Lviv Society

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

Oriental Spring Attracts Beautiful Crowd

Issue 11, March 2009.
Lviv’s premier glamour spot, Chocolate Party Bar, drew a crowd of gorgeous ladies in early March as the venue welcomed the arrival of spring 2009 with a spectacular belly-dancing show to mark the opening of their new Oriental Room

Kyiv Pop in Picasso

Issue 11, March 2009.
Lviv fans of Kyiv pop outfit Dazzle Dreams enjoyed a rare live performance from the group in March at leading live music venue Picasso.

80 Years On: Heroes of Lviv’s Independence Movement

Issue 11, March 2009.
Early February saw Lviv’s historic Rynok Square awash with young activists marking the 80th anniversary of the foundation of OUN, the controversial political organisation set up to fight for the idea of Ukrainian independence during the period of inter-war Polish rule in West Ukraine.