Kaziukas Fair 2016. Cultural Program

Kaziukas verbos 1024x683Like every year, this year during the first weekend of March the streets, squares and other expected and unexpected places will be flooded with the Kaziukas Fair. For three days, you will have no shortage of opportunities to feast your eyes on the celebration, spend money, have fun, join in on traditional Lithuanian dances, and participate in the various festivities. There will be no restrictions on the age, style, or genre of the cultural program at the Kaziukas Fair: visitors’ eyes, ears, and hearts will be delighted by the children, students, and seniors performing at the concerts where the sounds of Medieval, folk, and modern music will be heard.

Program

March 4th (Friday)

BEGINNING IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE
The theatrical craftsmen yard.
15.00–16.00 Kaziukas Fair opening ceremony is held.

IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE
16.00–16.30 Naujoji Vilnia instrumental ensemble „Akordas“.
16.30–17.00Vilnius instrumental folk group „Griežikai“.
20.00–21.00 Youth music group „Aristokratai“.

AT THE NATIONAL DRAMA THEATRE
14.00–15.00 Street circus „Le Artist“.
15.00–15.30 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s senior ensemble „Chrizantema“.
15.30–16.00 Vilnius College folk ensemble „Želmuo“.
16.00–17.00 Vilnius instrumental folk group „By Tik Zyz“.

IN TOWN HALL SQUARE
The Jewish town.
14.30–15.00 Naujoji Vilnia folk dance ensemble „Linksmuoliai“.
15.00–16.00 Japanese traditional culture presentation.
16.00–17.00 Opening of the Jewish town. Vilnius cultural center Jewish song and dance ensemble „Fajerlech“.
17.00–17.30 Naujoji Vilnia Polish singing ensemble „Melodija“.
17.30–18.00 Naujoji Vilnia folk dance ensemble „Vaiva“.
18.00–18.30 Kirtimai cultural center folk ensemble „Rasoda“. 


March 5th (Saturday)

IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE
Kaziukas children’s world.
11.00–11.30 Doctors-clowns „Raudonos nosys“.
11.30–12.00 Jonava children and young people comprehensive training center singing studio.
12.00–12.30 Kaunas ethnic cultural center children's folklore ensemble „Sodailio“.
12.30–13.00 Singing studio „Kivi“.
13.00–13.30 Choir „Kivi“.
13.30–13.40 Kaziukas Fair cultural, orientation detective game starts.
14.00–15.00 Naisių Vasara theater music program for children.
15.00–15.30 Children pop music studio „Hey!“.
15.30–16.00 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s break dance group „AntiDot“ and music studio „Žvaigždynas“.
16.00–16.15 Kaziukas Fair cultural, orientation detective game finishes.
16.15–17.00 Pearl Music Academy and Alytus town Asta Pilypaitė music studio students.
17.00–17.30 Medieval dances – for knights and ladies
17.30–18.00 Baltic circus professionals troupe artists and Kaunas circus art academy students 18.00–18.30 Medieval dances – for knights and ladies.
19.00–20.00 Naisių Vasara theater music program „Dainuosma mudu abudu“.
20.00–20.30 Baltic circus (jugglers, rope walkers, stilt walkers, and more.).
20.30–21.15 Music group „Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys“.

IN TOWN HALL SQUARE
The Jewish town.
12.00–13.30 Vilnius „Saulėtekio“ secondary school children’s concert.
13.00–14.00 The Fairs theatrical march (from Lukiškės Square to Town Hall Square).
14.00–14.10 Announcement of the Year of Communities at Kaziukas Fair welcomed by Ethnic Culture ChairmanVirginijus Jocys and the Vilnius city folk communities.
14.10–14.40 Molėtai Cultural Center Dranseikas family band.
14.40–17.00 Grigiškės Cultural Center amateur art groups: folk music band „Gryčia“, girls’ folk dance group, folk dance ensemble „Grija“, ethnic minorities dance group „Alara“, Russian children’s folk dance group „Smaliki“, youth dance groups, folk ensemble „Šaltinėlis“, Polish folk ensemble „Gžegožanie“.
17.00–17.30 Vilnius cultural center Jewish song and dance ensemble „Fajerlech“.

AT THE NATIONAL DRAMA THEATRE
10.00–11.00 Background music.
11.00–11.30 Street circus „Le Artist“
11.30–12.00 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s „Muzikos studija“.
12.00–13.00 Jurbarkas Cultural Center band „Santaka“.
13.00–14.00 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s line dance ensemble.
14.00–14.30 Vilnius folk ensemble „Laukis“.
14.30–15.00 Vilnius folk group„Vilniaus gija“.
15.00–15.30 Valkininkai women’s ensemble „Santaka“.
15.30–16.00 Vilnius Teacher’s Home folk ensemble „Vilniaus dzūkuliai“.
16.00–16.30 Molėtai Cultural Center Dranseikas family band.
16.30–17.00 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s music studio „Red room“.
17.00–17.30 Naujoji Vilnia Cultural Center’s studio „Gyvas garsas“.

March 6th (Sunday)

IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE
Kaziukas children‘s world.
11.00–16.00 Educational sessions, games, fairytale story presentations, gifts and surprises.
11.00–12.00 Lithuanian Dog Trainers Society and dog obedience school „Laukinė orchidėja".
14.00–14.30 Doctors-clowns; „Raudonos nosys“.
14.30–15.30 B. Dvarionas Jazz Music School and music department students of the music program.
15.30–16.00 Lithuanian Youth and Children’s Center solo singing studies students.

AT THE NATIONAL DRAMA THEATRE
10.00–11.00 Background music.
11.00–12.00 Street circus „Le Artist“.
12.00–13.00 Jurbarkas KC band „Santaka“.
13.00–14.00 Vilnius folk ensemble „Labingis“.
14.00–15.00 Vilnius instrumental folk group „Vydraga“.
15.00–16.00 Vilnius instrumental folk group „By Tik Zyz“.

IN TOWN HALL SQUARE
The Jewish town.
11.30–12.00 Vilkpėdė community social service center folk ensemble „Versmė“.
12.00–12.30 Vilnius traditional band „Ratilai“.
12.30–13.00 Vilnius instrumental folk group „Griežikai“.
13.00–13.30 Vilnius University folk ensemble „Ratilio“.
13.30–14.30 Vilnius University folk music ensemble „Jaunimėlis“.
14.30–15.30 Vilnius University wind orchestra „Oktava.“
15.00–15.30 Kaziukas Fair closing ceremony is held.
15.30–16.00 Kirtimai Cultural Center’s vocal-instrumental ensemble „Vilkai“.

AT ST. CASIMIR’S CHURCH (DIDŽIOJI G. 34)

13.30 „Laudate Sancti Casimiri“ Concert.
Soloist Sofija Jonaitytė, organist Živilė Survilaitė, Renata Marcinkutė-Lesieur, Vilnius Music School „Lyra“ youth choir „Cantus gracilis“, Vilnius University „Oktavos“ and B. Dvarionas music school wind orchestra.