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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. International Summer Music Festival «Vivace Vilnius»

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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 during August 3 and August 9.

August 3-9:

The Calling to Be Bridge between the Past and the Present; National Museum of Lithuania, Arsenalo st., Vilnius;

Lithuanian National Museum presents a jubilee exhibition of folk artist Jonas Bugailiškis; In the exhibition the visitors can learn about the multifaceted aspects of his works – cross-craft, old traditional Lithuanian musical instruments, copies of toys and imaginary puzzle figures, unusual shape nesting-boxes and many sculptures of birds. The pictures capture individual crosses and the ones which became a part of the ensembles, roof-poles, crucifixes, the sculptures of inhabitants of nature, established in the forests, the creatures, born in the fantasies of the master and the decorations of homestead, depicting the signs of Baltic tribes.

August 3-9:

The World According to Fluxus; National Gallery of Art, Konstitucijos ave. 22, Vilnius;

The World According to Fluxus exhibition showcases more than 600 items selected by curator Liutauras Pšibilskis and is the first comprehensive presentation of the Vilnius Fluxus Collection to a Lithuanian audience. It will allow viewers to become acquainted with these treasures of the Fluxus movement that were acquired by the City of Vilnius in 2007 and are part of the permanent collection of the Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center. The collection was assembled by legendary avant-garde filmmaker, artist, critic and curator Jonas Mekas who was a close friend of George Maciunas (Jurgis Mačiūnas).

August 4, 7pm

International Summer Music Festival «Vivace Vilnius»; various venues

«Vivace Vilnius» International Summer Music Festival presents intensive master classes for violinists, cellists, flutists, and pianists, and concert series for Lithuanian audience. It gives students an opportunity to study with renowned artists from all over the world at the heart of Lithuania – Vilnius. Festival’s evenings are filled with daily performances with free admission by the faculty and guest artists.

August 4-9:

Contemporary Lithuanian Stained Glass Exhibition; Vitražo Manufaktūra, Stiklių st. 6, Vilnius;

«Vitražo Manufaktūra», a specialized glass gallery located in Vilnius old town, invites one to take a fresh look on stained glass and its‘visual expression. The gallery is holding a contemporary Lithuanian glass art exhibition dedicated to celebrate the 140th anniversary of birth of the legendary Lithuanian artist Mykalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. The exhibition, which is taking place in authentic cellars of 16th century, represents the most celebrated contemporary Lithuanian stained glass artists such as Konstantinas Šatūnas, Ieva Paltanavičiūtė, Nerijus Baublys, Rasa Grybaitė and others.

August 6, 7pm

Traditional Dance Get-Together; Stanisław Moniuszko Square, Vilniaus st. 30, Vilnius;

Vilnius’ traditional dance club offers authentic dances of The Highlanders, Samogitians, Sudovians and Dzukians of the 19th – 20th centuries. One can also learn Latvian, Estonian, Byelorussian and French traditional dances which the dancers and musicians learned from the dance clubs of Riga, Tallinn and Minsk.

August 6, 7pm

Mighty Georgian Voices; Piano.lt Summer Terrace, Trakų st. 9/Kėdainių st 1., Vilnius;

The performers include Chveneburebi Ensemble, George Gobejishvili. Bachuki Mukbaniani, David Zurabiani and others; Georgia is known for its captivating tastes, exceptional landscapes, and sincere people. Regardless of all the wars and periods of occupation, this country has managed to preserve its unique culture and traditions, passing them on from generation to generation. Programme features traditional Georgian songs and dances;

August 7-8:

«Daubos Griaucmas» (Metal Music Festival); Seredžius, Jurbarko region, Lithuania;

For two days and nights, an insane metal music fiesta will be rocking the picturesque Seredžius. Over ten bands are expected to rock the surroundings, among the participants are Weedpecker, McLoud, Extravaganza, Black Citrus and some others.

August 8, 8 pm

The night of Dance Music «Miracle»; Trakai Island Castle, Kęstučio st. 4, Trakai;

The all night-all dance music festival features Djs Tujamo, Radistai, Ignas, Roxtr, Dwin and others.

August 9, 8.30 pm

Outdoor dance performance «Anna Karenina»; Trakai Island Castle, Kęstučio st. 4, Trakai;

Tolstoy’s «Anna Karenina» is one of the greatest novels ever written. It was written in 1878 and concerns the life of Russian aristocracy. But its main theme is love. And – hypocrisy, jealousy, faith, infidelity, family, marriage, society, progress, desire and passion – things that to some point are important for everyone.

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