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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUBNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between June 8 and 14.

June 8, 6.30 pm

Burbuliatorius (Bubble your city), Lukiškių square, Vilnius;

Burbuliatorius is an annual and periodic open source urban event, which takes place in different world cities at the same day, every second Monday in summer. The aim of the event is to revitalize deactivated public spaces, by bubbling them.

June 9, 7pm

Vilnius Festival; Vilnius concert halls;

The Vilnius Festival presents another concert of the most prestigious, solid and versatile classical music event in Lithuania, which is said to be a major summer destination for music-lovers during the hottest tourist season. With primary interest in presenting classical music, performed by the established soloists, ensembles and symphony orchestras from all over the world, the Vilnius Festival promotes contemporary Lithuanian music by commissioning new large-scale works, and offers a platform for jazz and musical theatre.

June 8-14, 11am-5pm on weekdays

«Anti-Asger»: joint exhibition of Danish, Swedish and Lithuanian artists; gallery Kalnas, Vilnius;

«Anti-Asger» is a continuous cultural project, initiated by The Jutland Art Academy, connecting artists from Denmark, Sweden and Lithuania. In this project, the participants explore the theme of art and identity based on research on the well-known and important artist Asger Jorn (Denmark) and his contemporaries Ars Group (Lithuania). The exhibition is the result of a two year long ongoing artistic investigation, where the works of Lil Wachmann, Tabita Henriksen, Laila Svensgaard and others are based on research in the Asger Jorn archives in Museum Jorn in Silkeborg.

June 8-14:

Textile exhibition «Lost Prussian»; Gallery A, Saulėtekio al. 14, Vilnius;

The exhibition of textile paintings «Lost Prussian» in Vilnius University Library‘s Gallery A showcases paintings of batik technique – all made by teacher Jūratė Buožienė. All of works are carried out in a unique way – embroidering, tying, after boiling up in to the paint.

June 8-14:

Photography exhibition «Not K-Pop» by Rokas Danilevicius; «Skalvija» Cinema Center, Vilnius;

The photo series is said to exhibit traditional modes of photographic expression, however, minimalism and abstraction are used in order to contrast it with the stereotypical depiction of South Korea. Anonymity of contemporary urban spaces is among the reasons of growing Korean solitude. This phenomenon creates oxymoronic metaphor «together, but alone». Therefore, the series incorporates a lot less direct human representation than one would expect from the genre of street photography.

June 12, 11 am

«Open kitchen»; Tymas’ Quarter, Aukštaičių and Paupio st. junction, Vilnius;

«Open Kitchen» is a food market in the heart of the city with different restaurants, cafes and entertainment under the open sky in the market of Tymas. Each summer Friday in Tymas market there will be already well-known and new restaurants and cafes of the capital, independent kitchen chefs and culinary experiments.

June 13, 8.30pm

The Chemical Brothers in concert; Siemens Arena, Vilnius;

Having announced about their return to the world of electronic music and concert stages, British duet The Chemical Brothers is to play a show in Vilnius. Ed Simons and Tom Rowland, the revolutionists of electronic music, the authors of seven studio albums, who have made a pause in performing for four years, are returning to the world arenas this year and are ready to pleasantly surprise a new generation of music lovers.

June 13, 5pm

Kaunas Ships Parade; Kaunas Motorboats Port;

Kaunas’ Entertainment Boat Association organizes Kaunas Ships Parade 2015 along with Mandatum Life. One is invited to come to the pier and enjoy the variety of the flotilla’s ships, hear the stories of shipmasters and experience what sailing is all about.

June 14, 7pm

Stipriai kitaip in concert, Summer Festival of Kairėnai. Vilnius University’s Botanical Garden in Kairėnai;

This Sunday, the festival features Neda Malunavičiūtė and Vytautas Labutis, who are significant jazz personalities of the Central Europe, representatives of Vilnius jazz school and the students of Vladimiras Čekasinas, and who started cooperating together in 1990 and have been continuously working together since. They are united by a courage for experiments, admiration for unexpected combinations, poly-stylistics and authenticity and genuine indulgence into arrangements here and now.

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