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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Rock Festival «Lituanika»

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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 September 7 and September 13

7 September, 7pm

International Early Music Festival «Banchetto Musicale»; various venues

The annual Banchetto musicale festival being organized for the 25th time invites audiences to wrap up the festival with early music concerts. The theme of this year’s festival is Orpheus and mythology.

7 September, 9.30pm

Kino Pavasaris (Cinema Spring). Film «Mommy»; Forum Cinemas Vingis, Savanorių pr. 7, Vilnius;

…Forty-six year old Diane Després – «Die» – has been widowed for three years. She makes the decision to remove her only offspring, 15-year-old Steve Després from her a special-care juvenile facility, which is one step below juvenile detention. She put him there shortly following her husband’s death due to Steve’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and his violent outbursts. He was just kicked out of the latest in a long line of facilities for setting fire to the cafeteria and injuring another boy. She made this decision to bring him back home since she didn’t like the alternative – send him into a more restrictive juvenile detention from which he would probably never be released. However, with the decision, she has to take care of him…

7-13 September:

XII Baltic Triennial; Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vokiečių st. 2, Vilnius;

This year’s Triennial will focus on the Baltic more than the previous editions, on the geographical region, its culture and the sea. It is a decidedly interdisciplinary event that, in its own motto of sorts is mainly interested in «something else». The exhibition opens up a range of topics and their couplings including influence, exchange, materiality, and impact. It’s primarily an exhibition at the CAC, but the programme of events – talks, launches, presentations, classes and performances – spanning six weeks will expand behind the scenes.

9-13 September:

«New Circus Weekend»; Arts Printing House, Šiltadaržio st. 6, Vilnius;

During the second weekend of September Menų spaustuvė (Printing House) will again dedicate to the art of circus, but there will not be any bears on the bikes, clowns with red noises or cheap jokes or surprises in the festival «New Circus Weekend». Other circus – the new circus is going to settle under the roof of Printing House already for the tenth time, which has not only something to show, but also something to tell, which will be able not only to cheer up, but will encourage to think over something.

10 September, 7pm

Sacred Music Hours; St. Casimir’s Church, Didžioji st. 34, Vilnius;

The Christopher Summer Festival is the largest and one of the most impressive summer music festivals in Lithuania, and runs for two months- through July and September. During this time, most of over 50 original concert events have been presented to the public in different spaces in Vilnius and other Lithuanian districts. Lovers of sacred music are invited to stop by St. Casimir’s Church.

10-12 September:

BaltMedica 2015; the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo, Vilnius;

Litexpo will hold this year the largest international exhibition in the Baltic States BaltMedica 2015, which in addition to usual innovations in the fields of medicine and laboratories, dentistry, optics and pharmacy, will also highlight themes dedicated to the year of wellness and will focus special attention on propagation of various modes of health improvement, good emotional state, safe environment creation, and healthy lifestyle.

11-13 September:

Fashion Vilnius Expo; Vilnius Town Hall, Didžioji st. 31, Vilnius;

This event will feature more than 100 fashion and lifestyle entities and businesses in central Vilnius and the charming Old Town (fashion boutiques, shops, restaurants, bars and night clubs, art galleries, cinemas and spa and beauty salons). All of these participating entities will present and showcase the current and new trends of fashion and lifestyle activities.

11 September, 7pm

Opera «The Triumpf of Judith»; Lithuanian National Philharmonic, Aušros Vartų st. 5, Vilnius;

Baroque opera theatre has included into its repertoire an exclusive performance, «The Triumph of Judith», as a libretto by Giacomo Cassetti, which was the only one which remained from the fourth oratories created by composer Antonio Vivaldi. «The Triumph of Judith» is an allegoric story about the victory of the Venetians against the Turks in August 1716, when the Corfu Island was under siege. At the same time the composition reflects the general narrative tendencies of Venetian oratories of the period – especially a popular theme of the fight against the conquerors from the East.

12-13 September:

Rock Festival «Lituanika»; Kalnų Park, Vilnius;

A special programme for the jubilee festival is prepared by the group Airija and other Lithuanian performers. An unexpected show is promised by Andrej Makarievich, leader of the group Mashina Vremeni, who sharply opposes the war in Ukraine; a collection of his favourite songs is prepared by Boris Grebenshchikov and his legendary group Aquarium. The jubilee concert will be crowned by a unique project of Vladimir Chekassin, where the jazz coryphaeus promises to combine computer graphics, jazz music and the best performers of rock music.

12 September, 9.30am

Autumn Discs; Pavilniai Regional Park, Belmonto st., Vilnius;

Autumn Discs is a disc golf doubles tournament. One is invited by the organizers to join and try disc golf. Doubles format is very friendly for beginners as each player may correct partner’s mistakes.

7-13 September:

Exhibition «Kidnapping of Helena, Vilnius, 1636»; Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema, Vilniaus st. 41, Vilnius;

Referring to the interiors of Baroque theatre of Vicenza, Parma and Siena, a model of the theatre hall of Palace of The Grand Dukes, reminiscent of those times, has been created. The principle of functioning of the decorations, which is usual for all baroque theatres, has been restored according to a well-preserved and authentic machinery of Drottningholm Theatre in Sweden.

7-13 September:

Judah Passow; Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and Future; Tolerance Centre, Naugarduko st. 10/2, Vilnius;

A unique contemporary photography exhibition on Scottish Jewish life from world-renowned documentary photographer Judah Passow brought for the first time to Lithuania. The exhibition captures the complexity and diversity of Scottish Jews at the beginning of the 21st century. The Scottish Jewish community dates back to at least the 1700s and has produced scientists and doctors, judges and Members of Parliament, artists and writers, farmers and foresters, kilt makers and whisky distillers.

12 September, 9.30

Car Race Fast Lap, Nemuno žiedas, Kačerginė, Kaunas;

3400 meter race lap is the only circle track car race facility in Lithuania and the competition is a traditional event that Kaunas prides in.

12-13 September, 10am-5pm

European Grappling Championship; Kauno Sporto Halė (Kaunas Sport Hall), Perkūno alėja , Kaunas;

Many buffed men will be jostling for the title of the best grappler;

12 September, 4pm

Event «Kaunas bids farewell to summer», Dainų slėnis (Song Alley), Tunelio st., Kaunas;

A dozen of bands and as many soloists will be stoking the firestorm reminiscing the past summer;

13 September, 10am

Boot Sale Market; Senasis Turgus (Old Market), Turgaus sq. 5, Klaipėda;

Whatever you have left in your car boot or in the attic, pile up and bring to the market;


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