2019 European Heritage Days events are public and free of charge. Photographs and/or videos might be taken at the events.

 

BIRŠTONAS

Friday, 20th September

Time: 10 am – 6 pm.

Venue: Birštonas Museum (Vytauto str. 9, Birštonas).

In celebration of European Heritage Days’19 visiting Birštonas Museum will be held free of charge. The museum will host a photography exhibition “Historical Memory of Waters”. An afternoon will also be organized on this topic.

Cultural heritage object/site to discover: Birštonas Museum.

Organizer and more information: Birštonas Museum. Director Vilijeta Šalomskienė, phone +370 319 65 605, email: museum@birstonas.lt.

JONAVA DISTRICT

Friday, 20th September

Time: 1 pm.

Venue: Public library of Jonava district municipality (Žeimių str 9, Jonava).

Public library of Jonava district municipality will host an educational game dedicated to the European Heritage Days’19, “Signs of the Extinct Past”. More information about the event can be found on Jonava District Public Library website: https://www.jonbiblioteka.lt/.

Organizer and more information: Public library of Jonava district municipality. Deputy Director Dalia Plaktonienė, tel. No. 8 349 52 972, email p. bibliography@jonbiblioteka.lt.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 2 pm.

Venue: Public library of Jonava district municipality, Rimkai Branch (Chemikų str. 136, Jonava).

Afternoon game “From the Past to the Present”. More information about the event can be found on Jonava District Public Library website: https://www.jonbiblioteka.lt/.

Organizer and more information: Public library of Jonava district municipality, Rimkai Branch. Deputy Director Dalia Plaktonienė, phone: +370 349 52 972, email p. bibliography@jonbiblioteka.lt.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 6 pm.

Venue: Jonava Regional Museum (J. Basanavičiaus g. 3, Jonava).

Tour “Kosakowski Heritage in Jonava District”, where participants will be introduced a new cognitive gadget “Travel in Jonava” and a game will be organized, where players, who have visited the heritage and other objects presented in the gadget, will win prizes established by Jonava Cultural Center.

Important! Pre-registration of participants is required by email: jonavosmuziejus@gmail.com  or phone: +370 349 52 335.

Organizer and more information: Jonava Regional Museum. Person in charge Giedrė Narbutaitė-Kontrimė, phone +370 349 52 335, email p. jonavosmusez@gmail.com.

 

KAIŠIADORYS DISTRICT

Friday, 20th September

Time: 8 am.

Venue: Palomenė Cultural Center (Lomenos str. 31, Palomenė).

Excursion “History of Panemunė – what we do not know yet”. The tour will be led by Virginija Kudaševičienė, Director of the Palomenė Cultural Center.

Important! Pre-registration required by phone: +370 656 19 517.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Panemunė castle, Seredžius, Raudondvaris, Veliuona, Raudone castle.

Organizer and more information: Palomenė Cultural Center. Director Virginija Kudaševičienė, phone: +370 656 19 517 and the organizer of cultural events Evelina Senkevičiūtė phone: +370 603 61 590.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 11 am.

Venue: Kaišiadorys Museum (J. Aisčio str. 1, Rumšiškės).

Educational activity for primary school pupils “Rumšiškės. What will we visit?”

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Monument to Jonas Aistis, tomb of Jonas Aistis, Tombs of Volunteers in Rumšiškės Cemetery, Rumšiškės Church and belfry, etc.

Organizer and more information: Kaišiadorys Museum, Gražina Kazanavičienė, phone +370 346 47 611.

Co-organizer: Rumšiškės Cultural Center.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 1 pm.

Venue: Žasliai Cultural Centre (Vytauto str. 38, Žasliai).

Excursion “Special stones in Žasliai region”. During the visit, 3 stones will be visited, surrounded by stories and legends.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Laukagalis stone with bowls, called Devil’s stone, Laukagalis stone with “Man’s foot”, Naujažeris stone with signs, etc.

Organizer and more information: Žasliai Culture Centre. Valė Kurgonienė, phone: +370 672 198 21.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 1 pm.

Venue: Kaišiadorys Museum (J. Aisčio str. 1, Rumšiškės).

A trip to the Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas Memorial Apartment-Museum in Kaunas.

Important! Pre-registration of participants is required by phone: +370 656 19 513 till 13th of September.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas Memorial Apartment Museum, Kaunas Old Town heritage objects.

Organizer and more information: Kaisiadorys Museum. Person in charge Gražina Kazanavičienė, phone:  +370 346 47 611.

20th September – 1St October

Time: 11 am – 8 pm.

Venue: Kaišiadorys Cultural Center (Gedimino str.42, Kaišiadorys).

Exhibition of international painting plein air project “Kaišiadorys Land in the Artist’s Eyes” organised by Kaišiadorys Cultural Center is implementing for the fifth year. The exhibition will feature works from 2015-2019 that best reflect this theme.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: the folk household museum, the cultural heritage objects of Kaišiadorys town, Palomenė and Žiežmariai neighborhoods, etc.

Organizer and more information: Kaišiadorys Cultural Center. Exhibition Coordinator Lina Urbanavičienė, phone: +370 650 98 805, email:u.linos@gmail.com.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 11 am. – 2 pm.

Venue: Museum of Kruonis Gymnasium (Vytauto Didžiojo str. 13, Darsūniškis).

Guided tour of Žasliai Old Town for pupils of 9-10 Grades. Žasliai Old Town House will be visited.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Žasliai Old Town.

Organizer and more information: Žasliai Elementary School music teacher Daiva Vitienė, phone +370 616 459 25.

KAUNAS

Friday, 20th September

Time: 11 am.

Venue: Donelaičio str. 13, Kaunas.

Event dedicated to the creator of Independent Lithuania Mykolas Sleževičius (1882-1939). Students of Kaunas Vincas Kudirka progymnasium will read excerpts from the monograph on famous politics and will perform educational tasks. will participate in the discussion. Students of Kaunas Vincas Kudirka progymnasium will participate in the event.

Organizer and more information: Children’s Literature Museum.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 12 am – 1 pm.

Venue: Youth, Art and Music Department of Vincas Kudirka Public Library (A. Mapu str. 18, Kaunas).

The Battle of Minds for students “Inheritance between Us – Let’s Recognize and Remember”. The event is divided into 5 rounds, during which students will have to answer 25 questions. Students in grades 7-8 and above will attend.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Kaunas city cultural heritage objects.

Organizer and more information: Vincas Kudirka Public Library. Head of Youth, art and music department, Edita Šilakauskienė, phone: +370 372 204 61, email:youth@country.mvb.lt.

Co-organizer: Kaunas Old Town progymnasium.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 2 pm – 4 pm.

Venue: Papilio Street, next to St. Jurgis church.

Cultural Orienteering Competition for Students “Knowledge of Heritage – My Favourite Entertainment”. Participants of the competition with the help of the action bound computer program will search for the encoded heritage objects.

Important! Pre-registration is required till 18 September, 3 pm, by phone +370 374 22 750, or email zygeiviaizeimenos@gmail.com.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Kaunas Old Town and New Town.

Organizer and more information: A. Žikevičius Safe Child’s School. Teacher – methodologist Laimutė Nakutienė, phone:  +370 682 341 64.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 4 pm – 5.30 pm.

Venue: Kaunas Cultural Center (Kęstučio str. 1).

Opening of the European Heritage Days’19. Welcome speeches and a concert. The concert will be performed by the group of contractual singers of Kaunas Cultural Center “Sasutalas”, leader Andrius Morkūnas. After the concert an excursion “The Labor Chamber: From the Focus of Labor Education to the Modern Cultural Center” will take place. During excursion the building of the Labor House from 1938 to 1939 and the latest interior work wil be presented by guide Algis Grigas.

Important! Pre-registration is required phone: +370 372 08 817.

Cultural heritage object/site to discover: Labor House.

Organizer and more information: Head of Cultural Heritage Department of Kaunas City Municipality Administration, Saulius Rimas, phone: +370 374 24 205, email: saulius.rimas@kaunas.lt, chief specialist of Vida Jasaitytė, phone: +370 374 24 076, vida.jasaityte@kaunas.lt.

Co-organizer: Kaunas Culture Center. Person in charge Loreta Raudonikienė, phone: +370 373 24 130, email: l.raudonikiene@kaunokulturoscentras.lt.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 5 pm.

Venue: Lithuanian Aviation Museum (Veiverių g. 132, Kaunas).

Exhibition of restored drawings of aircraft ANBO-IV. Introducing 2016-2018 original drawings of Antanas Gustaitis’ ANBO-IV aircraft included in UNESCO’s Memory of the World program.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: restored and awaiting restoration drawings of A. Gustaitis.

Organizer and more information: Lithuanian Aviation Museum. Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, phone: +370 616 39 093, email: director@lam.lt.

Co-organizer: ANBO Squadron.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 6 pm.

Venue: Laisvės ave. 57, Kaunas.

A tour of the buildings in the center of Kaunas that once housed a Kaunas Vincas Kudirka Public Library. The library, founded in 1925, is one of the oldest municipal public libraries in Lithuania. From its founding to its present building, it has traveled around various buildings in the center of Kaunas. The current central building of Kaunas Vincas Kudirka Public Library, which is included in the Register of Cultural Heritage, is currently undergoing renovation.

Important! Pre-registration is required by phone: +370 372 20 461.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Ūkio bank, Fire House.

Organizer and more information: Cultural Activity Manager of Kaunas City Municipality Vincas Kudirka Public Library Monika Straupytė. Phone: +370 37 22 23 57, email: monika.straupyte@kaunas.mvb.lt.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 9.30 am – 2 pm.

Venue: Nemono str.3, next to SEB bank.

Bus tour “From Kaunas walls to Kačerginė villas. Temporary Capital Intelligence Weekdays and Holiday Days”. During the tour the villas ofdr. Pranas Vaiciuška, Vytautas Landsbergis-Žemkalnis andViktoras Reklaitis, Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas, Pranas Mašiotas, Jonas Biliūnas in Kačerginė are as well as places of nowadays, where these famous people lived in Kaunas.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: buildingsin Kaunas: Stakių str. 4, Šiaulių str. 47, Puodžių str. 23, V. Putvinskio str. 33, K. Donelaičio str. 38, K. Donelaičio str. 4; Kačerginė: J. Janonio str. 46; J. Janonis str. 86, etc..

Organizer and more information: Kaunas City Municipality. Chief specialist of Cultural Heritage Department Danutė Rūkienė, phone: +370 372 088 17, email: danute.rukiene@kaunas.lt.

Co-organizer: Kačerginė Multifunctional Center. Cultural events organizer Lina Sinkevičienė, phone: +370 685 820 53, email kacergineskc@gmail.com.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 11 am.

Venue: Kalniečių str. 93, Kaunas.

Guided tour of the homestead and home of the writer Juozas Grušas: from the centuries to the latest exhibits.

Important! Pre-registration required tel. no. 8 37 330860.

Organizer and more information: Juozas Grušas Memorial Museum.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 12 pm.

Venue: Donelaičio str. 13, Kaunas.

A tour of Mykolas Sleževičius’ house, representing the architecture of interwar Lithuanian modernism.

Important! Pre-registration required tel. no. 8 372 06 488.

Organizer and more information: Children’s Literature Museum.

 

Sunday, 21st September

Time: 12 am – 2 pm.

Venue: Laisvės ave. 103, next to Kaunas district court.

A walking tour “Cinema as the most popular way of entertainment in Kaunas during the Interwar. Buildings of the most famous cinemas”.

Important! Pre-registration is required by phone +370 372 08 817.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: buildings of Kaunas State Puppet Theater and Kaunas State Drama Theater, cinema Romuva.

Organizer and more information: Public Institution “Gražinkime Kauną”.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 1 pm.

Venue: B. Sruogos str. 21, Kaunas.

Excursion “History of the writer Balys Sruoga’s house in Žaliakalnis”.

Important! Pre-registration required tel. no. 8 37 730474.

Organizer and more information: Bali and Vanda Bowling House Museum.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 2 pm.

Venue: Rotušės ave. 13, Kaunas.

A theatrical tour of the Maironis Museum will introduce visitors to the Maironis Palace, which has preserved centuries-old heritage in a fascinating and interesting way. Old 15th-16th centuries cellars that mark the emergence of the building, the events of the 1863 uprising, the first floor of the palace, where intense inter-war activities took place, the authentic Maironis apartment, and the penthouse nowadays – all these layers of time come to life , and the historian will provide insights that complement the tour’s content.

Important! Pre-registration required tel. no. 8 37 207608.

Organizer and more information: Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum.

 

Sunday, 21st September

Time: 2 pm – 3 pm.

Venue: Department of Old and Rare Prints of Kaunas County Public Library (K. Donelaičio str. 8).

Excursion “Explore Europe’s Cultural Heritage: Reflections of Temporary Capital Life in the Former Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts”. Participants of the excursion will not only get an opportunity to get acquainted with the architecture and history of the palace designed by V. Landsbergis-Žemkalnis, but also to take a short trip to interwar Kaunas and dive into the everyday life of the temporary capital.

Important! Pre-registration is required by phone: +370 373 24 376.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts.

Organizer and more information: Old and Rare Print Department of Kaunas County Public Library.

Sunday, 22nd September

Time: 2 pm – 3.30 pm.

Venue: next to Kaunas Akropolis, Griunvaldo Street.

Excursion “Restaurants of the temporary capital in the eyes of diplomats and foreigners”. According to the written memories of foreign diplomats from the interwar period (Leon Mitkiewicz, R. Heingartner) and other sources, the buildings where diplomats used to spend their leisure time will be presented.

Important! Pre-registration is required by phone: +370 372 08 817.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Lithuanian officers’ building complex, hotel “Lietuva”, hotel “Versalis” building complex.

Organizer and more information: Public Institution “Gražinkime Kauną”.

Sunday, 22nd September

Time: 4 pm – 5 pm.

Venue: City Garden (next to Kaunas State Musical Theater).

Theatrical tour of the City Garden “Theatre Bermuda”. The actors of Kaunas Chamber Theatre will reveal the peculiarities of events at the defensive wall of the city through the prism of the history of Kaunas City Garden. Tales of theatres born here, will guide from former cemeteries to theatres in the Bermuda Triangle, from balaganas in a wooden pavilion to contemporary art, from bakery to opera.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: the fragment of Kaunas city defensive wall, the Palace of State Theatre, etc.

Organizer and more information:Kaunas Chamber Theater. Director Jurga Knyvienė, phone: +370 683 260 54, theatre actress Alma Masiulionytė, phone: +370 639 984 94.

Friday-Sunday, 20th – 22nd September

Time: September 20th – 11 am, 2 pm.; September 21st – 11 am, 2 pm.; September 22nd – 11 pm., 12.30 am.

Venue: Kaunas Old Town.

6 tours of the Hanseatic City of Kaunas, during which stories of merchants, presentation of merchants’ houses, prayer houses and other attractions related to this important period will be presented.

* The event was co-funded by the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Kaunas Castle, Kaunas Town Hall, Market Square, St. Cathedral of the Apostles Peter and Paul Basilica, St. Trinity Church (Seminary), Sirutis House,  Zabiels’ Palace, House of Thunder, houses on Vilnius str. 7, 9, 10 – the typical XVI th – XVII th century townhouses belonging to the townspeople and the Catholic Church.

Organizer and more information: Public institution Kaunas IN, Raimonda Patapavičienė, phone: +370 682 173 58.

 

KAUNAS DISTRICT

Friday-Saturday, 20th-21st September

Time: 12 pm.

Venue: T. Ivanauskas’ Obelynė homestead (Obelynės str. 8, Akademijos town).

Cognitive excursion “Trees of Tadas Ivanauskas Obelynė Park”. Tadas Ivanauskas bought 8 hectares of land from the Marva Manor near Ringaudai. Here he built a dwelling house and other buildings and established the Obelynė Botanical Park. Currently, the memorial homestead consists of a dwelling-museum, a gardener’s house and a shed, a garden and park of about 4 acres. Estimated time of the walk ~1 h.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Obelynė homestead garden, Obelynė homestead farmer’s house, Obelynė homestead, Obelynė homestead shed, etc.

Organizer and more information: Kaunas District Museum. Director Z. Kaslesinskas, phone: +370 699 58 050.

Co-organizers: Kaunas District Municipality Administration and Kaunas District Tourism and Business Information Center.                                                                                                                         

Friday, 20th September

Time: 1 pm.

Venue: Public Library of Kaunas District (Vytauto str. 21, Garliava).

Opening of European Heritage Days’19 in Kaunas District. Public Library presents project “Let’s get to know our country’s heritage differently”. During the event:

  1. Presentation of Kaunas District Cultural Heritage with Virtual Reality Glasses Using Virtual Guide “Smart Cultural Path in Kaunas District – III”. (V. Tamašauskienė);
  2. Educational interactive quiz for students “Interesting history of Kaunas district”.

Organizer and more information: Kaunas District Public Library. Chief librarian Virginija Tamašauskienė, phone: +370 676 410 57.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: Registration 9.30 am. Start at 10am.

Venue: Marvelė water treatment ground (Marvelės str. 199, Kaunas).

Important! Pre-registration is required by the contacts of event organizer. 20 teams of 2 to 5 people each will be eligible to sign up.

Bicycle orienteering game “įMINK cultural heritage secrets”. The aim of the project is to encourage people to spend their leisure time actively and to learn about the cultural heritage of Kaunas region by using a form of orientation-learning game by bicycle. To commemorate the European Heritage Days’19 and the end of the tourist season in Kaunas district, participants of the game will have to visit 15 historically and culturally important places and solve their tasks by cycling along the route Marvel – Kacergine – Zapyškis – Kulautuva – Raudondvaris. Along the way, participants of the game will visit the following real cultural heritage sites and other important places of interest.Each registered team will receive an envelope at the start line with game assignments, a map of the two Nemunas bike paths and cultural heritage sites along the way, and a Cultural Heritage Passport.The participants of the game will have to solve tasks that require knowledge, skill and creativity, which will help the participants to become more aware of cultural heritage in Kaunas district. The participants will have to write down all the answers to the tasks in the passports of the Cultural Heritage Specialists and deliver them to the Raudondvaris manor.

* The event was co-funded by the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Pypliai mound, Villa of a doctor, general Pranas Vaiciuška, Lithuanian Armed Forces Brigade, house of writer Vincas Mykolaitis-Putinas, Pranas Mašiotas fairy park, villa of engineer Viktoras Reklaitis, Zapyškis St. John the Baptist Church, Kulautuva quarry, house of Vytautas Augustauskas, founder of Kulautuva resort,Raudondvaris manor homestead, etc.

Organizer and more information: Public institution “Kaunas District Tourism and Business Information Center”. Project Manager Rima Noreikaitė, phone: +370 672 944 86, email: rima@kaunorajonas.lt.

Co-organizer: Kaunas District Municipality Administration.

 

KĖDAINIAI

Wednesday, 20th September

Time: 11am – 1 pm.

Venue: Kėdainiai Regional Museum (Didžioji str. 19, Kėdainiai).

Artistic – Social Interaction „Angel Movements“. The playfully theatrical walking tour will highlight the peculiarities and disadvantages of adapting the environment of cultural heritage objects. Local guides will introduce participants of the interaction and anyone who has joined the site with history of the cultural heritage sites and objects. Participants of the event will share information on improving accessibility of objects.

* The event was co-funded by the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture.

Organizer and more information: Lithuanian Union of Disabled People, Ginta Žemaitaitytė, phone: +370 652 426 52, email: ginta.zemaitaityte@gmail.com.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 9 am.

Venue: Gedimino str. near Kėdainiai Municipality.

Educational excursion for Kėdainiai district students “Heritage of freedom fights in Kėdainiai district”. The bus tour for the Kėdainiai district students will go on a continuing educational excursion to the heritage objects/sites of freedom struggles in Kėdainiai district, Kėdainiai city, Surviliškis, Truskava, Krekenava, Ramygala etc.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: burial place and graves of Lithuanian partisans in Kėdainiai, memorial plaque to Jonas Žemaitis – Vytautasin Kėdainiai, Lithuanian partisan headquarters in Taujėnai village, etc.

Organizer and more information: Kėdainiai district municipality.  Chief specialist Department of Architecture and Urban Development Margarita Rukšienė, phone: +370 347 695 78, email: margarita.rustene@kedainiai.lt.

Co-organizer: Kėdainiai Regional Museum.

Saturday, 21st September

Time: 11 am.

Venue: Šviesioji Gymnasium (Didžioji str. 62, Kėdainiai).

Recreational excursion and illustrated presentation: “Undergrounds of Old Kėdainiai – legends and reality”.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: cellars of Kėdainiai old town.

Organizer and more information: Kėdainiai district municipality. Chief specialist Department of Architecture and Urban Development Margarita Rukšienė, phone: +370 347 695 78, email: margarita.rustene@kedainiai.lt.

Co-organizer: Kėdainiai Regional Museum.

Sunday, 22nd September

Time: 8 am.

Venue: Gedimino str. near Kėdainiai district municipality.

Educational excursion for the residents of Kėdainiai “Užugiris yard and traces of J. Tumas-Vaižgantas life and creation in Anykščiai region”. The educational excursion to the districts of Ukmergė and Anykščiai will be aimed to not only introduce the general public with the architectural, artistic, historical and memorial heritage of Ukmergė and Anykščiai regions related to two personalities: the President of the Republic of Lithuania Antanas Smetona and J. Tumas-Vaižgantas, a classic of Lithuanian literature, a public figure, but also visit the places and graves of other famous people from Anykščiai.

Important! The excursion is only for the residents of Kėdainiai district. Pre-registration (September 2-18) is required by phone: +370 347 69 578.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: A. Smetona manorin Užugiris, J. Tumas-Vaižgantas Malaišiai, J. Biliūnas tomb and monument.

Organizer and more information: Kėdainiai district municipality. Chief specialist Department of Architecture and Urban Development Margarita Rukšienė, phone: +370 347 695 78, email: margarita.rustene@kedainiai.lt.

Co-organizer: Kėdainiai Tourism and Business Information Center.

 

PRIENAI DISTRICT

Friday, 20th September

Time: Adjusting.

Venue: Square next to the Prienai Municipality (Laisvės ave. 12, Prienai).

Cognitive tour of Prienai district cultural heritage objects.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Žarijų I mound, Žarijų II mound, the only glider factory in Lithuania in Pociūnai village, homeland of the poet Justinas Marcinkevičius, Važatkiemio village, Prienai district Pociūnai aerodrome, Pagaršvis mound, etc.

Organizer and more information: Prienai District Municipality Administration.

Co-organizer: Prienai Regional Museum.

 

RASEINIAI DISTRICT

Friday, 20th September

Time: 3 pm.

Venue: Betygala Mound and Alka Hill in Pilkalnio k. Betygala eldership, Raseiniai district.

Presentation of the project “Arrangement and Adaptation of Betygala Mound (Alka)”. Educational game “Find the treasure” which is in line with the EHD’s 2019 theme “Heritage and Entertainment”. Teams of 5-6 people take part in the game, looking for links to discover the treasure.

Cultural heritage objects/sites to discover: Betygala Mound, Betygala Mound II, Ghost Trails and Krivis Trails, etc.

Organizer and more information: Dubysa Regional Park Directorate. Senior specialist Laimutė Pečkaitienė, phone: +370 428 703 30, email: dubysosrp@raseiniai.lt.

Co-organizers: Village community Betygala, Betygala Maironis Gymnasium.

Friday, 20th September

Time: 6 pm.

Venue: Raseiniai Orthodox Trinity Church (Vytauto Didžiojo str. 10, Raseiniai).

For decades Raseiniai Trinity Orthodox Parish has been sharing premises with the Raseiniai Evangelical Lutheran Community, which lost its prayer house after World War II. Remembering the history of this community and celebrating Europoean heritage days’19, the concert will be held in Raseiniai Orthodox Trinity Church. The first part of the concert will feature works by one of the most prominent representatives of this religion, Johann Sabastian Bach. In the second part of the concert the audience will be entertained by works of contemporary composers, and at the end by the music of Juozas Tallat-Kelpša and Juozas Naujalis. Panevėžys Musical Theater String Quartet with soloist Laima Česlauskaitė will give a concert.

Cultural heritage object/site to discover: Raseiniai Orthodox Trinity Church.

Organizer and more information: Public institution “Discover Raseiniai”. Director Arnas Zmitra, phone: +370 602 142 74, phone:arnas@atraskraseinius.lt.

Co-organizer: Raseiniai Orthodox Trinity Church Parish.