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KulturCafé

Our digital platform where we host exciting artists and talk to the movers and shakers of the cultural scene.

11.03.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Anastasiia Starko

On this thursday we invite you to talk to Anastasia Starko - an Ukrainian artist and illustrator. Since 2015, Anastasia has been working in the field of digital collage, graphics and photography, is a participant…

Visual Art

Discussions

25.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Alois Woldan

We asked Alois Woldan for a talk at our first KulturCafe in 2021 Alois Woldan is a professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, a Slavist, translator, literary critic, honorary doctorate from the Pedagogical University…

Literature

Discussions

18.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Zhadan reads Rilke

In a special edition of our KulturCafé we will not only talk about the life and works of the famous Austrian poet, but also hear Rilke’s poems performed by Serhiy Zhadan.

11.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with the Vienna Boys Choir

In this edition of the KulturCafé we are visiting the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir. ACF director Ulf Hausbrandt talks to the artistic director Gerald Wirth and two young singers about the history of the choir, the…

Music

Discussions

25.12.2020

19:00

KulturCafé.Kinder: winners of the competition for young readers

The winners of our competition for young readers of German poetry under 11 will take part in a special Christmas issue of KulturCafé.Kinder. Tanya Grigorieva (7 years old) and Polina Yaremko (11 years old) will tell…

Literature

Discussions

10.12.2020

19:00

Vanillekipferl made by Andreas Wenninger

Christmas is coming! What would Advent and Christmas mean without any Christmas cookies? The "Vanillekipferl" is well known in whole Central Europe. It is one of the most popular cookies not only in Vienna and it can…

Cultural studies

Master classes

26.11.2020

19:00

About Paul Celan, Meridian Czernowitz and international literary projects - on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Paul Celan. We talk to the curator of international Paul Celan projects, the director of the International…

Literature

Discussions

19.11.2020

19:00

Zero waste and international cooperation: KulturCafe with Iryna Myronova

On the issue of waste management we will talk on Thursday with the environmentalist, the head of the NGO "Zero Waste Lviv" and the deputy head of "Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine" Iryna Myronova. She will tell us about the…

Discussions

Ecology

05.11.2020

19:00

Teaching German and translation: KulturCafe with Alla Paslavska

We are talking about the development of the German language in Ukraine, teaching and learning at Lviv National University, as well as translation projects with the professor at Lviv National University, Head of the Department…

Literature

Education

Discussions

30.10.2020

19:00

KulturCafé Special with Oksana Zabuzhko

Ingeborg Bachmann is ffor Oksana Zabuzhko one of the authors who laid the foundation for her literary identity. In the special edition of the KulturCafé, Oksana Zabuzhko reads excerpts from works by the famous Austrian…

29.10.2020

19:00

Oksana Lyniv: Conducting the success

The first woman chief conductor of the OperGraz in Austria. The first female conductor at the Bayreuther Festspiele. The founder of the festival LvivMozArt and Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, the initiator of the…

Music

Discussions

22.10.2020

19:00

Music and cooperation with Austria: KulturCafe with Bohdan Sehin

This Thursday we will talk about music and international projects of the Lviv National Philharmonic, cultural management and cooperation with Austrian colleagues with Bohdan Sehin - a composer and music project manager…

Music

Discussions

15.10.2020

19:00

Oleksandra Saienko: cultural bridges between Ukraine and Austria

Oleksandra Saienko is a well-known Ukrainian cultural activist and founder of the UStream festival of Ukrainian culture in Austria. Oleksandra is currently producing the opera “Vyschyvaniy. King of Ukraine”. Moreover,…

Discussions

08.10.2020

19:00

Short films and festivals during the pandemic: KulturCafe with Olga Reiter

Short films in Ukraine and international partnerships will be the main topic of our conversation in the next KulturCafé with the founder of the art formation Wiz-Art Olga Reiter. The conversation will focus on the development…

24.09.2020

19:00

In the footsteps of Austrian authors in western Ukraine: KulturCafe with Petro…

An incredibly interesting and informative conversation with the Ukrainian literary critic, teacher and lecturer from Chernivtsi Petro Rykhlo. We invite you to immerse yourself with us in the literary world of Galicia…

Literature

Cultural studies

Education

Discussions

Publications

17.09.2020

19:00

Сhoreographer Maria Shurhal in the KulturCafé!

We talk about contemporary dance, Bauhaus and its ideas in performative art. Maria also tells about her own experiences of studying dance in Austria, working in the PUC collective and participating in international…

Dance

Discussions

03.09.2020

19:00

Austrian Film Week and film industry during pandemic

We talk about the festival, the development of European and Ukrainian film industry during the pandemic and the company Arthouse Traffic with its program director Ilia Dyadik! The 9th Austrian Film Week will take place…

Discussions

Film

06.08.2020

19:00

Music career in Austria and tours around the world

How to build a successful music career in Austria and travel around the whole world with concerts? Does the world of music offer equal opportunities for women and men? Visit us at the KulturCafé to find out the answers…

Music

Concerts

Discussions

23.07.2020

19:00

Contemporary opera in Austria and Ukraine

Our guest is a graduate of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the composer and musician Illia Razumeiko. He wrote music for an Opera Requiem, an Opera Circus, an Opera Dystopia and even a Dream Opera.…

Music

Discussions

16.07.2020

19:00

Mozarteum and life of musicians

In this issue of the KulturCafé - pianist Kateryna Diadiura! We will talk about studying music at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, life of professional musicians and cultural bridges between Austria and Ukraine.…

Music

Concerts

Discussions

25.06.2020

19:00

Mariana Baltarovych, a teacher of the icon painting school “Radruzh”,…

This time at KulturCafe we are talking about icon painting and the “Artist in Residence” project (Lviv-Salzburg) with Maryana Baltarovych, a teacher of icon painting "Radruzh Icon Painting School" at the Ucrainian Catholic…

Visual Art

Discussions

18.06.2020

19:00

Chernobyl, “Colors of Black” and online-exhibition

The Austrian photographer Peter Lagler is at the KulturCafé! We’ll talk about his photos about Chernobyl, the new project "Colors of Black" and future plans. And at the virtual exhibition during the broadcast, viewers…

Photography

Exhibitions

Presentations

Discussions

11.06.2020

19:00

The Vice-Rector of the UCU Oleh Turiy at KulturCafé

The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv has been an important cooperation partner for us Austrians in many areas for many years. It is more than just a university, it is also a cultural center and an open meeting…

Science

History

Education

Discussions

04.06.2020

19:00

Tanya Malyarchuk at the KulturCafé!

With the author Tanya Malyarchuk we talk about writing, literature awards, national identity and the image of Ukraine in Europe! Cherry on top - right after the interview Tanja Malyartschuk will also read some of her…

Literature

Discussions

21.05.2020

19:00

Christian Diemer, team lead of House of Europe

We’ll discuss the EU support for the Ukrainian creative sector and the programme's response to quarantine restrictions. What is more, Christian Diemer will share his own experience of managing such a large project in…

Cultural studies

Innovation

Discussions

14.05.2020

12:00

Welcome to KulturСafé!

ACF Director Ulf Haubrandt talks about a new online project of the Austrian Cultural Forum Kyiv and the Austrian Cooperation Office in Lviv. From May 21 every Thursday at 19:00. Turn on the subtitles!

Discussions

Conferences

Master classes