Upcoming Lviv

Kadebostany Comes to Lviv

Issue 117, November 2018.
The new colonists of Europe’s pop empire – Kadebostany – will perform at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club on 23 November. The Swiss group has swiftly catapulted themselves into the spotlight with their irresistible blend of pop music that devours unlikely influences to create a singular, yet terribly catchy, universe of its own. A striking visual identity and their famously powerful live performances are backed by a unique visual show that perfectly complements the experience. With both solid artistic credibility and an evident potential for broad appeal, Kadebostany are set to stand as undisputed heralds of Europe’s pop music revival.

Jazz Bez Festival Returns to Ukraine’s City of Jazz

Issue 117, November 2018.
The Jazz Bez festival returns to Ukraine’s City of Jazz from 6-16 December. Every year one of Ukraine’s largest and longest-running jazz marathons increases its audiences and adds cities to the jazz movement. Jazz Bez has emerged into an international festival that annually unites dozens of musicians and thousands of jazz fans across Ukraine and Poland. Jazz goes beyond borders – both geographical and musical – which is where the festival takes its name (‘Bez’ means without in Ukrainian).

Lviv ProductCamp

Issue 117, November 2018.
ProductCamp Lviv, a user-driven “un-conference”, is set for 8 December at Lviv’s !FestRepublic Club. The event promises to bring passionate product managers and marketers, innovators and designers, founders, engineers, and researchers together to discuss best practices, share insights, and network with other top industry professionals.

Discovering Paderewski Music Festival

Issue 117, November 2018.
Inspired by Ignacy Jan Paderewski, an outstanding artist who united Polish and Ukrainian culture, the Polish Institute in Kyiv is bringing its Discovering Paderewski festival to the Western Ukrainian capital from 16-18 November. Famous worldwide, the Honorary Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire and honorary doctor at 11 universities in Europe and America (including Lviv University) is less well-known in Ukraine.

Biennale of Trust

Issue 116, October 2018.
Lviv will host the one-of-a-kind Biennale of Trust event – an open platform for academic, artistic, and day-to-day practical interpretation of the concept of trust, as well as its comprehensive and interdisciplinary representation. The Biennial will attempt to consolidate the efforts of many regarding the issue of trust – from academics and scientists, to artists and activists, to psychologists and businesspeople.

Lviv Security Forum

Issue 116, October 2018.
The Lviv Security Forum, an event featuring high-level discussions on the current issues in Ukraine and Europe, will be held at Lviv’s sparkling new Metropolitan A. Sheptytsky Centre from 24-26 October. The discussions will focus on regional conflict resolution, economic and energy security, illegal migration, organised crime, refugees and internally displaced people, border management, and corruption.

HoReCa Show Lviv

Issue 116, October 2018.
Lviv’s Pivdennyi Expo Centre will play host to this year’s HoReCa Show Lviv – a three-day business-to-business trade fair for the Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, and Café industries – from 7-9 November. Exhibitors will have the unique platform to showcase their products and services in front of a vast range of visitors, allowing them to take their businesses to new heights.

YouthSpeak Forum

Issue 116, October 2018.
The largest youth conference of autumn – YouthSpeak Forum Lviv – will take place at Ukrainian Catholic University on 27 October. For the last three years, AIESEC has held the All-Ukrainian Forum in Kyiv – an event designed to have youth meet with NGOs, government officials, and business representatives – and they are bringing it to the Western Ukrainian capital for the first time! YouthSpeak is a global project designed to identify current trends and key issues that youth face in employment, self-realisation, and community development.

The Hardkiss to Present New Album

Issue 116, October 2018.
Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city are in for a triple delight when iconic Ukrainian progressive-pop group The Hardkiss presents their latest album, Zalizna Lastivka (Iron Sparrow), in three concerts at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club this month.

Egor Grushin Presents ‘Ritorno’

Issue 116, October 2018.
These are tough times for solo pianists because there are so many of them; with tens of thousands of grand pianos sold each year, more prospective star pianists are born every day. But some of those pianists are truly unforgettable. On 7 November, Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city will have the wonderful opportunity to enjoy a concert by pianist virtuoso Egor Grushin, who will present his new album ‘Ritorno’.