Miss Lviv 2020 Casting

Issue 132, March 2020.
Beauty pageants have been around for a very long time. Even in the early 1800s, May Queens were chosen during European May Day celebrations as symbols of wholesomeness and beauty. Nowadays there are dozens of beauty pageants for women of all ages. It isn’t easy to become a beauty queen – in addition to a strict diet and exercise, you must have a lot of practice and dedication.

French Spring 2020

Issue 132, March 2020.
The colourful and cultural events of French Spring return to Lviv for the 17th straight year this April. This annual cultural delight is organised by the French Embassy and the Alliance Française French Cultural Centre and will take place at venues across the city. This year’s busy schedule will feature a variety of different conferences, workshops, art exhibitions, theatre performances, film screenings, and musical concerts that will give Leopolitan culture lovers and guests of the city the wonderful opportunity to enjoy the inimitable savoir faire of French artistic endeavours.

Vintage & Art at Sunday Bazaar

Issue 132, March 2020.
Trips to the flea market have always been adventurous; a quest in search of something valuable, or memorable – or both! Vintage lovers often travel to remote areas, contact strange secondhand hoarders, and look through myriad useless stuff in order to find a gem.

Décor 2020 Conference

Issue 132, March 2020.
Décor 2020 is an exciting, two-day event for professionals to celebrate those taking interior design and décor to the next level. Featuring national brands and designers, the event showcases their newest collections of exquisite decorative craft, flowers, and contemporary art.

Dakh Daughters Back in Lviv

Issue 132, March 2020.
Seven actresses armed with musical instruments create life-affirming performances about love, freedom, and beauty which, at the end of the day, will save the world. The indescribable group out of Kyiv’s Dakh Theatre occupy the neutral ground between musical and dramatic art in the experimental-creative centre.

GameDev Conference

Issue 132, March 2020.
The GameDev Conference returns to Arena Lviv on 28 March to bring the game development community together to exchange ideas, solve problems, and shape the future of the industry across a full day of education, inspiration, and networking.

Engineering Job Fair

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv’s Polytechnic University is all set to host the 13th annual Engineering Job Fair (EJF) on 1-2 April. Organised by the BEST student organisation, the event will draw 50 companies from the IT, electronics, auditing, education, and engineering fields to present their companies and speak about job openings.

Ukraine Business Marathon

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv’s annual Ukrainian Business Marathon will bring together over 100 owners, managers, and businesspeople from across Ukraine to Arena Lviv’s conference hall over the 21-22 March weekend. The Ukrainian Business Forum is a high-quality, ‘must attend’ event, with leading speakers and a cutting-edge program designed for wealth structuring and corporate professionals.

‘A’ Forum Lviv

Issue 132, March 2020.
Selling on Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Lazada, or running your own web shop can be quite a challenge. You must find the right products, figure out where to store your goods, how to ship your stuff, how to price right, and how to properly brand and market yourself.

Lviv’s ‘Dzerkalo Mody’ Beauty Exhibition

Issue 132, March 2020.
Dzerkalo Mody’ (Fashion Mirror) is the largest beauty trade show in Western Ukraine. With several show areas under one roof, you can discover the latest Spring / Summer launches in beauty, nails, tanning, hair, and complementary therapies AND enjoy free educational workshops!

Exotic Queen 2020

Issue 132, March 2020.
Looking to celebrate the sexy side of pole dance? Head over to Arena Lviv on 21 March for the Exotic Queen pole dance competition!

Enchanting Formula KarnaS

Issue 132, March 2020.
The Lviv Philharmonic Theatre will play host to Formula KarnaS – featuring Grzegorz Karnas, one of Poland’s top jazz vocalists – on 25 March. Karnas was awarded the Gran Prix at vocal jazz competitions in France in 2006 and 2007.

International Scientific Conference on ‘Happiness and Contemporary Society’

Issue 132, March 2020.
The pursuit of happiness is crucial to a modern person’s mindset. Happiness and human flourishing are a true criterion of economic and social development. The relation of happiness to values, morality, and freedom evokes baffling problems in philosophy, which neuroscientific and psychological studies seek to explain.

The Gritty Riffs and Astounding Rhythms of Nothing But Thieves

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv’s hopping Malevich Concert Arena will host the popular British alternative rock band Nothing But Thieves on 20 March. Hailing from Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England, Nothing But Thieves balance indie rock artfulness with a guitar-based pop/rock for a truly unique sound.

‘Pulse’ Premieres – Ukraine’s Most Anticipated Sports Drama!

Issue 132, March 2020.
Just in time for this summer’s Paralympic Games, the national premiere of the story of Ukrainian Paralympic champion Oksana Boturchuk hits theatres this month.

Galicia’s Adventurous and Free-Spirited Sofia Jablonska

Issue 132, March 2020.
Here is the astounding story of the Galician girl who managed to conquer thousands of fans with her poetic travel essays and become Ukraine’s first internationally renowned travel writer, documentalist, and journalist.

Hockey Day in Lviv

Issue 132, March 2020.
A hockey game between the Canadian Armed Forces team – military troops of Operation UNIFIER stationed at the Yavoriv training grounds in Lviv region – and our own Galician Lions took place on 23 February at the central skating rink on Rynok Square.

Lviv’s Women Wrestlers Shine

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv’s women wrestlers dazzled at the European Wrestling Championships in Rome last month, leading the Ukrainian team to eight medals – one gold, three silver, and four bronze – in 10 weight classes. Lviv’s former world champion Yuliya Tkach led the way, with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Russia’s Inna Trazhukova in the 62 kg freestyle gold medal final.

Women’s March

Issue 132, March 2020.
The feminist movement has always been about equality for all women, but there are many paths to that goal. During March 5-11 in Lviv took place "Feminist Spring" filled with cultural and educational activities. Program featured concert, performances, movie screening, presentation, poetry reading, lectures and discussions.

Farewell Picasso!

Issue 132, March 2020.
One of Lviv’s original nightclubs – Picasso – threw its last party on 29 February, and did it ever go out with a bang! Known for its huge crowds every night of the week, fantastic drink specials, massive sound system, friendly staff, and stylish décor inspired by the great Spanish artist the venue was named for, Picasso closed out its 23-year run with one final killer party.

Event Industry Forum 2020

Issue 132, March 2020.
Arena Lviv hosted the Event Industry Forum (EIF 2020) – the biggest event industry conference in Ukraine – from 20-22 February. Organisers Global Events and the Lviv Convention Bureau attracted over 1400 participants from around the globe to discuss issues facing today’s event management industry. EIF2020 focused on building relationships in the marketplace based on the human qualities and values needed to develop the event market of the future.

Splendid Premiere at Lviv’s Opera

Issue 132, March 2020.
Lviv celebrated the splendid premiere of the ‘Lys Mykyta’ (Fox Mykyta) opera on 21 February. Based on Ivan Franko’s poem, the opera features libretto written by Lviv Opera Theatre director and People’s Artist of Ukraine Vasyl Vovkun with music by recognised Ukrainian composer Ivan Nebesnyi.

Топ-5 подарунків

Issue 132, March 2020.
Парфуми, прикраси або аксесуар? Цей скромний вибір подарунків давно втратив свою актуальність! Сучасні жінки обирають стиль, технології та функціональність!

Ukraine in a smartphone

Issue 132, March 2020.
Zelenskyy’s digital revolution aims to change the way Ukrainians interact with the state

Beirut Hall 1943 – Lviv’s Oriental pearl

Issue 132, March 2020.
Walking through the cozy streets of the old town, be sure to visit restaurant Beirut Hall 1943, located on 4 Staroevreiska St. Once you enter this charming venue, you’ll plunge into the fabulous atmosphere of the East - ornamental lamps, oriental patterns, soft lighting, pleasant and relaxing music.

Pizza: A Short History of the World’s Most Popular Food

Issue 132, March 2020.
Just hearing the word ‘pizza’ brings a smile to the face of just about every Ukrainian. Whatever style or variety – from thick, deep-dish pizza stuffed with gobs of cheese, sausage, and pepperoni to a thin-as-a-cracker crust topped with veggies – pizza invariably makes it to the top of nearly everyone’s ‘favourite foods’ lists. We’ve compiled a list of fun and interesting facts about this paragon of global food. See how many you already knew!

Chereshnivska

Issue 132, March 2020.
Chereshnivska was founded in Lviv in 2015. The brand is distinguished by its minimalistic product design and recognizable prints – just check out the shirt on the cover of this magazine to see for yourself.