Upcoming Lviv

Legendary H. Veryovka Folk Choir in Concert

Issue 129, December 2019.
Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre will host a special double-performance by the acclaimed H. Veryovka National Honoured Academic Folk Choir on 20 January. The pride of Ukrainian art, stars of the Ukrainian choral world, and ambassadors of Ukrainian music, the Veryovka Folk Choir is named after its legendary composer and conductor, Hryhoriy Veryovka, who formed the group in 1943 to promote the development, preservation, and popularisation of folk song traditions.

Family Fest Vol. 5 – Home Alone

Issue 129, December 2019.
Lviv’s LEM Station is set to host Family Fest Vol. 5 – Home Alone on 15 December. This event offers wholesome fun for the whole family – parents, toddlers, children, teens, grandparents, and even pets!

Art Sale Lviv

Issue 129, December 2019.
Lviv’s LEM Station will host the Art Sale Lviv event that will showcase the creative works by 50 Ukrainian artists on 21 December. Under the theme #noartnofuture, the event will offer Leopolitan art aficionados and guests of the city three different areas – the exhibition, sales, and entertainment.

‘Kizz Up’ Kizomba Festival

Issue 129, December 2019.
Lviv’s ‘Kizz Up’ Kizomba Festival has in just three short years become one of the most dynamic kizomba festivals in Ukraine. ‘Kizz Up’ has developed a sterling reputation in the community for delivering quality. This year’s special guests come from all over the world, Jojo & Victoria (FR), Ronie Saleh (SE), Maxut Kumashev (KZ), George & Iva (DE), and Ukraine’s-own Evelina Marcello.

Tango Remolino DJ Festival

Issue 129, December 2019.
Lviv’s premier Hotel Dnistr will be buzzing along to anything and everything tango from 26 December until 6 January as the Tango Remolino DJ Festival returns to the Western Ukrainian capital. Scheduled events include concerts, milongas, instructional classes, and so much more! If tango is your greatest passion, milongas will be popping up hosted by world famous DJs like Jenni Valli (FI), Benjamin Lee (KR), Vivi La Falce (AR), Frank Seifart (DE), Luka Radunovic (ME), Oliver Kruse-Dougherty (NL), and James Bates (BE).

Music Icon Skrypka to Play Lviv for Christmas

Issue 129, December 2019.
Oleh Skrypka, frontman of the iconic Ukrainian folk rock band VV (Vopli Vidoplyasova) and founder of some of Ukraine’s most popular music feativals, like Kraina Mriy and Rock’N’Sich, will visit Lviv for a very special Christmas concert on 8 January.

A Capella Legends Christmas Double-Bill

Issue 129, December 2019.
Ukraine’s much-loved a capella group will visit Lviv’s M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre on 9 January where they will perform hits from their legendary albums in two holiday concerts. Formed right here in Lviv in 1992, Pikkardiyska Tertsiya (Picardy Third) started out as an a cappela quartet that adapted Ukrainian folk songs. In time, the group expanded to six members and now has a repertoire of nearly 300 works, including liturgical music, folk songs, world hits, and many popular original compositions.

‘New Year at the Opera’ with Oleksandr Bozhyk

Issue 129, December 2019.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city can get into the spirit of the season during two festive concerts at Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 3 January. Both concerts will feature Leopolitan virtuoso violinist Oleksandr Bozhyk playing some of the world’s top hits.

An Enchanting Evening with the Elegant Zlata Ognevich

Issue 129, December 2019.
Here’s your chance to meet the elegant Zlata Ognevich, the famous Ukrainian pop singer with the amazing voice. Known for representing Ukraine at Eurovision 2013, she is no stranger to the competition, having finished fifth and second in 2010 and 2012 national competitions respectively, before breaking through in 2013 with her hit ‘Gravity’.

Giant Slalom Fun at Bukovel

Issue 129, December 2019.
Bukovel – Ukraine’s largest and most popular ski resort – is set to host Bukovel Cup Giant slalom (GS) competitions on the 21-22 December weekend. This is the opportunity that skiers have been waiting patiently for – to meet each other and compete after a long midseason break.