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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1369
the oldest known Lviv Coat of Arms representation on the seal of city judges
1777
The beginning of city walls dismantling. Dismantling of Halytska and Kakivska gates
1430
City Armoury was built near the Eastern city wall
1361
Pope Urban allowed to found Latin Archbishopry in Lviv
1582
Architects Paweł Szczęśliwy (Paweł the Fortunate) and Ambrogio Nutclauss (alias Ambroży Przychylny) built Turei Zahav Synagogue‎ (known as The Golden Rose Synagogue)
1996
first 11 "Peugeot" micro busses started to transport pasanger - the era of "marshruka" (micro busses) began
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