Lviv Society

Traditional Christmas in Photos

Issue 10, February 2009.
The Lviv Museum of Ideas (18, Valova Str.) opened a new photo exhibition in early February featuring the works of some of West Ukraine’s finest photographers

Fantastic French Photography!

Issue 10, February 2009.
French photographer Dorothy Shoes brought her “Winter Circus” exhibition to Lviv

Young Ceramic Artists Unite!

Issue 10, February 2009.
The Lviv Museum of Ethnography and Crafts (15, Svobody Avenue) opened an exhibition of ceramics by Lviv students and their colleagues from Belarus

High Society Heaven at Tasty New Venue

Issue 10, February 2009.
Recently opened party-bar Chocolate is fast earning itself a reputation as the place to see and be seen among discerning Lviv party people.

Lviv Aqua Park Goes Hawaiian

Issue 10, February 2009.
Lviv’s Plyazh Aqua Park celebrated the traditional Ukrainian holiday of Old New Year on the evening of January 13-14

Fancy Dress Tradition Continues

Issue 10, February 2009.
The ancient Ukrainian tradition of New Year fancy dress festivities is thought to date back to pagan times, and it is still alive and well.

Lviv’s Latest Holiday Honours Delicious Doughnuts!

Issue 10, February 2009.
On January 25 Lviv welcomed a new holiday into the calendar, the day of the Pampukh (Ukrainian doughnut).

Traditional Water Blessing

Issue 10, February 2009.
Lviv’s faithful flocked to the village of Vereschitsa on January 19 for the traditional water blessing holiday

Remembering the Battle Against Soviet Censorship

Issue 10, February 2009.
This January the Lviv Palace of Art s (20 Kopernika Street) hosted a thought-provoking and nostalgic exhibition of underground political writings which were secretly circulated by the democratic opposition during Soviet times.

Colourful Ladies’ Premiere by Pavlo Aryeh

Issue 10, February 2009.
On January 24 Lviv municipal theatre hosted a triumphant success by Pavlo Aryeh, a debutante young German playwright of Ukrainian origin whose performance “Colours” made a huge impression on the discerning Lviv theatre-going public