Lviv Society

International Business Community goes Polish

Issue 12, April 2009.
Following the well-established European Business Association tradition of organizing parties dedicated to different national cultures, March saw the business community go Polish for the monthly EuroDrink networking event.

Fund-raising Marathon Boost for Maternity Hospitals

Issue 12, April 2009.
On March 19 American Ambassador William Taylor was in Lviv to show his support for a charity initiative which has enabled different regions of Ukraine to come together and provide better medical facilities for the nation’s new-born babies.

Mr. Lviv 2009 Crowned

Issue 12, April 2009.
On March 8 all the ladies of Lviv received a novel present in the well-toned shape of the annual Mr. Lviv male beauty pageant at the Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall.

Chocolate Treat on Women’s Day

Issue 12, April 2009.
Lviv’s local authorities have introduced all sorts of fun new holidays over the past few years in a bid to attract more tourists and add to the ambience of the city street scene, but few can have proved as popular as Lviv Chocolate Day, which was celebrated this year on March 8, International Women’s Day.

Opera Premiere on International Theatre Day

Issue 12, April 2009.
This year Lviv’s hallowed National Opera House marked International Theatre Day with a premiere performance of Gluck’s opera “Orpheus and Euridika.” The performance was the work of art director Zbigniew Hshanowskyi, who is best known to the Lviv theatre-going public for his previous staging of the opera “Moses

Miss Lviv 2009 Crowned in Evening of Glamour

Issue 12, April 2009.
Early April saw some of the city’s emerging beauties do battle for the fight to be called Miss Lviv for the coming twelve months and represent the capital of West Ukraine in this year’s May Miss Ukraine grand final in Kyiv.

Global Students Love Lviv!

Issue 12, April 2009.
On March 28 Rynok Square played host to the 2nd annual Lviv International festival, which is part of the World Wi thout Borders project organized by AIESEC Lviv.

Hip Hop Hurray at Street Dance Show Down

Issue 12, April 2009.
On March 14 Lviv’s Salvador Dali night club held the city’s first ever Street Dance contest, reflecting growing interest in this genre among young local dance enthusiasts.

Lviv Fashion Week is One Year Old!

Issue 12, April 2009.
West Ukraine’s premier podium event, Lviv Fashion Week, celebrated its first anniversary in style this April with three days of glamour at Lviv’s state-of-the-art Lemberg Exhibition Centre.

Celebrating a Ukrainian Musical Legend

Issue 11, March 2009.
Early March saw Lviv Opera House host a string of concerts to mark the 60th anniversary of the legendary Ukrainian composer Volodymyr Ivasyuk, who despite dying in mysterious circumstances when just 30 years of age in 1979 made a huge contribution to the development of Ukrainian pop music