Let’s celebrate State Day together!

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Events dedicated for State Day

July 3

17.00 Opening of the exhibition „Tarp medicinos ir politikos: Seimo pirmininkui Jonui Staugaičiui – 150“ (“Between Medicine and Politics: Chairman of the Seimas Jonas Staugaitis - 150”) (organizer of the exhibition - Office of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania). Kaunas City Museum Town Hall Department.

July 4

20.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the launch of the balloon „Kaunas auga“ ("Kaunas is growing") from Santaka park, the flights of other balloons to the target in Santaka park.

July 5

7.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the flight of air balloons over Kaunas.

20.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the launch of the balloon „Kaunas auga“ ("Kaunas is growing") from Nemunas island, the flights of other balloons to the target in Nemunas island.

20.00 Festival „Operetė Kauno pilyje“ ("Operetta in Kaunas Castle"). Astana Opera and Ballet Theater Ballet Company Concert (Kazakhstan), dedicated to the Day of the State (Coronation of the King Mindaugas of Lithuania) and the 1010th anniversary of Lithuania's commemoration.

July 6

7.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the flight of air balloons over Kaunas.

11.00 - 16.00 July 6th Excursion Festival - L6. The team of „Ekskursas“ invites you to celebrate the Day of the State (Coronation of the King Mindaugas of Lithuania), actively researching and getting acquainted with the multi-layered history and architecture of Kaunas (Lithuania). Festival Rules: come to the L6 pavilion on the day of the event, sign up for a selected excursion (45 minutes, the excursion takes place inside the building) or to a themed excursion* (90 minutes, walking tour around the city). Registration takes place in the L6 Pavilion on a live line basis.

Location of pavilion L6: Kaunas old cemetery (Ramybės park, near the mosque).

*All excursions are free.

11.30 Bell music concert (bells will be played by J. Vilnonis). The garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum.

12.00 The Raising of the Vytis Cross Order Flag ceremony and Flower Arrangement at the Unknown Soldier's Tomb and Freedom Monuments. The garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum.

12.00 – 17.00 Free visiting of Kaunas City Museum Town Hall, Castle, The Folk Music, and M. and K. Petrauskai divisions.

13.00 – 15.00 Institutional representation event „Kartu mes galime viską“ ("Together we can do everything"). Kaunas County Chief Police Commissariat, Kaunas Regional Prosecutor's Office, Public Institution Kaunas City Emergency Medical Service Station, Lithuanian Riflemen's Union, Kaunas Fire Rescue Board and Lithuanian Armed Forces (separate units) representatives will communicate with members of society on the topic of their profession in public space and represent the work of respective institutions. Independence square.

18.30 Welcoming of the National expedition together with The Honkin' Dudes Brass Band. Amphitheatre of Old Nemunas Pier in Kaunas.

20.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the launch of the balloons from Nemunas island.

21.00 Festival „Operetė Kauno pilyje“ ("Operetta in Kaunas Castle"). The national anthem of Lithuania. Conferment of the Santaka Mark of Honour. Kaunas Castle Valley.

21.15 Festival „Operetė Kauno pilyje“ ("Operetta in Kaunas Castle"). Performance by Klaipėda Musical Theater - Vyacheslav Ganelin Musical „Velnio nuotaka“ ("Devil's Bride"), dedicated to the Day of the State (Coronation of the King Mindaugas of Lithuania) and the 1010th anniversary of Lithuania's commemoration. Kaunas Castle Valley.

23.00 Fireworks. Kaunas Castle Valley.

24.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): air balloons night parade and illumination at Kaunas Town Hall Square.

July 7

7.00 International Balloon Festival „Kaunas auga 2019“ ("Kaunas is growing 2019"): the flight of air balloons over Kaunas.

Other events

July 1 – 31

Children's Painting Exhibition „Spalvota Lietuva“ ("Colouful Lithuania"). Kaunas City Municipality Vincas Kudirka Public Library Department of Dainava (Savanorių Ave. 377).

Print Exhibition „Vardan tos Lietuvos“ ("For the Name of Lithuania"). Kaunas City Municipality Vincas Kudirka Public Library Department of Aleksotas (Veiverių st. 43).

Exhibition of publications and documents „Mindaugo Lietuva“ (“Mindaugas‘ Lithuania”). Kaunas City Municipality Vincas Kudirka Public Library Department of Eiguliai (Šiaurės ave. 95).

Book Exhibition „Lietuvos istorinės asmenybės“ (“Historical Personalities of Lithuania”). Kaunas City Municipality Vincas Kudirka Public Library Department of „Berželis“ (Taikos ave. 113B).

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

Former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus

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