Where to go on the weekend in Lviv on June 1-2?

If the calendar doesn’t let you down, summer starts this weekend! This is a great reason to have fun and interesting time with family, friends, or alone. In order to facilitate the process of organizing your weekend, we have prepared a selection of places where you can spend the weekend in Lviv on June 1-2 and enjoy the beginning of the long-awaited summer.

Master class “Free painting on fabric”

A postcard is an integral addition to a gift, which will make it complete and will certainly please the recipient. And what could be better than a hand-made postcard? If you want to master the technique of free painting on fabric and create a unique greeting card, be sure to register for a master class by Svitlana Stepanchuk.

Mystkina will tell you the nuances of working in the cold and hot batik technique and will help you create a postcard.

When: June 1, 2024, 12:00 p.m

Where: National Museum in Lviv named after Andrey Sheptytskyi (main building, 20 Svobody Ave.)

Cost: UAH 200

Tickets: can be purchased in advance at the ticket office of the Sheptytsky Museum

Symphonic concert “Dream” at the Lviv Philharmonic

This option is ideal for those who want to spend a weekend in Lviv in the atmosphere of classical music. This Saturday, the INSO-Lviv Academic Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Lviv National Philharmonic together with the Polish double bassist Krzysztof Firlus and the British conductor Paul Mann. Together they will perform compositions that symbolize the realization of the dream of Victory.

At this concert, you will hear such compositions as:

• Derek B. Scott (1950). “Pavana”, tv. 44 (2022, world premiere) • Nino Rota (1911–1979). Concert divertissement for double bass and orchestra (1971) • Jan Sibelius (1865–1957). Symphony No. 2, TV. 43 (1902)

When: June 1, 2024, 6:00 p.m

Where: Lviv National Philharmonic (Skoryka St., 7)

Tickets: can be purchased at this link

THE VYO band in Lviv

Did you know that in addition to Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Peter Tosh, and many other foreign artists, reggae music is also created by Ukrainian musicians? Yes, yes, we are talking about the cult band THE VYO, which started its activities way back in 1991.

This Saturday, you have the opportunity to hear their songs live at a concert that will take place in the Lower Hall of the Puppet Theater. Moreover, this performance in Lviv will be joined by soloist Myroslav Kuvaldin, who joined the ranks of defenders since the beginning of the full-scale war. Meet THE VYO in the following line-up:

Myroslav Kuvaldin – vocals;
Serhiy Pidkaura – guitar;
Ilya Klimov – keyboards, sequencing;
Serhii Chegodaev – bass.

When: June 1, 2024, 6:30 p.m

Where: Lower Hall of the Puppet Theater (1 Danylo Halytskyi Square)

Tickets: can be purchased at this link

A very tasty festival in Lviv

Would you like to spend the weekend in Lviv at a festival with food, music and interesting people? If your answer is yes, then prepare your fork, and spoon and gather your friends and family for a Very Delicious Festival! This event will especially interest children and will be a great place to celebrate International Children’s Day.

At the festival, everyone will find entertainment to their liking, as the organizers have prepared many locations: 10 food stations, a zone for children’s master classes, a game zone, music by street musicians, and a bright photo zone.

When: June 1 and 2, 2024, 1:30-8:00 p.m

Where: str. Heroiv UPA, 73 (inner courtyard, Daily Dose parking lot)

Free entrance

Charity medieval fair

If thematic festivals are not enough for you, then welcome to the Charity Medieval Fair. It is timed to the 5th anniversary of the “Fifth Dungeon” restaurant.

Many interesting locations and events await you, namely:
• knightly sword fights
• pottery workshops
• Fragrant soup on fire
• dragon’s pocket
• blacksmith’s workshop
• special herbal beer
• traveling music
• elven mystery

All funds collected during the two-day charity fair will go towards the purchase of electronic security systems for defenders from the 103rd separate brigade of the 62nd battalion of the TRO forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

When: June 1-2, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m

Where: The Fifth Dungeon (Rynok Square, 5, summer terrace near Adonis)

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