Inter-connection of educational, research, medical, business, public and creative force adds to Lviv’s candidacy as a meeting destination.
IT Arena every September brings together the smartest engineers in Europe.
“Every crack in the walls of the old stone buildings is a wrinkle in History.”
Many people in the west do not know Ukraine. They do not know where it is, the allure of it’s flavor, or the quality of its offerings. Everyone knows Paris, Vienna, and Shanghai, but Lviv is a different choice. After decades under Soviet rule, Lviv has emerged a thriving, modern city against the backdrop of a medieval past.
Monuments seem to whisper to us of erstwhile moments, the cobblestone city center blooms with flowers and outdoor cafes, and the spirt of youth in a historic town inspired Peter Black (CNN, 2012) to call Lviv, The Last Hidden Gem of Europe. Come, find out why, feel the pull of time and beauty. And if you do, you too will be saying, “It’s my Lviv.”
Liza Kuznietsova, La Boussole, Issue 10, 2018