Upcoming Lviv

Run the World – Lviv Half Marathon

Issue 121, March 2019.
Lviv will host the ‘Run the World – Lviv Half Marathon’ on 14 April. Racers can choose to compete in one of many distances, including the 3km charity run, 10km and, of course, the 21 km course. There will also be special kids races of 100m and 300m.

Agroport West 2019

Issue 121, March 2019.
Lviv’s D. Halytskyi International Airport will be the host for Agroport West 2019 – one of the biggest agricultural events in Eastern Europe – from 21 to 23 March. Beginning last year, the international Agroport farming forum has been held in three Ukrainian cities – Lviv, Kharkiv, and Kherson – and looks at the interests of Ukrainian agricultural producers.

Miss Lviv 2019 Casting

Issue 120, February 2019.
Beauty pageants have been around for decades, and have been the centre of heated debates among women – feminists and non-feminists alike – for just as long. Love or hate it, but beauty pageants empower and inspire women in modern society.

Yoga Marathon in Lviv

Issue 120, February 2019.
The CYF Yoga Marathon will take place in Lviv on 24 February as part of the annual Carpathian Yoga Fest. The event is unlike any other, with yoga workshops, meditation practices, lectures, social gatherings, and more.

Artistric Glasswae on Display

Issue 120, February 2019.
The Ningbo Glass Museum and Lviv’s Glass Museum are encouraging creative Leopolitans and guests of the city to take part in the Andriy Bokotey Award for young glass artists. Initiated by the Greenway Art Gallery in Wuxi, China, the winner will be able to take part in the Ningbo International Glass Art Conference, including an all-expense paid trip to China.

National Moguls Championship

Issue 120, February 2019.
As Ukraine’s biggest and most popular ski resort, it’s no surprise that Bukovel Ski Resort will host the National Moguls Championships from 20-24 February. The term ‘mogul’ comes from the German word ‘mugel’, meaning ‘mound’.

Romantic Ice Skating with Rafaello

Issue 120, February 2019.
Perfect for a romantic date, family weekend, or spending time with your friends, skating is a universal winter entertainment – and Lviv has plenty of places to enjoy it! This year, in addition to traditional options like the central rink on Rynok Square, the Medyk ice rink (24 Horbachevskoho St.), the Fortress skating rink at Europe mall (36 Schyretska St.), and the family skating rink at King Cross Leopolis shopping centre (30 Stryiska St.), there is another place in a premiere location.

Hutsulka Ksenya

Issue 120, February 2019.
Last year was a big year for Ukrainian film. Ukraine’s State Film Agency spent nearly $17 million USD on producing homegrown films and Ukrainian cinema lovers are set to reap the benefits this year, when many of the productions are released.

Ukrainian Business Marathon

Issue 120, February 2019.
Lviv’s annual Ukrainian Business Marathon will once again bring together dozens of owners, managers, and freelancers from across Ukraine to the Arena Lviv conference hall from 16-17 March.

St. Patrick’s Day in Lviv!

Issue 120, February 2019.
St. Patrick has long been considered the patron saint of Ireland and that’s why the country throws its biggest party in honour of him. On St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll see parades, festivals, festive masses in churches, and – in perhaps the most Irish way possible – the coming together for a bottle of beer with friends at the pub.