Elements of Lithuanian Intangible Cultural Heritage at LAUKSNOS

SUTARTINĖS OF BIRŽAI REGION AND THE TRADITION OF PERFORMING THEM

12 July, 15:00 Small Stage

Tradition will be presented and instrumental sutartinės will be taught by Aušra Butkauskienė, Head Specialist for Ethnic Culture of the Education, Culture and Sports Department of Biržai District Municipality, as well as by Biržai folklore ensembles Saulala (dir. Nijolė Kaulinienė) and Žemyna (dir. Aušra Butkauskienė).

SONGS FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE LAGOON. THE SINGING TRADITION OF THE FLOODED VILLAGES IN KAUNAS DISTRICT

12 July, 16:00 Great Stage

Concert of Samylų Senolės  ir Vaikaičiai (dir. Gražina Gutmanienė, Kaunas distr.) – several generations of Samylai community that have adopted and are fostering the tradition of songs from the bottom of the lagoon.  

KUPIŠKĖNAI WEDDING

14 July, 15:00 Drama Theatre

Kupiškis Culture Centre folklore ensemble Kupkėmis, led by Alma Pustovaitienė, will present ethnographic play Wedding in the Land on the Other Side (Vesėlios Anoj Šaly).

LITHUANIAN FOLK WRESTLING

14 July, 11:00-16:00 Small Stage

Representatives of the Lithuanian Folk Wrestling Federation will present the tradition of folk wrestling in Lithuania, demonstrate fights and organise competitions that will be open to spectators of all ages.

THE TRADITION OF LULLABIES AND PUTTING CHILDREN TO SLEEP IN LITHUANIA

12 July, 13:00 Great Stage

Screening of film Ūcia Lylia. Traditions of Children's Education in Lithuania (Ūcia Lylia. Vaikų Ugdymo Tradicijos Lietuvoje) (dir. Marius Žukauskas, 2014).

14:00 Small Stage. Jūratė Šemetaitė, head of the Ethnic Culture Department of the Lithuanian National Culture Centre, will teach lullabies, games and other pieces that will be handy for putting children to sleep and educating them.

PLAYING THE BANDONEON IN TAURAGĖ REGION

13 July, 12:00 Small Stage

The peculiarities of playing the bandoneon will be revealed by one of the most famous Lithuanian bandoneon players, Albinas Batavičius.

SINGING TRADITION OF THE SOUTHERN (ŠILINIAI) DZŪKAI IN ŽIŪRAI VILLAGE

12 July, 17:00 Great Stage

The tradition will be presented by Žiūrai village folklore ensemble, dir. Marcelė Paulauskienė, Janina Samulionienė and Eglė Česnakavičiūtė (Varėna distr.).

POLKA IN LITHUANIA

12 July, 22:00 Great Stage

Vilnius folklore ensembles Poringės and Nalšia will ignite the spark of polka dance night, while Audronė Vakarinienė, the leader of the ensembles and choreographic folklore specialist at the Lithuanian National Culture Centre, will talk about the diversity of polka tradition.

OLD METHOD OF WINTER FISHING SMELTS AND VENDACE BY ROTATING BOBOS ON BALTIEJI LAKAJAI LAKE IN MINDŪNAI VILLAGE

12 July, 16:00 and 13 July, 14:00 Small Stage

Alfreda Petrauskienė, head of Mindūnai Lake Fishery Museum Division of Molėtai Regional Museum, and Tereza Šakienė, museum worker of Molėtai Regional Museum, will demonstrate the secrets of knitting a net – the essential attribute of the tradition, and share the experience of preserving the tradition.

TRADITION OF STRAW GARDENS

11 July, 12:00-16:00, 12-13 July, 12:00-15:00

Visitors of the straw garden exhibition at the Centre of Ethnic Culture will be able to participate in workshops. Artisans Marija Liugienė (Vilnius) and Jurga Kutkienė (Vilnius distr.) will present the subtleties of the tradition.

12 July, 14:00 Theatre Square, Great Stage. Screening of film Heavenly Gardens (Dangaus Sodai).

12, 13 July, 15:00 Small Stage. Straw garden workshop run by artisan Marija Liugienė (Vilnius).

PLAYING THE PETERSBURG GARMON IN THE NORTH EAST OF AUKŠTAITIJA

12 July, 18:00 Small Stage.

Playing the Petersburg garmon workshop will be led by Muzikontai iš pa Utenas ensemble, dir. Rima Garsonienė (Utena).

THE TRADITION OF MAKING EASTER PALMS (VERBOS) IN VILNIUS REGION

12 July, 17:00 and 13 July ,13:00 Small Stage.

Easter palm making workshop will be led and the tradition will be presented by the head of Čekoniškės Village Cottage-Museum of Lithuanian Palms and Rural Life, Janina Norkūnienė.

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