Festival

Tamsta Music Festival

In 2010 July 30-31 there will be the second Tamsta Music festival held in Dzūkija region, Varėna city surroundings where a beautiful isle of „Dainų slėnis“ is located.  Hundreds of positive testimonials complimenting the first Tamsta Music Festival held in 2009 prove an unchallenged success of the second festival too.

Devil`s Stone (Velnio akmuo) music festival

2010 is the second year when in Lithuania there an open air festival of heavy music is organized. An absolutely alternative weekend (July 16-18) in Anykščiai, Dainuva valley will attract lovers of extreme music, wild energy and untraditional self-expression. Devil`s Stone festival might be interpreted as a hell of a noise that stops storms and brings listeners and performers into heaven.

Electronic Music Festival - Tundra

In 2010 July 2-6 the Tundra festival of electro and dance music will be held for the 7th time already. This year the 4 days lasting festival will delight its guests with such a variable and big program that even the old wolves of music festivals will be impressed.

Let there be night!

This year it will be the 4th time when Vilnius will celebrate culture all night long. The “Let there be night” festival which will take place at night from the 19th to 20th of June will invite Vilnius guests and citizens to attend many cultural performances, activities and exhibitions .

Street Music Day (Gatvės muzikos diena)

The only one day per year in Lithuania when many cities here are full of music sounds is the Street Music Day. It is a national festival inspired by one of the most appreciated Lithuanian musician Andrius Mamontovas. The idea was realized for the first time in 2007 and it became a wonderful tradition uniting all Lithuania with sounds of music in the streets.

Sartai Horse Racing

Horse lovers in Lithuania do not imagine winter without traditional Sartai Horse Racing. This annual fest is held in Aukštaitija National park, near the small town of Dusetos. It is already the 104th fest thus the event has more than a century long history.

Kaziuko mugė (Kaziukas Fair)

Kaziuko mugė (Kaziukas Fair) is an annual Lithuanian folk fair held in the very beggining of March. It is a joyful fest of Lithuanian folk arts and crafts where plenty of original art works, thoroughly made utensils and homemade kickshaws are sold in the central streets of Vilnius and Kaunas cities. This event attracts many citizens and city guests every year as every year it offers many new things as well as old and well like traditional ones.

International Kaunas Film Festival

The International Kaunas Film festival is the 4th time already in 2010 October. This year it undoubtedly overgrew its former success and popularity among cinema goers. While implementing its main purpose to present films of international appreciation, the festival attracts more and more viewers. The films shown here reflect the main public problematic of nowadays and represents tendencies of up to date cinema.

Pravda 1 Minute Short Film Festival

Everyone knows that the best reason for greatest thoughts to become a reality is a major will and pushing work. The short film (time limit – 1 minute) festival Pravda 1 minute from the simple venture in 2005 became a prosperous annual event which now has the constantly growing amount of followers, attendants and, of course, films of 1 minute length.

Mėnuo Juodaragis Festival

In order to cherish pagan traditions, a great neo – folk festival called Mėnuo Juodaragis (Black Horned Moon) is held in Lithuania since 1995 on the last weekend of summer. 3 days and 2 nights the festivals delights its visitors with an archaic and modern music, arts and films, dances and rituals, old crafts and many other things. This festival is both – remembering the old and forgotten traditions and presenting nowadays Baltic culture.

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