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BIRŽAI TOWN FESTIVAL 2019 “BIRŽAI IS MY CAPITAL “

PROGRAM

 

 

2nd  AUGUST (FRIDAY)

 

15:00 – The 430th anniversary commemoration of Magdeburg Law granting to Biržai town. Hall of Arsenal building of Biržai Castle Manor and the “Radvilų” hall in Biržai Castle Manor.

17:00-23:00 – Street basketball tournament 3x3 (3 by 3)Parking lot near the Biržai Cultural House.

17:00 – Presentation event of poetry book “Ekvilibriumas” by Alis Balbierius. Hall of Arsenal building of the Biržai castle manor.

18:00 – Theater play “Didysis geismas” (by J. Montvilla), by the Biržai Cultural House theater “Borisas Dauguvietis”. Biržai Cultural House.  One ticket is 4 .

20:00 – “Muzikos laikas” band concert. The courtyard of Biržai Castle Manor.

From 21:00 – “Over Biržai with hot air balloon”. Rides over Biržai town with hot air balloon will take place only in good weather conditions. Square near the BiržaiEvangelical Reformed church.

22:00 – Open air cinema. Film “Mia and the White Lion” (France, 2018). The courtyard of Biržai castle manor

 

3rd AUGUST (SATURDAY)

 

From 8:00 – Traditional Arts and Crafts market with Biržai regional communities’ stands. The square of J. Janonis.

10:00 Theater show “Teatraturgis” by the Biržai Cultural House theater troupes. Biržai Cultural House stand in the Arts and Crafts market.

10:30 – Traditional run “Biržų duonos kilometrai”. Start is at the Independence Monument, in Vytautas street (13:30 – festive kids run, 14:00 – awards ceremony).

12:00 and 15:00 – Tour “Discover Biržai”. The journey starts at the Tourist Information Center (J. Janonio street 2)

13:00 – 14:00 – Festive program for kids. “Saulės vaikai” concert. The square of J. Janonis.

14:00 – 17:00 – Concert of amateur performers’ groups and bands. The square of J. Janonis.

15:00 – Afternoon gathering in memory of emigrant priest Petras Ažubalis. Hall of Arsenal building of the Biržai castle manor.

17:00 – Festive motor parade of extraordinary and specialized vehicles. Parade route: Biržai Aviation Club – main Vytautas street – J. Basanavičius street – Kilučių street – Respublikos street.

17:30 – Festive Pedestrian parade.  From Biržai Region Municipality building to J. Janonis square.

18:00 – Celebratory speeches of members of Biržai Region Municipality and town guests. J. Janonis square.

 

Evening concert program:

19:00 – Brass orchestra from Pajiešmeniai village.

19:30 – Singer trio – “La Forza”

20:30 – Igoris Berinas with “Huge Soul”, a tribute to Hiperbolė band “Legendinės Hiperbolės dainos”

22:00 – Singer Monika Linkytė

23:05 – “Intervalai” band

 

From 21:00 – “Over Biržai with hot air balloon”. Rides over Biržai town with hot air balloon will take place only in good weather conditions. Square near the Biržai Market place.

23:00 – Fireworks and laser showThe square of J. Janonis.

00:00 – 01:00 – Evening dance party with DJ- ArminMK (Flawiess). The square of J. Janonis.

 

4th AUGUST (SUNDAY)

 

11:00 – The Holy Mass in the St. John the Baptist Church.

11:00 – The Reformed worship in the Biržai Evangelical Reformed Church.

11:30 – “Nėjus ir Amadėjus. Tikras džiaugsmas” childrens book presentation event by Justina Grumšytė – Braždžionis (illustrated educational story book is written in English and Lithuanian for kids from 2 till 100 years old. This is the event for kids and their families). The first-floor arcade in Biržai Castle Manor.

12:00 – The opening event of Kęstutis Petras Romanas art exhibition. The Grand exhibition hall in Biržai Region Museum “Sėla”.

13:00 – The closing event of Biržai Diary Contest “Dienoraščė 2019. The first-floor arcade in Biržai Castle Manor.

15:30 – Saulius Petreikis trio concert. The courtyard of Biržai Castle Manor (in case of bad weather, the concert will take place in the library hall).

 

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