DREVERNA HOUSE OF CULTURE:
The event initiated by the Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre aims to unite the people of Lithuania through traditional dances and folk songs, as well as to strengthen the sense of Lithuanian identity. At the same time in various open spaces across Lithuania, people will dance traditional dances, sing folk songs and play music. The event in Dreverna will be attended by the Traditional Dance Club of Klaipėda Ethnic Culture Centre (ECC), Priekulė Culture Centre, folklore groups of Dreverna House of Culture and other traditional dance admirers and enthusiasts from Lithuania and abroad. You are welcome to join us! More information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1500639240251457/
Symbolical farewell to the traditionally-sacrificed Dreverna goat. The procession from Dreverna House of Culture to the Old Port, towards the bay, will be accompanied by drum rolls and bagpipe tunes.
The international traditional dance night in Dreverna is organised to mark the start of the autumn season of Klaipėda ECC Traditional Dance Club, as well as the autumnal equinox and the Baltic Unity Day.
Participants: Traditional Dance Club of Klaipėda ECC, students of Ethnomusicology Department of the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy, traditional dance musicians from Kaunas, SITA folklore club from Minsk, traditional dance promoters from Latvia and Estonia.
J. GIŽAS ETHNOGRAPHIC HOMESTEAD:
The play premiered on 4 July 2015. “Amerika Pirty” is a well-known, cheerful classical Lithuanian comedy that teaches a lesson. Theatre director Domininkas Malajavas says that even though the play is already more than 100 years old, it is still relevant today. Agluonėnai Barn Theatre cordially invites everyone to have a good time, to be together, and have a good laugh at colourful characters and comic situations.
CAST: VINCAS – Laimonas Tučas, AGOTA – Alma Andriejauskienė, ANTANAS – Virgilijus Liepinis, BEKAMPIS – Rimas Malajavas, BEKAMPIENĖ – Danutė Jonulaitienė, FAIBČIKAS – Rasa Ramanauskaitė, PIRŠLYS – Jonas Aleksiejus.
Puppet theatre company 459 started its activities in 2012 at the Faculty of Arts of Klaipėda University. It is a group of six young people creating puppet and object theatre performances. “If we accommodated love in a box what would it be like? And if we could look at it through a small hole what would you like to see? Hear? Feel? If you ever dreamed of seeing a performance dedicated to you alone it is a perfect opportunity.
For it is here that five different worlds ruled by love will be revealed to you individually.”
Works of young artist Pijus Čeikauskas. Video art is a form of expression of the interaction with a person. “It’s like a painting, expression, a game,” says the author.
Burning ceremony of symbolic Dreverna goat is a theatrical interpretation of the ritual that has long traditions. The viewer will see a visual, musical, expressive spectacle involving into a game with the elements of nature.
21.00 PUPPET THEATRE COMPANY 459 AND KU. PUPPET PERFORMACE “VYRAS IR MOTERIS” (“MAN AND WOMAN”)
Theatrical-musical improvisation with puppets. Accompanied by music, dancing and acting together and separately, as well as communicating with the audience, two luminous human-sized heads of a man and a woman try to analyse the subject of relationship between a man and a woman.
Animated cartoons of foreign artists, participants of CinemadaMare festival.
21.30 SAUNA CEREMONY
The idea of restless young people at Krikragaa to have their own sauna has become a reality. A mobile sauna covered with wool blankets will be erected in the Old Port. Ričardas and Saulius, who have extensive experience in natural sauna rituals, will be your hosts in the sauna. Our friends are ready to give you a chance to feel some of the sauna ritual elements: the fusion with the earth, water, air and fire, the feeling of relaxation, purification, peace with yourself and the world, as well as spiritual rebirth.