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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 from December 8 to December 14.

December 8-14

Christmas in the Capital, Vilnius Old Town;

Christmas celebrations in Vilnius are mostly held in three main locations embellished with the Christmas decorations. The first location to swing by is the Cathedral Square where a 25-meter Christmas fir is erected and spruced with lots of flashing LED lights and Christmas toys. All the visitors are able to see 3D fairy-tale Christmas dream in the evening.

The second location worth-visiting is the City Hall Square, where visitors can see a large Christmas tree, decorated with renewed flashing cookies, pieces of orange and colourful candies.

And the third location to stop by is the Bernardinai Garden, in which the visitors will see a fountain and a swinging carousel.

December 8-14

Euro exhibition; the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius (Katedros sq.3)

Euro Exhibition organized in the National Museum – Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania invites both adults and children to learn more about our country‘s upcoming currency – the euro.

December 9-14

Exhibition «Medieval Art Renaissance Tapestry In Europe. History Woven In Threads», Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania;

Visitors will be able to see some very old and valuable examples of large-scale textile art from the late 15th and 16th centuries. These are works from the dawn of the art of tapestry weaving in the Middle Ages to its flourishing during the Renaissance.

The exhibition will show tapestries that were woven in important textile centres in the Southern Netherlands (Belgium), France and Italy in the late 15th and 16th centuries.

December 11, 7pm

Swing concert by The Swing Cats; Gallery Elisium;

Band Swing Cats promises to speak to the audience in new colors and return you to the year 1920. The group performs the most famous works of this period that sound in the rhythm of swing.

December 13, 6.30pm

The Nutcracker; the National Opera and Ballet Theatre;

December 14, noon:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas; the Raganiukes Theatre;

In the performance for the littlest, children will meet the Grinch, a personage of an American fairytale, representing a green-eyed, fat-belly creature, a Lithuanian Crazy Horseman and the most real Santa Claus! The Grinch lived alone, staying away from the rest of the inhabitants, even though he was just a good creature, only his heart was small. When 3 days, 17 hours and 33 minutes were left till Christmas celebration, the Grinch couldn’t keep himself from displaying his anger towards his neighbours who were in a celebration spirit waiting for this big holiday. Furious Grinch started scheming plans how to steal all of the Christmas presents.

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