Upcoming Lviv

Spring Business Forum

Issue 110, March 2018.
Lviv’s Spring Business Forum will take place at Arena Lviv on 19-20 April beginning from 9:00. Event participants include representatives of local authorities, leading banks, successful entrepreneurs interested in Ukraine’s economic development, and foreign financial and investment firms interested in implementing business projects in Ukraine.

Housing Development and Investment Forum

Issue 110, March 2018.
From 13-15 April, Arena Lviv will play host to the Housing Development and Investment Forum (Forum Novobudov). The event will feature a seminar on key issues of purchasing real estate, an exhibition of new housing projects, and even a lottery where visitors to the forum can win a grand prize of 100,000 UAH! Considered Western Ukraine’s leading consumer event, the forum provides a perfect platform for both national and local markets to showcase their residential, commercial, and mixed-use units, as well as sustainable real estate projects, architecture, facilities management, financial and mortgage services, smart homes, and building fit-outs.

Lviv Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2018

Issue 110, March 2018.
Lviv will play host to the glamorous Lviv Fashion Week at the D. Halytskyi International Airport and locations throughout the city from 22-25 March. The event will feature some of Ukraine’s most renowned designers, including: Vozianov, Kateryna Karol, Couture de Fleur, Ivanna Yukhymchuk, and J. Perekriostova. LFW will kick-off at the Lvivarnya Cultural Complex on 22 March with the Art Space creative project and presentations by young designers. Other events will see presentations of collections by DIYA, Zahara, Blunt, and Polish brands Eklectic and K&M. New collections will also feature the best of Kristina Prokopiv, Olena Levynska, and Muzyka&Sas.

Amazing Virsky in Concert

Issue 110, March 2018.
Ukraine’s preeminent P. Virsky National Folk Dance Ensemble is bringing their spectacular show to Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 16 April. Virsky’s repertoire includes old and modern dances from different Ukrainian regions, as well as dances from other cultures. They present a choreographic picture of modern life, including the Hopak, the Zaporizhian Cossacks, the Povzunets (Crawler), and Chumak’s Joy.

Lviv Social Media Camp 2018

Issue 109, February 2018.
Lviv’s Social Media Camp 2018 will take place at the Hotel Dnister on 17 March. Providing top-level strategic advice and digital marketing insight on how to engage customers, manage brand perceptions, and open untapped audiences through diverse media channels, Lviv’s largest social media conference with attract a broad spectrum of delegates that will tackle all things social media. Speakers and participants will come from all over Ukraine and from all sectors of the economy – small and large business, government, education, and non-profit agencies. They will cover all aspects of social media marketing – communications, sales, crowdsourcing, e-learning, and marketing – be it content, email, or inbound.

Garage48 Empowering Women Hackathon

Issue 109, February 2018.
Garage48 returns to Lviv from 16-18 March to encourage more women to take the entrepreneurial path. The Garage48 event series began in Estonia in 2010 and has expanded across Europe and Africa since. Events are held in English and draw hundreds of international participants with different skillsets: engineers, developers, designers, marketers, visionaries – they all come together to work on their ideas in a fun atmosphere!

ONUKA & NAOFI in 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.