Upcoming Lviv

Lviv’s Ideal Lady

Issue 22, March 2010.
Lviv Lady talent contest grand final, 21 March, Ludkevich Philharmonic Concert Hall (7 Chaikovskoho Street) Beauty pageants remain hugely popular in Ukraine but this coming Lviv event claims to challenge contestants that little bit more, assessing the depth of their talents with a series of intellectual, culinary and choreographic tests.

Army of Brides

Issue 22, March 2010.
Wedding Marathon 2010, 29 March – 1 April, Lviv Sport Palace “Ukraina” (18 Melnyka Street) Spring is here and the wedding season is once again upon us, meaning that Lviv’s city centre will soon once again be full of blushing brides and their entourages every weekend posing for photos by the city’s most famous monuments.

Chicago Jazz

Issue 22, March 2010.
Tecora Rogers Jazz Quartet in concert, Picasso Jazz Hall, March 22 from 19.00, (88 Zelena Street) Picasso has begun 2010 in jazzy mood and this will continue with the March appearance of Tecora Rogers. Ms. Rogers was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and has been singing since joining the Angelic Choir at her church at the age of six.

French Alliance in Lviv presents famous fairy-tale from diffrent angle

Issue 21, February 2010.
Perfromance «Le Chaperon Rouge » (Little Red Riding Hood) One of the most recognized fairy tale «Le Chaperon Rouge» (Little Red Riding Hood) will be presented by visual theatre « Chantier Théâtre” (http://www.chantier-theatre.com/) in Lviv drama theatre named after m. Zankoevtsa on March 02.

Vasyltsev's 14th album presentation

Issue 21, February 2010.
On February 21, Lviv’s cavernous cellar club “Robert Doms” will host music performance of Vasyl Vasyltsev. Local artist Vasyl Vasyltsev presents Lvivites with new, 14th in a row, album «Anya». As special feature of the album comes artistic and creative cooperation with guitarist Igor Novosad, which brought to live songs “Ty Ne Napyshesh Meni”, “Tvoi Blakytni Ochi”, “Legke Zhyttya”, “Potentsyalna Energya Til”.

Open Air Ice Hockey this February!

Issue 21, February 2010.
There is nothing more that needs to be said except the phrase: ‘open air ice hockey’. On its own it conjures up images of trailer park romance and raw redneck passion – and the Lviv vintage of the genre does not disappoint, coming complete with rusty old goal posts and a rough and ready selection of players ranging from tough young hustlers to old hands who can still wield a stick to effect when necessary.

Efendi Zebu and the Karolina Glazer Quintet in concert

Issue 21, February 2010.
Picasso Club (88 Zelena Street), February 22 Karolina Glazer is one of the hottest acts to have emerged from the Polish jazz scene since the collapse of European communism. She is famed for the versatility of her voice and her exquisite four-octave range. Many have commented on the super natural quality of her performance and questioned her spiritual influences. The signer herself speaks of her strong European identity but also responds to Arabic, Salsa and other international influences in her work.

Ukrainian Energy Forum

Issue 21, February 2010.
Eco-Solutions – New Technologies’ Fourth Annual International Ecological Forum, February 24-26 Lemberg Exhibition Centre (176 B. Khmelnitskoho Street – entrance from Kukurydztana Street) With the entire world seemingly debating the pros and cons of placing limits on the kind of energy supplies we consume and scrambling for viable eco-friendly alternatives to our current reliance on fossil fuels, the theme of green energy has never been more pertinent than it is today. This coming Lviv conference will likely attract a good selection of regional experts in the energy field and promose that it will allow them to observe first hand the latest innovations in the ecoenergy sphere. Waste management will be high on the agenda of the forum.

Chocoholics of Lviv, Unite!

Issue 21, February 2010.
Chocolate Day celebrations, March, 6-8, 2010, Rynok Square, square in front of Opera and Ballet Theatre and Art Palace, (Kopernika str., 17, Lviv) What could be a better way to mark International Women’s Day that by hosting a scrumptious chocolate festival? Clearly the officials inside Lviv City Council responsible for the city’s ever-expanding array of holidays could think of nothing more appropriate and have designated early March as a time to celebrate Lviv’s long tradition of delicious desserts and chocolate treats.

Meet the Buddha in Lviv!

Issue 21, February 2010.
Treasures of Tibet in Lviv, until March 12, Lviv Museum of History and Religion (1 Muzeyna Square, Lviv) Lviv gallery fans will be offered a rare glimpse of Tibetan art and culture this month with an Oriental exhibition of extraordinary colour and flavour at the city’s Museum of History and Religion. The collection features over 300 artifacts taken from the collections of monasteries in India, Nepal and Tibet, reflecting the far-reaching range of the ancient Buddhist religion.