The traditional event in Palanga that signifies the beginning of summer tourism season was firstly organized in 1972, when Palanga became the official summer capital. The three day celebration promises a lot of concerts and exhibitions as always and invites everyone to the traditional “Palangos Juzė“ (“Juze of Palanga”) fair with presentations of exhibitions, the celebration opening ceremony, concerts of Palanga art groups.
The most beautiful time of the year in Palanga is spring when releases greenery. A folk music group creates an exceptional mood during the jolly celebration of nature waking up, loudly singing songs in all Lithuanian dialects. The spring songs, choir Lithuanian folk songs, music of horns, pipes, bagpipes and other folk instruments are adjusted for the landscape and are heard at the most beautiful corners of the park.
Guests are welcome by the smelt smelling of cucumbers, traditional treats are offered for fishers and the guests, fisher’s melodies are heard. On this day you can not only taste smelt cooked in many different ways but participate in various competitions, watch Smelt Grill Championship. Every year the feast is adorned by winter swimmers who swim in the ice cold sea.
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More than a hundred year the word Kurhaus sounds in Palanga resort. For some people it is a remembrance of an old and romantic Palanga, while for others it is the place of entertainment which reminds the youth, the place full of so many names. Each time period formed the own image of Palanga resort website.
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As the end of the summer season, Palanga invites its citizens and guests to enjoy its final activities and commemorate an international day of tourism. The people who are gathered here are invited to sit down with a neighbour, pal, friend or guests near the longest table in the country and not only taste traditional potato pancakes, cooked pig and fish soup cooked right here by the fishermen, but also to admire the craftworks of Palanga artists.
The purpose of the event is to acquaint people with the centuries-old traditions of this park. The performances and folklore events that are taking place, theatrical shares of Palanga artists and floral exhibitions tell an alive history of this park.
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In one of the most beautiful places in the seaside, in Birutė park, in the southern part of the Amber museum terrace the concerts of Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra “Night Serenades” are being held. It is a special atmosphere creating series of events that make the audience and the music artists get closer. These unique series of concerts of Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra are being held annually since 1971 by the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society. Every year the audience is invited to enjoy the music in an open air.
To get rid of everyday bustle, the resort of Palanga invites the locals and guests to the music festival - “Ave Maria” which is dedicated for a painting “The Blessed Virgin Mary with baby Jesus in her arms”.
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Lithuanian artist composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911), a unique figure in the history of European arts, has left a profound imprint on Lithuanian culture. This summer the International M. K. Čiurlionis Music Festival will bring together the fans of classical music in Palanga again. The events taking place in different places of resort will grab the attention of the audience by the new, attractive and for this special festival prepared programs of Lithuanian and foreign celebrities as well as young talents.