Week with Ethnoculture: Free Workshops on December 11–17th

 

Let us celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vilnius Ethnic Culture Centre altogether! Join the FREE workshops and events all week long from December 11th to December 17th!

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From Monday to Friday we invite you to a variety of workshops where you will learn about traditional music or crafts-making, and try it yourself!

Monday–Friday workshops include such cycles: "Ethnoculture at Lunchtime", "ETNO Afternoons for Children" and "ETNO instead of a Dinner".

Saturday is going to be dedicated to families – come and join the Family Day.

On Sunday, we invite you to end the celebration week at the Christmas time concert "Vidury lauko grūšelė".

(Please find more detailed information about the workshops and their schedule below.)

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Ethnoculture for Lunch

Spend your lunch break in a new way – come and learn some Lithuanian music traditions! You will have an opoortunity to learn to play the traditional Lithuanian plucked string instrument Kanklės, the traditional aerophone or to try out Lithuanian traditional polyphonic singing (Sutartinės).

 

Schedule – Ethnoculture for Lunch:

December 11th at 12.00 – Lithuanian plucked string instrument (Kanklės) lesson

December 12th at 12.00 – Traditional aerophone lesson

December 13th at 12.00 – Lithuanian traditional polyphonic singing lesson

December 14th at 12.00 – Traditional aerophone lesson

December 15th at 12.00 – Lithuanian plucked string instrument (Kanklės) lesson

 

Duration of a workshop: ~1h30

(If needed, these workshops can be shortened due to a limited lunch break time)

 

All the workshops are FREE of charge but the number of participants is limited, so please fill the registration form.

REGISTRATION

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ETNO Afternoons for Children

The workshops are suitable for 6–13 years old children willing to get to know the traditional culture and to make some hand made crafts.

 

Schedule – ETNO Afternoons for Children:

December 11th at 15.00 – Straw decorations

December 12th 15.00 – Paper-cutting

December 13th at 15.00 – Waistbands' weaving

December 14th at 15.00 – Christmas crown

December 15th at 15.00 – Candle-making

 

Duration of a workshop: 2 h

 

All the workshops are FREE of charge but the number of participants is limited, so please fill the registration form.

REGISTRATION

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ETNO for Dinner

These workshops are suitable for everyone who want to spend their evenings in a somehow unusual way. We invite you not only to learn some traditional music but to learn some crafts-making as well!

The activities are suitable for both, adults and children.

 

Schedule – ETNO for Dinner:

December 11th at 17.00 – Candle-making

December 12th at 17.00 – Advent-time songs

December 13th at 17.00 – Lithuanian plucked string instrument (Kanklės) lesson

December 14th at 17.00 – Straw decorations

December 15th at 17.00 – Advent-time games

 

Duration of a workshop: 2 h

 

All the workshops are FREE of charge but the number of participants is limited, so please fill the registration form.

REGISTRATION

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Saturday is a day for families so we invite everyone to gather togetger and to joyfully spend a couple of hours preparing for Christmas celebration. We offer to teach you some traditional Advent time games and to make various straw decorations!


Join the Family Day event on December 16th at 12.00!
Duration of a workshop: 2 h


The workshop is FREE of charge but the number of participants is limited, so please fill the registration form.
REGISTRATION

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On Sunday, let us end the week in a joyful way! For this occasion, we invite you to the traditional Christmas time concert "Vidury lauko grūšelė"! The nice atmosphere of the event will be created by Vilnius folklore ensembles.

Join the event on December 17th at 13.00 at Vilnius Town Hall!

 

We are happy to have so much of your interest in our workshops! IF YOUR REGISTRATION IS ACCEPTED, WE WILL CONFIRM IT BY E-MAIL STARTING FROM DECEMBER 1st.

More information: Rūta Julija Simsonaitė >> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (+370 5) 279 1287