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What’s on in Vilnius

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JANUARY – FEBRUARY 1 JANUARY

Day of the Flag of Lithuania

Gediminas Hill vilnius.lt

KICK OF THE YEAR WITH A SELECTION OF GREAT FILMS

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JANUARY–FEBRUARY

Procession of the Three Wise Men

French Film Festival “Winter Screens”

Streets of the Old Town senamiescioteatras.lt

Vilnius Cinema Theatres ziemosekranai.lt

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JANUARY

Farewell, Christmas Tree Streets of the Old Town senamiescioteatras.lt

International Tourism and Active Leisure Exhibition “Adventur” Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” litexpo.lt

11–18

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FEBRUARY

International Theatre Festival for Children “Different”

Traditional Carnival Užgavėnės

Arts Printing House menuspaustuve.lt

V. Kudirkos Square, Courtyard of Vilnius Teachers’ House etno.lt, kultura.lt

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JANUARY

Freedom Defenders’ Day

Various Venues lrs.lt

17–21 JANUARY

International Short Film Festival “Vilnius Film Shorts” Vilnius Cinema Theatres filmshorts.lt

FEBRUARY

Exhibition for Meetings, Events and Incentives CONVENE Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” convene.lt

16 FEBRUARY

Day of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania Various Venues vilnius.lt

22–25 FEBRUARY

International Vilnius Book Fair Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” vilniausknygumuge.lt

SLOW TIME DOWN WITH THE PERFECT DUO: COFFEE AND A BOOK

24 FEBRUARY

Exotic Beer & Ales Festival “Žmogšala” Business Park “Gariūnai” zmogsala.org

24–25 FEBRUARY

Coffee Culture Days Shopping and Leisure Centre “Panorama” coffeeweek.lt

JANUARY–FEBRUARY every evening 19:18

Ceremony of the Trumpeter of Independence

Window of the Palace of the Grand Dukes lithuania100.com


MARCH – APRIL

MARCH

Days of Francophonie Various Venues institutfrancais-lituanie.com

GREET THE SPRING AT ST. CASIMIR’S FAIR

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APRIL

Palace of Grand Dukes valdovurumai.lt

Užupis umi.lt

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European Day of Early Music

MARCH

Day of the Independence of Užupis Republic

APRIL–MAY

Spring Equinox

“Novus” Music Incubator

Embankment near Karalius Mindaugas Bridge etno.lt etnokultura.lt

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

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Kaziukas (St. Casimir) Fair

MARCH

Palm Sunday

APRIL

Streets and Squares of the Old Town kaziukomugevilnius.lt

Vilnius Churches Streets of the Old Town

Various Venues fidi.lt

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13–14

MARCH

Day of the Restoration of the Independence of Lithuania

MARCH–MAY

International Music Festival “Sugrįžimai” (The Returns)

APRIL

Various Venues vilnius.lt

Vilnius Concert Halls lmrf.lt

Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) madosinfekcija.lt

14–17 MARCH

International Baltic Jewelry Exhibition “Amber Trip” Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” ambertrip.com

DIVE INTO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC AND FASHION

15–29 MARCH

Vilnius Film Festival “Kino pavasaris” (Spring of Cinema) Vilnius Cinema Theatres kinopavasaris.lt

National Physics Day “FiDi”

Fashion Festival “Mados infekcija” (Fashion Infection)

23–28 APRIL

Contemporary Music Festival “Young Music”

Various Venues lks.lt

29 APRIL

Uptown Market: We Love Spring

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

APRIL

International Dance Day Streets of the Old Town leu.lt


MAY 7–12 MAY

International Marco Scacchi Early Music Festival Palace of Grand Dukes valdovurumai.lt

MAY

MAY

17–21 MAY

International University Theatre Forum

International Vilnius Salsa Festival

Various Venues vilnius-events.lt

The House of Polish Culture salsafestival.lt

7–13

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MAY

We Run Vilnius

Design Week

Night in the Museum

City Centre werunvilnius.lt

Various Venues dizainoforumas.lt

Island Castle in Trakai Town trakaimuziejus.lt vilnius-events.lt

9 MAY

Japanese Film Festival Forum Cinemas Vingis forumcinemas.lt

MAY

Europe Day Gedimino Avenue europosdiena.lt

13 MAY–SEPTEMBER every Friday

Open Kitchen

MAY

Euro Vaistinė Trakai Half Marathon

Tymo Market openkitchen.lt

Trakai Town trakupusmaratonis.lt

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13–27

MAY

MAY

International Wine Exhibition “Wine Days” Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” vynodienos.lt

TAKE TO THE STREETS FOR SOME LIVE MUSIC IN MAY

19 MAY

Street Music Day Streets of the Old Town gmd.lt

23–27 MAY

International Festival “Poezijos pavasaris” (Poetry Spring)

International Folklore Festival “Skamba skamba kankliai”

Various Venues rasytojai.lt

Various Venues etno.lt

4–13

17–20

MAY

MAY

Various Venues dance.lt

Various Venues harlem.lt

International International Traditional Contemporary Dance Jazz Dance & Music Festival “New Baltic Dance” Festival “Harlem”


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JUNE–SEPTEMBER

JUNE

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

Courtyard of Vilnius Teacher’s House kultura.lt

Various Venues kulturosnaktis.lt

Festival “Summer in the City”

Summer Terrace

2 JUNE

Piano.Lt Summer Terrace

Courtyard of Franciscan Monastery piano.lt

JUNE–AUGUST

LRT Opus Summer Terrace Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

JUNE–AUGUST

JUNE

Urban Adventure Race “Vilnius Challenge” City Centre vilniuschallenge.lt

Culture Night

SPEND THE LONGEST DAYS OF THE YEAR IN VILNIUS’ COURTYARDS, PARKS AND TERRACES

2–3

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JUNE

Trakai Town trakai-visit.lt

V. Kudirkos Square etno.lt

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The Summer of Trakai

JUNE

Herb Market

JUNE

Cinema Under the Stars

“Vilnius Festival”

Women’s Run

Courtyard of the Palace of Grand Dukes kinopasaka.lt

Vilnius Concert Halls filharmonija.lt

City Centre moterubegimas.lt

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JUNE

Vilnius Old Town login.lt

Peninsular Castle in Trakai Town trakaimuziejus.lt

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JUNE

Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” artvilnius.com

Verkiai Regional Park etnokultura.lt, kernave.org

JUNE – AUGUST every Sunday

Sunday is a Day of Sport

Gedimino Avenue sveikasmiestas.lt

JUNE–AUGUST

Kairėnai Summer Festival Botanical Garden of Vilnius University in Kairėnai bardai.lt

Tech Conference “Login”

Contemporary Art Fair “Art Vilnius”

Medieval Festival in Trakai

Midsummer Night – Rasos (St. John Feast)

Foto: kulturosnaktis.lt

JUNE


JULY – AUGUST 6 JULY–AUGUST

Galvė Jazz Fiesta Galvė Lake in Trakai Town trakaijazz.lt

JULY

State Day (Coronation of King Mindaugas)

Various Venues president.lt

6–8 JULY–AUGUST

JULY

Užutrakis Palace in Trakai Town uzutrakiovakarai.lt

Mounds of Kernavė Town kernave.org

Evenings in Užutrakis

JULY– AUGUST

Vilnius Carillon Festival Church of St Philip and St Jacob vilnius-events.lt

Days of Live Archaeology in Kernavė

29–5 JULY–AUGUST

International Summer Music Festival “Vivace Vilnius” Vilnius Concert Halls vivacevilnius.org

30–5 JULY–AUGUST

Trakai Fanfare Week Trakai Town trakai-visit.lt

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JULY

AUGUST

Embankment near White Bridge vilnius-events.lt

Trakai Town trakai-visit.lt

Festival of Horse Dominykas Fairy-Tales

Kopūstinės Fair (Feast of Assumption)

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18–19

JULY–AUGUST

JULY

AUGUST

Various Venues kristupofestivaliai.lt

Courtyard of the Palace of Grand Dukes forsevent.com, valdovurumai.lt

Christopher Summer Festival

JOIN LITHUANIA’S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION!

Midsummer Vilnius Festival

26 JULY

Old Crafts Days in Trakai

Peninsular Castle in Trakai Town trakaimuziejus.lt

19 AUGUST

Vilnius Burger Fest

Velomarathon

Courtyard of the Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema facebook.com/vilniusburgerfest

City Centre velomaratonas.lt

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JULY

Lithuania’s Centenary Song Celebration “IN THE NAME OF…” Various Venues dainusvente.lt

Badminton Festival “Vilniaus plunksna” Vingis Park vilniausplunksna.lt

AUGUST–SEPTEMBER

Accordion Music Week Various Venues akordeonosavaite.lt


AUGUST – SEPTEMBER 4–9 AUGUST–SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER

Peronas Jazz Festival

New Circus Weekend

Bar “Peronas” facebook.com/peronasbaras

Arts Printing House menuspaustuve.lt

ROUND-OFF SUMMER AT THE TOWN’S LARGEST FAIR

31–2 AUGUST–SEPTEMBER

Vilnius City Fiesta Gedimino Avenue vilniusfestivals.lt

Vilnius LGBT* Festival “Kreivės” Vilnius Cinema Theatres festivaliskreives.lt

5–9 SEPTEMBER

International Instrumental Folklore Festival “Griežynė” Various Venues griezyne.lnkc.lt

International Theatre Festival “Sirenos”

9 SEPTEMBER

Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon City Centre vilniausmaratonas.lt

FORGET THE EVERYDAY FOR A WHILE IN THE CITY’S THEATRES AND GALLERIES, AND AT ITS MUSIC AND CIRCUS FESTIVALS

SEPTEMBER

Vilnius Gallery Weekend Various Venues letmekoo.lt

7–8 SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER

SEPTEMBER

International Early Music Festival “Banchetto Musicale” Various Venues bmfestival.lt

6–9 SEPTEMBER

8–22

SEPTEMBER

12–21 SEPTEMBER

Science Festival “Spaceship Earth” Various Venues mokslofestivalis.eu

14–16 SEPTEMBER

Loftas Fest

European Heritage Days

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

Various Venues www.kpd.lt

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SEPTEMBER

Various Venues sirenos.lt

International St. Jacob Sacred Music Festival Church of St Philip and St Jacob chorasvilnius.lt

Opera Day

Palace of Grand Dukes valdovurumai.lt

SEPTEMBER

International Street Theatres Festival “Mosaic” Various Venues senamiescioteatras.lt


SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 14–16 SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

Gedimino Avenue tautumuge.lt

Vilnius Boutiques shoppinginvilnius.lt

Nations’ Fair

Shopping Night Out

15–16 SEPTEMBER

Japanese Culture Festival “NowJapan” Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” nowjapan.lt

11–14 OCTOBER

International Contemporary Music Festival “Gaida” (The Tune) Vilnius Concert Halls vilniusfestivals.lt

20–30 SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

International Jazz Festival “Vilnius Jazz” Various Venues vilniusjazz.lt

12–14 OCTOBER

International Vilnius Documentary Film Festival

International Folklore Festival “Pokrovskije Kolokola” (Chiming Bells)

Vilnius Cinema Theatres vdff.lt

Vilnius Concert Halls arinuska.lt

22 SEPTEMBER

CATCH THE SOUNDS OF JAZZ AND THE SHIMMERING CITY LIGHTS

OCTOBER

Vilnius Light Festival “Beepositive” Various Venues beepositive.lt

12–21 OCTOBER

Autumn Equinox and Baltic Unity Day

Electronic Music Festival “AHEAD”

Embankment near Karalius Mindaugas Bridge Verkiai Regional Park etno.lt, etnokultura.lt

Various Venues aheadfestival.lt

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SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

International Fireworks Festival “Vilniaus fejerija”

International Film Festival for Children and Youth

Vingis Park fejerija.lt

Vilnius Cinema Theatres kidsfestival.lt

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OCTOBER

OCTOBER

International Documentary Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” Vilnius Cinema Theatres nepatoguskinas.lt

16–20 OCTOBER

International Bards‘ Music Festival “Tai – aš” (This is Me)” Vilnius Concert Halls tai-as.lt

20–21 OCTOBER

Researchers’ Night

Autumn Fair “Sodo kraitė”

Vilnius Sport Festival

Various Venues tyrejunaktis.lt

Courtyard of Vilnius Teachers’ House kultura.lt

Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” sportofestivalis.lt


NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 8–25 NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

Conference “What’s Next?”

European Film Forum “Scanorama”

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

Vilnius Cinema Theatres scanorama.lt

17–31 NOVEMBER

International Jazz Festival “Vilnius Mama Jazz” Various Venues vilniusmamajazz.lt

NOVEMBER

Vilnius Gospel Music Festival Various Venues vilniusgospel.lt

THE BEST TIME TO GO OUT AND PLAY!

NOVEMBER–DECEMBER

Festival “Musical Christmas”

Game Culture Show “GameOn IV” Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre “Litexpo” gameon.lt

WALKING TOURS

Trakai Town trakai-visit.lt

1–6 DECEMBER–JANUARY

Christmas in the Capital

Concert Hall “Piano.Lt” piano.lt

Streets and Squares of the Old Town vilnius-events.lt

26–2

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NOVEMBER–DECEMBER

International Festival of Animated Cartoons “Tindirindis”

DECEMBER

Christmas Concerts Various Venues vilnius-events.lt

Vilnius Cinema Theatres tindirindis.lt

30–30 NOVEMBER–DECEMBER

20–23 DECEMBER

“Panorama” Christmas Fair

Uptown Market: Christmas Market

Shopping Centre “Panorama” panorama.lt

Art Factory “Loftas” menufabrikas.lt

2–3 NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Christmas in Trakai

26–29 DECEMBER

Christopher Christmas Festival Various Venues kristupofestivaliai.lt

DECEMBER

Christmas Music Week Lithuanian National Philharmonic filharmonija.lt

27 DECEMBER – 7 JANUARY (IN ENGLISH AND RUSSIAN AT 11:00) Discover the Old Town of Vilnius Start at the steps of the Cathedral Belfry 1 MAY – 30 SEPTEMBER (IN ENGLISH, GERMAN AND RUSSIAN AT 11:00) www.vilnius-tourism.lt


WEEKLY EVENTS ON THURSDAYS (ALL YEAR ROUND AT 19:00)

Traditional Dance Get-together January – April Trade-Union House May – September S. Moniuškos Square October – December Trade-Union House

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