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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. XXVI Young Musician Festival «Kaunas 2017»

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BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during March 27- April 2.

March 27-31:

Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy (LMTA) Theatre Days (Lietuvos Muzikos ir Teatro Akademijos Teatro Dienos); LMTA (Lietuvos Muzikos ir Teatro Akademija) (, Gedimino pr. 42, Vilnius;

With the approach of the International Theatre Day, the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy invites one to the festival LMTA Theatre Days. Organised by the Academy for the third time theatre marathon this time shall last the entire March with 14 events about to be presented.

March 27- April 2:

Vilnius International Film Festival «Kino Pavasaris» (Vilniaus tarptautinis kino festivalis «Kino pavasaris»); Vilnius cinema theatres;

Vilnius International Film Festival (Vilnius IFF) «Kino Pavasaris», an unquestionably one of the most brilliant annual cultural events in Lithuania, continues  inviting all to the largest cinematic event in the country.

March 28, 7 pm:

Jazz Orchestra «Bratislava Hot Serenaders» (Džiazo orkestras «Bratislavos Serenadų atlikėjai»); Congress Hall (Kongresų rūmai) (, Vilniaus g. 6/16, Vilnius;

The Bratislava orchestra belongs to the list of the few strictly «early jazz» oriented bands in the world. The band’s 20 enthusiastic musicians have played together without interruption since the formation of the group. Their playing adheres to the sound, style, and feel of such orchestra’s as Paul Whiteman, Jean Goldkette, and Duke Ellington, in addition to featuring Czech, Slovak, and other European classic jazz tunes of the period.

March 29- April 1:

XXVI Young Musician Festival «Kaunas 2017» (Jaunųjų Muzikantų Festivalis «Kaunas 2017»); Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (Kauno Filharmonija); E. Ožeškienės g. 12, Kaunas;

Already for 26th time the international festival has called over the world’s most gifted talents under the roof of Kaunas Philharmonic. It has become an inseparable part of Kaunas city culture and beyond. For many of the participants, the festival has served as a board to international acclaim.

March 30, 4.30 pm:

Responsible Fashion with Victoria Diaz (Atsakinga mada su Viktorija Diaz); Institute of Applied Social Sciences (Taikomųjų Mokslų Universitetas) (, Kalvarijų g. 137E, Vilnius;

With an impressive line-up of speakers ready to expertly take on the trends in fashion industry, the participants look forward to enriching their experience and knowledge in fashion industry. Expert session is comprised of field experts’ speeches and the icing of the cake is Victoria Diaz, a fashion guru and the keynote speaker at the event. What’s new in the textile horizon and in saving the world from textile trash? How brands are embracing sustainability? What brands are leaders and why? How to communicate your values strategically? Expect the answers at the event.

March 31, 6.30 pm:

Grand Piano Trio Concert «Sound Cascades» (Fortepijono koncertas «Garsų kaskados»); Klaipėdos Koncertų Hall (Klaipėdos koncertų salė), Šaulių g. 36, Klaipėda;

Lithuania’s National Symphonic Orchestra, headed by maestro Modestas Pitrėnas, presents the genuine grand piano virtuoso trio «Kaskados» comprising of the talented fiddle player Rusnė Mataitytė, the exquisite cellist Edmundas Kulikauskas and the aspiring grand piano player Albina Šikšniūtė. Among the singers are the award-winning singers, Lilija Gubaidulina, Ieva Prudnikovaitė and Edgaras Davidovičius.

March 31- April 1:

Exhibition «Vilnius Invents 2017» (Paroda «Vilnius Išranda 2017»); Exhibition and Convention Centre «Litexpo» (Vilniaus Parodų ir Konferencijų Centras) (, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius;

«Vilnius Invents» 2017 presents the invention and new product exposition. As the largest Lithuanian invention show, it brings together inventors and companies looking for new products.

March 31- April 2:

XIII International Film Festival «European Film at Night and at Day» (Tarptautinis kino festivalis «Europos kinas naktį ir dieną»); Respublikos g. 40, Panevėžys;

Over 15 screenwriters will introduce their best films to the savvy film goers in Panevėžys, Lithuania’s fifth-largest town.

April 1, 11 am:

Design and Fashion Fair «Design for Life» (Dizaino ir Mados Mugė «Dizainas Gyvenimui»); «Švyturys» arena (, Dubysos g. 10, Klaipėda;

Already for the second year, the event will exhibit over a hundred of great design and fashion connoisseurs, who will give the attendees tips, acquaint with the latest fashion, home furniture and upholstery design trends and a lot more;

April 1-2, 10 am- 5pm:

Fashion Bazaar (Mados turgus); «Žalgiris» arena, (; Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

Dozens of acclaimed national fashion designers behind their eye-catchy couture spring collections will vie for attention and wallets of thousands of visitors of what is the largest fashion fair in Lithuania;

March 31- April 2:

European Artistic Crafts Days «Forging Links» (Europos meno amatų dienos «Jungčių tiesimas»); Vilnius Old Town (Vilniaus senamiestis);

European Artistic Crafts Days (EACD) are organised by Vilnius Old Town Renewal Agency and Vilnius Fine Crafts Association already third time.  In total, 14 workshops-galleries have expressed will to participate in the days, which will offer 44 events giving a glimpse in smithery, pottery, black ceramics, jewellery, enamel technique, bookbinding, woodcarving, stained glass, bone and horn processing, leather, amber processing, cutting paper, textile, quilts, whipping from natural fibre and a lot more.

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