Upcoming Lviv

Miss Lviv 2018

Issue 113, June 2018.
Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre will see some of the region’s emerging beauties compete for the right to be called Miss Lviv 2018 on 21 June. The winner will also represent the capital of West Ukraine in this year’s Miss Ukraine grand finale in Kyiv.

LvivMozArt Festival

Issue 113, June 2018.
LvivMozArt is a festival of classical music and opera dedicated to the musical heritage of Mozart’s youngest son, Franz Xaver, who lived and worked in Lviv for 30 years (1808-38) and actively promoted music in the city. Beginning just last year, this newest addition to Lviv’s busy festival scene celebrates Leopolitans pride in the place the younger Mozart played in the city’s musical heritage.

Lviv IT Jazz Conference

Issue 113, June 2018.
Representatives of major IT, investment, and business companies will gather at Lviv’s Leopolis Jazz Lounge in the city centre on 29-30 June for the annual IT Jazz Conference. A top-tier event for IT companies and investment funds, the event provides a great networking platform and opens a whole range of new business opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.

Atmasfera Set to Delight Lviv

Issue 113, June 2018.
Atmasfera, one of Ukraine’s most popular indie yoga bands, are set to delight Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city with an intimate concert in the heart of the city on Rynok Square on 23 June. The group’s name is a portmanteau of ‘Atma’, a classical Sanskrit word meaning ‘a person’, and ‘sfera’, which refers to the internal feelings and experiences that surround a person.

Aquarium to Flood Lviv with Rock’s Greatest Hits

Issue 113, June 2018.
Lviv’s Malevich Night Club will host Boris Grebenshikov – one of the founding fathers of Russian rock music – on 26 June. Hardly a music lover in former USSR hasn’t heard Grebenshikov and his legendary underground rock group Aquarium. During the 70s and 80s, Aquarium created an entirely unique musical and social aesthetic.

Leopolis Jazz Fest ‘18

Issue 113, June 2018.
Debuting in 2011, the Leopolis Jazz Fest has become the city’s premiere event, a natural fit for the architectural and cultural capital of Ukraine. The Guardian named Leopolis Jazz Fest one of Europe’s top 10 jazz festivals in 2016, putting the event on par with world-famous festivals like France’s Jazz a Vienne, England’s A Love Supreme, and Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival. Still gaining in popularity, this year’s event will attract hundreds of thousands of guests to the Western Ukrainian capital to enjoy the high-quality music of over 200 musicians from 15 different countries.

Molokiya Lviv Half Marathon

Issue 112, May 2018.
If you are active, athletic, and know how to enjoy life, then the Molokiya Lviv Half Marathon is the event for you! On 10 June, Leopolitan runners and guests of the city will race the 21 km main course, the 10+11.097 km relay, or the 5 km or 1 km runs.

Forpost Medieval Festival

Issue 112, May 2018.
Looking to experience the life and times of the medieval times? Kamyanets-Podilsky’s Forpost Festival offers Leopolitans and guests of the city the wonderful opportunity to meet old-time heroes, beautiful ladies, and brave knights.

New Wave Exhibition & Festival

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s !FESTRepublic club will play host to the New Wave Exhibition, a weekend festival of the creative industries, from 25-27 May. With panel discussions, exhibitions, and talks and gigs by artists, innovators, and industry leaders, this three-day event examines the creative and business connections between art and industry.

Porto Franko Creative Festival

Issue 112, May 2018.
Locations across the regional capital of Ivano-Frankivsk will host the Porto Franko festival, a contemporary art event rightly believed to be among the most important on the Ukrainian art scene, from 13-17 June. The event features tonnes of music, theatre and dance performances, film screenings, and art installations. This year’s theme is “Air Port” and the Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport will serve as the festival’s main artistic hub, while the festival’s main sponsor is Antonov Airlines. In addition to the airport, other intriguing event venues include City Hall, Potocki Palace, the Railway Station, and the Promprylad plant.