Upcoming Lviv

Days of Scandinavia and Finland

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s Book Lion bookstore and gallery will host the Days of Scandinavia and Finland – an exciting new event dedicated to the culture, music, cinema, literature, and mythology of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland – from 28 January to 3 February.

Young Stars of Ballet Gala Concert

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s majestic Opera & Ballet Theatre is the site for the Young Stars of Ballet gala concert on 25 February. This stunning event will showcase the Top 20 junior ballet dance winners of the Ballet Art Guild’s national contest. Featuring 100 of Ukraine’s top junior ballet dancers, the contest is designed to inspire the pursuit of excellence and to change lives through dance.


Issue 108, January 2018.
On February 14th, the International cultural organization “Lanhua Cultural-Research Centre of Ukraine and China” will present Leopolitans and gusts of the city with “Chinese New Year Festival” which will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, dancing, singing, arts, crafts and much more.

GameDev Conference 2018

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s GameDev conference, a large-scale event for game developers, will take place at Arena Lviv on 27 January. The event is slated to bring together more than 50 speakers and thousands of participants from across Ukraine. GameDev will feature seven streams during the day and will cover all stages of creating a game – from coming up with the idea to entering global markets.

‘Study Abroad: 1000 Opportunities’ Exhibition

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s Nobilis Hotel will host the ‘Study Abroad: 1000 Opportunities’ exhibition on 17 February. This clever event is dedicated to helping students like you discover the numerous educational opportunities available around the world.

Ukrainian Business Marathon

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s second annual Ukrainian Business Marathon will bring together over 100 owners, managers, and businesspeople from across Ukraine to Arena Lviv’s conference hall over the 17-18 February weekend. The Ukrainian Business Forum is a high-quality, ‘must attend’ event, with leading-edge speakers and a program designed for wealth structuring and corporate professionals.

Notre Dame de Paris Show

Issue 108, January 2018.
Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre will host the amazing Notre Dame de Paris music show on 24 February. Taking the world by storm since its creation in France in 1998, the musical spectacular has been seen by more than 10 million people worldwide! Ukrainian artists will present the famous story based on French novelist Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Riccardo Cocciante handled the music, while the lyrics were written by Luc Plamondon.

‘When the Fern Blossoms’

Issue 108, January 2018.
In early February, Lviv’s charming Opera & Ballet Theatre will host three amazing shows of the ‘When the Fern Blossoms’ opera and ballet. Unique in both genre and stage history, Yevhen Stankevych’s 1977 musical was banned by the Soviet regime and never performed.

French Cinema Nights 2018

Issue 108, January 2018.
Beginning 25th January, Leopolitan cinema lovers and guests of the city will be able to enjoy some of France’s finest films of 2017 at the French Cinema Nights festival. All films – including Le Redoubtable, Happy End, Cherchez la Femme, and Rodin – will be shown in French with Ukrainian subtitles.

Johann Strauss Gala Concert

Issue 107, December 2017.
The Ukrainian-Austrian K&K Philharmoniker will perform a wonderful Johann Strauss Gala Concert under the baton of its charismatic conductor Matthias Kendlinger at Lviv’s S. Ludkevich Philharmonic Concert Hall on 21 December.