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Celebrate Christmas in Lviv

Anna-Mariia Samson


Lviv awaits for Christmas holidays and tourists from all around the globe. Guests arrive to the city to feel the Christmas spirit and become a part of ukrainian traditions. Christmas carols and a fair, hosted by Lviv Christmas Radio will immediately set you up on the right mood after your arrival. The most attractive things on the Christmas fair are craft souvenirs and local goodies.

The Christmas Fair will work till January 19, and the festivities in the city will last till January 26.

On Christmas Eve, January 6, the festive spirit will be created by the annual tradition of opening Christmas Didukh, accompanied by Lviv Municipal Choir "Gomin" that will sing carols.

You can listen about ukrainian traditions of celebrating Christmas at 5:00 pm on Rynok Square. There also will be held a Christmas dinner for visitors.

As part of Christmas celebration we have planned 5 festivals: "The Christmas Star Illuminate", "Christmas in Shevchenkivskiy Hai", "Bach Contemporary", "Pampuch Fest", and "The Grand Kolyada (Caroling)".

The “Christmas Star Illuminate” Festival welcomes everyone to witness the sacred procession of Christmas stars craftsmen through the city center. During “Christmas in Shevchenkyvsky Hai”, guests will jointly sing carols from house to house and be able to visit a variety of themed master classes.

Bach Contemporary” will introduce you to the world of classic christmas music. “The Grand Kolyada (Caroling)” will impress you with new traditional carols every time.

At “Pampuch Fest” guests will be served delicious doughnuts with a variety of fillings. In addition, cultural attractions offer tourists and residents of the city many Christmas plays, concerts and performances.

Christmas Star Illuminate” and “The Grand Kolyada (Caroling)” will introduce visitors to Christmas traditions of Yavoriv region this year.

The detailed Christmas celebration program in Lviv can be found here.



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