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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Nations’ Fair in Vilnius

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BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during September 12-18.

September 12-15:

Ceramics exhibition «Trys» (Keramikos paroda); Užupis Art Incubator, Užupio g. 2A, Vilnius;

«Trys» (Three) is a joint ceramic exhibition hosted by three aspiring artists, Monika Gedrimaitė, Mingailė Mikelėnienė and Justina Kildišytė.

September 12-18:

The early film festival «First Wave» (Ankstyvojo kino festivalis «Pirmoji banga»); «Skalvija» Cinema Center (, A. Goštauto g. 2/15, Vilnius;

The film festival is a satellite event of the European Film Forum «Scanorama». It represents the cinema of the early twentieth century, thus emphasizing the importance of origins and history of the cinema. The program is structured to cover the most diversified spectrum of genres and schools of national cinema.

September 12-18:

International Early Music Festival «Banchetto Musicale» (Tarptautinis ankstyvosios muzikos festivalis), various Vilnius venues;

The early music festival Banchetto Musicale is welcoming one with a rich menu of new ideas, extraordinary programs of music and dance and top performers. The festival honours one of the greatest English poets and playwrights, William Shakespeare, whose 400th anniversary of death is being commemorated. Five concerts will present music that is associated with the poet’s name, his artistic legacy, and creative contexts.

September 12-18:

Photo exhibition (Fotografijos paroda) «Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis and Vilnius»; K. Čiurlionio House (, Savičiaus g. 11, Vilnius;

K. Čiurlionis House is inviting to attend the photographic exhibition by photography artist Stanislovas Žvirgždas. Reliable historical sources indicate about fourty places in Vilnius City having been associated with the artistic activity of M. K. Čiurlionis. Here he studied the Lithuanian language under the tutorship of Sofija Kymantaitė, at her home, had his photos taken (the famous picture of him was developed in S. F. Fleury photo atelier which waas situated near M. K. Čiurlionis’ home in Vilnius), played music, participated in meetings, had his paintings framed, etc.

September 15, 6.30 pm:

Concert «Baltic Sea discoveries with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic»; Klaipėda Concert Hall, Šaulių g. 36, Klaipėda;

The concert opens the 13th season of Klaipėda Concert Hall, known for a myriad of memorable events.

September 15, 6.30 pm:

Performance «Cosmos+» (Vaidinimas «Kosmos+»); Lithuanian National Drama Theatre (, Gedimino pr. 4, Vilnius;

Cosmos is a joint project of the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre and Danish Hotel Pro Forma, one of the world’s most famous modern stage and visual arts creative organizations. It is a play that urges to look at the universe in a playful and poetic way. The play’s main character is a boy, who knows a lot about the universe.

September 16, 6 pm:

International Performance Art Festival «CREATurE Live Art 2016» (Tarptautinis performanso meno festivalis); Post Gallery, Laisvės Alėja 51a, Kaunas;

For the fifth time, the international performance art festival is inviting all Kaunas residents to see spectacular performance art representatives from Austria, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, France, Finland, Scandinavia and Lithuania;

September 16-18:

Kaunas Auto Days 2016 (Kauno auto dienos); Kaunas «Žalgiris» Arena, Karaliaus Mindaugo 50, Kaunas;

During the exhibition, the most relevant automotive industry news and advanced technological solutions will be presented. Furthermore, a unique opportunity to consult qualified professionals and to test drive the newest cars will be given. Exhibition events will be aimed at making sure that drivers not only feel the comfort of driving, but also obtain the necessary knowledge for becoming more responsible road users.

September 16-18:

Nations’ Fair, Old City of Vilnius;

As there are quite a few ethnic minorities dwelling in Lithuania, the Nations’ Fair aims to get all of them together under the same canopy in central Vilnius, where they will be able to show their masterpieces of art, culinary and artisanship.

September 17, 11 am:

Klaipėda Autumn Fair (Klaipėdos rudens mugė); «Švyturys» Arena (, Dubysos g. 10, Klaipėda;

The harvest may not be the best ever this autumn, but the yield of Klaipėda region farmers is worth being seen by everyone at the seaport’s central showroom, «Švyturys» arena.

September 17, 10 am:

Fashion Show (Madų šou); Urmas-Prekybos Miestelis, Pramonės Prospektas 16, Kaunas;

All willing to take a glimpse at the newest fashion exposition showcasing promising Kaunas city fashion designers shall definitely stop by the bustling trade spot.

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