Lviv Society

Anna Atoyan’s paintings always  attract the attention of art lovers

Arthouse erotica for Red Army Day

Issue 22, March 2010.
Over the years the Soviet holiday of Red Army Day, which was traditionally celebrated on 23 February, has come to be seen as an unofficial male counterpart to International Women’s Day on 8 March.

Legendary West Ukrainian ethno-dance troupe celebrates 40 years

Issue 22, March 2010.
One of Ukraine’s most celebrated dance troupes, the Lviv-based Yunist troupe, marked forty years of performances with a gala concert at the city’s Palace of Esthetic Education.

Flash mob honours national bard

Issue 22, March 2010.
Early March saw hundreds of young Leopolitans articipate in a flash mob action designed to honour national bard Taras Shevchenko, with each participant given a Ukrainian letter and invited to try and help recreate some of the most famous elections of the writer’s Ukrainian language works

Celebrating the arrival of spring 2010

Issue 22, March 2010.
Marmot Day (sometimes referred to as Groundhog Day because groundhogs are also marmots) has been сelebrated throughout Eastern Europe for over three hundred years and is traditionally seen as one of the indicators that winter is finally giving way to spring
Master class by Maryana Lutsyshyn

EBA mixing billiards and business

Issue 22, March 2010.
Members of the West Ukrainian branch of the European Business Association gathered on February 19 for the second annual EBA Billiards Classic Cup at a fun event supported by Lvivska Pivovarnya.
The president of the Lviv ‘s French Alliance Centre Natalya  Demchuk  and    Fre

Lviv welcomes new French cultural link

Issue 22, March 2010.
February 19 saw diplomats and dignitaries led by French Ambassador to Ukraine Jacques Foureau celebrate at the opening of the new French Alliance centre, which is located within Lviv’s Ivan Franko National University.
Austrian  aristocrat  Karl  Habsburg  at  the  launch of Lviv’s new Habsburg Fou

Habsburg Past, European Future!

Issue 22, March 2010.
Lviv’s splendid Pototsky Palace provided the venue March 4 for the launch of a new foundation designed to draw attention to the cultural achievements and European heritage of the Western Ukrainian lands which were formerly part of the Habsburg Empire.

Yasinska shakes up Lviv

Issue 21, February 2010.
Picasso Club was the scene of a showbiz gathering of January 29 when the venue hosted the presentation of Lviv diva Lyudmila Yasinska’s debut album ‘Toby’ (‘To you’).
Evgenia Gapchinskaya presenting  her  “Warm  exhibition”  in  Lviv’s  Green Sofa

Kyiv art scene favourite exhibits her wares in Lviv

Issue 21, February 2010.
Popular fairytale artist Evgenia Gapchinskaya brought her cheerful fantasy world to Lviv in January .....

Young talent presents first collection

Issue 21, February 2010.
January 24 saw the Lviv fashion set out in force at Picasso Club for a collection by what may be Lviv’s youngest ever designer – seven year old Sofi Mari Sedova. This debut collection featured a prominent ethnic motif and was demonstrated by friends of the young designer.