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International Study Tour to the Lithuanian Song Celebration, 2-7 July 2024
Published: Jan 31,2024

The Lithuanian Song and Dance Celebration is a national tradition of Lithuanian folk and amateur art. Once every few years, this cultural phenomenon culminates in a grand, national, week-long Song Celebration which gathers tens of thousands of singers, dancers, visual artists, and spectators from all parts of Lithuania and the rest of the world. The final concert is called Song Day and features a choir of 12,000 voices. The tradition of the Baltic Song and Dance Celebrations is inscribed in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

This Study Tour is organized by Lithuanian National Culture Centre under the label of European Choral Association (ECA). Deadline for registration: 1 April 2024. For more information and participation fees, see: https://dainusvente.lt/study-tour/

Participation fees:

For ECA indirect members, members of Friends of Choral Music, individual members of IFCM

  • 250 Eur for country group 1 
  • 230 Eur for country group 2
  • 200 Eur for country group 3

For non-members

  • 270 Eur for country group 1
  • 250 Eur for country group 2
  • 220 Eur for country group 3

Participation includes:

  • Visiting Song and Dance Celebration rehearsals
  • Meeting the conductors, artistic directors, and organising team of Song Celebration
  • Attending special lectures and presentations by the most prominent Lithuanian choral personalities
  • Attending all the main Song and Dance Celebration concerts (Dance Day, Ensemble Evening, Song Day)

 

 

 

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