Upcoming Lviv

Second Lviv Outsourcing Forum, June 26

Issue 25, June 2010.
International investor surveys in recent years have consistently identified Lviv as a potential outsourcing goldmine, and local professionals have not been slow to respond, ramping up their outsourcing operations to meet growing international demand.

“Doors Open” Exhibition, Centre for Urban History of Eastern and Central Europe, until August 29. (6, Bohomoltsa Street, Lviv )

Issue 25, June 2010.
This June Lviv’s groundbreaking Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe will open a new exhibition dedicated to urban culture. This traveling exhibition entitled “Doors Open” was conceived by Swiss architects and curators and institutes of higher learning in Eastern and Central Europe.

Festival of European Cinema, June 17-23, Art Palace (17, Kopernika Street, Lviv) & Lviv Cinema (12 Samchuka Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
A selection of the best European movies from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Spain, France, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Great Britain, Slovakia, Turkey Luxembourg and Ukraine will delight Leopolitan kino lovers this June.

European Paintball Championship, June 19-20, Pohylyanka Stadium, 31 Cheremshyna Street, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
In the past 15 years paintball has shot up from being an executive teambuilding game to becoming a mass participation sport which has attracted devotees all over the world. Many of Europe’s most enthusiastic paintball warriors will be heading to Lviv for this June event which is part of the paintball season’s established Eastern Tour.

Luk in concert, 27 June, Liviy Bereh (Left Bank) restaurant, 28 Svobody Avenue, Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre basement

Issue 25, June 2010.
Kharkiv’s Luk band is one of the quirkiest and most enigmatic on the Ukrainian scene and they have a large following throughout Eastern Europe, making this Lviv gig a stop-off on a summer long concert tour that will see the group perform in Poland and Germany before finishing up at the Babylonfest in the Czech Republic.

Eurofan 2010 amateur football championships, July 8-11, Lviv

Issue 25, June 2010.
Following on from the success of similar football events in recent years, the folk at Lviv’s ‘Karpaty’ NGO are organising a repeat of the popular Eurofan tournament this summer. The event unites fan teams representing clubs from across Europe in Ukraine’s lion city where they face each other in amateur competition .

‘Fort.Missia’ 2nd annual international art festival, July 2-4, Popovychy village, close to the Ukrainian-Poland border

Issue 25, June 2010.
In the past two decades of independence the Ukrainian folk art and ethno music festival scene has mushroomed into a major seasonal industry with its centre very much based in Lviv and the surrounding West Ukrainian countryside. Each year new events appear and the ethno scene gains in international recognition. Nowhere is this more in evidence than in the growth of the Fort Missia festival, which this July will be held for the second year.

Qualifying round of the UEM Individual SpeedwayEuropean Championship s in Lviv, June 25, SKA Stadium (39а, Kleparivska Street, Lviv).Beginning: 16.00

Issue 25, June 2010.
Qualifying round of the UEM Individual SpeedwayEuropean Championship s in Lviv, June 25, SKA Stadium (39а, Kleparivska Street, Lviv).Beginning: 16.00Q The 2010 UEM Speedway European Championship season has already featured qualifying rounds in Mureck, Austria and Diedenbergen, Germany, with the third qualifying round set to be held in Lviv.

Tiesto world tour

Issue 25, June 2010.
Lviv’s rise and rise as a regional cultural capital received another boost earlier this year when the city was included onto the schedule of global DJ phenomenon Tiesto’s 2010 World Tour. This month the celebrated mix master will play an all-night set to thousands of Leopolitan fans at the city’s Hippodrome at what will surely be the event of the summer 2010 season. Lviv has long been known locally as Ukraine’s cultural capital, but it appears that the outside world is also finally taking notice of the exciting scene that is emerging in the dainty little corner of Old Europe.

ІІІ International Chamber Music Festival “ Szymanowski Quartet and Friends”

Issue 24, May 2010.
For the third time, the Chamber Music Festival , initiated 2008 by the Szymanowski Quartet, will take place between June 10th and 13th 2010. Having chosen Lviv as the home for this project, the quartet directs attention to a city which is located at the border between the Ukraine and Poland and is a World Heritage Site of the UNESCO.