The 1st hot air baloon in the world


The first hot air balloon with an automatic burner was launched in 1784.

The first hot air balloon was launched in 1784. It was equipped with an automatic burner injecting a flame into the envelope, and heating the air within. This event occurred only 9 months after the Montgolfier brothers launched their first hot air balloon flight using straw for fuel!

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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
December 2017
Lviv Christmas Fair


1341
Jacob Skora made a bell for Saint George Church. Nowadays it is the oldest preserved bell in Lviv
1846
Progressive Synagogue was built on Staryy Rynok Square according to the plans of Ivan Levytsskyy
1908
King Jan III National Museum was set up (predecesor of today's Lviv History Musem)
1895
Church of Barefoot Carmelites was built according to the project of Franz Schtatz Jr. from Koln  
1803
first Lviv cake and cookie shop was opened in Andreolli passage
1907
National Picture Gallery was set up in Lviv
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