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.
The Map of Lviv
The map of Lviv is composed of 5 unique maps. The map is bilingual (English – Ukrainian). In addition, there is a complete list of major museums, theaters, concert halls, historical and cultural monuments, churches and places of worship, parks, entertainment, and an events calendar for the year.





Religious and Sacral Atlas
Our guidebook includes information about 255 religious sites located in Lviv, Vynnyky, Briukhovychi and Rudno, providing both detailed names and addresses. You will also find a list of miracle-working icons, and relics of saints and the blessed located in various churches of the city.
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Ot-Ot
“Ot-Ot” is the first bulletin published in Lviv, which includes information about all cultural, educational, sports and entertainment events that take place in Lviv.                            















1776
in the Pillers typography the first Lviv regular newspaper appeared - "Gazette de Leopol"
1704
Lviv was occupied by Swedish army led by the king Karl XII
1578
architect Peter Barbon built 65 meters high tower of the Assumption Church
1582
Architects Paweł Szczęśliwy (Paweł the Fortunate) and Ambrogio Nutclauss (alias Ambroży Przychylny) built Turei Zahav Synagogue‎ (known as The Golden Rose Synagogue)
1640
Armenian devout pawn shop "Mons Pius" was founded
1782
famous Baczewski liqueur factory was founded in Lviv suburb Znesinnya (Zniesienie)
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