Ensembles Evening SAULĖS VARTAI (Gates of the Sun) in Kalnu Park on 7 July 21.00
Ensembles evening programme SAULĖS VARTAI (Gates of the Sun) reflects folk celebrations through the whole year. It will start with the Advent and the Christmas part followed with the Shrovetide and spring revival episode. The second part of the programme is dedicated to the Joninės celebration – midsummer rituals, magic and revels. “The sun steps in through the gates on the Christmas Eve, and steps out through the same gates on Rasos…”
The participants will grace it will Lithuanian folk songs, roundels and dances, harmoniously combining them with musical and dance pieces by composers and choreographs, modern interpretations and arrangements of folk songs, illumination and pyrotechnics effects, scenography. Concert performers: State Song and Dance Ensemble “Lietuva”, children and adults song and dance ensembles, folk music groups (cappellas), folk musical instruments orchestras of music schools, prominent folk song performers.