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BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between November 23 and 29.

November 23:

The International Jazz Festival «Vilnius Mama Jazz»; Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Gedimino g. 4, Vilnius;

The colourful jazz festival wraps up jazz events in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius. The international jazz festival has been an interesting international jazz phenomenon to Lithuanian audiences and provided an environment for young artists to participate in national and international projects.

November 23, 6 pm:

Concert of traditional Lithuanian Music; Church of Sts. Johns, Šv. Jono g. 12, Vilnius;

Traditional Lithuanian Music performed by Vilnius University Folk Group «Ratilio».

You will hear traditional polyphonic singing, called sutartinės and historic-war songs.

November 24, 6.30:

Dance Performance «Ana Karenina»; Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Gedimino g. 4, Vilnius;

Dance performance «Ana Karenina» by the novel of L. Tolstoy, music of A. Šnitke, choreographer – Anželika Cholina, stage designer – Marijus Jacovskis, costume designer – Juozas Statkevičius

November 25, 7 pm:

Ieva Narkutė and the orchestra; Congress Hall, Vilniaus g. 6/16, Lithuania;

Ieva Narkutė is the name which attracts lots of fans of genuine, subtle and matured music to the concert halls. Though the performer does not seek to conquer the world by her creativity, while listening to her you cannot stay indifferent. Song «Red evenings» has become the visit card of I. Narkutė.

November 26-29:

International Festival of Animated Cartoons «Tindirindis»; various venues, Vilnius;

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 were awarded at numerous international animation festivals.

November 23-29:

Photography exhibition by Algimantas Kunčius; National Gallery of Art, Konstitucijos g. 22, Vilnius;

The name of Algimantas Kunčius is known to the Lithuanian audience. In the recent decades, Kunčius works are included into all albums of the Lithuanian photography. In more than 50 years of active creative work, seven albums of photography were released, and a number of exhibitions were organized. In 1998, the photographer was awarded National culture and art award. In the grand exposition hall of National Arts Gallery, more than 500 creations – photographs and films created between 1962 and 2015 shall be exhibited from 23 October. There is also a catalogue of the exhibition.

November 23-29:

Polish Art at Late 19th Century-early 20th Century; Didžioji g. 4, Vilnius;

The Vilnius Art Gallery showcases an exhibition from the National Museum in Krakow. The exhibition will present works of art by O. Boznańsko, J. Fałato, A. Gierymski, J. Mehoffer, F. Ruszczyc, J. Stanisławski, W. Weiss, and a number of other famous painters representing art of the «Young Poland» period. Over 150 examples of painting, graphics, sculpture and applied art are displayed. All exhibition halls in Vilnius, like in the exhibition in Krakow, are devoted to specific topics – especially important in the art of the «Young Poland».

November 23-29:

10th International «Kaunas biennale -United»; Kaunas Central Post Office, Laisvės g. 102, Kaunas;

This year’s largest contemporary art project «Kaunas bienalė» takes place in Kaunas, the second-largest Lithuanian city. Over 80 artists from over 30 countries represent their works encompassing the spirits of Vilnius, Paris, Rio and New York.

November 23-29:

Three centuries of fashion; museum of Applied Art, Arsenalo g. 3A, Vilnius;

The Lithuanian Art Museum opens an exhibition showing 100 best evening dresses from Alexander Vasiljev collection.

November 27, 6pm:

Liepāja Symphonic Amber Sound Orchestra: XX International Modern Music Festival «Iš arti» (From close); Kaunas State Philharmonics; Liudos Sapiegos g. 5, Kaunas;

The Latvian symphonic orchestra is inviting one for the best tunes and classic music;

November 27-29:

Christmas in the Capital; various Vilnius venues;

Christmas miracle is coming to Vilnius to chase anxious thoughts off and to bring festive mood and eagerness to share this feeling with the closest ones. Christmas in the capital city is a whole garland of the events for the whole family, as Christmas is the most beautiful annual celebration, awaited both by little ones and gown-ups!

Christmas Tree Lighting Up Ceremony will take place in Vilnius Cathedral square on November 27, 9 pm – 10.30 pm. One is invited to come along to the spectacular opening of the Christmas season. Throughout the festive season, Vilnius Cathedral Square will play host to a truly magical Christmas village – one is welcome here to buy a unique gift, treat yourself to a delicious festive treat or warming drink, or even meet a character from your favourite fairy tale.

November 26-28:

Baroque Music Festival «Baroque Evening s»; the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Katedros 3, Vilnius;

Poème Harmonique is an ensemble of musicians of Vensan Dumestre united in 1998 in France. Its programme is the XVII and XVIII centuries’ vocal and instrumental music. The ensemble is also related to other art disciplines aiming to create the synthesis of arts in music. The ensemble is evaluated not only in Europe, but in the entire world; they recorded a number of compact discs and are valued by art and music critics. Now, they arrive to Lithuania to get acquainted with the Lithuanian audience.

November 27, 6.30 pm:

Ballet «Red Giselle»; Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, A. Vienuolio g. 1;

Ballet in two acts to the music by Piotr Tchaikovsky, Georges Bizet, Adolphe Adam and Alfred Schnittke; choreographer and Librettist Boris Eifman (Russia), conductor Robertas Šervenikas, designer Viacheslav Okunev (Russia);

November 28, noon:

Uptown Market; Radio Lofts, Kauno g. 28, Vilnius;

Uptown Market is an opportunity to renew everyone’s closet by refreshing it by some pearls of Lithuanian design. The most interesting design discoveries for one’s wardrobe, kitchen, beach entertainment, yard, bike and soul are going to wait. During this fair the most talented Lithuanian designers, craftsmen, the architects of style and other beautiful things are going to be packed for your impressive suitcase of the things and impressions for the summer season;

November 28, 10 am:

Open visit day at Kaunas Mosque; Totorių g. 6, Kaunas;

Meet the Lithuanian Muslim community in the traditional place of its worship- Kaunas Mosque; the organizers will not only give a lecture on the history of Islam, but also will invite one to try the traditional Muslim garments and foods.

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