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BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during May 30 to June 5.

May 30- June 5:

Young Lithuanian Artists’ Exhibition «8»; Gallery (AV17) (http://av17gallery.com/?lang=en), Aušros vartų g. 17, Vilnius;

The exhibition «8» comprises works by eight young Lithuanian artists whose aesthetic perception of the world is an intuitive and integral part of the creative self-expression. Each of them uses the chosen art language and medium to reveal an individual view and visual experiences of the world. The artists in their works reflect both their personal experiences and collective memory, social, cultural contexts and mundane situations.

May 30- June 5:
Exhibiton «Vasaros spalvos» («Colours of Summer»), M Art Gallery, Turgaus a. 9, Klaipėda;
For painter Marius Kavolis, the recent years have brought major international success with the largest exhibition halls vying to showcase his works. After the exhibitions in Moscow and Dubai now is Klaipėdians‘ turn to see the talented artist‘s works.
June 1, 5.30 pm:

Welcome Mr. Marshall! Cinema Theatre «Pasaka», Šv. Ignoto g. 4/3, Vilnius;

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain invites one to the screening of the Spanish film of Luis García Berlanga «Welcome Mr. Marshall!». The film is a part of the cinema cycle «In Spanish». All the films of the cinema cycle «In Spanish» are screened with English subtitles.

June 2-5:

The summer of Trakai 2016; Trakai;

The Summer of Trakai 2016 is a festival of the city of Trakai. It is held for the residents of the city as well as guests and tourists from abroad. The festival typically features sports, culture and children’s events as well as the City Hall market, where craftsmen and folk artists present their art ware. The evening concert with famous Lithuanian performers of pop, jazz, rock and other styles of music ends the festival.

June 3, 6 pm:

Klaipėda Castle XXII Jazz Festival (http://jazz.lt/festival/festivalprogramme.115.html); Klaipėda Cruise Ship Terminal, Klaipėda;

The festival invites all seeking to master their inner or maybe also outer barriers and to discover music as the way to keep inner peace and life joy. The festival organizers believe that music creates miracles and helps stop physical regeneration processes.

June 3, 7 pm:

Opening Concert of the Vilnius Festival with Angela Gheorghiu; Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Aušros Vartų g. 5, Vilnius;

The performers including Angela Gheorghiu (Romania), Marius Brenciu (Romania) and Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre Symphony Orchestra (music director Robertas Šervenikas) will play the most beautiful opera arias, duets and overtures by Giuseppe Verdi, Arrigo Boito, Francesco Cilea, Giacomo Puccini, Gaetano Donizetti, Georges Bizet, Piotr Tchaikovsky, Alfredo Catalani and Franz Lehár.

June 3, 11. 30 am:

Open Kitchen; Tymas’ Quarter, Maironio, Aukštaičių g., Vilnius;

Open Kitchen is a food market in the heart of the city with different restaurants, cafes and entertainment under the open sky in the market of Tymas. Summer has its taste. Each summer Friday in Tymas market there will be already well-known and new restaurants and cafes of the capital, independent kitchen chefs and culinary experiments. They will lead to acquiring new acquaintances and new ideas while tasting excellent food in the background of cosy tunes.

June 3-5:

«Typologues: Vilnius»; Užupis Art Incubator (http://www.umi.lt/en/), Užupio g. 2A, Vilnius;

«typologues: Vilnius» is a space for dialogue of Vilnius citizens and guests, that will help to establish a new relationship to the city through the creation of an interactive dialogue. During the event that is going to take place on the 3rd and 4th of June in the Užupis Art Incubator visitors will have a chance to take part in the interactive discussion by typing and to enjoy the video projections of the conversation. The dialog will also be present and constantly updated in the webpage of the event, giving the possibility to follow it online.

June 3-5:

Vilnius Festival (http://www.vilniusfestival.lt/); various Vilnius venues;

The Vilnius Festival is one of the most prestigious, solid and versatile classical music events in Lithuania and a major summer destination for music-lovers during the hottest tourist season. With primary interest in presenting classical music, performed by the established soloists, ensembles and symphony orchestras from all over the world, the Vilnius Festival also continues to promote contemporary Lithuanian music by commissioning new large-scale works, and offers a platform for jazz and musical theatre.

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