Upcoming Lviv

‘Ukrainian Haute Couture’ by Oksana Karavanska Celbrates Jubilee

Issue 124, June 2019.
‘Ukrainian Haute Couture’ by famed Ukrainian designer Oksana Karavanska is all set to charm Leopolitan fashionistas and guests of the city on 28 June. Already one of Lviv’s chicest traditions, this year’s show will be a special event as part of the Leopolis Jazz Fest programme.

EuroFanz 2019

Issue 124, June 2019.
EuroFanz, the international fan-festival for football supporters from different nations, returns to Lviv from 28-30 June. Sponsored by Lifecell, this year’s event has attracted supporters from Belarus, Chechia, France, Latvia, Moldova, Sweden, and Ukraine. In addition, supporters from many European clubs will also attend, including Newcastle United (EN), Roma (IT), Eintracht Frankfurt (DE), Heerenveen and Feyenoord (both – NL), Kisvarda (HU), AIK (SE), Dinamo Minsk (BY), Dinamo Bucharest (RO), Zbrojovka Brno (CZ), Dukla Banska Bystrica and Spartak Myjava (both – SK) and, of course, Karpaty Lviv.

Lviv Nights Festival

Issue 124, June 2019.
It’s that time of year again! Lviv’s museums are set to open their doors at night to Leopolitan culture buffs and guests of the city as the ‘Lviv Nights’ festival returns to the Western Ukrainian capital from 12-14 July.

Lviv Yoga Day

Issue 124, June 2019.
Since its inception in 2015, Lviv has joined cities all over the world in celebrating 21 June as the International Yoga Day. Yoga was primarily developed as a medium to attain harmony of body, mind, and soul. It is not just different yogic postures and breathing techniques – it is a way of life.

Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Musical Play

Issue 124, June 2019.
Lviv’s theatre-going public and guests of the city will be delighted with ‘Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Musical Play’, the ambitious, genre-bending chamber musical based on the life and artwork of Charlotte Salomon. ‘Life? Or Work?’ is the name that Berlin-born, Jewish artist Salomon gave to nearly 800 paintings accompanied by text and music that she produced between 1940-42.

Authors’ Reading Month: Romania

Issue 124, June 2019.
The twentieth annual Authors’ Reading Month – the largest literary festival in Central Europe – will be held in Lviv from 1 July to 4 August. First held in Brno in 2000, the event soon spread to other cities, including Ostrava (2011), Wroclaw and Kosice (2012), and Lviv (2015).

Lviv Open Arm-Wrestling Tournament

Issue 124, June 2019.
Lviv’s Malevich Night Club will host the Lviv Open Cup Arm-Wrestling Tournament on 23 June. Arm-wrestling is a fierce and highly addictive combat sport. So many factors come into play – hand grip size, arm length, sheer strength, and hunger to dominate

Gorgany Race

Issue 124, June 2019.
If you’re looking for adventure, adrenaline, and extreme challenges and you want to experience the unforgettable beauty of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains – then the Gorgany Race is just right for you! Taking place each June in one of the wildest and most uninhabited parts of the Ukrainian Carpathians – Gorgany – the race allows participants to experience a nature reserve they might otherwise never get to see.

Gran Fondo Ukraine

Issue 124, June 2019.
Lviv will see the start of one of summer’s most exciting bicycling events on 14 July as Gran Fondo Ukraine rolls into the Western Ukrainian capital. Part personal challenge, part serious competition – Gran Fondo Ukraine leads riders along country roads with challenging climbs and incredible scenery.

IT Jazz Conference

Issue 124, June 2019.
While Lviv is in the whirl of the Leopolis Jazz Festival, IT investors from all over the world will be in in the city on 28 June to talk business in the classy atmosphere of the Lviv IT Jazz conference. Lviv IT Jazz is an exclusive event set to bring together government representatives, investors, and leaders of the Ukrainian IT industry to discuss the most urgent topics of investment in Ukraine, including the development of the tech sector, economy, and human potential.