Upcoming Lviv

Google Hash Code 2017

Issue 98, February 2017.
Lviv’s very own StartUp Depot will play host to the Hash Code event, a team-based programming competition organised by Google, on February 23rd. Each round of the competition will see teams attempt to write a program to generate a solution for a problem provided to them.

The Best of Notre Dame de Paris

Issue 98, February 2017.
Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre will play host to the amazing show and great music of The Best of Notre Dame de Paris (Les meilleures chansons de Notre Dame de Paris) on March 11th. Ukrainian artists will present the famous story of a gypsy girl and the three very different gentlemen that fall in love with her.

Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet Returns to Lviv

Issue 98, February 2017.
The talented dancers of the world-renowned Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet Theatre will return to Lviv’s majestic Opera & Ballet Theatre for two performances on March 6th and 7th. The acrobatic group has captivated millions of fans with their talent and artistry. Each dance represents a different feature from Georgia’s history.

‘Die Schönsten Opernchöre' Concert

Issue 98, February 2017.
Lviv has always prided itself on being one of Eastern Europe’s most cosmopolitan classical music centres. In recent years, the quality of visiting international performers has risen steadily. On March 14th, the Ukrainian-Austrian K&K Philharmoniker symphony orchestra, alongside Ukrainian National Choir (led by Lviv’s-own choirmaster Vasyl Yatsyniak), will bring their Die Schönsten Opernchöre concert to Leopolitans and guests of the city. The K&K Philharmonic features 70 musicians and performs nearly 100 concerts across Europe each year.

TEDx Lviv Conference

Issue 98, February 2017.
TED is a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks of less than 20 minutes. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged, and today covers nearly any topic – from science to business to global issues – in more than 100 languages.

Lviv Wedding Festival 2017

Issue 98, February 2017.
The Lviv Wedding Festival is Western Ukraine’s largest and most established wedding show. The event features wedding specialists, thousands of dresses, entertaining dance shows, various workshops, contests, and feature sessions.

Evenings of French Cinema 2017

Issue 98, February 2017.
Lviv’s love affair with all things French continues this January as the Evenings of French Cinema 2017 Festival returns to the city for a 12th time thanks to Arthouse Traffic, the French Institute in Ukraine, and Credit Agricole Bank.

S.K.A.Y. Coming Back to Lviv

Issue 97, January 2017.
On February 18th Ukrainian rockers S.K.A.Y. will present their newly-released fifth album New Life (Nove Zhyttya) with a live concert at Lviv’s !FESTrepublic Club as part of their national tour. The rockers from Ternopil formed back in 2001 and made a name for the band by playing in popular music festivals such as Perlyny Sezonu and Chervona Ruta.

Khrystyna Soloviy’s “Zhyva Voda”

Issue 97, January 2017.
Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre will host a concert by Ukrainian folk singer Khrystyna Soloviy on February 21st. Born in Drohobych to a family of choral conductors, Soloviy moved to Lviv and headed the Lemkovyna choir for three years.

‘Lviv Cup’ and ‘Fabulous Lviv’ Dog Shows

Issue 97, January 2017.
Man’s best friend will be loving the attention on the February 4-5 weekend as more than 100 pampered and groomed dogs will compete in the annual ‘Lviv Cup 2017’ and ‘Fabulous Lviv’ dog shows. The first day will see the Golden and Labrador Retrievers, Akita and American Akita, Welsh Corgi, and Pembroke breeds take centre stage, while day two will feature Siberian Huskies, Central Asian Shepherd Dogs, the Bouledogue Francais, and the Jack Russell Terriers.