Upcoming Lviv


Issue 109, February 2018.
ONUKA, one of the hottest rock groups in Ukraine, will be joined by the NAOFI National Folk Instrument Orchestra for an incredible concert at Lviv’s majestic Opera & Ballet Theatre on 13 March. An iconic orchestra alongside one of the brightest and most ambitious music groups in Ukrainian new wave music will delight Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city with a spectacular live program that will include full versions of the songs that were memorably mashed together at Eurovision.

Pianoboy with Chamber Orchestra

Issue 109, February 2018.
Lviv’s happening M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre will host a concert by popular Ukrainian artist Dmitry Shurov, better known as Pianoboy. Shurov has practiced music for many years, experimenting with different styles and arrangements. He writes his own lyrics, composes music, sings, and plays the piano. He is most well-known for having been a member of Ukraine’s most popular rock band, Okean Elzy, from 2001-04. But he also cofounded the Esthetic Education band (2004-08) and his latest and most successful project, Pianoboy.

Lviv Wedding Festival 2018

Issue 109, February 2018.
Get ready for a wedding bonanza! Conveniently timed just days after International Women’s Day, the Lviv Wedding Festival is Western Ukraine’s largest and most well-established wedding fair and exhibition. If you have a wedding coming up in the family, you need to check out this event.

AI & Big Data Conference

Issue 109, February 2018.
What is the best place to see the swinging life of Ukraine’s IT world? Where should you go to meet the brightest minds in Ukrainian digital technology? Of course, that answer is the AI & Big Data Conference at Lviv’s prestigious Hotel Dnister on 10 March. As the largest conference in Western Ukraine dedicated to the latest developments in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, the event will unite researchers and developers from various spheres to learn about the progress of AI and Big Data and how they can be integrated into their work.

‘Eye to Eye’ with Dmitry Gordon

Issue 109, February 2018.
Be sure not to miss out on a special creative evening with famed Ukrainian writer, singer, and TV personality Dmitry Gordon on 6 March. Editor-in-Chief of the Gordon Boulevard newspaper, he has published nearly 40 of his own books. Since 2000, he has hosted the TV show ‘Visiting Dmitry Gordon’, which sees him interview famous celebrities.

Iryna Bilyk Presents ‘Without Make-Up. The Best. About Love,’

Issue 109, February 2018.
Lviv’s signature Opera & Ballet Theatre will host Ukrainian pop singer Iryna Bilyk’s ‘Without Make-Up. The Best. About Love.’ concert on 6 March. For nearly 25 years, every song of Bilyk’s is a hit, every video a piece of art, and every appearance in front of a full house. Long considered to be Ukraine’s ‘Madonna’, the press watches her every move. Her new concert program is sure to delight Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city with her best songs from different albums, all united by the theme of love. The concert will feature a new team of musicians playing exotic musical instruments, as well as dancers in amazing, new costumes.

Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet Returns to Lviv

Issue 109, February 2018.
Back by popular demand, the world famous Sukhishvili Georgian National Dance group returns to Lviv with a double-concert performance on 3 March. The dazzling company of 50 dancers and musicians perform phenomenal choreography with explosive energy in a splashing array of resplendent costumes.

#Hash Code 2018

Issue 109, February 2018.
The UCU Hash Code Hub will play host on 1 March to #Hash Code 2018, a programming competition open to students and industry professionals. As always, this year’s event will consist of two rounds. The online qualification round will take place on 1 March from 18:30 to 22:30.

Legendary Arturo Sandoval in Lviv

Issue 109, February 2018.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will be treated to a special concert at Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 26 February by the legendary Arturo Sandoval, one of the most brilliant, multifaceted, and renowned musicians of our time. An acknowledged virtuoso of the jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, he is just as dynamic and vivacious on the piano, timbales, vocals, and keyboard. He delights in presenting a diverse and exhilarating show featuring Afro-Cuban jazz, be-bop, straight up jazz, and so much more.

Education & Career Forum

Issue 108, January 2018.
This year’s Education and Career Forum for potential university students and their parents will be held at Forum Lviv from 23-24 February. Representatives of leading European universities and colleges will meet with students, parents, and teachers and present their best cases to attract some of Western Ukraine’s top students to institutions in Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and the Baltic states.