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Christmas holidays in Lviv

Very soon Lviv will be celebrating Christmas Holidays. People from all over the world come to us to celebrate Christmas and to have good time here!
This year St. Nikolas will visit Lviv. You can tell him all your dreams and get a sweet present!
St. Nikolas will wait for you at the Christmas Fair, which will start on the 2nd of December and will last till the 20th of January! Do not miss the opportunity to taste different sweets and warm yourself with a delicious mulled wine.
Also, on the 7th of January various concerts, vertepes and master classes will be waiting for you!
And of course, do not forget to visit our Christmas tree and to skate on an ice-rink, which is located on the Rynok Square, so you can not only skate but admire the beauty of Lviv, too.
This is not a complete list of events that will take place in Lviv during the holidays. That’s why, we invite you to our fabulous city and guarantee you a lot of fun and a lot of snow, of course!
See you in Post House Hostel 😉

Jazz Bez Festival 2018

6-16 of December, the XVIII International Jazz Bez Festival will take place in our marvelous Lviv.
This year, many groups and bands from different parts of Europe and a lot of musicians from Ukrainian cities will perform on this event.
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the greatest jazz festivals in Lviv.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/179322959551275/

“DakhaBrakha’s” concerts on 19-20 of November in Lviv

“DakhaBrakha” – Ukrainian musical ethno-group, which is organized by the artistic director Vladislav Troitsky.
Performers have become the first Ukrainian musicians at prestigious world festivals, and now “Dakha Brakha`s” song has been chosen as the soundtrack for advertising by David Beckham.
“DakhaBrakha” became the first among Ukrainian musicians that take part in one of the world’s most famous Glastonbury music festivals in the UK.
Do not miss the opportunity to attend the concerts of this extraordinary group, which will be held at the National Academic Ukrainian Drama Theater named after Maria Zankovetska.
For more informatio visit https://concert.ua/en/events/dakhabrakha?gclid=Cj0KCQjwrszdBRDWARIsAEEYhrccSplyDSU6Wh-27kfa0CWXooTLddJpKzN3U1pJE-VrFXYeN37s5XIaAh49EALw_wcB

Lviv Cheese and Wine Festival 19-21 October

Lviv Cheese and Wine Festival – the main autumn gastronomic Festival in Ukraine and a good opportunity to learn about the culture and tradition of both cheese and wine making in Lviv, visit fairs, concerts, contests, music band concerts and certainly taste good cheese and good wine. The programme includes several culinary workshops that will take place alongside musical performances and special games and contests for children. Of course, the festival wouldn’t be complete without the many presentations and tastings of the delicious cheeses and exquisite wines.
What is more, the event will be held in the Palace of Art on 17 Kopernika Street what is just in 200m from our hostel!
For more information, please visit:
www.cheeseandwine.com.ua

Book Forum 2018

September 19th till 23th, an annual grand event will take place in Lviv – the 25th Forum of Publishers. This is the largest Ukrainian book fair and one of the most massive events of this type in Eastern Europe. The main expositions are located in the Palace of Arts and near the Pototsky Palace. Within 5 days, you will be able to visit 1000 cultural and educational events, communicate with well-known authors in person and buy their books. All Lviv is traditionally transformed into a “BookForum”, because event swill take place in 50 different locations of the city. The topic of the 25th Forum of Publishers in Lviv and the13th Lviv International Literature Festival will be “The Liberty Market”.
More detailed information at – http://bookforum.ua

Zaxidfest 2018

The greatest event Zaxidfest takes place near Lviv on August 24-26. Zaxidfest is a collection of popular music of various styles. Among the participants are such well-known Ukrainian bands as O.Torvald, Tartak, Odyn v canoe, ANNA, Bez Obmezhen’ and others.
The festival will be held on the territory of the recreational complex “Charivna Dolyna” in the village of Rodatychi, Gorodotsky district, Lviv region, 40 km from Lviv.
The territory includes festival area with three playgrounds, a festival campground, parking and food court.
Entrance is possible with tickets only.
More detailed information on the site – https://zaxidfest.com/
Buy tickets – https://zaxidfest.com/en/page/get-tickets/

International Festival of Symphonic Music LvivMozArt (13-22 July)

LvivMozArt is an artistic project that will unite the best Ukrainian and world musicians.
LvivMozArt is 10 days ofMozart’s music and classical music, 12 locations on the city’s music map. The stars of the world opera and famous symphonic orchestras will perform on the stage ofLviv Opera House. The music festival will start with the Gala concert of the best opera singers from around the world.
To get acquainted with the detailed program of the festival, please visit http://mozart.lviv.ua/en/
To book tickets – http://mozart.lviv.ua/events

Leopolis Jazz Fest 2018

One of the best jazz festivals in Europe according to “The Guardian” returns to Lviv and will be held for five days from June 27 to July 1, 2018.
The festival traditionally takes place on three stages: the main stage in the B. Khmelnitsky park – a scene of Eddie Rozner, a scene in the central square of Lviv – Market Square (free entrance) and a scene in the historic part of the city – the courtyard of the Potocki Palace (free entrance).
Also on June 28, at Market Square visitors can enjoy a fantastic concert of ONUKA.
In addition to concerts by jazz musicians from around the world, jam sessions, master classes and autograph sessions of world jazz stars are held during the festival.
For more details: https://leopolisjazz.com/en

May 12-13 Razomfest in Lviv!

Festival of quality music will be held in the nightclub FESTrepublic. The fifth Razomfest will give the visitors an incredible drive with incendiary music and the best performers.
May 12 – Music! Tickets online: gastroli.ua/events/razomfest-muzika. Participants: PianoBoy, O.Torvald, Latexfauna, Palina of the Republic and Zhenya and Katya.
May 13 – Literature and travel! Participants: Yuri Izdrik, Andrei Lyubka, Max Kidruk, Ivan Baidak, Yuri Vinnichuk, Insiders project, other participants will be announced in the near future.
Do not forget to buy tickets online: gastroli.ua/events/razomfest-muzika/ gastroli.ua/events/razomfest-2018-literatura.

Easter in Lviv

Easter in Lviv will be full of events, the main of which are the traditional celebration of Easter in the
Shevchenko ethnopark, as well as the Pysanka Festival.
The annual ethnographic festival "Easter in Shevchenkivs'kyi Hai " will take place on the territory of the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life. Lviv citizens and guests of the city can get acquainted with the traditions of the spring cycle of national holidays and take part in Easter games.
In the period from April 1 to 23, the Pysanka Festival will also be held. On the Museyna square (near the
Dominican Cathedral) will open the gallery under the open sky, where fifty author's pies will be presented.
Also, everyone, adults and children will be able to take part in master classes to create traditional Easter
eggs and candlesticks, as well as Easter symbols.
More information about the events you can find here:
http://www.easter.lviv.ua/