Program 2018

Program 2018

19 JULY, THURSDAY

10:00-13:00 LAGOON SONGS. FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS PLAY MUSIC. Ferryboat (Old Ferry Terminal–Smiltynė–Old Ferry Terminal)

17:00 SONG GARDEN OF LIETUVININKAI. EXHIBITION OPENING** AND SINGSONG.  KU Botanical Garden* (Kretingos St. 92)

18:00 WELCOME TO FOREIGN GUESTS. KU Botanical Garden* (Kretingos St. 92)

19:30 THEATRICALISED FOLKLORE PROGRAMMES: LIETUVININKAI (KURŠIŲ AINIAI), ERNST WILHELM BEERBOHM (ALKA). Small Hall of Drama Theatre (Teatro St. 2). Entrance with invitations

20 JULY, FRIDAY

10:00-13:00 LAGOON SONGS. FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS PLAY MUSIC. Ferryboat (Old Ferry Terminal–Smiltynė–Old Ferry Terminal)

10:00-22:00 FAYRE. Danė Square (by the Arch and the Fisherman’s statue)

12:00-18:00 FAMILY YARD. CRAFTS, TRADITIONAL GAMES, ENTERTAINMENT. Danė Square (by the Fisherman)

12:00 OPENING OF THE FAYRE. Danė Square (Great stage)

12:30 CONCERTS AT THE FAYRE. Danė Square (Great stage)

13:00-15:00 I GROW LEARNING. EDUCATION AT KU BOTANICAL GARDEN, PERFORMANCES OF FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS. KU Botanical Garden* (Kretingos St. 92)

15:00 NATIONAL COSTUME CLOSE-UP. Danė Square (Great stage)

16:00 CHAT OVER COFFEE. Danė Square (by the Arch)

17:00 MUSICAL DANĖ. FOLKLORE CONCERTS ON BOATS AND ON THE WATERFRONT. River Danė (from Pilies Bridge to Biržos Bridge)

19:00 LIFE UNDER THE SHAWL. LEGACY OF CENTENARY. GRAND CONCERT. Danė Square (Great stage)

21:30 VOŽINIS. TRADITIONAL DANCE NIGHT. Danė Square (Great stage)

21:30 RESOUNDING NIGHTFALL. POLYPHONY CONCERT. Small Hall of Drama Theatre (Teatro St. 2). Entrance with invitations

21 JULY, SATURDAY

10:00-13:00 LAGOON SONGS. FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS PLAY MUSIC. Ferryboat (Old Ferry Terminal–Smiltynė–Old Ferry Terminal)

10:00-22:00 FAYRE. Danė Square (by the Arch and the Fisherman’s statue)

11:00 FOLKLORE QUIZ WITH GRAŽINA KADŽYTĖ. Danė Square (Great stage)

12:00-18:00 FAMILY YARD. CRAFTS, TRADITIONAL GAMES, ENTERTAINMENT. Danė Square (by the Fisherman)

12:00 CONCERTS AT THE FAYRE. Danė Square (Great stage)

13:00-15:00 I GROW LEARNING. MEETING WITH ETHNOLOGIST RITA BALKUTĖ, PERFORMANCES OF FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS. KU Botanical Garden* (Kretingos St. 92)

15:00 NATIONAL COSTUME CLOSE-UP. Danė Square (Great stage)

16:00 CHAT OVER COFFEE. Danė Square (by the Arch)

17.00 TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC CONCERT. Danė Square (Great stage)

19:00 CONCERT OF FOREIGN GUESTS. Danė Square (Great stage)

22:00 VOŽINIS. TRADITIONAL DANCE NIGHT. Danė Square (Great stage)

22:00 RESOUNDING NIGHTFALL. VILKO PUPOS. Small Hall of Drama Theatre (Teatro St. 2). Entrance with invitations

22 JULY, SUNDAY

10:00-20:00 FAYRE. Danė Square (by the Arch and the Fisherman’s statue)

11:00 FOLKLORE QUIZ WITH GRAŽINA KADŽYTĖ. Danė Square (Great stage)

12:00-18:00 FAMILY YARD. CRAFTS, TRADITIONAL GAMES, ENTERTAINMENT. Danė Square (by the Fisherman)

12:00 CONCERTS AT THE FAYRE.Danė Square (Great stage)

12:00 MASS FOR FOLK SINGERS. AFTER MASS – INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL HYMN CONCERT. Church of Mary Queen of Peace (Rumpiškės St. 6)

13:00-15:00 I GROW LEARNING. MEETING WITH PHYTOTHERAPIST VIRGILIJUS SKIRKEVIČIUS, PERFORMANCES OF FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS. KU Botanical Garden* (Kretingos St. 92)

15:00 NATIONAL COSTUME CLOSE-UP. Danė Square (Great stage)

16:00 CHAT OVER COFFEE. Danė Square (by the Arch)

16:30 TRADITIONAL DANCE CONCERT. Danė Square (Great stage)

18:00 THE WORLD CONGRATULATES LITHUANIA. SAULIUS PETREIKIS & WORLD ORCHESTRA. Danė Square (Great stage)

 

* Visits to the Botanical Garden are free during the festival events

**Exhibition Song Garden of Lietuvininkai open until 31 October 

All events are free

In case of bad weather, minor changes to the programme are possible