Upcoming Lviv

National Moguls Championship

Issue 120, February 2019.
As Ukraine’s biggest and most popular ski resort, it’s no surprise that Bukovel Ski Resort will host the National Moguls Championships from 20-24 February. The term ‘mogul’ comes from the German word ‘mugel’, meaning ‘mound’.

Romantic Ice Skating with Rafaello

Issue 120, February 2019.
Perfect for a romantic date, family weekend, or spending time with your friends, skating is a universal winter entertainment – and Lviv has plenty of places to enjoy it! This year, in addition to traditional options like the central rink on Rynok Square, the Medyk ice rink (24 Horbachevskoho St.), the Fortress skating rink at Europe mall (36 Schyretska St.), and the family skating rink at King Cross Leopolis shopping centre (30 Stryiska St.), there is another place in a premiere location.

Hutsulka Ksenya

Issue 120, February 2019.
Last year was a big year for Ukrainian film. Ukraine’s State Film Agency spent nearly $17 million USD on producing homegrown films and Ukrainian cinema lovers are set to reap the benefits this year, when many of the productions are released.

Ukrainian Business Marathon

Issue 120, February 2019.
Lviv’s annual Ukrainian Business Marathon will once again bring together dozens of owners, managers, and freelancers from across Ukraine to the Arena Lviv conference hall from 16-17 March.

St. Patrick’s Day in Lviv!

Issue 120, February 2019.
St. Patrick has long been considered the patron saint of Ireland and that’s why the country throws its biggest party in honour of him. On St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll see parades, festivals, festive masses in churches, and – in perhaps the most Irish way possible – the coming together for a bottle of beer with friends at the pub.

Spa & Wellness Awards & Spa Assembly

Issue 120, February 2019.
The International Spa Assembly and Spa & Wellness Awards will take place at Lviv’s Park. Art of Rest from 11-14 March. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the event is the industry’s most important in Ukraine and recognised as one of the most important industry events in the world.

Smooth Jazz by Keiko Matsui

Issue 120, February 2019.
With a career spanning over three decades, Japanese pianist Keiko Matsui is a citizen of the world, touring the planet relentlessly to bring her music to virtually every corner of the globe. With over 1.2 million albums sold in the USA alone, she is one of the most recognised artists in the world of jazz.

Innovative JavaDay Lviv

Issue 120, February 2019.
JavaDay Lviv is an annual international conference dedicated to Java technologies and their ecosystem. It aims to build a strong support community around the language and will feature nearly 20 well-known Java professionals from around the world as speakers, including Pivotal’s Mark Heckler, RedHat’s Rafael Benevides, and Object Computing’s Ivan Lopez.

French Cinema Festival

Issue 120, February 2019.
From 28 February, Leopolitan cinema lovers and guests of the city will be able to enjoy some of France’s finest films of 2018 at the French Cinema Festival.

Alyosha in Lviv

Issue 120, February 2019.
Alyosha (Olena Kucher) – one of Ukraine’s most famous singers and songwriters – will play at Lviv’s hopping Malevich Night Club on 6 March. The winner of many prestigious awards, including the YUNA, Golden Gramophone Ukraine, Viva!, and Song of the Year, the talented songstress will present her new ‘Poruch’ (Near) tour at the concert.