Upcoming Lviv

Lviv to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Issue 119, January 2019.
Celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year has become a well-established tradition for Leopolitan fans of Oriental culture and guests of the city. This year, festivalgoers will be delighted by what is in store across the city between 2-5 February.

Garmyder Festival

Issue 119, January 2019.
Leopolitans and guests of the city will be able to find fresh local produce, artisan foods, and the region’s finest arts and crafts at the Garmyder Festival at Lviv’s Shuvar-Expo exhibition centre on 9-10 February. With a wide range of booths selling a bevy of colourful and tempting locally-produced handcrafted goods, food and beverages, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Sergey Babkin in Concert

Issue 119, January 2019.
After the breakup of 5’Nizza – one of Ukraine’s wittiest and funkiest bands – Sergey Babkin decided to go it alone. When he hit the stage for the first time, the guitarist/vocalist had a lot to worry about; would his former group’s Kharkiv-based rabid fan base follow him? As it turned out, they loved his new music – a mix of reggae, hip hop, and Latin.

Enchanting Mosaic Show

Issue 119, January 2019.
The Christmas-themed Mosaic musical-theatrical show will come to Lviv on 27 January. Launched in Poland to great success by Ulyana Horbachevska nearly nine years ago, the show has delighted audiences across Central and Eastern Europe ever since.

Spectacular Kazka in Lviv

Issue 119, January 2019.
Kazka – the Ukrainian musical sensation and 2018’s ‘Discovery of the Year’ – will perform at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club on 14 February. Like a bright meteorite, the band burst onto the music scene and became a smash hit with their incredible voices and unique songs.

Lviv Chocolate Festival

Issue 119, January 2019.
One of Lviv’s enduring draws is our fine chocolate and to celebrate, the popular Lviv Chocolate Festival returns on 14-17 February to the Lviv Art Palace. The event showcases luscious samples of chocolate specialities created by local professional and amateur chocolatiers.

Winter Dog Shows

Issue 119, January 2019.
Originating from their wolf ancestors, dogs are amazing animals and more than just our pets. They use their keen sense of smell and sound to provide protection for homes and families, security at airports and borders, search and rescue assistance, herding of farm animals, guidance for the sight-impaired, and companionship to millions of people around the world.

The project Metropolis. Past Utopias of Future

Issue 118, December 2018.
Till January 20th spectacular project Metropolis. Past Utopias of Future, curated by Pavlo Gudimov will be showcasing views of the past visionaries on future at the recently established Center Porokhova Vezha (Gunpowder Tower).

Exhibition “Dyvny Kolyady”

Issue 118, December 2018.
From 20 December to 27January Lviv’s Book Lion bookstore and gallery will host the exhibition “Dyvny Kolyady” (Christmas winter festival) – an exciting new event featuring works by Taras Keb and Petro Bujak - two original artists, who have very special perception and unique ability to transfer all the warmth, colorfulness and depth of Ukrainian Christmas winter festival into art.

Days of Ukrainian Cinema

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s Kopernik Cinema will host the Days of Ukrainian Cinema event from 13-16 December. Organised by the Lviv Film Commission and Wiz-Art, the festivities will also feature ‘Lviv Film Meetings’ that are sure to attract many fans of Ukrainian cinematography.