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Lithuania cultural calendar. Klaipėda Music Spring Festival

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BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during April 11 and 17.

April 11-17:

Vilnius International Film Festival «Kino Pavasaris» («Cinema Spring»), Vilnius cinema theatres;

Vilnius International Film Festival «Kino Pavasaris», one of the most anticipated annual cultural events in Lithuania, is wrapping up the year’s programme with the last films to be shown and last cinema-related events, workshops to be organized.

April 11-17:

Exhibition by Painter Wanderer Vladas Eidukevičius; Vilnius Picture Gallery (, Didžioji g. 4, Vilnius;

Exhibition Painter Wanderer is dedicated to 125th birth anniversary of Vladas Eidukevičius. Visitors are presented with more than 100 works of the artist. Vladas Eidukevičius (1891–1941) is one of the most famous interwar Lithuanian painters. According to Antanas Gudaitis, he was the one from the Lithuanian artists to combine Lithuanian painting with the Western traditions and remained original.

April 12, 6.30 pm:

Performance «Cosmos» (In Lithuanian, English subtitles); Lithuanian National Drama Theatre (, Gedimino pr. 4, Vilnius;

Cosmos, a joint project of the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre and Danish Hotel Pro Forma, 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. The audience will be able to accompany him in an imaginary journey to cosmos, fill in the travel journal, meet other characters, among them a mathematician, a physicist, an astronomer, and philosophers…

April 14-16:

Comics Days (Komiksų dienos); various venues;

Comics’ days in Vilnius are the first international comics’ festival in Lithuania that seeks to join the professionals of domain from Lithuania and foreign countries. The organizers’ goal is to promote the development and the recognition of comics through numerous workshops for children and adults.

April 14-17:

International exhibition «Individuali Statyba» («Private Home Construction»); Dubysos g. 10, Klaipėda;

International exhibition featuring private home construction will highlight what is buzzing in the market, what needs to be heeded when selecting design, garden and amenities.

April 15, 6.30 pm:

Ballet «Čiurlionis»; Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (, A. Vienuolio g. 1, Vilnius;

A ballet in 2 acts, conducted by Robertas Šervenikas, choreographed by Robert Bondara (Poland), costume designers- Diana Marszałek, Julka Skrzynecka (Poland);

No one knows what drama raged in the soul of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, the legendary Lithuanian composer and artists, no one knows what images and sounds stimulated his imagination. What is known is that paintings and musical compositions, letters and photographs left by him captured with incredibly bright and hopeful visions…

April 15, 8 pm:

Musical project «Vivaldianno: City of Mirrors» («Vivaldianno: veidrodžių  miestas»); «Žalgiris» Arena, Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

A new unique 3D concert show built on the Baroque music with contemporary sound and rock energy is inviting all. The author of the project, Vivaldianno, is a musician and producer Michal Dvorak. Great orchestra with renowned foreign soloists and along with a sophisticated light design and the latest technologies will enhance the unique three-dimensional music experience.

April 15, 6 pm:

41st Klaipėda Music Spring Festival «Baltic Sea Landscapes»; Klaipėdos Koncertų salė (, Šiaulių g. 36, Klaipėda;

The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic (BYP) was formed in 2008 as a multinational orchestra that unites finest young musicians from ten countries of the Baltic Sea region. For its first tour, the orchestra takes its specially-themed «Baltic Sea Landscapes» programme to Klaipėda and other sea ports along the Baltic coast. The programme features repertoire that portrays the sea, nature and landscapes.

April 16, noon:

Uptown Market (Turgus); IndEx Hal, Švitrigailos g. 29, Vilnius;

There will be an excellent opportunity in the market to renew one’s closet by refreshing it by some pearls of Lithuanian design. The most interesting design discoveries for one’s wardrobe, kitchen, beach entertainment, yard, bike and soul wait for everyone…

April 16, 5 pm:

Concert «There, where you are» («Ten, kur tu esi»); amphitheatre of «Žalgiris» Arena, Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

Arnold Jalianiauskas, musician, songwriter, actor and director, presents his fifth album «There, where you are». During the concert the chamber choir «Geroji Naujiena» (choirmaster Nerijus Šatinskas) will perform. The spectators will hear songs from the new album.

April 16, 6 pm:

Lithuania’s Eurovision 2016 Hopeful Donatas Montvydas’ solo concert «Tai mūsų laikas» («It’s our time»); Klaipėdos Koncertų salė (, Šiaulių g. 36, Klaipėda;

Internationally renowned Donatas Montvydas will present his newest songs before setting out to the concert tour across Europe and wrapping up the journey in Sweden where Eurovision 2016 song contest will take place in May.

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