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


1798
Dominican Church of Corpus Domini was erected
1773
introduction of compulsory free day on Sunday and 16 holidays per year
1998
the ensamble of Lviv historic center was included to UNESCO World Heritage List
1889
Vincent Ravskyy built Orthodox Church of Saint George according to the blueprint of Gustav Zachs
1641
Barefoot Carmelites Church of Saint Michael Archangel was built
1586
Stavropegial Brotherhood was founded under Dormition Church
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