Vilnius Rocks Your Summer

Like A Local Guide • 29 Apr, 2013

Vilnius, the city of culture and colour, is indeed as colourful as its locals and the rest of beautiful Lithuania. Would you like to take a look at how you could make your summer in Vilnius more colourful? Our local editors have listed interesting and fun events happening in Vilnius from May to August.

International Contemporary Dance Festival: “Naujasis Baltijos Šokis” 2013

International Contemporary Dance FestivalPhoto by Manfred Werner

Date: May 7–12

Location: various locations

With more than 300 dance performances by contemporary dance troupes from all over the world and films about dance and its transformation, this festival certainly proves that Vilnius is progressing as a host of contemporary art. Find out more…

Street Musician’s Day 2013

Street MusiciansPhoto by Eugenijus Radlinskas

Date: May 18

Location: the streets of Vilnius!

Street Musician’s Day is a unique project started in Vilnius which is spreading across the world. Many street musicians and other musical folk perform on the streets of the city, literally filling the air with their sounds. Check it out – who knows, maybe you will be the one who brings the idea back to your country! Latvians, Georgians, Belarusians and many others have done just this. Find out more…

Loftas Fest 2013

LoftasDate: May 31–June 2

Location: Menų fabrikas “Loftas

Loftas Fest 2013 offers a wide range of activities from contemporary music performances to a skateboarding ramp, clubbing zones and art workshops, along with coffee areas, dance performances, a range of creative seminars and a film zone. Find out more…

The Night of Culture

Culture NightPhoto by Culture Night Vilnius

Date: July 5

Location: various locations

One night each year Vilnius is busy sharing its pearls of creativity. The Night of Culture features hundreds of professional and amateur artists performing in various non-traditional venues. You will be surprised how places transform when open at night!

Box Jazz Sessions

Date: every Monday

Location: Soulbox / Vilniaus g. 33

Every Monday night at 21:00 “Soulbox” bar opens its doors for cocktails in jazz session surroundings. Various local jazz musicians and guests from abroad celebrate Mondays together, along with the active citizens of Vilnius. See you there!

Blusturgis Flea Market

BlusturgisDate: Every Sunday 12:00–16:00

Location: Blusturgis Flea Market / Vasaros terasa, Vilniaus g. 39

No need to mention that this is where you will find everything you are searching for, and everything you are not. Handmade crafts, souvenirs, antiques, Soviet Union memorabilia, clothes, books… And much of what you will find will have a story to match.

Come to Vilnius and help locals rock the city!


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