Upcoming Lviv

‘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.

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.

CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL IN LVIV

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.