Lviv Society

Wagner’s ‘Lohengrin’ Premieres in Lviv

Issue 121, March 2019.
Lohengrin, a three-act romantic opera written and composed by Richard Wagner, premiered at Lviv’s iconic Opera & Ballet Theatre in early March. While the opera remains a classic, the tale has always contained a hint of subversion. Wagner’s Lohengrin is one of the most important works of the romantic epoch and has been reinterpreted in many ways in theatres around the globe.

National record to commemorate T. Shevchenko

Issue 121, March 2019.
On March 9th in Lviv was festively celebrated the 205th birthday anniversary of T. Shavchenko, a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer.

Hockey Day in Lviv with #OpUNIFIER

Issue 120, February 2019.
On 10 February as Lviv’s Rynok Square hosted the Hockey Day celebration. The day’s highlight was when our Galician Lions took on a joint team of Canadian troops representing #OpUNIFIER.

Buddy up at pub “Bratyska”!

Issue 120, February 2019.
For Leopolitans news that there is yet another venue ready to pop up in the city, is in the ordinary course of life. Indeed, it became quite difficult to dazzle perceptive connoisseurs of the hospitality art. That became a bit of a good challenge for the owners of the recently opened Bratyska pub, located in the cozy corner of city’s iconic Kryva Lypa Lane.

One year with Victoria’s Secret

Issue 120, February 2019.
Recently, Ukraine’s biggest sexiest lingerie styles store - Victoria’s Secret, (located at 36 Doroshenka str), festively celebrated first birthday anniversary! This well-recognized brand, founded back in 1977 in features luxurious yet available items, as each woman who purchases and wears “ordinary lingerie” wishes to have something more fabulous and exclusive. Exquisite, romantic and smokin' sexy atmosphere of Victoria’s Secret is much more appealing for women, then heaps of dull panties and colorless bras. Swimsuits, lingerie, clothes, make-up and accessories by Victoria’s Secret are available for trying on, purchasing or pre-ordering at two-leveled store located in Lviv’s city centre.

‘Entertaining’ Exhibition by Bohdan Bilinchuk

Issue 120, February 2019.
Lviv’s Art Palace recently gave Leopolitan art lovers and guests of the city a reason to get out of their homes in the middle of winter by cheering them up with Bohdan Bilinchuk’s ‘Entertaining’ exhibition.

Event Industry Forum 2019

Issue 120, February 2019.
Arena Lviv hosted the Event Industry Forum 2019 last month – the biggest event designed specifically for the event management industry in Ukraine. The program was designed to widen the understanding of an event manager’s work, highlight new possibilities, set a new pace for the market, and inspire a new creative impulse for the industry. Well over 1,000 attendees saw speakers like Jenny Bjorkloff (Event Jenny, Belgium), Salvatore Sagone (BEA World, Italy), and Kartyna Nekleva (S*EVENT, Ukraine) and networked with influential festival and business forum organisers, producers, designers, PR managers, and CEOs.

Winter Dog Shows 2019

Issue 120, February 2019.
Leopolitan animal lovers and guests of the city had the wonderful opportunity to enjoy world-class dog competitions over the 26-27 January weekend as the Olga Nizova Memorial and Lemburg Cup 2019 shows came to Lviv’s Pivdenny-Expo Exhibition Centre.

Lviv Celebrates Chinese New Year

Issue 120, February 2019.
The rich and colourful Chinese New Year celebrations took place in venues across Lviv, including Rynok Square, from 2-5 February. Organised by the Lanhua Cultural Research Centre of Ukraine & China, Leopolitan fans of Oriental culture and guests of the city were delighted by traditional Chinese food and activities.

Roksolana Bohutska Presents New Collection

Issue 118, December 2018.
Ukrainian fashion designer Roksolana Bohutska presented her newest collection at Truskovets’ luxurious Mirotel resort on 3 November. This special fashion show had elegant models sporting outfits from her Autumn / Winter 2019 collection and furs by the Tykafurlux brand.