27 September 2017 (Wednesday)
20:00 Opening and Welcome Cocktail (for the conference guests), restaurant Alive, address: Gedimino pr. 31
28 September 2017 (Thursday)
20:00 Opening Dinner at the invitation of GEECT (for conference guests), Restaurant La Bohème, address: Šv. Ignoto str. 4/3
Restaurant La Boheme, a step away from Cinema Theatre “Kino Pasaka” (Cinema Dream), traditional grandiose medieval interior but at the same time very modern venue serving excellent foods as well as finger foods perfect for sharing. All in all a most suitable venue for everyone from passing lads on the pull to a coach- load of grandmothers.
29 September 2017 (Friday)
16:30 Guided Tour of Vilnius (for conference guests). Starts from Hotel Ratonda, address: Gedimino pr. 53/A. Rotundos str. 1
19:00 Film screening and concert of musique concrète by Michel Chion at the Contemporary Art Centre, Vokiečių st. 2
The Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) is the largest venue for contemporary art in the Baltic States, with an exhibition space of 2400 square meters. The CAC is a non-collection based institution committed to developing a broad range of international and Lithuanian exhibition projects as well as presenting a wide range of public programmes including lectures, seminars, performances, film and video screenings, and live new music events. The building was inaugurated in 1968. Vilnius own monstrous carbuncle on the face of an old city it is successful early modernism example. 1997 the CAC was gifted a Fluxus Archive by the Silverman Collection (Detroit) in commemoration of Lithuanian Fluxus co-founder George Maciunas, that it keeps on permanent display.
20:30 Dinner (for conference guests), restaurant Saula, Didžioji str. 26
Restaurant’s Saula interior is modern refection of old Lithuanian signs, symbols and elements. Furniture made from Lithuanian oak, lamps are the modern interpretation of an ethnographic Lithuanian straw garden, service staff’s aprons – creation of a Lithuanian designer. In the 16th-17th centuries during the great Duchy of Lithuania Small Guild and Merchant Guild took place in the building. Saula seasonal, contemporary, creative Lithuanian cuisine is presented giving preference to local farmer’s production such as dairy, meat, fish. Restaurant proud of representing distinctive food culture, traditions in a modern way. Every morning Saula chef bakes bread, cooks jams and puree. He also grows herbs in his garden.
30 September 2017 (Saturday)
Suggested Optional cultural events
14th Vilnius Documentary Film Festival (VDFF) – main documentary film platform in the Baltics SKALVIJA Cinema Center, Goštauto str. 2/15, Vilnius
CLASSIC MUSIC CONCERT!
19:00 Concert of the winner of J. Heifetz International Violin Competition Yurina Arai (Japan)
Lithuanian National Philharmonic, Aušros Vartų g. 5 www.filharmonija.lt
Price: from 10,00 Eur
Purchase tickets at: event box-office, organizers website
URBAN MUSIC CONCERT!
19:00 Concert of Urban, Blues-like and Vivacious music, Arts factory “Loftas” Švitrigailos str. 29, www.menufabrikas.lt
Price: from 31,50 Eur
Purchase tickets at: online at Bilietai.lt and outlets
23:00 Invisible soul Music: Funk, BBoy Funk, HipHop, Rap, Bar “Peronas” Geležinkelio str. 6, Vilnius
Perhaps the city’s most daring hipster-style place bar of them all, PERONAS (“platform”) takes up capacious space right by the railway tracks beside the train station.
Invisible Soul is one of the oldest bboy crews in Lithuania, and it left its mark in Lithuanian bboy scene during its existence of 15 years. So after official cypher jam we would like to invite everyone to our afterparty, make sure you have your dancing shoes on!
Dance floor will be looked after by the amazing Dj’s: DJ TEA (Belarus); DJ Alko; DJ Jusitinez; DJ MeCool. Entrance: Free!
18:00 – 24:00 Red Rose Radio Showcase , Kultūros baras „Kablys“, Kauno str. 5, Vilnius
Culture “Hook” former Soviet time Railway workers’ Union Culture House
The Red Rose Radio Showcase is an unprecedented event whose scene will be filled up with groups that have been playing the LRT OPUS radio with the same name for three years. Here you will be able to meet groups that are relevant today and will remain the same tomorrow. The whole spectrum of emotions, from synthesizers and post-bank to guitars and garage rock. By the way, as in the show, as well as in the event – the majority of the groups will be foreign guests.