bnn.lv Latviski   bnn-news.com English   bnn-news.ru По-русски
Monday 21.08.2017 | Name days: Linda, Janīna
LithuaniaLithuania

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. «Sugrįžimai» festival of musicians with international education

FaceBook
Twitter
Draugiem
print
(No Ratings Yet)

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 April 7 and April 12.

April 10- 12:

March 11, 1990; Exhibition Awards of the Restored Independent Lithuania; National Museum of Lithuania (Arsenalo st. 1, Vilnius)

This year, Lithuania commemorates the 25th anniversary of restoration of the independence. The exhibition introduces an array of the awards of the restored state of Lithuania: the medals of Vytautas the Great, Vytis‘ Cross, The Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas, The Cross of Saving the Perished, The Volunteer Soldiers and Initiators of Lithuanian Army, Lithuanian Independence, medals for Commemoration of January 13 and the medals of Darius and Girėnas, The Star of Riflemen and the medal of The Star of Riflemen, the award substitutes, diplomas and certificates.

The other part of the exhibition exhibits a collection of departmental awards and insignias from the Defence Ministry, Ministry of The Interior and its subunits – Police Department, Fire and Rescue Department as well as rewards to the best athletes.

April 8-9 (6pm), 12 (2pm)

International Music Festival «Sugrįžimai» (Comebacks), various Vilnius venues;

In bid to make gifted young people who chose music studies abroad come back, the Lithuanian Musician Support Fund has been organizing the annual International Music Festival «Sugrįžimai», (Comeback).

This year, the festival is held for the 17th time.

April 9, 7pm

Recital of a Single Composition; the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Katedros sq. 3, Vilnius);

Recital of a Single Composition is a creative journey by Egidijus Buožys, a well-known pianist and disseminator and teacher of jazz music in Lithuania and beyond. The recital program constitutes a single innovative and unique composition: E. Buožis leads the listener via the various jazz evolution paths – from classical jazz chords, leitmotifs of classic opuses to spontaneous authorial strokes and fragments of his own work.

April 10-11, 6.30 pm

Bolero; Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (A.Vienuolio st.1, Vilnius)

Choreographer Martynas Rimeikis; designer Marius Jacovskis; music by Maurice Ravel; choreography and concept of scenography by Krzysztof Pastor; costume designer Marta Fiedler; lighting designer Levas Kleinas;

music director and conductor Modestas Barkauskas

The genre of one-act ballet was popular already in the beginning of the 20th century and is still flourishing on different stages around the world. Honouring this branch of art, LNOBT has previously presented to the public exceptional one-act ballets. This time the theatre is inviting to the premiere of three ballets, choreographed by Krzysztof Pastor, who is well known to the Lithuanian theatregoers, Itzik Galili, a choreographer of the Jewish descent, and newcomer Martynas Rimeikis, whose first full-length one-act ballet shall mark his debut as a choreographer.

April 10, 7pm

In Search of New Planets; Planetarium (Konstitucijos ave. 12A, Vilnius);

On April 10, a bright spring-like concert is waiting for you in the Planetarium t be given by a charismatic performer Andrius Zalieska, known for the audience as Zala. Surrounded by celestial bodies the singer and songwriter promises a concert of his most beautiful songs and invites everyone to dive together into the music and image therapy during the concert «In Search of New Planets». The talented guitarist Aurimas Driukas and flute virtuoso Vaida Skardžiuvienė will perform along with Zala on stage.

April 11, 6pm

Young Virtuosos; Vilnius Picture Gallery (Didžioji st. 4, Vilnius)

That evening a flock of Western European composers is going to find their way into the hearts of the spring-disposed listeners. The beauty of the blossoms of emotional, melodic and unforgettable music is going to be spread by the performers of the young generation of Lithuanians – violin player Julija Ivanovaitė, cellist Deividas Dumčius and piano player Eglė Kižytė-Ramonienė.

April 12, noon

The winners of Sion Festival Duo Competition (Lithuanian National Philharmonic, Aušros Vartų st. 5, Vilnius)

The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra shares the stage with Matteo Cimatti and Maxime Valentin Trechsel, the winners (first prize in youth category) of A Feast of Duos, which took place in Sion, Switzerland in summer 2014. Even though violinist Matteo is only a fourteen-year-old, he is a winner of a number of competitions, has honed his skills under the tutelage of renowned performers. The fifteen-years-old pianist Maxime is also acquainted with the taste of victory. The musicians started performing as a duo in spring 2014; they also are the members of Trio Amerigo Vespucchi. They both study at the music school in Florence, Italy; Matteo also is a student of Sion Conservatoire. The Duo presents the gems of Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Haydn.

April 7-12:

Three centuries of fashion, Museum of Applied Arts, Arsenalo st. 3A, Vilnius;

The King of France Louis XIV quipped that fashion was a «mirror of history». This description of fashion as a unique social and artistic expression has not aged in over three centuries. Through his new exhibition spanning the period from the 1740s to 1960s, Alexandre Vassiliev attempts to answer the question, what drives men and women to constantly change their attire and accessories throughout history?

April 12, noon

Flea Market; Dance Bar (Šermukšnių st. 4A, Vilnius)

Flea market is a place trading in personal used things: clothes, accessories, household utensils, interior details, toys, books and many others. Also here one can find unique handmade articles. The traders of the flea market usually do not seek profit and the visitors come to watch the things and to communicate, to have a great time and to acquire original items.

April 8-12:

XXIV International Young Musician Festival «Kaunas 2015» (Kaunas Philharmony, Kaunas)

The opening concert will take place on April 8, 6pm with Antonija Grigaliūtė as piano player, Eglė Andriuškevičiūtė as royal player, Rokas Makštutis as clarinettist and a couple of talented fiddle players among them. The best works by A. Rowley, B. Dvarionas, C. Stamitz , N. Rimskij-Korsakov and some other music writers will be played.

April 11, 6.30

Musical«Kaip prasisukti versle be didelio vargo» («How to make it in business without big trouble») in Klaipėda valstybinis muzikinis teatras (Klaipėda State Musical Theatre);

A two- action musical; music and songs by Frank Loesser.


Leave a reply

Kirsis asks police to assess possible forging of votes at Riga City Council

Riga City Council’s Unity faction chairman Vilnis Kirsis has asked State Police to check if the city council’s electronic voting system was used without another deputy’s knowledge or consent, said the politician.

Expert: attack in Spain shows how terrorists switched to more easily reachable targets

Terrorist attacks that transpired in Spain this week shows how terrorists have switched to more easily reachable targets, where security requirements are not as strict, says Latvian National Defence Academy’s Security and Strategic Research Centre researcher Martins Hirss.

New mandatory tests in schools to be introduced four years from now

In four years’ time – 2021/2022 school year – it is planned to introduce completely new mandatory tests in schools, as reported by State Education Content Centre Director Guntars Catlaks.

Nearly 9,000 children and their parents got homes thanks to state support programme

In the first half-year of 2017, state support helped 1,527 families in Latvia to buy homes. Compared with last year, families’ demand for state support has grown 6%, as reported by Altum finance institute.

Prediction: Aseradens will likely take control over Unity

Economy Minister Arvils Aseradens will become the head of Unity, Betsafe bookmakers predict. The possibility of Aseradens becoming the head of the party is given 45% probability by Betsafe.

Provisional estimate for next year’s fiscal space in Latvia is EUR 60 million

Next year’s fiscal space has been estimated at EUR 60 million, as noted by Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola, adding that a more precise estimate will be available at the end of August.

Reconstruction of Vilnius airport runway concludes; aircraft return to Vilnius

On Thursday, 17 August, Vilnius airport’s runway was festively opened. This was the most massive reconstruction for the airport in the past 20 years. It was a unique project for Lithuania and all of Europe, airport representatives say.

Islamic State terrorist group takes responsibility for Barcelona attack

The recent terrorist attack in Barcelona, in which a shuttle bus rammed a crowd of people on La Rambla, killing 13 and injuring at least 100, has become this week’s topic.

Weather in Latvia to be warm but rainy on weekends

The sun will appear every now and then between clouds on Friday, 18 August. Still, some rain is expected, especially in the afternoon in Latvia’s eastern regions, where thunderstorms may appear. Rain is expected to reach the capital in the afternoon. Wind will draw in from the south. Air temperature will reach +21° C… +26° C, according to State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Latvia’s export growth was moderately rapid in the first six months of 2017

Compared with the same period of 2016, Latvia experienced a moderately rapid export growth in the first six months of 2017, according to data published by Eurostat on Thursday, 17 August.

Latvia’s annual inflation in July was one of the highest in Europe

Inflation indexes in Latvia and the UK both reached 2.6% in July, which is one of the highest indexes in the European Union, according to data published by Eurostat on Thursday, 17 August.

Kirsis withdraws his candidacy in favour of Aseradens

Riga City Council member Vilnis Kirsis has decided to withdraw his candidacy from the race to become chairman of Unity in favour of a different candidate – Economy Minister Arvils Aseradens.

Rinkevics expresses Latvia’s interest in maintaining political consultations with Palestine

On Thursday, 17 August, Latvia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with the leader of Palestine’s diplomatic mission in Latvia, ambassador Taissir Al Adjouri, to discuss mutual relations between Latvia and Palestine and the peace process in the Middle East.

Putin grins to the world’s seven billionth baby, Lithuania wary of border incidents

Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a visit this Wednesday to Kaliningrad, the westernmost point of Russia, but the reports about his trip in the Russian enclave and over the border in Lithuania were strikingly different.

Survey: red considered the safest colour for a car

Most Latvian drivers consider red to be the safest colour for a car. The most popular, however, is black, according to results of a survey by Virši-A fuel trader.

airBaltic’s number of carried passengers reaches a record in second consecutive month

Latvian airBaltic airline carried 393,312 passengers in July 2017, which is 21% more than the same period last year. The number of passengers carried by airBaltic remains the highest it has ever been in the airline’s history, BNN was informed by the company.

Brivais vilnis: nearly all fish processing companies are experiencing losses

Currently nearly all fish processing companies in Latvia are experiencing major or minor losses, says Brivais vilnis chairman Arnols Babris.

American helicopters to perform low-altitude flights within Latvia’s airspace

U.S. Air Force Brigade’s Task Force Phoenix helicopters, which are stationed in Latvia as part of Atlantic Resolve operation, will be performing low-altitude flights from 16:00 to 18:00 from Lielvarde to Dobele on Friday, 18 August.

Healthcare Ministry’s state secretary Karlis Ketners may be replaced

Latvian Healthcare Ministry may replace its state secretary Karlis Ketners. It is possible he will be transferred to work at Finance Ministry, as reported by LTV.

Suspects in Europe's insecticide egg scandal before Dutch court

In the Netherlands, two men have been in court in relation to the scandal of eggs containing banned insecticide that has caused an EU-wide health scare and cost millions of euros of damages.

Indian national with fake documents apprehended on Latvian border

An Indian citizen travelling from Moscow on a bus was caught at Terehovo border control point in Latvia for presenting officers a fake EU family member’s resident card. No criminal process was launched. The person returned to the country he was travelling from.

Latvijas dzelzceļš will not have to pay dividends from last year’s profits

The government decided on Wednesday, 16 August, that Latvijas dzelzceļš will not have to pay dividends from last year’s profits, which were EUR 880,998.

Latvian citizenship provided to 103 people

The Cabinet of Ministers has issued an order to provide Latvian citizenship to 103 people through naturalization.

Estonian Inbank's profits reach EUR 5.7 million in six months

Estonian financial services' provided Inbank made a profit of 5.7 million euros in the first half of 2017, which is a 429.4% increase compared to the respective period in 2016.

Agriculture Ministry invites residents to sign up for measures to support fisheries

From 21 August onward, Rural Support Service plans to start accepting applications for projects to receive support from European Maritime and Fisheries Fund’s action plan for development of fisheries in 2014-2020 as part of projects Innovation, Productive Investments in Aquaculture and Fishing and Aquaculture project processing.

Most read

Most commented

Newest comments