Upcoming Lviv

Race Nation

Issue 115, September 2018.
Apart from being custom-built for bragging rights, the modern obstacle course known as Race Nation is a more challenging test of full-body fitness than your typical 10k or cyclosportive. The combination of walls, pits, and barriers is designed to tax your upper body as much as your cardio.

Youth Sports & Activities Fair

Issue 115, September 2018.
Anyone with a child interested in doing something other than homework should bring them to the Dynamo Sports Complex for the Youth Sports and Activities Fair from 27-29 September.

Animal Rights March

Issue 115, September 2018.
Over 400 people marched in Lviv’s first official Animal Rights March last year in an effort to end all oppression of animals. Now, to the great excitement of animal activists across Ukraine, the event will take place in 10 cities nationwide, including on 30 September in Lviv.

Lviv’s IT Arena Conference

Issue 115, September 2018.
Looking to attend one of Eastern Europe’s biggest IT events? Then IT Arena is just for you! Lviv’s IT Arena conference is a major, three-day tech event in this part of the world.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Issue 115, September 2018.
An extraordinary global event will take place when over 100,000 people in over 250 cities across six continents gather in cinemas, galleries, museums, and cafés to view and vote on the finalists of the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival from 27 September – 3 October. A celebration of film that occurs simultaneously across the globe, the event brings great films to great venues to allow audiences the chance to select their favourites. This year the Manhattan Short Film Festival features nine finalists from eight countries: Austria, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Kosovo, New Zealand, the USA, and two films from the UK. They represent the finest of more than 1,500 submissions from nearly 75 countries around the world.

Lviv Producers Exhibition

Issue 115, September 2018.
Leopolitans deal-lovers and guests of the city interested in locally-manufactured products won’t want to miss the Lviv Producers Exhibition at the Lviv Art Palace from 4-8 October.

Golden Lion Theatre Festival

Issue 115, September 2018.
The annual Golden Lion Theatre Festival is not just a carnival, but a European theatrical tradition in its own right. It has also become one of the most prestigious forums in modern Ukrainian cultural circles. The festival dates to 1989, when the Ukrainian Festival of Alternative Non-State Theatres was first held in Lviv.

GDG DevFest Ukraine

Issue 115, September 2018.
GDG DevFest Ukraine – Central and Eastern Europe’s biggest, community-driven conference focused on Google technologies – will take place in Lviv on 12-13 October. Organisers expect over 1,000 engineers, managers, and entrepreneurs to come together to learn and share their experiences about Android, web, and cloud technologies in one phenomenal atmosphere. This year the event is moving to Planeta Kino’s comfortable seven-hall cinema, so get ready for a whole new conference experience! Just imagine sitting with your friends in a cozy cinema chair, surrounded by perfect sound and enjoying the speaker’s presentation on the five-story-tall screen. You don’t even need to imagine; just head over to the GDG DevFest Ukraine this fall!

Lviv Fitness Convention

Issue 115, September 2018.
Known widely as the pinnacle event for Western Ukraine’s fitness industry, the Lviv Fitness Convention has for several years provided a multi-day educational convention experience where thousands of fitness professionals get inspired and educated at hundreds of sessions packed with innovative concepts and the latest in fitness trends.

Lviv Coffee Festival

Issue 115, September 2018.
The Lviv Coffee Festival is back for its twelfth year! Showcasing Lviv’s unique and rich coffee heritage, the Lviv Coffee Festival typically features over 100 artisan roasters, gourmet food stalls, a wide range of brewed drinks, beans, gadgets, and machines available for purchase at the KavaExpo coffee fair. Some of Western Ukraine’s best baristas are set to host workshops and tastings while local acts will provide live music, entertainment, and art. Whatever you choose to do, you’re sure to end each day buzzing.