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The New City Hall in Gdańsk
The Anthem of the Union of the Baltic Cities
UBC Task Force on Youth Employment and Well-Being
House Building and Business Exhibition
XXIII International House Building and Business Exhibition.The purpose of this biggest exhibition ever organized in Western Lithuania is to present the greatest news in house building and house innovation business.
CONTACT: www.statyba.expo-vakarai.lt
16-18 April 2015
Parade of Ships
Among the newest traditions of the city is the nightly parade of ships arranged on the last Saturday of May to mark the beginning of summer sailing season.
CONTACT: kapitonas@laivuparadas.lt
30 May 2015
The 21st Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival
The festival is widely enjoyed by the public due to performance of world famous jazz music stars and famous musicians from Lithuania, as well as a free democratic atmosphere. Since 1998 this festival is organized annually on the first weekend of June. The main concerts take place in the Theatre Square.
CONTACT: www.jazz.lt
5-7 June 2015
St. John's Night or Midsummer night
Klaipeda John’s Hill (Jono kalnelis) - a unique location near former protective fortifications of the city combines all the essential elements necessary for the St. John's celebration: water, grasslands and safe places for bonfires.
CONTACT: www.etnocentras.lt
23 June 2015
Summer Concert Series
Every year Summer Concert Series invites people to experience the delight of listening to live music in open air, surrounded by the natural greenery.
CONTACT: www.zvejurumai.lt
27 June - 25 July 2015
The Lithuanian State Day
The Lithuanian State Day-the King Mindaugas’ Coronation Day. Festive concerts in the city center: Atgimimo Square, the Dane river embankments, and in Summer Concert Hall in Pajurio park H. Manto St 77.
CONTACT: www.kaunas.lt
6 July 2015
Sea Festival
The traditional Sea Festival is the main event of Klaipeda celebrated annually since 1934 on the last weekend of July. More than 100 various events are organized (concerts, fairs, exhibitions, artistic actions, ceremonies of seamen, etc.).
CONTACT: www.jurossvente.lt
24-26 July 2015
The 763rd Birthday of the City
Traditional festival of the city, organized in the territory of the city castle. The City flag is being hoisted; various events are taking place at the Old Town and City Castle.
CONTACT: www.klaipeda.lt
1 August 2015
International Festival of Contemporary Art "Platforma"
The main idea of the festival "Platforma" is to combine forms of visual and performing arts, as well as attract artists from Lithuania and abroad on one cultural platform.
CONTACT: zuviesakis.lt@gmail.com
20-23 August 2015
Culture Day of Ethnic Minorities
During the festival ethnic minority communities present various concerts and exhibitions. It takes place at Klaipėda Concert Hall, Center of National Cultures.
November 2015
Martynas’ Festival
During the Martynas’ Festival children fairs are being held where visitors can enjoy roosted goose and congratulate someone on their name-day.
CONTACT: www.etnocentras.lt
11 November 2015
European Films Forum 'Scanorama'
“Scanorama” is well known for being a festival of high standards, aiming to show films that foster ethical and professional values.
CONTACT: www.scanorama.lt
November 2015
Christmas and New Year Events
Each year a cycle of Christmas events starts on the first weekend of December with enlightenment of Christmas tree and ends on the 31st with festive fireworks.
December 2015
Festival of Christmas Music 'Salve Musica'
Dedicated to Christmas. The first chords of the Salve Musica Festival give the sense of blissful peace to the listener’s soul. Art that spreads a true beauty fills with light, joy and hope.
CONTACT: www.koncertusale.lt
31 December 2015
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