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BALTIC UNITY DAYS BIRŽAI 2019

 

20th September

11:00 –11th March Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania signatory Petras Poškus Cup Athletics Competition. Jaunimas Stadium (J. Basanavičiaus str. 69a)

13:30 – International Baltic Unity Day Biržai mile run. Jaunimas Stadium (J. Basanavičiaus str. 69a)

 

21st September

8:00 – Traditional craftsmen and artisan market. J. Janonio square

11:00 - 14:00 – An educational activity for families: The secrets of Selonian and Semigallian lands. Biržai regional park administration building (Rotušės str. 10)

11:00 - 14:00 – The art exhibition - “Baltic Motifs” of Biržai Vladas Jakubėnas Music School Art Department students. Biržai regional park administration building (Rotušės str. 10)

11:00 – The old Baltic craftsmanship market for Baltic Unity Day. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

11:00 – “Program Locations in Biržai: take pictures and win prizes”. Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Program 2014–2020 official tent/stand. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

11:00 – A documentary film to mark 30th Baltic Way Anniversary “Nepakartojamas Baltijos kelias” (“The Unique Baltic Way”). The hall of Biržai regional park administration building (Rotušės str. 10)

12:00 – The official opening of Baltic Unity Day celebrations. The joint concert of Lithuanian and Latvian diplomatic choirs with Palanga brass orchestra. Celebratory speeches of Lithuanian and Latvian Ministry members. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

12:30 – An opening event of Latvian painter Ģederts Eliass works exhibition, from the archives of Jelgava History and Art Museum of Ģederts Eliass. The great and the small exhibition halls of Biržai regional museum “Sėla” (J. Radvilos str. 3)

12:45 – “The Baltic Musical Vitrage”. The concert of brass orchestra “Palangos orkestras”. The conductor of the orchestra – Vygantas Rekašius. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

13:00 – A Meditative Documentary Essay Film “Laiko tiltai” (“The bridges of time”) (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, 2018). The film will be introduced by the film director Andrius Stonys. The hall of Biržai regional park administration building (Rotušės str. 10)

14:00 – “Baltic voices”. A concert of Lithuanian and Latvian performers and singers. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

14:00 – A badminton match between Lithuanian and Latvian national teenager teams “Lithuania - Latvia”. Biržai regional physical education and sports centre (Karaimų str. 5)

15:00 – Culinary heritage presentation and degustation “The most delicious Baltic dish”. Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

16:00 – The ending concert of the XIV Aukštaitija Region Sutartinės festival “Sutarjela” (Lithuanian traditional polyphonic singing). Biržai castle grounds (J. Radvilos str. 3)

16:00 – Poetic documentary film “Arčiau žemės anapus upės” (“Closer to earth, on the other riverside”) (Lithuania, Latvia 2018). The film will be introduced by the film director and scriptwriter Viktorija Jonkutė. The hall of Biržai regional park administration building (Rotušės str. 10)

18:00 – The Baltic Day Concert. Baldone and Vecumnieki youth symphonic orchestra “DRAUGI” (Latvia) and State Song and Dance Ensemble “LIETUVA” (Lithuania) performances. Official regalia passing to the organisers of the next Baltic Unity Day in 2020. Entry ticket – 5 €. Biržai Cultural Centre (J. Basanavičiaus str. 4)

 

 

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