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.

Armenian devout pawn shop "Mons Pius" was founded
Lviv was occupied by Swedish army led by the king Karl XII
The beginning of city walls dismantling. Dismantling of Halytska and Kakivska gates
Rus Voivodship was founded and Lviv became its center
Lviv University consisting of 4 departments was founded
Gunpowder Tower was built. It became city's strategic storehouse