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Program

Hop!
19:00 - 20:00  
21:00 - 22:00  
Simonas Daukantas square  

A performance by "Company Francasse de 12": "HOP!" is a performance full of street "funk" and laughter, enriched with dance, pantomime and the elements of clowning, telling a story about 4 street sweepers and their strict supervisor. Here, the sound of a broom or a drum sound of trash bins will turn in urban rhytms and the street noise will become a rhythmical music.

Afterglow
18:00 - 02:00  
Under the CAC roof, Vokiečių str. 2  

"Afterglow" will explore the classical elements off nature - Earth, Water, Air and Fire. It is based on the technique of rear video mapping projection, including digital programmed LED light bars over a cubic frame with semitransparent screens "tulle fabric".

Mystery of Music and Lights "Tempus in Aeternitate"
20:00 - 21:00  
VU St. Johns' Church, Šv Jono str.12  

For the first time – an interactive performance of music and lights, uniting the Gregorian chants and the electronic music and surounded with a synthesis of instalations. Performed by: G.Samsonas (electronic music), VU "Schola Cantorum Vilnensis“ mannagers R. Gražinis, A. Buinauskas ("ABLight").

"Culture Night" Family Area / The City of Senses
18:00 - 01:00  
Bernardinai garden  

FAMILY AREA – is a unique city of cultural and artistic activities, gathering the families for the fifth year in a row. This year, Bernardinai garden will turn into the City of Senses and its inhabitants will invite you to TASTE, SMELL, SEE, HEAR, TOUCH the educational variety of different spheres of culture and art! The families will be entertained with ideas for a meaningful leisure time, theatre, circus and dance performances, unexpected performances, animation, creative shadow workshops and other nature friendly workshops organized by artists from Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda. Outdoor exhibitions will be spread around the garden area and after dark, the participants will light their own luminous installations. Various characters and circus artists will walk around the garden. "Kūrybos kampas 360˚" from Kaunas will invite to create an illuminated "City Sculpture of a Civilized City of Senses" out of second hand materials.

Nordic Stage
18:00 - 00:00  
Inner courtyard of the Presidential Pallace of Republic of Lithuania, S. Daukanto sq. 3  

This year the Nordic Stage will reverberate with Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Norwegian and Swedish vocal songs. 19:00 the concert will start with FAUSKE BLANDAKOR and THE CLUB OF SONG LOVERS – a collaboration between Lithuanian and Norwegian amateur singers which will join the two cultures together. The choirs will perform the songs from both countries as well as some international hits. 21:00 The concert of VOX NORD will spread the spirit of the Northern Countries, so familiar to Lithuanians, because the songs and arias of the most popular operas will be performed by creative and talented new opera singers whose colaboration started in the stages of Nord Opera - a network of higher schools for opera singing in Northern and Baltic countries - and their teachers from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Norway. 23:00 a performance of SUSANNE LUNDENG TRIO – one of the best known folk musicians and composers in Norway (violin), who is coming to Lithuania with a famous organ player Bjørn Andor Drage and Arnfinn Bergrabb (percussion). Susanne gives exquisite performances and plays expressive and passionate music.

TRANSFORMATION
19:00 - 00:00  
Sapiega Palace, L. Sapiegos str.  

Transformation A light instalation - performance, talking about the metamorphosis of a human - buterfly from a warm into a gracious buttefly. This installation is a subtle metaphor describing the evolution of a human being, and the inner change - transformation.

"Culture Night" in Tech Park
18:00 - 01:00  
Tech Park, Antakalnio str. 17  

You will see the works of modern artists as well as installations of music and games by the young creators of higher education institutions. We will play science with the Estonian Science Centre "AHHAA". Program: 1. "Feel the light" photoshoot: what is the colour of Vilnius? 2. Exposition of Donatas Jankauskas sculptures; 3. "Totem:, "Chair of Horror", "Wizard", "Game of Wires", "Hanging Clouds" interactive projects by Vilnius Technology and Design students; 4. Band "It's Easy to be Happy"; 5. Dance and sound projects of Vilnius College students.; 6. Band "D. Jurevičius group"; 7. "Bilietų nėra". Radio Theatre live; 8. Show of Estonian Science Centre "AHHAA".

Voyager
20:00 - 20:30  
Sapiega Palace, L. Sapiegos str. 13  

Sakurako invites to a solo performance "Voyager" and encourages to dive into the atmosphere created by a Japanese dance butō as well as follow the subtle transformations of the main character by observing the story of a solo traveller through life.

Running lights
22:00 - 01:00  
Sapiega Palace, L. Sapiegos str. 13  

After dark, Sapiega Palace will invite you to revive the spirit of the palace. Visitors coming to the entrance will be welcomed with and interactive instalation of lights, which will shed the colourful light on the main facade and make it to come back to life.

Piano Music Night "Black & White"
22:00 - 01:00  
Square by the Museum of Genocide Victims, Gediminas av. 42  

This traditional piano music marathon will settle down nearby the Museum of Genocide Victims. The most famous pianists of the young generation will perform. At midnight, the concert will reach its culmination with a performance by Petras Geniušas, after which piano jam session will follow.

500 Beats: a Trip of Music and Sounds
22:30 - 00:00  
Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church and courtyard, Vokiečių str. 20  

Go on a visul music trip through the 500 year history of Reformation. Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church and courtyards will turn into a stage for an exquisite visual musical tale. Participants: jazz band KlangProjekt (Germany), ensemble "Adoremus".

Sounding Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
18:00 - 01:00  
The Palace of Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Katedros sq. 4  

The same as every year, the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania will SOUND, SHINE and TELL! Discoveries of the musical history await. Already recognizable and new music will sound in the halls and courtyard of the museum. You will hear the young talents of Lithuania as well as some famous musicians who will perform programs prepared for this evening. Spend the night in Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania where you will be able to visit permanent expositions, full of Renaissance and Baroque music. The visitors will be allowed to the museum free of charge 18:00 to 24:00 (the last visitors will be allowed until 23:00).

Uber terrace
19:00 - 02:00  
SUMMER TERRACE (COURTYARD OF THE TEACHER'S HOUSE),VILNIAUS STR. 39  

Quality music, good vibes and sevent different performers: Sisters on Wire, The Roop, MOVO, Condor Avenue, jaui, Local Blood, Meandi. Music stage in the Summer Terrace, courtyard of the Teacher's House.

Donut
18:00 - 02:00  
Linhuanian technical library yard, St.Ignoto str. 6  

Black, inflatable form, bending the time and space. A round object in light, changing the audiences relation with the environment in a shadow. Apvalus objektas

"Culture Night" in Contemporary Art Centre
18:00 - 23:00  
Contemporary Art Centre, Vokiečių str. 2  

During the "Culture Night" three exhibtions will open in the Contemporary Art Centre. Visit them free of charge from 18:00 to 23:00. More information about the exhibitions and events: www.cac.lt

The Stories of Ringing Bells
20:00 - 21:00  
St. Philip and St. Jacob Church, Vasario 16-osios str. 10  

For the second year in a row, Pažaislis music festival together with Kazickiai Family Fund invite the visitors of "Culture Night" to enjoy the sounds of a unique instrument: carillon of Vilnius. 20:00 Auke deBoer from the Netherlands will tell "The Stories of Ringing Bells" from the tower of St. Philip and St. Jacob Church.

Art Warehouse "RAMINTOJA"
18:00 - 02:00  
Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Consolation, Savičiaus str. 15  

On 16 June, late evening, the citizens of Vilnius and city guests will be invited to immerse themselves into a real whirl of culture and to visit the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Consolation which has opened its doors againlast year, after being closed for a quarter of a century. During this years' "Culture Night" it will once again become the "Art Warehouse" - one of the most interesting cultural spots of Vilnius. This year, various artistic and musical performances, exhibitions, installations, dance compositions and the best plays by modern artists, who are looking for alternative ways of expression will be showcased in different areas of the former church.

St. Genesius Troupe's Trip Around Europe
22:30 - 23:30  
Courtyard of the Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum, Vilniaus str. 41  

Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum invites: Artists of St. Genesius troupe will transport the audience back to the 17th century courtyard of Radvila palace, where they will tell what they saw travelling around Europe, by singing, dancing and performing juggler tricks. And it is not important that they've never stepped outside their homeland, by employing the fantasy and the help of the audience they will mask this drawback, so obvious for the spectator...

Performance - trip "Lucky Lucy"
19:10 - 20:10  
21:30 - 22:30  
"The first stop: The Central station of Vilnius "  

"Lucky Lucy" - is a meditation performance - trip to the memories labirinth and city spaces, full of stories, which characters are us.

Bent Artists of Klaipėda
21:00 - 00:00  
The White bridge, Old Town  

Klaipėda - Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2017 - comes to the actual capital with the symbol of this year - glowing bents, created by artist of light, Linas Kutavičius. The bent artists will be seen wandering around the old town and by the White Bridge.

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