Items tagged with: Lviv

On October 14, Ukrainians celebrate Defender Day in order to honor heroism and courage of brave warriors, who protect independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and to consolidate the spirit of patriotism in society. In 2017, Ukrainian Defender Day falls on Saturday, so the official holiday will be shifted to Monday, October 16. In such a way, Ukrainians are going to have three days off in a row. Let`s check out how Ukrainian cities will celebrate Ukrainian Defender Day 2017.

Festival calendar in Ukraine gets exceptionally busy in fall. Lviv is flooded with the bookworm crowd arriving to the city for the biggest Ukrainian Book Forum in September, Kyiv attracts many visitors for the major art festival of the year Gogol Fest, that’s just to name a few. «Destinations» gathers together a list of the most interesting autumn 2017 festivals in Ukraine.

Lviv is considered to be a festival capital of Ukraine. It seems like Lviv dwellers have a festival of almost everything these days: coffee festival, beer festival, Pampukh (traditional Christmas donut) festival, «Nalyvka» and «Nastoyanka» traditional strong liquors festival, cheese and wine festival and many more. However, one of the oldest and most beloved festival in Lviv is festival of Chocolate also known as National Chocolate Holiday.

"Golden Lion" theater festival was founded in 1992 in Lviv. Now Golden Lion is one of the most prestigious theater forums of Ukraine. Every year this theater festival transforms Lviv into a huge theatrical scene, where spectacular performances from the leading European theatrical troops take place right on the streets and squares of the city.

Lviv gets exceptionally busy in fall. With all the bookworm crowd leaving the city after the biggest Ukrainian Book Forum in September, it’s the foodies who will take the stage in Lviv. «Destinations» brings the list of top festivals in Lviv happening this fall.

On September 13 -17 special guests from over 15 foreign countries are to come to the Lviv Book Forum, the single most important event for literature and publishing business in Ukraine. If you are serious about books, Lviv in September is a place to be.

Very soon the vibrant blue and yellow colors of Ukrainian flag will adorn the streets of every city to commemorate the important national event of our Ukrainian Independence Day. All region capitals will celebrate this event. Meanwhile, Kyiv had begun preparing for this day a couple of weeks in advance.

The last and the hottest summer month is going to be full of bright impressions. Apart from relaxing beach days and outdoors picnics in nature with friends, there are also some interesting music events to come. All music fans who stay in Odesa and Lviv this August are welcome to enjoy exciting concerts and music parties.

Since 2011, the Ukrainian city of Lviv has been home to a new Jazz Festival. Here the "blue note" meets Eastern Europe, with lively improvisation, available to all. Alfa Jazz Fest is a festival on an international scale. The festival will not only bring the world’s best jazz artists together; it will plunge the city into the spirit of European-level music performance during upcoming summer weekend.

«Street Food So Good» Festival has become a much anticipated event among Lviv street food enthusiasts. At the event numerous guests can devour delicious street food, enjoy music of the hippest Ukrainian bands and DJs, play in the sunshine with friends and family. This Street Food Festival in Lviv is meant to satisfy all of your first warm days outdoor cravings.

Springtime festivals and events in Ukraine come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional country feasts to world-class sporting events and quiet, intellectual affairs. What’s more, there’s something to suit all tastes and interests. «Destinations» gathered together a list of the most interesting spring festivals in Ukraine.

Lviv is often referred to as the festival capital of Ukraine. Indeed, this city hosts numerous festivals that come in all shapes and sizes, from mouthwatering gastronomical feasts to world-class sport  and music events and quiet, intellectual affairs. 

Ukrainians are primarily Orthodox Christians and Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. In 2017 Easter in Ukraine will be celebrated on the second weekend of April. «Destinations» narrows down some of the most interesting Ukrainian Easter traditions and rounds up information on most authentic and fun 2017 Easter celebrations in Ukrainian cities.

Springtime festivals and events in Ukraine come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional country feasts to world-class sporting events and quiet, intellectual affairs. What’s more, there’s something to suit all tastes and interests. «Destinations» gathered together a list of the most interesting spring festivals in Ukraine.

The season of live music performances in Ukraine is in full play. “Destinations” provides all music fans with list of the concerts worth visiting in Ukraine in April 2017.

Lviv is considered to be a festival capital of Ukraine. This beautiful city in Western Ukraine became a scene for various international cultural events. Festival calendar is getting exceptionally busy with the arrival of spring and offers events for different interests and tastes. «Destinations» rounds up the most interesting festivals that will be happening in Lviv this spring.

Winter is over and now it's time to remember how fun outdoor festivals are, to attend live gigs by top European artists and visit numerous art happennings of the Spring season. Plan the first month of spring with our March 2017 events guide to the best activities, including festivals and the best concerts happening in Kyiv and Lviv.

Lviv will host many interesting events in 2017. «Destinations» rounds up top 6 events to attend in Lviv during the upcoming year. We hope this information will extract you from the monotonous routine and will help you to plan your fun and interesting trip to Lviv.

Winter holiday season in Lviv will be ending with a spectacular Ice Sculpture festival, which will take place in city’s downtown on January 18th and 19th. 6 sculptors will be creating a major ice art installation inspired by Ukrainian traditional Christmas carols.

Birthday parties, after-work hanging out, bad day stress relief evenings — they all have one thing in common: Karaoke can brighten up every one of these occasions. Karaoke has come on leaps and bounds during recent years in Lviv. We round up the best Karaoke clubs in the city.

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