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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1574
Ivan Fedorov printed in Lviv first Ukrainian books - "Apostle" and "Bukvar" (Primer)
1907
National Picture Gallery was set up in Lviv
2003
Karekin ІІ inaugurated and baptized the main Armenian Church in Ukraine - Church of Dormition of Virgin Mary
1897
In Hausmann Passage, 8 in the Appel's Photo-atelier for the first time in Lviv "moving pictures" were shown
1826
Franz Xaver Mozart initiated the foundation of the musical brotherhood of Saint Cecilia in Lviv
1918
Ukrainian Sich Rifleman Stepan Pankivskyy hoisted Ukrainian flag on Lviv City Council Tower
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