Upcoming Lviv

Ice Sculpture Festival

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s winter holiday season will once again be graced by the wonderful Ice Sculpture festival, taking place in the city centre from 11-13 January. Seven professional sculptors will create major ice sculptures inspired by the unique heritage of Johann Georg Pinsel.

Event Industry Forum

Issue 118, December 2018.
Arena Lviv will host the EIF2019 (Event Industry Forum) from 8-9 February. The program is designed to deepen the understanding of an event manager’s work, demonstrate new possibilities in the profession, and to set a new pace for the market and a new impulse for creativity. Top speakers from across Ukraine and Europe will dialogue with industry leaders, including Italy’s Salvatore Sagone (BEA World), Belgium’s Elina Jutelyte (EndoExo) and Jenny Bjorkloff (Event Jenny), and Ukraine’s-own Kartyna Nekleva (S*EVENT) and Denys Rynskyi (Global Events).

Morshyn’s 11 – A Ukrainian Comedy Film

Issue 118, December 2018.
Ukrainian cinema continues to reach new levels and cool new films keep becoming more famous and successful. For example, Hollywood first helped us make the film ‘Zakhar Berkut’, and now comes the Ukrainian comedy ‘Morshyn’s 11’.

Tango Remolino DJ Festival

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s glamorous Hotel Dnister will host the annual Tango Remolino festival from 27 December to 7 January. Remolino is all about enjoying every moment, whether it be on or off the dance floor – although the dancing is expected to take centre stage.

Ski Fun at Bukovel

Issue 118, December 2018.
The Bukovel Ski Resort – Ukraine’s largest and most popular – will host several exciting ski competitions next year that you won’t want to miss. With modern hotels, spas, and restaurants, Bukovel is Ukraine’s most European winter resort.

Arsen Mirzoyan in Concert

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre will play host to the man known as “the country’s steel voice” when the philosophical and charismatic Arsen Mirzoyan comes to town on 17 December. Despite having no musical training and even having lost his hearing at one point in time (!), Mirzoyan’s star shines bright.

Kizz Up! Kizomba Festival

Issue 118, December 2018.
Kizz Up! – one of Lviv’s most dazzling winter events – will gather the country’s top Kizomba artists and dancers at the Dnister Premier Hotel from 1 – 14 January. Kizomba is the result of an evolution, as it describes both the musical style and the dancing that goes along with it.

Christmas Stories with Tina Karol

Issue 118, December 2018.
Tina Karol – one of Ukraine’s most beloved singers and entertainers – will bring her festive holiday program to Lviv’s wonderful Opera & Ballet Theatre on 14 and 15 January. This special seasonal program is sure to delight Leopolitan music fans and guests of the city with an array of holiday carols, Christmas classics, and some of Karol’s favourite hits.

Bozhyk to Delight with World Hits

Issue 118, December 2018.
The Christmas season always brings a wide selection of festive music performances to Lviv, and this one is a can’t-miss event that is sure to tempt you out of the house for some quality holiday entertainment. Oleksandr Bozhyk and his rock orchestra will visit Lviv’s M. Zankovetska Drama Theatre on 14 January for what’s sure to be a show-stopping homecoming.

West Pole Dance Competition

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv’s hopping Malevich Night Club will host the West International Pole Dance Contest on 14 December. Pole dance combines dance and acrobatics centred on a vertical pole. Not just in the domain of erotic dance at gentlemen’s clubs any longer, the performance art has now gained popularity as a mainstream form of fitness, practiced by many enthusiasts in gyms and dedicated dance studios.