Upcoming Lviv

WABBA’s Ukrainian Bodybuilding Championships

Issue 117, November 2018.
WABBA (World Amateur Body Building Association) will host its Ukrainian Bodybuilding Championships at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club on 18 November. Established by bodybuilding legend Serge Nubret after Arnold Schwarzenegger won Mr. Olympia in 1975, WABBA has grown into one of the major bodybuilding federations in the world.

Legendary Kutaisi Presents ‘Georgian Christmas’

Issue 117, November 2018.
An unforgettable night of traditional Georgian dance and melodies awaits Leopolitan music lovers and guests of the city when Georgia’s legendary Kutaisi Song and Dance State Ensemble visits Lviv’s wonderful M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre on 3 December.

Lviv iCamp

Issue 117, November 2018.
As a digital marketer it is critical to stay on top of all the latest trends and tactics. And when it comes to selecting conferences to attend, you need to choose carefully as not all are created equally. Be sure to look closely at the agenda to determine what kinds of skills and education they offer.

German Film Festival

Issue 117, November 2018.
The annual German Film Festival returns to Lviv from 22-26 November. Hosted by the Goethe Institute and Arthouse Traffic, with support from ProCredit Bank Ukraine, the event will feature seven film screenings, including two joint Ukrainian-German productions. One of Ukraine’s biggest and longest-running cinematic events, the festival will also have screenings in Kyiv, Mariupol, Dnipro, Odesa, Kharkiv, and Chernivtsi (from 15-19 November).

Kadebostany Comes to Lviv

Issue 117, November 2018.
The new colonists of Europe’s pop empire – Kadebostany – will perform at Lviv’s Malevich Night Club on 23 November. The Swiss group has swiftly catapulted themselves into the spotlight with their irresistible blend of pop music that devours unlikely influences to create a singular, yet terribly catchy, universe of its own. A striking visual identity and their famously powerful live performances are backed by a unique visual show that perfectly complements the experience. With both solid artistic credibility and an evident potential for broad appeal, Kadebostany are set to stand as undisputed heralds of Europe’s pop music revival.

Jazz Bez Festival Returns to Ukraine’s City of Jazz

Issue 117, November 2018.
The Jazz Bez festival returns to Ukraine’s City of Jazz from 6-16 December. Every year one of Ukraine’s largest and longest-running jazz marathons increases its audiences and adds cities to the jazz movement. Jazz Bez has emerged into an international festival that annually unites dozens of musicians and thousands of jazz fans across Ukraine and Poland. Jazz goes beyond borders – both geographical and musical – which is where the festival takes its name (‘Bez’ means without in Ukrainian).

Lviv ProductCamp

Issue 117, November 2018.
ProductCamp Lviv, a user-driven “un-conference”, is set for 8 December at Lviv’s !FestRepublic Club. The event promises to bring passionate product managers and marketers, innovators and designers, founders, engineers, and researchers together to discuss best practices, share insights, and network with other top industry professionals.

Discovering Paderewski Music Festival

Issue 117, November 2018.
Inspired by Ignacy Jan Paderewski, an outstanding artist who united Polish and Ukrainian culture, the Polish Institute in Kyiv is bringing its Discovering Paderewski festival to the Western Ukrainian capital from 16-18 November. Famous worldwide, the Honorary Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire and honorary doctor at 11 universities in Europe and America (including Lviv University) is less well-known in Ukraine.

Biennale of Trust

Issue 116, October 2018.
Lviv will host the one-of-a-kind Biennale of Trust event – an open platform for academic, artistic, and day-to-day practical interpretation of the concept of trust, as well as its comprehensive and interdisciplinary representation. The Biennial will attempt to consolidate the efforts of many regarding the issue of trust – from academics and scientists, to artists and activists, to psychologists and businesspeople.

Lviv Security Forum

Issue 116, October 2018.
The Lviv Security Forum, an event featuring high-level discussions on the current issues in Ukraine and Europe, will be held at Lviv’s sparkling new Metropolitan A. Sheptytsky Centre from 24-26 October. The discussions will focus on regional conflict resolution, economic and energy security, illegal migration, organised crime, refugees and internally displaced people, border management, and corruption.