Statehood Day "Land where I live"

Statehood Day "Land where I live"

Statehood Day is an annual public holiday in Lithuania celebrated on July 6 to commemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania. In this event visitors will be introduced to Lithuania Minor traditions, history and crafts. Furthermore,  there also will be musical performances and other entertainments.
 

Barn Theatre Festival "Alasas lietuvininko kaime"

Barn Theatre Festival "Alasas lietuvininko kaime"

More than 50 years ago villages gathered into amateur theatre collectives and prepared spectacles in barns of different villages. In order to remember these unusual cultural gathers the Barn theatre festivals are regularily organised in different places in Lithuania. The event cherishes peoples’ interest in ethno culture and introduces to the cultural differences of ethnographic regions of Lithuania. During the event people can watch various performances as well as to listen folk music.
 

Vydūnas‘ Mystery "Bells of the Sea"

Vydūnas‘ Mystery "Bells of the Sea"

Vydūnas – famous Lithuanian philosopher, writer, humanist, publicist and cultural worker. Vydūnas (real name - Vilhelmas Storostas)(1868–1953) - leading figure in the cultural life of Lithuanians of East Prussia (Lithuania Minor), born in Jonaičiai, county of Šilutė (then under German rule). Vydūnas ’ view of humankind in which all nations merge and rise together towards perfection and divinity is expressed in the mystery Jūros varpai (Bells of the Sea, 1920) which will be presented in Priekulė.

Bath Day 2017

Bath Day 2017

Eight Bath Day invites all to experience long-lasting Lithuanian bathing traditions. Festival promotes healthy lifestyle and old bathing traditions adapted to modern society. During this festival visitors will be able to experience these traditions first-hand as well as to try traditional health and beauty recipes.