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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 December 12-18:

December 12-18:

Exhibition of Christmas Trees (Kalėdinių eglių paroda); Cathedral Square (Katedros aikštė), Gedimino pr. 1, Vilnius;

Vilnius Cathedral Square, in the heart of Vilnius and next to the Christmas village, has turned into a huge exhibition of Christmas Trees. The residents and visitors of Vilnius can not only admire the amusingly ornate Christmas trees and get some decoration ideas but also order a favourite Christmas tree home in a smart way.

December 12-18:

Christmas in Trakai (Kalėdos Trakuose); the yard of Trakai Culture Palace (Trakų kultūros centro kiemas), Vytauto g. 69, Trakai;

For the sixth time, Trakai, a scenic town 25 kilometres away from Vilnius, has become the capital of Santa Claus with the town being immersed in the marathon of joy and festivities. Santa Clauses and Trakai Dwarf invite one to visit residence of Santa Claus, located in the yard of Trakai Culture Palace.

December 13, 7 pm:

St. Lucia’s Day (Šventosios Liucijos diena); Church of St. Johns (Šventų Jonų bažnyčia) (www.vu.lt/en), Šv. Jono g. 12, Vilnius;

The traditional St. Lucia holiday will be filled with the rhythms of chanting choirs of Bernardinai Church and Ymna women choir from Sweden. After the concert, Swedish refreshments shall be offered for one in the Grand yard of Vilnius University.

December 13, 8 pm:

Performance «Queen Symphony on the Ice» ( Vaidinimas «Karalienės simfonija and ledo); «Žalgiris» arena (Žalgirio» arena) (www.zalgirioarena.lt/lt/visi-renginiai), Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

The iconic Lithuanian ice skaters Magarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas, who have been living and performing mostly in Moscow and Russia lately, are inviting now all ice dance fans to the event that promises to be one of the kind…

December 14, 7 pm:

Concert «A Necklace for Christmas» (Koncertas «Kalėdų  karoliai»); St. Catherine‘s Church (Šventos Katerinos bažnyčia), Vilniaus g. 30, Vilnius;

The stars of Lithuanian classic music, Asta Krikščiūnaitė (soprano), Audrius Rubežius (tenor) and Ignas Misiūra (bass) along with a string quarter shall offer a programme that is likened to a musical necklace for Christmas. Spanning different genres and styles and presenting duets, classics strands, jazz accords, Christmas carols, plait of favourite melodies, as well as unexpected and original musical surprises, it shall be a memorable event.

December 15-18:

Christmas Design Square (Kalėdinio dizaino aikštė); Vincas Kudirka square (Vinco Kudirkos aikštė), Gedimino pr. 11, Vilnius;

The Christmas Design Square has become one of the trendiest Christmas spots in Vilnius. Already a firm favourite with local designers, locals and guests alike, it invites all to swing by and select a Vilnius-made gift for their loved ones, meet the artisans and mingle in the festive crowd.

December 16, 7 pm:

Alexander Paley Concert (Aleksandro Pali koncertas); Congress Hall (Kongresų rūmai) (www.lvso.lt/en), Vilniaus g. 6/16, Vilnius;

At the concert, fortepiano virtuoso Alexander Paley, accompanied by Lithuanian State Symphonic Orchestra, shall play fortepiano, charming the audience by his unique charisma, fiery temperament and exceptional technique.  The beloved of the audience, every year gathering full halls and the Lithuanian State Symphonic, orchestra this time shall perform a special programme – the best creations of the most famous American composers of the 20th century George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.

December 16, 8 pm:

80s Legends: Concert of Thomas Anders (Aštuoniasdešimtųjų legendos: Tomo Anderso koncertas), «Žalgiris» arena («Žalgirio» arena) (www.zalgirioarena.lt/lt/visi-renginiai), Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

Thomas Anders (born as Bernd Weidung),  a German singer, composer, and record producer and, on top that, a heartthrob of the 1980 music fans shall enthral his fans in Kaunas now with a festive Christmas programme.

December 17, 7 pm:

Martynas Levickis accordion concert «Classic Live Show» (Martyno Levickio koncertas); «Švyturys» arena («Švyturio» arena) (www.svyturioarena.lt/en), Dubysos g. 10, Klaipėda;

Accordion virtuoso and already a prodigy despite his young age, Martynas Levickis, shall mesmerise the attendees with the fabulous rhythms of accordion in «Classic Live Show»….

December 18, 7 pm:

Concert «In one show» (Koncertas «Viskas viename šou»); «Žalgiris» arena («Žalgirio» arena) (www.zalgirioarena.lt/lt/visi-renginiai), Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

The genuinely exquisite Lithuanian singer Mantas Jankavičius shall throw out an unforgettable concert that will take the onlookers through the journey through time and space;


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