Lviv UNESCO City of Literature in Reykjavik

On September 5-10th...

Week of fantastic in a City of Literature

Тиждень Фантастики у Місті літератури 20-23…

This year there will be 76 participants to run for Lviv - UNESCO City of Literature Award

Премія Львова — Міста літератури…

Young City Readings. Comics

Настав час оголосити другий етап…

Festival of Hope in Lviv

BookForum став партнером всесвітньої…

Lviv - UNESCO City of Literature Report 2015-2019

Найперше та найважливіше, ми є частиною…

II Annual UNESCO City of Literature Prize awards ceremony

Ceremony of celebrating II Annual Lviv - City of Literature Award...

Participation in the Frankfurt International Book Fair

The special event was to visit...

In May, 2019...

In May 2019 annual conference was held...


(Не)забуті імена літературного Львова. Сезон 1

(Un)forgotten Names is an audiovisual project realized in a multi-series blog in which a well-known Lviv literary scholar, translator and historian Andriy Pavlyshyn reveals the stories of the authors that lived or created their work in Lviv, and whose names, for some reason, were not widely known.

Literary pavilion in the City of literature

Literary pavilion is the poetic musical event dealing with Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar poetry. It was created with the aim to promote literature through combining music and poetry of different cultures, especially the music of Dzhamil Karikov and the poetry of Andrii Seletskyi.

Voices of Freedom

“The voices of freedom” is a special program of “Lviv - UNESCO City of Literature” office within the 25 th BookForum in Lviv. It involves readings by foreign authors in their native languages and general discussions on the topic of freedom.

The series of events “The time hits everyone” for the 110 th anniversary of the birth of Stanisław Jerzy Lec

On the occasion of the 110 th anniversary of the birth of Stanisław Jerzy Lec, a prominent cultural figure of the 20 th century, a series of popular educational events under the common title “The time hits everyone” was organized in collaboration with Polish literary and cultural figures.

Chubai. Ukraine. Love Project. POETY

A legendary Lviv poet and art expert Hryhoriy Chubai would have turned seventy in 2019. In memory of her father, cultural and social activist Solomiia Chubai in collaboration with partners and the team of Lviv – UNESCO City of Literature office have been working on a new art project throughout this year. Chubai. Ukraine. Love is a music album by Jalapita band in which the lyrics of the songs are based on the poems by Hrytsko Chubai and other contemporary poets inspired by him.

Annual city festival ‘The Inspiring City’

Every year, City of Inspiration festival becomes somewhat of a "report" on the City of Literature office team activities throughout the whole year, as well as the celebration of Lviv acquiring the status of the UNESCO City of Literature.

83rd PEN International Congress

In 2017, Lviv – UNESCO City of Literature hosted more than 200 writers, editors and guests from 69 PEN-centers from all over the world on the annual PEN meeting.

City of inspiration. Literature

The unique guidebook contains original texts about Lviv and short bio notes about those who contributed and continue to contribute to the development of the city’s literary terrain.