Upcoming Lviv

Johann Strauss Gala Concert

Issue 107, December 2017.
The Ukrainian-Austrian K&K Philharmoniker will perform a wonderful Johann Strauss Gala Concert under the baton of its charismatic conductor Matthias Kendlinger at Lviv’s S. Ludkevich Philharmonic Concert Hall on 21 December.

Ice Skating in Lviv

Issue 107, December 2017.
Ice skating is one of Europe’s most popular winter entertainment activities and Lviv has established its own skating tradition right in the UNESCO-recognized center of the city on Rynok Square. Now in its ninth year, Lviv’s central skating rink uses special high-tech freezing equipment to ensure that the rink will work even in temperatures of up to 15 C!

Christmas in Lviv

Issue 107, December 2017.
There is no mystery as to why the holiday season is known as the most wonderful time of the year. From singing carols and making cookies to giving gifts and decorating the tree, holiday traditions hold a special place in everyone’s heart. Make this season even more extraordinary and enjoyable by checking out some of Lviv’s must-see holiday celebrations.

The Lviv Cup 2018 and Fabulous Lviv Dog Shows

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan animal lovers and guests of the city are invited for a day of great shopping and world-class displays of dog competitions at the Lviv Cup 2018 and Fabulous Lviv dog shows at the Pivdenny-Expo Exhibition Centre on 20-21 January.

Bukovel Kids Cup 2018

Issue 107, December 2017.
Bukovel – Ukraine’s largest and most popular ski resort, with modern hotels, spas, and restaurants – will play host to the Bukovel Kids Cup 2018, a junior alpine ski competition, from 26-28 January. Bukovel offers more than 50 km of slopes for all difficulty levels, with the longest run being over two kilometres. As Ukraine’s top ski resort, Bukovel offers plenty of exciting competitions and contests all season long.

KIZZ UP Kizomba Festival

Issue 107, December 2017.
Lviv’s KIZZ UP Kizomba Festival has been on quite an exciting ride since its journey began in 2016. Making its mark as one of Ukraine’s most dynamic kizomba festivals and having developed a reputation for delivering quality, KIZZ UP has garnered the attention of the international kizomba scene.

Christmas Evening with Oksana Mukha

Issue 107, December 2017.
Lviv’s-own young and talented Oksana Mukha will delight Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city with her charming Christmas Evening concerts at Lviv’s opulent Opera & Ballet Theatre on 8 January. The festive program will see her sing old-time folk songs, carols, and her own hits. Born in Lviv, the talented musician studied at the S. Krushelnitska Music School before graduating from the Lviv Music Academy. She released her first album (Halychanka) as part of Dudaryk Nazavzhdy in 2006 and her first solo album (RE:SHETO) in 2010. She also won the Kvitka Cisyk Vocal Competition of Ukrainian Romances in 2011.

Tango Remolino DJ Festival

Issue 107, December 2017.
For 11 days, Lviv’s Hotel Dnister will host a series of tango events during the Tango Remolino DJ Festival. Highlights will include a series of day and night milongas, which will feature some of the world’s finest DJs, including Austria’s Jasmin Muranovic, Finland’s Jenni Valli, Latvia’s Alisa Zurmutai, Australia’s Anthony Miller, and South Korea’s Benjamin Lee.

New Year at the Opera with Oleksandr Bozhyk

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will have the opportunity to enjoy special holiday concerts by violin virtuoso Oleksandr Bozhyk on the stage of Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 2 January. The award-winning Bozhyk has featured on popular television programs, including the second season of Ukraine’s Got Talent.

LvivMozArt Christmas Concert

Issue 107, December 2017.
This summer, Lviv hosted the city’s newest addition to its busy festival scene – the one-of-a-kind LvivMozArt Festival. Leopolitan music fans and guests of the city enjoyed it so much that organisers decided to delight them with a festive LvivMozArt Christmas Concert at Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 24 December.