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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUBNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week from November 24 to November 30.

November 24-30:

International Festival of Animated Cartoons Tindirindis; Vilnius cinema theatres;

The international festival of animated cartoons Tindirindis is an arena of non-commercial films. The mission of the festival is to present the spectrum of the world animated cartoons as wide as possible: works of different styles, by the representatives of different schools, to show animated cartoons, which encourages creativity. The festival will offer diverse program, featuring films of the famous directors, debutants and animation students from various countries, many of whom have received awards at numerous international animation festivals.

November 24, 7 pm:

History of The Beatles; St. Katherine’s Church, Vilnius;

It is said to be a great musical gift for those who appreciate great performance and undeniably acclaimed music. Staged concert will feature the most beautiful of all the Beatles songs that both fascinate older audience and young people who have an interest of music history. The artists are already rehearsing the songs and examining the Beatles’ story, which they will convey to the audience.

November 29-December 11:

Christmas in the Capital; Vilnius Old Town;

During Christmas time three main locations of Capital Vilnius will be embellished with the Christmas decorations. The first location to swing by is the Cathedral Square where a 25-meter-high Christmas tree will be erected and spruced with lots of flashing LED lights and Christmas toys. All the visitors will be able to see 3D fairy-tale Christmas dream, which will be shown trice a day on the Cathedral wall. Also, at the Cathedral Square during December will be a seasonal Christmas town built, where visitors will be able to feast their eyes at hand-made pottery, glass products, jewelry and specially made sweets such as chestnuts, gingerbreads or mulled wine as well as purchase Christmas presents, made by various craftsmen.

The second location worth-visiting is the City Hall Square, where visitors also will see big, playful Christmas tree, decorated with renewed flashing cookies, pieces of orange and colorful candies. Also, The International Christmas Charity Fair will be held at City Hall and City Hall Square. There visitors will be able to purchase Christmas accessories, sweets and souvenirs hand-made by wives of foreign ambassadors residing in Lithuania, employees of Embassies, representatives of NGOs.

And the third location to stop by is the Bernardinai Garden, in which the visitors will see flashing and playing fountain and swinging carousel. They will be able to take part in additional events and to taste hot wine. Moreover, during Christmas time in Vilnius Old town all visitors will be invited to take a ride with Christmas train and to feel real Christmas mood together.

November 30, noon:

Voices of the Continents of World; Lithuanian National Philharmonic, Vilnius;

Performers include bands and soloists of the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. Voices of the Continents of the World features Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Italian, Czech, Chinese, Japanese and African music.

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