Upcoming Lviv

Modern Polish Art Exhibition

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan art lovers and guests of the city are welcome to visit the newly-renovated J.G. Pinzel Museum of Sculpture to take in the best of Modern Polish Art. The exhibition will feature paintings, sculpture, and photos by the likes of Beata Ewa Białecka, Bogdan Kiliński, Halina Różewicz-Książkiewicz, Katarzyna Smeja-Skulimowska, Zbigniew Szmurło, and many others.

Event Industry Forum

Issue 107, December 2017.
This specialised forum is aimed at the self-identification of the event industry in Western Ukraine in general, and in Lviv in particular. The program is designed to widen the understanding of an event manager’s work, show new possibilities of their profession, and to set a new pace for the market and a new impulse for creativity.

The Nutcracker at Lviv’s Opera

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan theatre and ballet fans and guests of the city are sure to be delighted when the Kyiv Modern Ballet brings its unique interpretation of the classic ‘The Nutcracker’ to the stage at Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 11 January.

Europa League: Zorya Luhansk to Host Atletico Bilbao

Issue 106, November 2017.
Lviv’s adopted footballers from the East, Zorya Luhansk, will welcome Spanish outfit Atletico Bilbao to Arena Lviv on 7 December in the final game of Europa League Group J qualifying.

Lviv Mini Maker Fair

Issue 106, November 2017.
Lviv’s sparkling new Metropolitan A. Sheptytsky Centre will play host on 25 November to the Lviv Mini Maker Fair, a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new and unique, the Maker Fair is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts – crafters, educators, tinkerers, engineers, science clubs, and artists.

The ‘High Castle’ Autumn Art Salon

Issue 106, November 2017.
Art lovers are spoiled for choice in Lviv. With a number of historical and up-and-coming districts bursting at the seams with independent galleries and established museums, the Western Ukrainian capital is home to some of the most progressive and high-quality cultural organizations in Ukraine – as well as a number of unique and artsy restaurants.

Garmyder Festival

Issue 106, November 2017.
Rain or shine, you’ll be able to find fresh local produce, artisan foods, and the area’s finest arts and crafts at the Garmyder Festival at Lviv’s Shuvar-Expo exhibition centre from 9-10 December. With a wide range of stalls selling an array of colourful and tempting locally-produced food and drink, and hand-crafted goods, there is sure to be something for everyone!

Compassfest ‘17

Issue 106, November 2017.
Compassfest ’17 – a new travel conference organized by the Ukrainian Lviv Media Forum and the Polish media project Outriders, with the support of the Lviv Travel Club – will take place in the Western Ukrainian capital on 18 November.

Jazz Bez is Back!

Issue 106, November 2017.
Each December, Lviv lights up with the sound of jazz, as an international array of talented musicians converge on the Western Ukrainian capital for Jazz Bez. Lviv’s annual Jazz Bez festival is among the biggest in Eastern Europe, as it opens up new horizons each year and unites music lovers from around the world.

Legendary Mashina Vremeni Returns to Lviv!

Issue 106, November 2017.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will be treated to a concert from the legendary Mashina Vremeni (Time Machine) on 22 November. Kind of like Russia’s Rolling Stones, Mashina Vremeni is the oldest and most famous Russian rock group, continually performing since their formation in 1969. They were the first to sing rock in Russian and popularized the music in the Soviet Union. Their song ‘Povorot’ (The Turn) topped the very first Soviet chart in 1979, while their 1984 hit ‘Muzyka Pod Snegom’ (Music Under the Snow) topped the chart for a whopping 17 months! Under perestroika, when the group was permitted to sell LPs, they sold over 18 million copies. They also started Russia’s first independent music label – Sintez Records.