Easter in Lviv 2017
- 1-23 April
Ukrainian Easter is a warm and intimate holiday. Therefore Lviv is a perfect place to enjoy this family atmosphere, which is concentrated on our streets, squares and around churches. These days numerous festivals, exhibitions, concerts and flesh mobs take place in Lviv.
Here you can find a list of the most interesting events in Lviv during Easter:
- Pysanka Festival in Lviv – 1-23 of April
Location: Muzeina Square.
VII annual Festival of Pysanka (Ukrainian Easter egg). It is decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method. This festival has a goal to present pysanka not only as an old Ukrainian tradition, but also as a space for modern art. There will be a whole program for visitors including possibility to see some special art objects.
- Easter Fair - 7 of April – 9 of May
Easter Fair is located on Svobody Avenue (Avenue of Freedom). As always there will be lots of gift shops, where you can buy some souvenirs and taste delicious Galician food.
Fair will be opened:
Weekdays 10:00 – 22:00,
Weekend and holidays: 10:00 – 23:00.
- Ukrainian open festival – competition of Choirs “Lark invites friends” 7-9 of April
Festival of choirs is created in order to popularize choirs, educate children and respect heritage of Ukrainian composer M. Leontovich.
- Wet Monday (also known as Spillind Monday, Śmigus-dyngus) – 12 of April
Ukrainian tradition of Wet Monday is for all who want to experience something unusual. Specially for this event there will be a separated spece with water located on Rynok Square (12:00 – 16:00).
- Easter in Grove – 16-17 April
Shevchenkos`grove invites locals and tourists for traditional festival “Easter in Grove”. It`s full oftraditional games and entertainment, the main event of this festival is an Easter flesh-mob which is supposed to connect all visitors (over 1000 people).
This festival will be entertained by “Volkstanzgruppe Stein” – a traditional dance group from Austria.
- Charitable festival “Celebrate Easter together!” – 23 of April
9th philanthropic festival “Celebrate Easter together!” will take place in 23rd of April in Shevchenkos`grove at 13:00 – 20:00. Program of festival includes Ukrainian music concert, interactive place for youth (for playing traditional Easter games), interactive space for children, charity lottery, fair with food and much more.