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Lviv Day
Many attractions are waiting for Lviv guests and citizens in spring.
 
 
The Lviv Day will be celebrated with traditional flourish on May 7-9. Knights in armor, actors on stilts, children’s music bands and orchestras, the municipal and amateur theatres, horse drawn carriages with little angels, folk dance groups, sport and youth organizations and thousands of people will be taking part in the grand carnival.
 
 
 
Check the location and preliminary list of events:
 
Saturday, May 7 
 
Svobody Avenue
11 a.m. – Theatrical performances, exhibitions of ancient crafts, a holiday concert, the reproduction of events od different stages of the history of the city.
 
Market Square
12 a.m. - Rewarding honorary citizens of Lviv, raising the flag over the City Hall
2 p.m. – "Ancient Lviv Legends” and "Lviv through the Ages” project.
Reproduction of city life from the XIII century to the present. Theatrical performances, the fair of& ... Read more »
Категория: Festivals | adeed by: matera | date: 14.04.2011

Lviv Car ParadeThe racing of Leopolis Grand Prix is taking place in Lviv on June 10-12. It is the first retro car festival of this level in Ukraine.
 
Lviv Grand Prix has already been added to the official program of Lviv festivals. But for the retro car race, many other events will be taking part during the fest, such as retro cars presentations, car parades, fashion shows. Also, the regular stage of Ukraine Closed-Circuit Car Race Championship will be taking part in Lviv at that time! The amateur car race of "Diplomat Rally” has been moved from Kiev to Lviv on the occasion of Lviv Grand Prix Festival as well.
 
What’s Lviv Grand Prix?
A bit of history.
 
 
Benz Victoria was the first car which appeared on Lviv streets in 1897. It belonged to Kazimierz Odrzywolski, the pioneer of oil extraction in Galicia.
 
September 8, 1830 is the date when the first closed-circuit racing
Leopolis Grand Prix
was organized. The track got the name of "Lv ... Read more »
Категория: Festivals | adeed by: matera | date: 10.03.2011

Lviv Chocolate Fest The 4th Chocolate Fest starts in Lviv on February 11.
 
Opened by Roberto Loretti, an Italian tenor, it will last for 4 days. According to the organizers, about 2 tonnes of chocolate will be consumed during the celebration. Also a "chocolate fashion show" will take place on the first day of the fest.
 
 
Andriy Sydor says the schedule of the fest is going to be really tense:
 
February 11 – The opening ceremony with the participation Roberto Loretti and the chocolate fashion show by Lviv Chocolate Workshop.
 
February 12 – Valentyn Shtefanio, a confectioner, creates a chocolate city – "Chocolate Lviv”.
 
February 13 – The presentation of the longest chocolate cake by Vien Coffee Shop.
 
February 14 – lots of different "chocolate contests" dedicated to St. Valentine’s day, a romantic trip for two provided by Turkish Airlines being the main prize.
 
The holiday will take place in Lviv Art Palace, at Market Square and by the Opera Theatre. The process of making sweets will be presented by the Improvised Chocolate Factory and special master classes will be held by Da ... Read more »
Категория: Festivals | adeed by: matera | date: 03.02.2011