August 2016

International Folklore Festival "Etnovyr"

Dates: 24-28 August, 2016
Location: Rynok (Market) Square
International Folklore Festival "Etnovyr" annually explodes with bright colours during Ukraine Independence Day celebrations. Colourful performances of foreign ensembles, spectacular parades of participants through the central part of Lviv, national cuisine presentations, evenings of friendship, dancing and singing workshops create special authentic and friendly atmosphere during the Festival.
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1702
Stone Saint Vojtech Church was erected
1582
Architects Paweł Szczęśliwy (Paweł the Fortunate) and Ambrogio Nutclauss (alias Ambroży Przychylny) built Turei Zahav Synagogue‎ (known as The Golden Rose Synagogue)
1661
Jesuit Academy was founded (a prototype of Lviv University)
1350
the erection of Latin Cathedral of Assumption of Saint Virgin Mary started
1842
city theater founded by Stanislaw Skarbek was built (today it is Maria Zankovetska Theater)
1707
Russian Tsar Peter I visited Lviv
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