Upcoming Lviv

Lviv Triathlon Cup

Issue 125, July 2019.
The Lviv Triathlon Cup, featuring 1.5 kms of swimming, 40 kms of cycling, and 10 kms of running – all in immediate succession – will take place in the city on 8 September.

Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
The earliest discovery of beer dates back thousands of years – and it’s believed that at first beer was enjoyed by drinking it through straws with friends. Some things never change. The Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival originated to pay homage to beer’s roots and celebrate the ways it connects people.

Run the World Lviv – 10K Run

Issue 125, July 2019.
Running is often the first choice of new fitness enthusiasts because of the low start-up costs, that you can do it just about anywhere, and there are no long-term dues or fees. Get some shorts and a T-shirt and a good pair of running shoes and you’re good to go.

Lviv Summer Dance Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
Lviv’s Hotel Dnister will host a series of salsa, bachata, and kizomba dance events during the Lviv Summer Dance Festival (LSDF2019). Highlights will include a series of dance workshops, dazzling parties, and themed excursions around the city centre.

DakhaBrakha Scores Dovzhenko’s Masterpiece ‘Earth’

Issue 125, July 2019.
Ukrainian “ethno chaos” group DakhaBrakha will present their original score for Alexander Dovzhenko’s 1930 materpiece film ‘Earth’ in Lviv in August. Ukraine’s most famous Soviet-era director, Dovzhenko created ‘Earth’ as part of his ‘Ukraine Trilogy’ and the film is considered one of the greatest movies of the 20th Century.

Can't-miss summer food festivals in the city

Issue 125, July 2019.
Traditionally in July-August Lviv’s beautiful B. Khmelnytsky Culture & Recreation Park (4 Bolharska St.) plays host for the two most impressive must-visit street food markets and food festivals of the year.

Summer Festivals Worth Traveling For

Issue 125, July 2019.
Is there a better time to enjoy a festival than summer? Each year Ukraine offers thousands of summer festivals and we’ve selected some of the country’s most-visit stops – from Faine Misto in Ternopil to Republica Fest 2019 in Kamyanets-Podilskyi. Now just choose based on your tastes, book your accommodations, and round up your friends – there is so much to discover in Ukraine!

Matthias Kendlinger Music Festival

Issue 124, June 2019.
Now in its third year, the Matthias Kendlinger Music Festival is one of Lviv’s most important cultural events. Organised by Austrian conductor, composer, and impresario Matthias Kendlinger, the festival draws world-renowned artists to the Western Ukrainian capital each summer to perform selected pieces by Maestro Kendlinger.

‘People & Puppts’ Puppet Theatre Festival

Issue 124, June 2019.
Lviv will host the ‘People & Puppets’ puppet theatre festival from 21-23 June. Puppetry is a rich, incisive, and paradoxical art form that calls on inanimate objects to remind us of our shared human experience.

‘Ukrainian Haute Couture’ by Oksana Karavanska Celbrates Jubilee

Issue 124, June 2019.
‘Ukrainian Haute Couture’ by famed Ukrainian designer Oksana Karavanska is all set to charm Leopolitan fashionistas and guests of the city on 28 June. Already one of Lviv’s chicest traditions, this year’s show will be a special event as part of the Leopolis Jazz Fest programme.