Lviv gets exceptionally magical in winter. To set you in that special Christmas mood, "Destinations" rounded up a list of Interesting December 2017 events in Lviv.
Lviv Candles Festival. This festival, which marks the start of the winter festive season in the capital of Western Ukraine, is one of the newest and most beautiful festivals in Ukraine. Lviv has seen many festivals, however this one is somehow special, locals say. Come and see for yourself the magic of medieval city being revealed in the blinking lights of hundreds candles.
Museum Square (the square in front of the Dominican Cathedral) has a chamber and magical atmosphere of the medieval city. The lights of hundreds of candles are reflecting against stone walls of Lviv’s most beautiful Dominical Cathedral and oldest stone houses in Lviv. Lviv Candles Festival is hosted by Lviv Candle Manufacture, which is located on Museum Square. Candle Manufacture occupies a corner house of the square and offers a cozy cafe, outdoor mini-stage for live gigs and aromatic hot drinks and delicious pastries. Lviv Candles Festival will take place in Lviv, on Museum Square on December 1st, 2017. There will be various candle-making workshops, live music band gigs and a lot of aromatic coffee and mulled wine.
JazzBez festival. «Winter in Lviv starts with jazz» is a popular saying that Lviv jazz enthusiasts know well. JazzBez festival is the oldest jazz festival in Lviv and perhaps in all of Ukraine. For numerous jazz fans, JazzBez is a good tradition to start the winter with the top-notch jazz and unique atmosphere of beautiful old Lviv.
Whether you’re a long-time lover of the genre or a total newbie, JazzBez festival in Lviv tries to keep all the fans of this genre entertained with top-notch jazz events taking place from December 1st to December 10th, and with a solid selection of venues offering not just sweet sounds but sweet atmosphere too.
Read: The Ultimate Guide To Lviv JazzBez Festival 2017
Sinatra White Christmas. Winter holiday season in Lviv starts with St. Nicholas day, which marks the beginning of the magical Christmas time in the city. To set you in the right Christmasy mood visit Sinatra White Christmas, one of the most anticipated concerts of the winter season. The concert will take place at the Lviv National Theater of Opera & Ballet (28, Svobody Avenue, Lviv) and promises to deliver loads of Christmas spirit, romantic atmosphere and favorite holiday tunes.
«JazzUa and Argentinian Music» concert will fire up the audience with passionate Latin tunes. World famous jazz musicians from Argentina and Ukraine will show what a real tango is all about. The concert will take place in
!FESTrepublic Club (24-26 Staroznesens’ka street, Lviv) on December 20th, 2017.
LvivMozArt is the newest addition to Lviv busy festival scene. LvivMozArt is a festival of classical music and opera. At the very end of 2017, LvivMozArt is inning all the classic music fans to enjoy a spectacular performance of the best international musicians. The concert will take place at the Lviv National Theater of Opera & Ballet (28, Svobody Avenue, Lviv) on December 20th, 2017.
For many people winter holiday season starts from the quest for interesting presents for family and beloved ones. Visit Design Market One Day Shop Christmas Edition (happening on December 16th, 2017) for all the holiday gifts you can possibly need. This fair is perfect to shop for authentic souvenirs, designer clothes, holiday gifts offered by young Ukrainian brands and spend some quality time with your friends and family listening to good music and enjoying delicious seasonal dishes and drinks at the food-courts.
Read: Home-goods in Lviv