Upcoming Lviv

International friendly match, Ukraine vs. Romania, May 29 at 20.30, Ukraina Stadium, Lviv

Issue 24, May 2010.
Ukraine may have missed out on this summer’s World Cup Finals by a whisker (they lost a two legged play-off to Greece 1-0), but there will be international quality football action in Lviv this summer as the national team take on fellow East European footballing powerhouse Romania in a friendly match which will pit two sides both of which are currently undergoing rebuilding processes.

Tango festival, May 25-30, venues across the city centre

Issue 24, May 2010.
Lviv in summer is a sultry and steamy place where the South American art of tango is particularly well-suited. This month a selection of Lviv landmarks and palaces will play host to a series of tango-flavoured events and kino screenings.

‘Virtuosi’ International Classical Music Festival, May 14 to June 6, Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall (7 Chaikovskoho Street)

Issue 24, May 2010.
First launched in 1981, this classical music festival is one of the highlights of the Lviv cultural calendar. Guests of the festival this year will include Anastasyia Pilatuk, violin (Italy), Аndriy Vijtovych, violin, (Great Britain).

‘Ancient Lviv’ cultural festival, May 29-30, "Shevchenkivski Hai" Architectural museum, 1 Chernecha Hora Street, Lviv

Issue 24, May 2010.
Ancient Lviv is a favourite subject of tourist industry and hospitality sector entrepreneurs in Lviv and this coming festival will offer a feast of knights and brave maidens from a bygone era of chivalry and serfdom. Highlights will include violently realistic historical reconstructions and the popular ‘don’t cut that plait!’ contest, where beautiful young Lviv ladies compete to see who has the longest hair.

Touch & Go in concert, Picasso Club 13th birthday party, June 12, Zelena Street 88

Issue 24, May 2010.
Celebrated nightlife icon Picasso Club has been in business since 1997, when it first opened up on what was a quiet and often shadowy Lviv nocturnal scene. Lviv has changed much since those relatively quiet days, and as the city’s nightlife scene has matured and diversified, Picasso has also been able to keep up with the changing times

DePhazz in concert, May 25, Lviv National Opera House from 19.30

Issue 24, May 2010.
Eclectic German jazz impresarios DePhazz have long enjoyed cult status in Ukraine, where the underground basement band have a loyal following which dates back to a series of popular appearances in 2002 and 2003.

Argentinean cinematography by "People of the Streets" project

Issue 23, April 2010.
The best examples of Argentinean cinematography will be presented in Lviv Art Palace by “People of the Streets” project. Eight movies filled with passion and romance, will show real life stories in all deepness and understanding. "People of the Street” is something bigger than just dance school or project , it is the soul, the essence of tango, energy of which is burning in the hearts of project members and is spread to the citiy streets.. For more detailed information about the event, please, visit http://arthouse.lviv.ua/

II Engineering Competition BEST

Issue 23, April 2010.
On May, 18-22, 2010 in Zaporizhzhe State technical university will take place all Ukrainian Engineering Competition organized by International students unity BEST. This year for the second time in the history of Ukrainian BEST competitions, will compete students-engineers of Ukraine’s leading technical institutions of Kiev, Zaporizhzhe and Lviv.

«Lviv Festival of Science-2010»

Issue 23, April 2010.
For the first time in Lviv will take place unique and special event, dedicated to scientific and educational issues – «Lviv Festival of Science-2010». Festival will be hosted by Lviv Art Palace, during three days of April 21-23. Expositions of the «Lviv Festival of Science-2010» will present the most original and interesting projects by representatives of six Lviv higher educational institutions – Franko National University, National University “Lvivska Polytehnika”, National Forestry university, Ukrainian Publishing Academy, Lviv National Agrarian University, Institute of Cellular Biology and Lviv Regional Science Academy.

April’s funny treat from Lviv’s “Arthouse”

Issue 23, April 2010.
In April restaurant -club “Atmosfera” will host film screenings of best examples of world cinematography! As April starts with April Fools day, it was decided to dedicate film program to comedies with sparkling humour, which will charge Lvivites and guests of the city with tons of positive emotions!