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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. International Festival of Traditional and Contemporary Folklore «Suklegos»

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BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week between September 21 and September 27.

September 21, 7 pm

Exhibition «Rimantas Černiauskas and Ko»; Klaipėda City Public Library; Turgaus sq.8, Klaipėda;

Dozens of new works are put on display in the public library of Klaipėda, the Lithuanian port. In the focus of lenses is Rimantas Černiauskas, a novelist and essayist;

September 21-23:

International Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Piano and Organ Competition; Vilnius concert halls

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) is the most famous Lithuanian composer and painter of international significance. His symbolist musical conceptualism embodied in the cycles of pictorial sonatas and preludes – fugues hitherto remains a unique phenomenon of art. The competition named after Čiurlionis is one of the major music events in Lithuania, fostering the timeless musical legacy of the Lithuanian genius. New professional music talents constantly emerge at the competition; it also promotes works by contemporary Lithuanian composers.

September 21-23:

Judah Passow; Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and Future; Tolerance Centre, Naugarduko st. 10/2, Vilnius;

A unique contemporary photography exhibition on Scottish Jewish life from world-renowned documentary photographer Judah Passow brought for the first time to Lithuania. The exhibition captures the complexity and diversity of Scottish Jews at the beginning of the 21st century..

September 21-27:

Vilnius Documentary Films Festival; Vilnius cinema theatres;

Documentary filmmakers from the Baltic States make annual appearances at the festival. The organizers have always been searching for a dialogue with its audience; therefore various discussions are organized to bring the spectators together with the filmmakers.

September 21-27:

International Vilnius Theatre Festival «Sirenos» ; Vilnius theatres

«Sirenos»  is the largest international theatre festival in Lithuania. It presents contemporary European and world theatre novelties, the most interesting Lithuanian theatre phenomena, and offers a versatile educational programme. The festival represents a contemporary theatre which is known for challenging and accepting challenges, promoting the partnership between different cultural institutions, and combining culture and business values. The festival attracts not only just one generation of creators, to a certain aesthetics or genre boundaries. Transcending boundaries, new experimental strategies, cultural interactions, impulses and sensitivity to changes are the landmarks of the festival activity.

September 24-26:

International Festival of Traditional and Contemporary Folklore «Suklegos» ; Cinema «Romuva» , Laisvės ave. 54, Kaunas;

The traditional festival held in Kaunas, the second-largest Lithuanian city, will present three concerts full of the colourful rhythms, traditions, modern improvisations and jazz. The festival commences on Thursday, September 24, at Kaunas State Puppet Theatre with the concert of tradition and experimental music. Next day, September 25, the festival guests are invited to come to the cinema theatre «Romuva» for the continuation of the festivities.

September 25, 6 pm

Advertising Festival «ADrenaline»; Forum Palace, Konstitucijos ave. 26, Vilnius;

Festival «ADrenaline» set to encourage a constructive competition of advertising agencies and to foster the creativity in advertising industry. The exclusive Lithuanian advertising festival is annually organised by Lithuanian Communication Agencies Association (KOMAA). During the event the best advertising creators and their most important annual works are honoured. Every year the creators of advertising present around 200 works in different categories. The works, presented for the competition, are evaluated by a competent committee, which consists from Lithuanian and foreign advertising experts.

September 26, 9 am

Nordic Countries’ youth fencing championship; Kaunas Sport Arena, Perkūno alėja 5, Kaunas;

The most important fencing competition in Lithuania will host fierce fencing duels in three groups of age. As many as 50 young fencers from six foreign countries and Lithuania will line up on the stage for the rattling of the sabres. Those undaunted will be able to take the swords and try to prick the rival upfront too;

September 26-27:

Japanese Culture Festival «NowJapan» ; Exhibition and Convention Centre «Litexpo» , Laisvės ave. 5, Vilnius;

«NowJapan»  is the biggest traditional and contemporary culture festival in Baltic countries. The festival is said to be busting myths about the land of the Rising Sun and shows Japanese culture as it is: invites one to see, hear, smell, taste, and touch it from close.

September 26, 7 pm

Vilnius Fejerija; Vingis Park, M. K. Čiurlionio st. 100, Vilnius;

For the seventh time already the residents and guests of Vilnius are invited to the Vingis Park to the only festival of fireworks in Lithuania Vilnius Fejerija. Exclusive festival will flood the capital not only with spectacular colours and patterns of fireworks but also with the music. Three pyrotechnicians teams will take part in the competition program of the festival. The evening will culminate in the demonstration fireworks – Lithuanian pyrotechnics and fireworks professionals, which will also contain plenty of surprises.

September 26, 6.30 pm

Dance Performance «Divizija»; Klaipėda State Musical Theatre; Danės st.19, Klaipėda;

A two-part dance performance was written by Jovita Navickaitė; the group of young and talented dancers will tell the story of love, betrayal and self-assertion.

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