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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. French Film Festival «Winter Screen»

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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 January 23-29:

January 23, 6 pm:

Comedy «Amnesia for 400,000 euros» (Komedija «Ammezija už keturis šimtus tūkstančius eurų»); Girstučio rūmai (www.girstutis.lt/en), Kovo 11 g. 26, Kaunas;

The hilarious comedy will not leave you indifferent as it emanates all what the best comedy contains: vivid characters and tons of wit and humour.

January 23, 4 pm:

Performance «Conscripts» (Vaidinimas «Šauktiniai»); Kaunas National Drama Theatre (Nacionalinis Kauno dramos teatras), Laisvės al. 71, Kaunas;

Who will defend the hard-fought freedom? Are we ready for new challenges amid the tense geopolitical situation? Is the youth today namby-pamby and unready to stand up for the Motherland? These are the questions that Klaipėda youth theatre and youth organisation «Naujasis tautos balsas» («The Nation’s New Voice») aim to answer for the audience;

January 23-29:

Exhibition «Valuable Items Acquired or Received as Gifts in 2009-2015» (Paroda «Vertingi daiktai įsigyti ar gauti kaip dovanos»); the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Valdovų rūmai) (www.valdovurumai.lt/en), Katedros a. 3 Vilnius;

Interesting and valuable items that have never been shown before are exhibited in the palace, including tapestries from the 16th and 17th centuries, paintings depicting 15th to 18th-century Lithuanian personalities and religious scenes, works of graphics, portraits of Polish and Lithuanian sovereigns and nobles, old maps of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, books from the library of the Sapiega family, impressive and significant publications on science and art from the Renaissance and Baroque periods and much more.

January 23-29:

Žilvinas Kempinas’ exhibition «Solo Exhibition» (Paroda «Vieniša paroda»); gallery «Vartai» (galerija «Vartai») (www.galerijavartai.lt), Vilniaus g. 39, Vilnius;

Žilvinas Kempinas’ exhibition presents his newest and earlier works not previously exhibited in Lithuania. It includes installations that are specially adapted for the gallery spaces. The artist employs the laws of physics and masterfully manipulates the motion of light, air, metal as well as that of the viewers themselves, thus creating unique situations of aesthetic experience. Žilvinas Kempinas (b.1969), the winner of the Lithuanian National Culture and Arts prize (2012), has been living and working in New York for almost 20 years.

January 23-29:

French Film Festival «Winter Screen» (Prancūzijos filmų festivalis «Žiemos ekranas»); Vilnius cinema theatres;

The festival «Winter Screens» is the twelfth film festival organized by the French Institute in Lithuania. The event will introduce the audience again to the French films – engaging, cheeky, light and hard at the same time, extraordinary and unusual.  The theme of the festival this time is meetings…

January 23-29:

The 6th J. S. Bach Music Festival (Johano Sebastijano Bacho muzikos festivalis); various Vilnius venues and Trakai;

1.S. Bach Music Festival, an annual event celebrating artistic inspiration, continues. The festival takes place in Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall (Aušros Vartų g. 5), Museum of Applied Arts and Design (Arsenalo g. 3A, Vilnius), Church of All Saints Vilnius (Rūdninkų g. 20) and Great Hall of the Trakai Island Castle (Trakai, Island on Lake Galvė);

January 24, 8 pm:

Euroleague match: Kaunas «Žalgiris» -Moscow CASK (Eurolygos rungtynes «Žalgiris»- Maskvos CASK); «Žalgiris» Arena (www.zalgirisarena.lt/en), Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

The rivalry between the two hoops super-clubs has been legendary and the upcoming match promises lots of excitement and unforgettable moments;

January 27-29:

IFFR Live 2017 (Tarptautinis Roterdamo kino festivalis); Cinema Theatre «Pasaka» (kino teatras «Pasaka»), Šv. Ignoto g. 4/3, Vilnius;

The cinema theatre «Pasaka» joins the International Rotterdam film festival. For the third time, the organised film event IFFR Live will connect more than 45 cinemas (including «Pasaka») all around Europe and not only Europe into one biggest world film session. There will be a possibility to see five newest European films in the programme IFFR Live in Vilnius. All films will be shown in the original language with English subtitles.

January 27, 7 pm:

M.A.M.A Music Rewards (M.A.M.A muzikiniai apdovanojimai); «Žalgiris» Arena (www.zalgirisarena.lt/.en), Karaliaus Mindaugo 50 pr., Kaunas;

The best crop of Lithuanian music industry shall be reaped at the glamorous annual event, which lures all the celebrities of Lithuanian music, culture and politics.

January 28, 2 pm:

March for Animals (Žygis uz gyvūnus); Cathedral Square (Katedros aikštė), Gedimimo a. 1, Vilnius;

Everyone who cares of animals is invited to the first in Lithuania march for animals. The march participants will be able to express their love and commitments to the four-legged, crawlers, hoppers and squeakers while marching to the Independence Square at Lithuanian Parliament. More information: www.facebook.com/events/516207468580143

January 28, 7 pm:

Laura Povilaitytė Concert (Lauros Povilaitytės koncertas); hotel «Gradiali» (viešbutis «Gradiali»), Vanagupės g. 15, Palanga;

Situated at the lush pine forest, the hotel has become an oasis of well-being seekers as well as culture and amusement lovers; the concert shall evoke memories of the youth and uplift your spirit to new dimensions.


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