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.

Lviv downtown was built
Gunpowder Tower was built. It became city's strategic storehouse
Lychakivsky cemetary was founded outside the city limits on the site of older burrials
the ensamble of Lviv historic center was included to UNESCO World Heritage List
Saint Anthony Church was erected
merchant Roberto Bandinelli received Royal Privilege to deliver mail from Lviv to European cities