Kaunas Celebrates the 11th of March!
2019-03-11 (12:00 val.)
March 7, 2019
17:30 – Festival of March 11th "Spring-Sun-Life"
Participants of the festival – musicians of Daumantai, kindergartens: "Girstutis", "Malūnėlis", song's studio “Pasaka”, “Kaunas March 11th Gymnasium”. The announcer of this festival – actor Petras Venslovas.
Entrance is with invitations. Invitations will be distributed for free at Culture Center “Girstutis” (31, 32 cab.). Contact numbers in order to receive the information – 837 456727, 837454480.
Fine Art Exhibition REVIVAL
Kaunas artists clubs "Meno sparnai"’ and "Sfinksas" invite to participate at the traditional fine art exhibition, dedicated to February 16th, the Restoration of the State Day, and March 11th, Day of Restoration of Independence.
Exhibitions will take place until March 12, 2019 at Kaunas District Public Library and Kaunas Culture and Sports Center "Girstutis".
Place: Kaunas Culture and Sports Center "Girstutis", Kovo 11 g. 26, Kaunas, Kaunas District Public Library, Radastu g. 2, Kaunas.
March 9, 2019
13:00 – Concert "Mano vardas – Lietuva"
Participants of the concert: Choirs of youngsters of The Varpelis School of Boys Choral Singing and Kaunas Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium.
Place: M. and K. Petrauskai Lithuanian music museum, K. Petrausko g. 31, Kaunas.
March 11, 2019
DAY OF RESTORATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF LITHUANIA – MARCH 11th CELEBRATION IN KAUNAS
10:00 – Holy Mass at Kaunas Cathedral Basilica of apostles St. Peter and St. Paul. (Vilniaus g. 1).
10:00 – Holy Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Church (Nepriklausomybės a. 14A).
11:30 – Wind orchestra "Ąžuolynas" concert at the garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum.
11:45 – Carillon music concert with Julius Vilnonis.
12:00 – Solemn commemoration
12:40 – Concert by "Biplan", Sinickis, "Colours of Bubbles".
*Photographs will be taken at the event
13:00-15:00 – Creative workshop: tapestry mosaic "Lietuva – mano veidas".
Show your feelings and minds about and for Lithuania. Create your little tapestry, which will become a part of a huge gift for Lithuania.
Registration: Tel. 8 612 15828.
Place: Kaunas Culture Center, Studio of Textile "Gijų sodai" (auditoria no. 200), Kęstučio g. 1, Kaunas.
13:30 – celebration dedicated to March 11th - Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania and the year of World’s Lithuanians.
The signatories of March 11 and deportees will share their memories of Lithuanians' struggle for freedom of Lithuania. The opening of the exhibition of Rimutė Balnienė "Šilko simfonija". The musical program will be presented by Jūratė Dailydėnienė (guitar, violin), Daiva Mažeikaitė (kanklės) and Sofija Ramanauskaitė (soloist).
Announcers: Dalia Poškienė, Vincė Vaidevutė Margevičienė.
Organizers: Lithuanian women university association, Lithuanian Union of Political Prisoners and Deportees Kaunas branch.
Place: Hall of Lithuanian Union of Political Prisoners and Deportees, Laisvės alley 39, Kaunas.
15:00 – Choral Music Concert for Lithuanian Restoration of Independence Day "Laisvės varpas".
Participants: mixed choirs of Kaunas Culture Center : "Diemedis", "Gintaras", "Ainiai" and men choir "Perkūnas". Announcer – Edvinas Vadoklis.
Place: Kaunas Culture Center, Big Hall, Kęstučio g. 1, Kaunas.
20:00 – fires for 11th of March
During the event, organized by Lithuanian troops of Juozas Vitkus Engineer Battalion, the importance of the 11th of March will be reminded.
Place: Near Kaunas Castle, Pilies g. 17, Kaunas.
12:00-17:00 Free entrance to Kaunas City Museum:
Rotušės Department (Rotušės a. 15),
Castle Department (Pilies g. 17),
National Musical Department (L. Zamenhofo g. 12),
M. and K. Petrauskai Lithuanian music museum (K. Petrausko g. 31).