Upcoming Lviv

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.

Jazz UA and Argentinean Music Coming to Lviv

Issue 107, December 2017.
Lviv’s hopping !FESTRepublic Club will host a spectacular mix of tango and jazz compositions alongside Ukrainian folk tunes and melodies at the special Jazz UA and Argentinean Music concert on 20 December. Jazz UA premiered in October in Buenos Aires and has already become a huge success. The program will be touring Ukraine throughout December and will feature the incredible Ilya Bondarenko of Two Violins – an exceptional young violinist who performs professionally in several musical genres, including jazz, tango, classics, and electronic.

Modern Polish Art Exhibition

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan art lovers and guests of the city are welcome to visit the newly-renovated J.G. Pinzel Museum of Sculpture to take in the best of Modern Polish Art. The exhibition will feature paintings, sculpture, and photos by the likes of Beata Ewa Białecka, Bogdan Kiliński, Halina Różewicz-Książkiewicz, Katarzyna Smeja-Skulimowska, Zbigniew Szmurło, and many others.

Event Industry Forum

Issue 107, December 2017.
This specialised forum is aimed at the self-identification of the event industry in Western Ukraine in general, and in Lviv in particular. The program is designed to widen the understanding of an event manager’s work, show new possibilities of their profession, and to set a new pace for the market and a new impulse for creativity.

The Nutcracker at Lviv’s Opera

Issue 107, December 2017.
Leopolitan theatre and ballet fans and guests of the city are sure to be delighted when the Kyiv Modern Ballet brings its unique interpretation of the classic ‘The Nutcracker’ to the stage at Lviv’s beautiful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 11 January.

Europa League: Zorya Luhansk to Host Atletico Bilbao

Issue 106, November 2017.
Lviv’s adopted footballers from the East, Zorya Luhansk, will welcome Spanish outfit Atletico Bilbao to Arena Lviv on 7 December in the final game of Europa League Group J qualifying.