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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1350
the erection of Latin Cathedral of Assumption of Saint Virgin Mary started
1443
first mention of Paraskevy Friday Church
1615
Andreas Bremer (Andrzej Bemer) bulit Boims Chapel next to the Latin Cathedral
1582
Architects Paweł Szczęśliwy (Paweł the Fortunate) and Ambrogio Nutclauss (alias Ambroży Przychylny) built Turei Zahav Synagogue‎ (known as The Golden Rose Synagogue)
1340
German community of Lviv started building Church of the Immaculate Conception of Saint Mary of the Snows
1773
introduction of compulsory free day on Sunday and 16 holidays per year
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