Upcoming Lviv

UEFA Europa Cup, Karpaty Lviv vs KR Reykjavik, July 22, Ukraina Stadium, Lviv. Kick-off at 18.15

Issue 26, July 2010.
Lviv’s talisman side return to European action this summer against Icelandic opposition following a decade long absence as what is an emerging Karpaty side tests itself against international opposition for the first time.

International project “The Power of Art” at Lviv Art Palace

Issue 25, June 2010.
Starting from July 16 till August15, 2010 Lviv Art Palace (Kopernika str., 15, Lviv) will host International project “The Power of Art”. Project consists of two parts : exhibition of creative modern art objects, presented by Art Society from Lublin (Poland) and symposium dedicated to the issue of modern art collections and cultural heritage preservation in countries, where take place dynamic political and social developments and changes, first of all in Poland and Ukraine.

Jazz-rock concert of bands “The Mandry ” (Lviv) and “Outsider Blues” (PL Przeworsk).

Issue 25, June 2010.
On July 12, 2010 in Lviv’s club “Picasso” will take place jazz-rock concert of bands “The Mandry ” (Lviv) and “Outsider Blues” (PL Przeworsk). Event is dedicated to the memory of Orest Zhukevich (one of the member of the band “The Mandry ”.

Second Lviv Outsourcing Forum, June 26

Issue 25, June 2010.
International investor surveys in recent years have consistently identified Lviv as a potential outsourcing goldmine, and local professionals have not been slow to respond, ramping up their outsourcing operations to meet growing international demand.

“Doors Open” Exhibition, Centre for Urban History of Eastern and Central Europe, until August 29. (6, Bohomoltsa Street, Lviv )

Issue 25, June 2010.
This June Lviv’s groundbreaking Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe will open a new exhibition dedicated to urban culture. This traveling exhibition entitled “Doors Open” was conceived by Swiss architects and curators and institutes of higher learning in Eastern and Central Europe.

Festival of European Cinema, June 17-23, Art Palace (17, Kopernika Street, Lviv) & Lviv Cinema (12 Samchuka Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
A selection of the best European movies from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Spain, France, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Great Britain, Slovakia, Turkey Luxembourg and Ukraine will delight Leopolitan kino lovers this June.

European Paintball Championship, June 19-20, Pohylyanka Stadium, 31 Cheremshyna Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
In the past 15 years paintball has shot up from being an executive teambuilding game to becoming a mass participation sport which has attracted devotees all over the world. Many of Europe’s most enthusiastic paintball warriors will be heading to Lviv for this June event which is part of the paintball season’s established Eastern Tour.

Luk in concert, 27 June, Liviy Bereh (Left Bank) restaurant, 28 Svobody Avenue, Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre basement

Issue 25, June 2010.
Kharkiv’s Luk band is one of the quirkiest and most enigmatic on the Ukrainian scene and they have a large following throughout Eastern Europe, making this Lviv gig a stop-off on a summer long concert tour that will see the group perform in Poland and Germany before finishing up at the Babylonfest in the Czech Republic.

Eurofan 2010 amateur football championships, July 8-11, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
Following on from the success of similar football events in recent years, the folk at Lviv’s ‘Karpaty’ NGO are organising a repeat of the popular Eurofan tournament this summer. The event unites fan teams representing clubs from across Europe in Ukraine’s lion city where they face each other in amateur competition .

‘Fort.Missia’ 2nd annual international art festival, July 2-4, Popovychy village, close to the Ukrainian-Poland border

Issue 25, June 2010.
In the past two decades of independence the Ukrainian folk art and ethno music festival scene has mushroomed into a major seasonal industry with its centre very much based in Lviv and the surrounding West Ukrainian countryside. Each year new events appear and the ethno scene gains in international recognition. Nowhere is this more in evidence than in the growth of the Fort Missia festival, which this July will be held for the second year.