Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
September 27
1:00 PMLVIVIgor Semyvolos, Executive Director at the Association of Middle East Studies, (online) Topics of focus:
– The situation in Iran: how will protests affect the country’s future?
– The scandal about the sales of Iran’s UAVs to russia: how will the diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Iran develop?
 1:30 PMLVIVVolodymyr Syvokhip, Director General of the Lviv National Philharmonic

Mykhailo Sosnovskyi, Director of the Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the Lviv National Philharmonic

Teodor Kukhar, Principal Conductor of the Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the Lviv National Philharmonic

(all in person)
Why this is interesting:
The Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the Lviv National Philharmonic is celebrating its 120th anniversary. The Orchestra invites all its friends and admirers to celebrate this date together at Lyudkevych Concert Hall. The Orchestra will play under the battuta of Teodor Kukhar, its principal conductor, with Dmytro Tkachenko as the principal performer. The Orchestra will play symphonic works by three composers: Stanislav Lyudkevych, Yevhen Stankovych, and Antonín Dvořák.
3:00 PM LVIVSviatoslav Pavliuk, Executive Director at Association Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine

Andrii Martyniuk, Executive Director at Ecoclub NGO

Natalia Kholodova, Expert at Ecoclub NGU, coordinating the information campaign aimed at preparing the Ukrainians for the 2022-2023 winter

Oleksii Pasiuk, Deputy Director at Ecodiia NGO
Panel Discussion: “Ukraine’s energy sustainability during the war and after the victory”

Issues to be discussed:
– the situation in the energy sector before the start of the heating season
– the environmental damage wrought by the war
– the new challenges to Ukraine’s environment VS the new opportunities for green energy.
– what needs to be done to face lesser threats in the energy sector both now and after the victory.

The event is supported by the Environmental Policy and Advocacy Initiative for Ukraine (EPAUI) of the International Renaissance Foundation which is implemented with the financial support of Sweden.
1:00 PMKYIVVitaliy Kim, Head of Mykolaiv Oblast Military Administration (online)
Topic of focus: The military situation in the region.
2:00 PM KYIVVadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol (in person)
Topics of focus: The military and humanitarian situation in the city
3:00 PMKYIVNatalya Delieva, Producer

Taisia Poda, Creative Director

Dmytro Stus, Director of Taras Shevchenko National Museum (in person),

Valeriy Kostyuk, Producer (online from Toronto)

Yulia Zmerzla, Executive Director of Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre (online from Winnipeg)
Topic of focus: “Ukraine: Land of the Brave” exhibition – the art of immersive technologies helps show the world the whole truth about the war and help understand what Ukrainians feel.