create a conscious connection to yoga, culture, and adventure right in the heart of ancient Lviv.

Engineering Job Fair

Issue 122, April 2019.
Lviv’s Polytechnic University is all ‘geared’ up to host the annual Engineering Job Fair on 17-18 April. Organised by the BEST student group each year since 2007, the event will feature over 40 companies in the fields of information technology, electronics, auditing, education, and engineering.

Music Track Cycling Race

Issue 122, April 2019.
The lights get turned down low and the music turned up high at Music Track, which combines the very best in track cycling with an incredible party atmosphere. Expect the action to come thick and fast as the DJ keeps the party going before, during, and after each race.