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…

Happy New Year 2020!

Happy New Year! Lviv - City of Literature team...

II Annual UNESCO City of Literature Prize awards ceremony

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


(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.

Lviv Literary Residency

Lviv Literary Residency is a unique opportunity for writers from Ukraine and all around the world to visit our city and get inspired for creating new masterpieces. .

Under the Ivan Yakovych brand

The recording of the album Pid markoyu Ivana Yakovycha (Under the Brand of Ivan Yakovich [Franko]) by folk rock Lvivian band Hych Orchestra, which included songs based on translated poems by Ivan Franko, became a poetic and musical venture.

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.

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.