Upcoming Lviv

Kyiv Modern Ballet Coming to Lviv

Issue 97, January 2017.
Leopolitan ballet fans and guests of the city are sure to be excited when the Kyiv Modern Ballet brings their latest shows ‘The Long Christmas Dinner’ and ‘Women in D Minor’ to the stage at Lviv’s luxurious Opera & Ballet Theatre on January 30th.

Ski Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Issue 96, December 2016.
The Bukovel Ski Resort is Ukraine’s largest and most popular ski resort. It is designed based on European resorts with modern hotels, spas, and restaurants. There are good roads, convenient elevators and lifts, and a well-developed infrastructure around the resort and from December to late April there remains a good snow cover as well. Even if the weather does let you down, the site’s numerous snow guns and snowcats will come to the rescue. Today, Bukovel sports 50 km of slopes of all difficulty levels, with the longest run being 2106 metres. While it may be the youngest of Ukraine’s major ski resorts, there is little doubt that the Bukovel Ski Resort is the country’s finest, boasting plenty of exciting competitions and contests all season.

Oksana Mukha Spends Christmas “Unplugged”

Issue 96, December 2016.
Lviv’s-own talented Oksana Mukha invites Leopolitans and guests of the city to her “Unplugged” Christmas concert at Lviv’s magical Lviv Philharmonic Theatre on January 22nd. This festive concert event will feature old-time folk songs, seasonal carols, and other holiday favourites. Mukha was born in Lviv and studied at the city’s Solomiya Krushelnitska music school.

Double Performance for Christmas

Issue 96, December 2016.
Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre is your home of Christmas-themed events this holiday season and one of the most anticipated is the return of Ukraine’s beloved a capella group Pikkardiyska Tertsia (PT), who will be performing hits from their many legendary albums on January 9th. Delighting audiences since the heady early days of Ukrainian independence, PT has developed their own inimitable music and performance style, and their unique blend of vocals continue to attract fans with each new concert.

Get in the Spirit with the Lviv Christmas Fair

Issue 96, December 2016.
Christmas markets are one of the most important parts of the festive magic of any Ukrainian city, and Lviv’s Christmas market is known to be one of the country’s finest. The market lights up the city, attracting Leopolitans and tourists alike to the ambiance of a true ‘winter wonderland’ setting. Lviv’s city centre – both Rynok Square and Svobody Ave. in front of the Opera & Ballet Theatre – will once again host the festivities, this year from December 10 – January 22.

Tango Remolino DJ Festival

Issue 96, December 2016.
Lviv’s swanky Hotel Dnister will host a series of tango-flavoured events at the annual Tango Remolino festival for 11 days over the holidays. Remolino is all about enjoying every moment, whether it be on or off the dance floor, but the dancing is expected to take centre stage. Highlights will include a series of day and night ‘milongas’, featuring some of the most accomplished DJs in Europe, including: Norway’s Birger Haugdal, Portugal’s Carlos Cabral, France’s Vincent El Ghouzzi, the Netherlands’ Alejandro Vicente-Grabovetsky, and Poland’s Marcin Blazejewski.

White Christmas at Lviv’s Opera

Issue 96, December 2016.
This merry musical treat will offer partied-out Leopolitans and guests of the city the chance to unwind and enjoy the delights of the Christmas fairy tale just like they did as children. The White Christmas show will see Leopolitan charmers Oksana Karayim and Pavlo Ilnytskyi sample over 30 of Frank Sinatra’s favourite holiday hits.

Christmas Stories with Tina Karol

Issue 96, December 2016.
Tina Karol – one of Ukraine’s most popular singers and entertainers – is bringing her festive holiday program featuring a mix of Christmas classics and her favourite songs to Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre on January 3rd and 4th.

‘New Year at the Opera’ with Oleksandr Bozhyk

Issue 96, December 2016.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will have the opportunity to enjoy a special holiday concert on the stage of Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on January 2nd by violin virtuoso Oleksandr Bozhyk. A native Leopolitan, Bozhyk is a popular violinist and composer and is known for winning several international and national contests, including season 2 of Ukraine Has Talent!

Remembering Kvitka Cisyk

Issue 96, December 2016.
A special charity gala concert honouring the incredible Kvitka Cisyk will take place at Lviv’s magnificent Opera & Ballet Theatre on December 20th. Cisyk was born in the USA to a family of Ukrainian emigrants. She studied at the New York Conservatory, where she mastered vocal technique and perfected her voice. Never forgetting her roots, she recorded two albums of Ukrainian songs: Kvitka, Songs of Ukraine; and Kvitka Two Colors.