Day of Chocolate

March 2016
Dates: 4-8.03.2016
Location: The Palace of Arts, Copernicus st., 17.
Website: www.shokolad.lviv.ua
Tel. number: (032) 235 77 88

Through the centuries, Lviv has been famous for its unique aura filled with the aroma of coffee and chocolate. Delicious sweets from Lviv have a long history, lvivites were able to try chocolate as long ago as Middle Ages. Since then, Oriental sweets and French desserts could be found in Lviv. After some time local chefs, bakers and confectioners have started to make various delicious sweets themselves. From the beginning of the 20th century, in almost every building in the city center there have been pastry and candy shops. Therefore, Lviv is the second European capital of chocolate after the Swiss city Bern.
This year during the festival there would be an improvisational chocolate factory, the best confectioners will demonstrate the complicated process of chocolate making for everyone to see.


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March 2016
April 2016
The V Festival of Pysanka (Easter eggs) in Lviv
May 2016
“Flugery L’vova” (“Weather-Vanes of Lviv”) – the 11th International Jazz Festival
The 6th “Wiz-Art” International festival
June 2016
Alfa Jazz Fest 2016
September 2016
Lviv Fashion Week
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Lviv Christmas Fair


1434
Rus Voivodship was founded and Lviv became its center
1907
National Picture Gallery was set up in Lviv
1679
the tradition of having yearly fairs in front of St. George Church started
1979
beginning of Sykhiv construction
1921
first Lviv "skyscraper" was built om Mickiewicza Square
1782
famous Baczewski liqueur factory was founded in Lviv suburb Znesinnya (Zniesienie)
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