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BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during August 29-September 4.

August 29-31:

Exhibition «Catch Harmony by the Tail» (Paroda «Pagauk harmoniją už uodegos»); Lithuanian Artists Association Gallery, Vokiečių g. 2, Vilnius;

Abstract pictures and digital animation accompanied by lounge and ambient music (music – Smooz Ambrosia, mix – DJ Riss) will be exhibited. Creators of the exhibition are interested in notion of harmony, its multi-sounding, connections in art and science, meaning to a human being.

August 29- September 4:

Exhibition «Not Only Sky» (Paroda «Ne tik dangus»); the Church Heritage Museum (http://www.bpmuziejus.lt/en/), Šv. Mykolo g. 9, Vilnius;

A new exhibition, «Not only sky», contains valuable ecclesiastical items from the private collection of Rolandas Valiūnas and law bureau Valiūnas Ellex. It is one of the most significant private art collections in Lithuania, containing about 1000 paintings, more than 260 sculptures, folk art, old graphics, maps and books samples. Some of the artefacts will be showcased for the first time.

August 30-September 2:

Guided Tour to Vilnius Cathedral Crypts (Ekskursija po Katedros požemius); Vilnius Cathedral, Gedimino Ave. 1, Vilnius;

An invisible part of the building, the Crypts presents the history of the temple situated on one of the earliest inhabited sites of Vilnius, the development of the building, and the figures of outstanding merit to the state and Church of Lithuania who are buried there. Advance booking is required by phone +370 600 12080;

August 31, 9 pm:

Leon Somov&Jazzu Concert; Kalnų Park, Vilnius;

In the romantic Kalnų Park of the Lithuanian capital, the biggest concert of Leon Somov & Jazzu, two Lithuanian pop music starts, will take place, crowning the capital’s summer festivals and surprising the spectators by technical novelties.

September 1, 7 pm:

Rosta Čivilytė&Feliksas Zakrevskis Concert; St. Catherine‘s Church, Vilniaus g. 30, Vilnius;

The celebrity of the Lithuanian pop stage, a diva who has surprised us with exceptional voice management, professional voice technique and melodies arousing storm of emotions – all these descriptions are meant for singer Rosita Čivilytė.

September 2-3:

Vilnius Loftas Festival; Arts Factory «Loftas» (www.menufabrikas.lt/events), Švitrigailos g. 29, Vilnius;

Loftas Fest is the only urban city festival in Lithuania and the Baltics. For the fifth year in a row, at Naujamiestis district, in the city of Vilnius, Loftas Fest this year invites with the slogan «Creative City in the City». A city in the city will be placed in the territory of a huge, in the past and currently working, industrial factory. During the days of the festival, the visitors will be welcomed with plenty of concert and events, which will be divided into three categories – audio, urban and visual.

 September 2-3:

Uptown Market: We Love Autumn (Miesto pakraščio turgus: mes mylime rudenį); Arts Factory «Loftas» (www.menufabrikas.lt/uptown-market), Švitrigailos g. 29, Vilnius;

«We Love Autumn» is the biggest design stock sale in Lithuania and without a doubt one of the most popular shopping events in autumn.

September 2, 3 pm:

Pigeon Race «Lituanica» (Balandžių lenktynės); Lietuvos Aviacijos Muziejus (Lithuania’s Aviation Museum), Veiverių g. 132, Kaunas;

The unusual race of pigeons will bring you to the medieval ages, when the birds served as devoted postmen and entertainers; a hundred of pigeons are expected to turn up for the aerial race.

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