Dates:  January 2017.


Lviv has always cherished it’s traditional Ukrainian culture, that’s why the celebration of Christmas is very special here. All people in cherish ancient customs and very much enjoy new, but at the same time very traditional Ukrainian Christmas games and other entertainments.

In the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life, a traditional festival “Christmas star shine” takes place (the 7th of January,Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life (Chernecha Hora st., 1), the 8th of January – the center of the city (Rynok square, Prospect Svobody, St. George Square).


This festival renews an ancient tradition: Ukrainians used to make big (1,5- 2  meters) Christmas stars, which are the main symbols of Christmas. Another traditional festival in Lviv is the called “A Great Carol” . This festival traditionally takes place in the St. Eucharist Church (Museina square, 3). In this year festival, special attention is paid to old Ukrainian customs, and carols in particular.