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Day of Re-establishment of the State
Commemoration of the Re-establishment of the State of Lituania. Public areas of the city.
CONTACT: www.vilnius.lt
16 February 2015
Traditional Carnival UŽGAVĖNĖS
Užgavėnės – is a carnival, which escorts winter. This holiday is not associated with any church rituals. Its traditions clearly unify elements of culture before Christianity and during Christianity.
CONTACT: www.etno.lt
17 February 2015
International Vilnius Book Fair
The biggest annual book fair in Vilnius – Vilnius Book Fair 2015 will invite to book into the space of reading and books.
CONTACT: www.vilniausknygumuge.lt
19-22 February 2015
Traditional Craft Fair KAZIUKO MUGĖ
Each year in the first days of March, the Vilnius Old Town streets are flooded with the uproar of the weekend of Kaziukas. It is abound with the attendance of folk artisans and craftsmen.
CONTACT: www.etno.lt
6-8 March 2015
Day of the Restoration of Independence
The Act of Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania was signed on 11 March 1990. On this day, the victims of fights for Lithuanian independence are honoured, the ceremony of hoisting the state flag takes place in the Nepriklausomybės Sq., and brass band parades, performances by various groups, and concerts are organised.
CONTACT: www.vilnius.lt
11 March 2015
International Vilnius Film Festival
International Vilnius Film Festival “Kino pavasaris” (Spring of Cinema). Vilnius cinema theatres.
CONTACT: www.kinopavasaris.lt
19 March – 2 April 2015
Fashion Festival “Mados infekcija”
Fashion Festival “Mados infekcija” (Fashion Infection). Contemporary Art Centre (CAC).
CONTACT: www.madosinfekcija.lt
27–28 March 2015
International Contemporary Dance Festival
International Contemporary Dance Festival “New Baltic Dance”. Various venues.
CONTACT: www.dance.lt
4–10 May 2015
Night of Museums
Night of Museums. Vilnius museums
CONTACT: www.vilnius-events.lt
16 May 2015
Street Musicians Day
Traditional festival held in May. Amateurs and professional musicians go out into the streets of Vilnius and play music.
CONTACT: www.gatvesmuzika.lt
16 May 2015
"Skamba Skamba Kankliai"
Folk music festival.During the festival concerts of folklore groups take place in old town courtyards and concert halls.
CONTACT: www.etno.lt
28-31 May 2015
LRT Opus Summer Terrace
LRT Opus Summer Terrace. Art Factory “Loftas”.
CONTACT: www.menufabrikas.lt
1 June – 31 August 2015
Int. Music Festival “Vilnius Festival”
International Music Festival “Vilnius Festival”. Vilnius concert halls.
CONTACT: www.filharmonija.lt
2–21 June 2015
Urban Adventure Race “Vilnius Challenge”
Urban Adventure Race “Vilnius Challenge”. City centre
CONTACT: www.vilniuschallenge.lt
6 June 2015
Culture Night
Music jingling all night long from an abandoned backyard in Vilnius Old Town, a movie show in the middle of a meadow by the White Bridge, concerts, performances, exhibitions, creative workshops, and more.
CONTACT: www.kulturosnaktis.lt
19 June 2015
Traditional event JONINĖS
"Rasos" (Midsummer) Festival is held in Cultural Reserve of Kernavė according to the ancient Lithuanian customs that have been preserved by the old people of Lithuania.
CONTACT: www.pavilniai-verkiai.lt
23 June 2015
Christopher Summer Festival
Christopher Summer Festival. Various venues.
CONTACT: www.kristupofestivaliai.lt
28 June – 30 August 2015
Coronation of King Mindaugas
The celebration, dedicated to the coronation of Duke Mindaugas, the founder of Lithuanian State, is the national day. On 6th July 1253 the first and the only one Lithuanian king – Mindaugas was crowned.
CONTACT: www.vilnius.lt
6 July 2015
Velomarathon, City centre
CONTACT: www.velomaratonas.lt
23 August 2015
Vilnius City Fiesta
International Vilnius City Fiesta. Festival offers a wide range of high-level entertainments from classical music and opera, to jazz, folk, pop, rock and world music, and also film programme, street theatre, fashion shows, carnivals, fairs, fireworks.
CONTACT: www.sostinesdienos.lt
4-6 September 2015
International Vilnius Marathon
International Vilnius Marathon. City centre
CONTACT: www.vilniausmaratonas.lt
13 September 2015
International Theatre Festival “Sirenos”
International Theatre Festival “Sirenos” (Sirens). Vilnius theatres
CONTACT: www.sirenos.lt
24 September – 4 October 2015
Int. Jazz Festival “Vilnius Mama Jazz”
International Jazz Festival “Vilnius Mama Jazz”. Vilnius concert halls and clubs.
CONTACT: www.vilniusmamajazz.lt
12–15 November 2015
Christmas in the Capital
Christmas in the Capital. Streets and squares of the Old Town.
CONTACT: www.vilnius-events.lt
1 December 2015 – 6 January 2016
Christopher Christmas Festival
Christopher Christmas Festival. St. Catherine’s Church.
CONTACT: www.kristupofestivaliai.lt
3–31 December 2015
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