BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during October 3 and October 9.
Japan- Baltic Design Week «Made in Japan 2016» (Japonijos- Baltijos šalių dizaino savaitė «Pagaminta Japonijoje»); various Vilnius venues;
The event starts on October 5, 7 pm, with the performance in the state Small Theatre of Vilnius. Graphic, movie, music and performance by Japanese duo «Usaginingen» with Lithuanian singer Eglė Sirvydytė shall be shown. The band consists of Japanese artists Shinichi Hirai and Emi Hirai. «Usagi» means «rabbit» and «ningen» means «human» in Japanese, so «Usaginingen» together makes «rabbit human».
October 5, 7 pm:
Ensemble «Claviola», performance «Faithfulness» (Vaidinimas «Ištikimybė»); Vaidila Theather, A. Jakšto g. 9, Vilnius;
The trio of Ugnė Antanavičiūtė (piano), Jurgis Juozapaitis (viola) and Vytautas Giedraitis (clarinet) was established in 2007 by the then students of the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy. As solo performers, each of them has received a number of international awards. As a trio, they have won more than ten prizes in Lithuania and abroad, including two Grand Prix trophies from international competitions.
October 6, noon:
International Modern Dance Festival «Aura 26»; National Kaunas Drama Theatre, Laisvės avenue 71, Kaunas;
Dozen dancers from more than 15 countries will descend on the stage of Kaunas’ premier theatre and make the audience hop and clap for more.
October 6, 7 pm:
Concert «Romantics for Romantics» (Koncertas «Romantikai romantikams»); Lithuanian National Philharmonic (http://www.filharmonija.lt/en/home.html), Aušros Vartų g. 5, Vilnius;
Čiurlionis Quartet, a recipient of the Lithuanian National Prize, contains some outstanding performers, like cellist Saulius Lipčius, who has played in the Quartet since its inauguration in 1968. With the collective he has appeared in the world’s most important concert halls from Iceland to Japan and China, Great Britain to the USA, performed in Expo Aichi in Japan and Midem 2005 in France, took part in prestigious festivals such as «Prague Spring», Schleswig-Holstein, «Europamusikale», «Amadeo» (Zagreb) and St. Magnus (Great Britain) among others.
Traditional Fair «Sodo Kraitė» (Rudens gėrybių mugė); courtyard of Vilnius Teachers‘ House, Vilniaus g. 39/6, Vilnius;
The courtyard of Vilnius Teachers’ House will be buzzing with the traditional autumn exhibition – fair Sodo Kraitė. Fruit trees, shrubs, seedlings of flowers and berries, ornamental plants, natural honey and autumn fruits of Lithuanian countryside – all this and much more will be available from reliable farmers, florists attending the event for many year
International Film Festival for Children and Youth (Kino festivalis vaikams ir jaunimui); Vilnius cinema theatres;
International Film Festival for Children and Youth is keeping the tradition of quality children cinema culture. It is an invitation to all, including parents and politicians in education, to explore the educational possibilities of the cinema culture. The first and only film festival for youth in Lithuania so far, it is a chance for the youth to take a look at oneself and life as if through a magnifying glass of the cinema screen.
October 8, 1 pm:
Georgijus Kvavilashvili’s Photo Exhibition «Georgia: remarkable simplicity»; Georgia’Art and Gourmet Food House, K. Donelaitis 91, Kaunas;
If you want to learn a little more of Georgia, a beautiful country mesmerizing with its lush nature and remarkable cultural and historical heritage, then the exhibition held by the Georgian photo artist Georgijus Kvavilashvili will definitely serve the goal ;
October 8, 10 am:
Exhibitions «Beauty 2016» (paroda «Grožis 2016») and «Stiliuz 2016»; «Švyturys» Arena, Dubysos g. 10, Klaipėda;
Get a glimpse at the latest trends of fashion and beauty industry in the Lithuanian seaport Klaipėda’ premier exhibition hall, «Švyturys» arena;
October 9, 6 pm:
Piano Recital by Paulius Andersson; Vaidila Theather, A. Jakšto g. 9, Vilnius;
Paulius continues the family tradition, passed on to him his mother and grandmother, who were professional pianists, too. He is still studying piano in Vilnius and in Dusseldorf but has already given concerts in about a dozen European countries, including Germany, France, Finland and Ukraine.
October 9, noon:
European Cinema Day; Cinema Theatre «Romuva», Laisvės al. 54, Kaunas;
All cinema goers shall be flocking to the cinema theatre in central Kaunas to see some of the best Western cinematography during the day.