Upcoming Lviv

West Tattoo Fest

Issue 115, September 2018.
The West Tattoo Fest has turned into the biggest, best, and most utterly awesome event in Western Ukraine’s tattoo world and it’s returning to the Western Ukrainian capital on the 28-30 September weekend.

The Stylist Hair & Beauty Forum

Issue 115, September 2018.
The Stylist Hair and Beauty Forum provides a unique opportunity for hair and beauty professionals of all levels to enhance their knowledge and skills, develop relationships with industry members and suppliers, and gain valuable inspiration.

Lviv Bike Expo

Issue 115, September 2018.
Ukraine’s first B2B bike expo will take place in Lviv from 27-29 September. Since its start eight years ago, the Kielce Bike Expo has become one of Europe’s most important bicycle industry exhibitions. The event’s success has led organisers – Targi Kielce and the Polish Cycling Association – to take on bigger challenges and this September the Lviv Bike Expo makes its debut. Partnering with Gal Expo and Boomerang Boardshop, the event hopes to boost Leopolitans’ love for bikes and cycling.

Ukrainian Song Project

Issue 114, July 2018.
Arena Lviv will be the site for the Ukrainian Song Project on 18 August. This grand musical event aims to find talented, young artists in the hopes of distributing and promoting Ukrainian music from different genres across Ukraine and abroad.

Lviv’s Wiz-Art International Short Film Festival Returns

Issue 114, July 2018.
The Wiz-Art International Short Film Festival will return to Lviv from 6-12 August. Founded by the Wiz-Art art group in 2008, the festival screens more than 100 new short films each year, making Wiz-Art a wonderful cultural platform for the introduction of the short film genre to Ukrainian audiences.

Authors’ Reading Month: Turkey

Issue 114, July 2018.
The 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, Czech Republic in 2000, it soon spread to nearby centres: in 2011 to Ostrava, Czech Republic, in 2012 to Wroclaw and Kosice in Poland, and in 2015 to Lviv. The focus of the festival is twofold: on one hand, it concentrates on presenting the national literature of the hosting countries; on the other it selects a neutral country each year to become the ‘guest of honour’. This year’s guest is Turkey.

Eurofanz 2018

Issue 114, July 2018.
Eurofanz – the traditional fan-fest for football supporters from across Europe – will be held in Lviv for the 12th consecutive year from 13-15 July. This year’s event will see 21 teams of international and club teams’ fans.

OneDayShop.Fiesta

Issue 114, July 2018.
Lviv’s fun and charming OneDayShop.Fiesta is the perfect place for authentic souvenirs, designer clothes from up-and-coming Ukrainian brands, and to spend some quality time with your friends and family.

Lviv Triathlon Cup

Issue 114, July 2018.
Some of Ukraine’s most talented athletes will compete for the Lviv Triathlon Cup – an endurance race of swimming, cycling, and running – on 7-9 September. The talented athletes will need to complete the course that includes a 1.5 km swim, a 40 km bike ride, and a 10 km run.

Lviv Summer Dance Festival

Issue 114, July 2018.
Lviv’s Hotel Dnister will host a series of salsa, bachata, and kizomba dance events during the Lviv Summer Dance Festival.