Lviv Society

EBA launches After Work social gatherings

Issue 16, September 2009.
Most people left Lviv for a break over the long summer months, but the ever-active European Business Association was on hand to make sure that all those who were in town didn’t miss out on the networking and socialising ration by launching a new tradition – After Work evenings.

The search for Lviv’s ideal Euro 2012 couple

Issue 16, September 2009.
Who would make the ideal Lviv couple? Should she wear a mini-skirt or a long, flowing dress? Would he be more representative as an artist or a savvy businessman? Image- conscious experts at Lviv City Council have recently been pondering this question as they worked to complete their search for the ideal couple, who would go on to represent Lviv in a major promotional campaign being planned to boost the city’s preparations for Euro 2012.

Beach haven celebrates first anniversary

Issue 16, September 2009.
Lviv has always been notorious for its lack of waterways and, at times, water supplies in general, but the aquatic aspect of local culture received a significant boost last year with the opening of “Plyazh” aqua park

Multicultural festival in Ukraine’s most cosmopolitan city

Issue 16, September 2009.
This summer’s annual “Etnovyr” festival in Lviv welcomed hundreds of participants from all over the world, who came together to showcase the arts, music and costumes of their nationalities and ethnic cultures.

EBA Day for Kids

Issue 15, July 2009.
On July 3, Western Ukrainian Branch of EBA introduced pleasant surprise for EBA members, who attended Family Day in Ozery Kray resort together with their families.

Nightlife Mecca Celebrates 12 Years

Issue 15, July 2009.
One of Lviv’s longest-running and most celebrated nightlife venues, Picasso Club, celebrated 12 years in business in June with an extravaganza featuring a headline set from Romania’s ‘Inna and Marius’ pop double act.

Lviv Students Crown their First Lady

Issue 15, July 2009.
As part of celebrations to mark Ukraine’s Constitution Day Lviv students hosted a ‘First Lady 2009’ beauty contest in late June over at the city’s picturesque Bohdan Khmelnitskiy Park. Even unseason rain was unable to dampen the enthusiasm of the audience as some of Lviv’s most talented undergraduate students strutted and preened in a show that included both summer dress and bikini sections

Intimate Exhibition

Issue 15, July 2009.
Lviv’s Museum of Ideas is nothing if not thought-provoking, and this June saw the opening of a new exhibition of student works dedicated to the complex and conflicting forces at work in the eternal relationship between male and female.

Russian Premiere at Lviv Opera House

Issue 15, July 2009.
On June 18th Lviv Opera House hosted the premiere of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s masterpiece ‘The Tsar’s Bride.’ This historical melodramatic love story set during the reign of Ivan the Terrible was presented in the Russian language as a special present to mark Russia’s national day.

Lviv’s New Contemporary Dance Centre

Issue 15, July 2009.
Ukrainians love to dance and June saw West Ukraine’s first Modern Dance School open up in Lviv. The ‘Sirius’ school got off to a flying start with master-classes from famed TV dance star Vlad Yama and TV choreographer Tatyana Ostroverh.