April 2016

The V Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv

1 of April - 27 of April
At the time of the festival Lviv turns into a “Museum of Eggs” open air, where different materials are used for Eggs creating (with branches, flowers, balloons, chocolate, polystyrene, wood, etc.). The main idea of the Festival is manufacturing and decorating an essential symbol of Easter - Pysanka.
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first mention of Saint Onuphrius Monastery
Pope John-Paul II visited Lviv during his 94th foreign pastoral visit
Renaissance style Chapel of Three Prelates was erected by Paolo Dominici Romanus and Andriy Pidlisnyy
Russian Tsar Peter I visited Lviv
Inauguration of Taras Shevchenko monument
In Zhovkva suburb of Lviv Hasidic synagogue was built. It is preserved till our days