Kaunas Hansa days 2015

22–24 of May

TOWN HALL SQUARE

Art intallation for „Kaunas Hansa days 2015“.

22nd of May, Friday

KAUNAS NEMUNAS OLD DOCK AMPHITHEATER

13–17.00 The 8-th School Choir Festival of Viktoras Kuprevičius. Participants – choirs of Lithuanian comprehensive schools.

17–19.00 On the embankment near the stage – Land art. Ornament creation of grain and groats, music creation with self-made instruments. Kaunas disabled Youth center.

19.00 Opening of the festival. The concert of Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra with soloists Ona Kolobovaitė and Liudas Mikalauskas.

21.00 New musical project „The legend of Joe Cocker“. Ramūnas Difartas (vocal, guitar), Motiejus Bazaras (keyboard instrument), Mykolas Bazaras (bass guitar), Arvydas Joffė (percussion instruments), Tomas Botyrius (saxophone), Aušra Difartė and Vaiva Venslovienė (backing vocals).

22.50–23.10 Mystery of light and fire, fireworks.

LAISVĖS AVENUE, VILNIUS STR., TOWN HALL SQUARE

15–18.00 3-rd International Brass Band festival Kaunas Fanfare concerts of children bands.

ST. GEORGE CHURCH OF KAUNAS (Papilio str. 7)

17–18.30 W. A. Mozart „La clemenza di Tito“ („The Mercy of Titus“), „pocket opera“. Performers – VMU Chamber orchestra (chief conductor Jonas Janulevičius). Soloists: Povilas Padleckis, Jurgita Žilinskaitė, Laura Povilaitytė-Dranseikienė, Rita Novikaitė, Ingrida Kuraitė, Julija Stankevičiūtė, Martynas Beinaris. Director: Nerijus Petrokas. Project managers – Rita Bieliauskaitė and Rita Novikaitė.

INNER YARD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

19.00 Republican festival of pupils and students rock bands “Skersvėjis”.

22–23.30 Thanksgiving concert of the rock band “Thundertale” and “Plieninis choras” (Steel Choir).

MOLD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

Camps of Hansa‘s knights, craftsmen village.

23rd of May, Saturday

INNER YARD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

13.00 Ceremony of raising the flag of Hansa, Opening of the festival and 8-th international knights competition to win the Sword of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Commander.

13.15 Medievel concerts and dances.

23–24.00 Programme -Competition „Battles of Fire“. Improvised solo dances with live percussion.

MOLD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

13.30–20.00 The 8-th international knights competition to win the Sword of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Commander. I, II, III, IV subgroup battles, ancient games involving audience, knights competitions, contest of weapon control, massive battle of knights.

22–23.00 Performance “Assault of Kaunas Castle”. Fireworks.

MOLD OF KAUNAS CASTLE NEAR SAINT GEORGE CHURCH

13–19.30 Medieval school for children, jesters, jugglers, acrobats, ancient games.

KAUNAS NEMUNAS OLD DOCK AMPHITHEATER

12.00 Lithuanian children and youth folk music bands festival „Jurgut, Jurgut, Play“.

14.00 Academic Viking Boat Spring Regata, finish, awards. Sports Centre of Kaunas University of Technology.

14.30 XXX International folklore festival „Atataria lamzdžiai 2015“.

17.00 Concert of folkrock bands„Marga muzika“ and „Ūkanose“.

19–01.00 Rock concert “ORB“ (stoner metal/Vilnius), „Oranžas Brivdiena“ (ska/rock/folk/Latvija), „XeSS“ (gothic/Kaunas), „F.O.A.D.“(black/thrash/Kaunas), “Rebel Heart“ (rock/Kaunas).

TOWN HALL SQUARE

16.00 International youth exchange project „Art for All“. Youth volunteer centre „Daineta“.

16.30 The 3rd International Brass Band festival Kaunas Fanfare concerts

19–24.00 Jazz performers’ concert „Jazz Island“.

19.00 „Cosy Time Band“ and Vytautas Magnus University Jazz quintet. Traditional and Latin jazz compositions.

21.15 P. Kentra Jazz Band. Vocalists: Justė Šakalytė (popular music in jazz), Ieva Paniulaitytė (Brazilian music, Portuguese songs)

VILNIUS STREET

13–15.00 XXX International folklore festival „Atataria lamzdžiai 2015“.

15–16.00 March of the orchestras of the 3rd International Brass Band festival Kaunas Fanfare.

LAISVĖS AVENUE

15.00 The 3rd International Brass Band festival Kaunas Fanfare concerts.

24TH of May, Sunday

KAUNAS ARCHCATEDRAL BAZILICA

12.00 Holly Mass for Kaunas and citizens.

INNER YARD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

12–14.00 XXX International folklore festival „Atataria lamzdžiai 2015“.

14.15 Mediaval concerts and dances.

16–17.30 Concert of folklore bands „Čip“ and „Džerelo“, Ukraine.

18–19.30 Concert of the band „Liūdni slibinai“ (Sad Dragons)
Hanza flag lowering ceremony

MOLD OF KAUNAS CASTLE

12.00 Knights show, contest of riding knights.

13.00 Final fights of the 8-th international knights competition to win the Sword of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Commander.

14.00 Award ceremony  of the 8-th international knights competition to win the Sword of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Commander.

14.15–16.30 Contest of weapon control, massive battle of knights.

MOLD OF KAUNAS CASTLE NEAR SAINT GEORGE CHURCH

13–17.00 Medieval school for children, jesters, jugglers, acrobats, ancient games.

KAUNAS NEMUNAS OLD DOCK AMPHITHEATER

13–15.00 XXX International folklore festival „Atataria lamzdžiai 2015“.

15.15–16.00 Artistic programme with video instalations about Lithuanian heritage „Kalvis“ (Blacksmith).Žilvitis“ ethno-ensemble of Vytautas Magnus University.

16.15–17.15 Musical-literary programme „Reverence for the Lithuanian Renaissance“. Improvisation on leisure habits of Lithuanian noblemen with participation of Egidijus Stancikas (actor), Raimonda Janutėnaitė (mecosoprano), Nerijus Masevičius (boss-baritone), Artūras Kelpša (guitar).

18–19.20 Kauno bigbend and Stasys Povilaitis concert.

TOWN HALL SQUARE

13.00 XXX International folklore festival „Atataria lamzdžiai 2015“.

15–15.45. Programme of Baltic Circus.

17–19.00 „Giunter Percussion“ programme „To the Gods of Rhythm“. African folk music will be performed with authentic instruments.

May Kaunas City always remain the symbol of Lithuanian strength. 07/03/98

Former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus

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