Upcoming Lviv

Etnovyr Folklore Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
The Etnovyr Folklore Festival has grown into one of Lviv’s most colourful traditions. Taking place this year from 21-25 August, the event features vibrant performances of international ensembles, wonderful parades through the city centre, national cuisine presentations, dance and song workshops, and evenings of friendship.

Onuka in concert

Issue 125, July 2019.
The 24th of August is Independence Day in Ukraine and many use the state holiday to enjoy themselves to the fullest. Music lovers – save the date! Ethno-futuristic Ukrainian electro-pop band Onuka will be in Lviv to perform at !FESTRepublic Club.

Race Nation

Issue 125, July 2019.
Honestly speaking, the notion of straight-up running kind of sucks for most Leopolitans. Why spend money on running around on hot pavement when you could just … not? (To be fair, there are some studies that say that an hour of running a day may actually extend your life!) But if you want to get out and enjoy the outdoors while getting a serious workout in, it might be high time you look at signing up for an obstacle course race – Race Nation 2019.

Lviv Ice Cream Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
There is simply no better summertime treat than an ice cream cone. Thankfully, here in Lviv, we have tonnes of amazing spots to enjoy delicious ice cream. But if you’re looking for the ultimate way to celebrate ice cream this July, then you need to head to the ice cream festival in the city centre – it’s going to melt hearts!

HoReCa Show

Issue 125, July 2019.
HoReCa Show Lviv – a three-day business-to-business trade fair for the Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, and Café industries – will take place at Arena Lviv from 5-7 September. Over the years, HoReCa Lviv has evolved and expanded to a three-day exhibition spanning 10,000 square metres and showcasing products and services at 14 locations.

Lviv Eco Forum

Issue 125, July 2019.
Arena Lviv will play host to Lviv Eco Forum from 12-13 September. The event aims to foster a productive dialogue within the water resources management industry by sharing experiences, coordinating joint actions in sanitation, water supply, and hygiene, and by improving the efficient use of funds.

Lviv Triathlon Cup

Issue 125, July 2019.
The Lviv Triathlon Cup, featuring 1.5 kms of swimming, 40 kms of cycling, and 10 kms of running – all in immediate succession – will take place in the city on 8 September.

Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
The earliest discovery of beer dates back thousands of years – and it’s believed that at first beer was enjoyed by drinking it through straws with friends. Some things never change. The Craft Beer & Vinyl Music Festival originated to pay homage to beer’s roots and celebrate the ways it connects people.

Run the World Lviv – 10K Run

Issue 125, July 2019.
Running is often the first choice of new fitness enthusiasts because of the low start-up costs, that you can do it just about anywhere, and there are no long-term dues or fees. Get some shorts and a T-shirt and a good pair of running shoes and you’re good to go.

Lviv Summer Dance Festival

Issue 125, July 2019.
Lviv’s Hotel Dnister will host a series of salsa, bachata, and kizomba dance events during the Lviv Summer Dance Festival (LSDF2019). Highlights will include a series of dance workshops, dazzling parties, and themed excursions around the city centre.