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Culture
 

Culture

Lithuanian culture has experienced influences by different traditions and factors that can still be felt at present. It is also significant for an interesting merge of elements of pagan mythology and Christianity. Starting from the Renaissance and on to the later epochs, Western European cultural tradition has clearly had the greatest influence on professional art in Lithuania. In the 20th century, throughout the period of independent Lithuania, highly productive relations between our country and other European states enriched Lithuanian culture on the whole and encouraged the development of its modern culture.

The roots of versatile Lithuanian culture lie back in the multicultural legacy of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (14th - 18th centuries). The boundaries of Lithuanian culture have always been beyond the borders of ethnic Lithuania. Outstanding personalities, who lived in the territory of the present-day Poland, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, are often ascribed to the Lithuanian culture.

Surviving many influences, which came with migrant artists, occupations, forced and strategic political unions, through cultural and scientific exchange, Lithuanians have persistently protected the identity of their traditional culture and its formative elements.

The history of contemporary professional Lithuanian art and music started with artist and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875 - 1911). The works by this talented artist combined symbolism and romanticism. Lithuanian literature, arts, theatre and music flourished within the first years of independence of Lithuania as a state. Alas, a part of Lithuanian authors, actors and scientists were forced into emigration by dramatic events of the 20th century. The works by Lithuanian emigrant writers and artists created in Western Europe and USA nowadays have become an integral part of Lithuanian cultural heritage.

The most recent cultural events in Lithuania grow out of the fertile soil of ethnic culture traditions and the European context. Not once has Lithuanian theatre been highly appreciated by Lithuanian as well as foreign audience and theatre critics. Such directors as Eimuntas Nekrosius, Oskaras Korsunovas, Rimas Tuminas, Jonas Vaitkus and Gintaras Varnas are ranked among international theatre celebrities.

Our country can also boast of many well-known professional symphonic and chamber orchestras, choirs, opera singers and ballet dancers. Cultural events happening all year round encompass marvelous annual festivals of classical music, theatre, cinema and poetry presenting performances by many eminent Lithuanian and foreign artists. Lithuania is widely known as a jazz country, famous for its several international jazz festivals organized by jazz performers and fans in Kaunas, Birstonas and Vilnius.

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Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!