Upcoming Lviv

Sensational B&B Project

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s cosy S. Ludkevich Philharmonic Concert Hall will host a concert by Kyiv-based cover band the B&B Project (Bandura & Bayan) on 22 April. The group is famous for their covers of classical and modern songs using Ukrainian folk instruments like the bandura, which is similar to a lute but with 31 to 68 strings, and the bayan, which is a buttoned accordion.

‘Movie Romance’ French Film Festival

Issue 111, April 2018.
With hard-hitting dramas, imaginative comedies, and exciting thrillers, the latest edition of the Alliance French Film Festival – ‘Movie Romance’ – doesn’t disappoint. Lighting up Lviv’s screens from 19 to 23 April, the 2018 program features a diverse mix of titles showcasing the very best of French cinematic storytelling. All films will be shown in French and feature Ukrainian subtitles. Below we’ve put together an exceptional array of intriguing films which are sure to delight, stimulate, and engage French film fans of all shapes and sizes.

Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Fest

Issue 111, April 2018.
We’re not surprised that beer is one of the most popular drinks in the world, but a few things did amaze us. Did you know that 177 billion litres of beer ae consumed every year – that’s more that 5,600 litres every second! That’s a lot of beer! Beer lovers rejoice – from 4 to 6 May you’ll be able to enjoy your favourite drink at !FESTRepublic Club’s Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival.

Lviv Century Bike Race

Issue 111, April 2018.
The Lviv Century is a major cycling event organised by local clubs both as a social event for cyclists and as a fundraiser for their other activities. On 5 May, cyclists will set out on a 100 km race from city centre. The race will be completed within 10 hours and will feature a number of rest stops along the way, where riders will find food, water, and toilets.

Engineering Job Fair

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s Polytechnic University is all ‘geared up’ to host the 11th Engineering Job Fair from 25 to 26 April. Organised by the BEST student group, the event will attract representatives from more than 40 companies in the fields of information technology, electronics, auditing, education, and engineering. Eventgoers will be introduced to their companies and currently open vacancies. Since 2007, Lviv Polytechnic has been hosting the event that offers students programming like workshops, engineering competitions, and employer introductions.

Ukraine vs. Hungary Europe Conference Rugby

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s renewed Unist Stadium will play host to the Rugby Europe Conference game between Ukraine and Hungary. The Europe Conference is the third-tier rugby union competition behind the Championship and Trophy leagues.

Kvitka – Familiar, and Yet Still Unknown

Issue 111, April 2018.
A special concerts dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the birth of the incredible Kvitka Cisyk will take place at Lviv’s charming M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre on 28 and 30 April. Born in the USA to a family of Ukrainian emigrants, Cisyk studied at the New York Conservatory, where she mastered vocal technique and perfected her voice – a very rare coloratura soprano timbre.

The Great Gatsby Ballet

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre will play host to the amazing Great Gatsby Ballet Show on 23 April. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s popular novel and Baz Luhrman’s Oscar-winning 2013 film, the show brings to life the riotous and pleasure-seeking world of 1920s America. Featuring dancers from renowned international ballet companies, the characters embody the jaded society of the filthy rich, living in a frenzy of jazz and opportunity, but whose world is superficial and empty of real emotion.

Lviv SMM Forum

Issue 111, April 2018.
The Social Media Marketing (SMM) Forum is a premiere event for digital and social marketing professionals that will take place at Arena Lviv on 28 April. If your job is to manage social media marketing, but you’re struggling to keep up with the ever-changing nature of social marketing, this event is for you. You’ll be amazed at how many people you will connect with who are just like you! Bringing together marketers, creators, and businesses, the Lviv SMM Forum promises to be a phenomenal opportunity to discover the latest tactics, network with top social marketers, and master social media in 2018.

Lviv Media Forum

Issue 111, April 2018.
Every year, more than 1,000 media representatives participate in the Lviv Media Forum, the largest media event in Central and Eastern Europe. Gathering editors-in-chief, leading journalists, business professionals, civil society, and academia, as well as representatives from state and international organisations, the Lviv Media Forum trains media practitioners from across Ukraine that cover business, governance, and other developmental issues.