MJR XXI PROGRAMME

Festival Memo

Location, arrival, camping

Programme

 

Programme

The whole festival program, course participants and features

Thursday         |        Friday       |        Saturday        |        Sunday       |        Moonday 

 

MJR XXI Programme in English (PDF)
MJR XXI Programa lietuviškai (PDF)

 

08.23 – THURSDAY / Ketvirtadienis

17.00 – Opening of the Festival Gate and the Camping Grounds.

:::: Info Centre (Žemutinė Žinyčia) ::::
From 18.00 • Registration for sports contests, tours, and games.

:::: FILM AND LECTURE TENT ::::
• Exhibition – Witches, witchers, bad-eye people… – Rita Balkutė photography exhibition
• Exhibition – “You Are Here And I Am There” – Sigitas Juknevičius and Lina Winter painting exhibition
21.00 – DIABOLICAL FILM PROGRAMME
00.00 – Werewolf: A mythological creature and spiritual practice – In memoriam Rolandas Petkevičius

• Bathhouse
18.00 – 22.00 – Opening of the bathhouse and the heart. Rituals of cleansing and opening

• EcoArt (art actions across the island)
— Sky Dam – Mantas Maziliauskas
— Untitled / Deltitnu – Mantas Maziliauskas

 

08.24 – FRIDAY / Penktadienis

08.30 – Morning exercise. Near the Great Stage.

:::: Info Centre (Žemutinė Žinyčia) ::::
From 10.00 • Registration for sports contests, tours, and games.

:::: FILM AND LECTURE TENT ::::
13.15 – Juodaragis films.
13.55 – Introduction to the Festival’s programme
14.00 – Molavėnai on the highway of the millennium – Jonas Brigys (translation to English)
15.10 – Synchrony and prophetic dreams – Elona Lovčikienė
16.20 – From the funeral fire to the afterlife: Analysis of cremation methods – Dr. Gediminas Petrauskas
18.30 – Discovery of the partisan state – Prof. Dr. Vykintas Vaitkevičius (translation to English)
19.40 – Partisan Lithuania, or how we are going to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Union of Lithuanian Freedom Fighters – Dr. Aistė Petrauskienė

FILM PROGRAMME
21.30 – The Ancient Woods (2017). Meeting with the director of the film Mindaugas Survila, screening of the film.
00.00 – Programme of Lithuanian shorts from the agency Lithuanian Shorts: Snake (directed by Titas Laucius, 2017), My Birth (directed by Eglė Mameniškytė, 2017), Woods (directed by Ignas Meilūnas, 2015), Moebius Strip (directed by Emilija Rivière, 2017), The Last Day (directed by Klaudija Matvejevaitė), Sigis (directed by Tomas Gvozdas, 2016)
01.30 – Nocturnal film programme
04.00 – End of the programme

:::: CRAFTS YARD ::::
16.00 – Pottery workshop – Dainius Strazdas, Puodžių cechas
17.00 – Sash weaving with burtukėsBaltic style clothes studio Juostė
18.00 – Magic of youth – making of fairy soap – Asta Plentaitė – Balčiūnienė
19.00 – Presentation of Curonian costumes and jewellery – Baltic Vikings Pilsots
19.30 – A show of magic for kids with a magician Mario Tarasini
20.30 – Fairy-tales – a night of fairy-tales and legends with wanderer Algirdas Breidokas

:::: Kids Yard ::::
16.00 – Making of wish dolls – tutor R. Pavilionienė
17.00 – Making of magic wands – illustrator D. Remeikytė
18.00 – Musical magic for kids – ethno-musicologists from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
18.30 – Ancient games – Lietuvos Jaunimo Ramuva
19.00 – Magic of science from FiDi
19.30 – Wooden table games – Experience museum Viking Village

• Bathhouse
12.00 – 15.00 – Intuitive plant magic. Bath-broom meditation
18.00 – 22.00 – Nocturnal bath-broom feast

Music

:::: The Altar ::::
17.00 – Uplifting of the temple. MJR opening rites.
19.00 – Sound travel. Spells of Spirits. With Kęstutis Kaupas and Viktorija Vikarija
21.00 – Night songs. Voice games and discoveries. With Laurita Peleniūtė

:::: GREAT HEAVENLY STAGE ::::
18.05 – Gintas GASCEVIČIUS
19.00 – SEN SVAJA
20.00 – SAULIUS SPINDI
20.55 – UGNIAVIJAS /album presentation
22.00 – DANDELION WINE /Aus
23.10 – ŪKANOSE

00.20 – ROMUVOS /Isr
01.35 – VILKDUJA

:::: HABDABS STAGE ::::
20.30 – RAGUVOS
21.25 – OBŠRR
22.25 – VĖLIŲ NAMAI /album presentation
23.35 – AM X VV
00.35 – META MEAT /Fra
01.45 – PRAGNAVIT /Blr
02.40 – SKELDOS
03.30 – GIRIŲ DVASIOS

:::: FOLK STAGE :::: Crafts Yard
22.00 – PARTY. TRADICINIŲ ŠOKIŲ KLUBAS

:::: DJ Nest (Inkilas) ::::
02.30 – DJ Zond

 

08.25 – SATURDAY / Šeštadienis

08.30 – Morning exercise. Coach Vytenis Jankauskas, Masters of Physical Wellbeing
Near the Great Stage.

From the Info Centre (Aukštutinė Žinyčia):
10.00 – Bus tour. Molavėnai–Vedeckas Oak Wood–The beautiful Oak of the Plauginiai Wood–Lyduvėnai Railway Bridge–Danutė Castle Mound–Žalpiai bowl boulder–other locations.
Duration 3-4 hours. Tour guide Arnas Zmitra, Raseiniai Tourism Information Centre. Pre-registration at the Info Centre (Aukštutinė).

10.30 – Bicycle tour across the Jūkainiai Recreational Park including the Eight-wheeler Museum.
Tour guide Šarūnas Blinstrubas, Raseiniai Bicycler Club “Minam”. Duration 3.5 hours.

11.00 – Hiking tour around the area. Duration 2.5 hours.
11.30 – Magic pen&paper role-playing games: game masters meet players.
12.00 – Orienteering competition.

:::: Camping area ::::
10.00 – 17.00 – MJR XXI Horn Cup.

:::: FILM AND LECTURE TENT ::::
08.30 – Animation for kids
09.30 – A lecture about Baltic reincarnation (to be specified) – Leopoldas Krušinskas
10.40 – Lithuanian tradition of charming – Dr. Daiva Vaitkevičienė
11.50 – The power of casting a spell – Rita Balkutė (translation to English)
13.00 – Magic under the veil of mystery: What is known and what is utterly obscure – Prof. Saulius Kanišauskas
14.10 – Moon magic – Jonas Vaiškūnas
15.20 – Astrology and other divination practices in India – Prof. Audrius Beinorius
16.30 – A little bit about alchemy – Dr. Algirdas Brukštus
17.40 – Geography of shamanism – Prof. Dr. Vidmantas Daugirdas
18.50 – Animism of cave paintings in the taiga of East Siberia: modern rites and hunting magic of Evenkian reindeer-herders – Asst. Prof. Dr. Donatas Brandišauskas
20.00 – History and mythology of werewolves – Ignas Šlajus
21.30 – A Lithuanian Fairy-tale about Three Sisters – a play from the family theatre “Lino lėlės”

FILM PROGRAMME
22.30 – Lithuanian Beliefs and Knowledge about Health (directed by Juozas Javaitis, 2012, Lithuanian National Culture Centre)
00.00 – Films by Mantas Kvedaravičius: Barzakh (2011), Mariupol (2016)
02.30 – Do You Have a Light?
05.00 – End of the programme

:::: MAGIC YARD ::::
07.30 – Gongs – Kęstutis Kaupas

:::: CRAFTS YARD ::::
10.30 – Tribal tatoo – Angis tatoo
11.30 – Brewing of mystical beer using hot rocks – Simonas Gutautas (Dundulio alus), Ričardas Pocius (Pilsots), Artūras Masiliauskas (Pilialaukis)
12.00 – Lucky bracelets – tanner Arūnas Puškorius, Pajauta club
13.00 – Ritual meaning of amber-ware – Gintaras Markevičius, Ruslanas Aranauskas, Dina Jankauskienė – Pajauta club
14.30 – Lucky horse-shoes – blacksmith Marius Balčiūnas.
15.00 – Magic in Baltic kitchen – Austėja Luchtanaitė, Ieva Luckutė, Marius Mališauskas – Pajauta club
16.00 – Combat circle for participants and viewers – Baltic Vikings Pilsots
17.00 – Ancient wooden toys and games – Algirdas Juškevičius
18.00 – Elections of the best witch. Smart tasks for smart girls.
19.00 – Magic bone-ware and horn-ware – Virginijus Narkus, Žemaitėja
19.30 – Legends of Vikings and Celts in the accompaniment of a harp – Donderelf: Philip and Theresia van der Zee (The Netherlands)
20.30 – Of black books and other things. A night of folklore by the fire with Gražina Kadžytė and Švenčionys region storyteller Algirdas Breidokas

• Near the Crafts Yard
14.00 – Masculine games of ancient Lithuanians. LOG WRESTLING – Living history club Leitgiris

:::: Kids Yard :::: ::::
09.30 – Movement space – Forest Circus
10.00 – Dzirim dzirim o dza dza – games and lullabies, Dr. T. Grašytė-Jegelevičienė
10.30 – Making an illusion – lessons for kids, M. Tarasini
11.00 – Musical magic for kids – ethno-musicologists from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
12.00 – Putting a charm on a rock: Making of a personal charm (N-13) – tutor R. Pavilionienė
12.30 – What can we find out from the Lithuanian Zodiac signs? – stargazer Jonas Vaiškūnas
13.30 – Wooden table games – Experience museum Viking Village
14.00 – Tabalai tabalai – a musical fairy-tale from I. Kasperavičiūtė and A. G. Stankutė
15.00 – Kite flying – Lithuanian Kite Movement
16.00 – Making of magic wands – illustrator D. Remeikytė
16.30 – Movement space – Forest Circus
17.00 – Drawing of secret wishes and growing of magic trees! – Mackevičius family
18.00 – Making of wish dolls – tutor R. Pavilionienė
18.30 – Ancient games – Lietuvos Jaunimo Ramuva
19.00 – Magic of science from FiDi

• Food Yard
10.00 – 19.00 – Chess competition in search for the 9th Grandmaster. Blitz tournaments.

• Bathhouse
12.00 – 15.00 – Feminine circle of fairies
18.00 – 21.00 – Masculine circle of sprites
21.00 – 00.00 – Full moon bathhouse

• Somewhere
23.00 – “Spell” – a play of mythological dance by Okarukas

• Valley
00.15 – Fire sculpture.

Music

:::: The Altar ::::
10.30 – Circle of kanklės. Lessons with Agota Ago
12.00 – Songs of Grandmothers (Pramotėswith Laurita Peleniūtė
15.00 – KŪLGRINDA
19.00 – Apeiga with Skalsa. Meilės atradimas. / Vaikų norėjimas ir ieškojimas – Dr. Daiva Šeškauskaitė

:::: FOLK STAGE :::: Crafts Yard
13.00 – GIRJAUKIS
13.50 – VADAUJA
14.30 – Daiva Šeškauskaitė SKALSA
15.45 – OBELIJA
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22.00 – PARTY.  Aidi Ataidi

:::: HABDABS STAGE ::::
17.00 – ESATIS
18.05 – KELLAN  /Pru
19.05 – VIRGINIJA
20.05 – SANGRE de MUERDAGO /Esp/Ger
21.20 – DAINA DIEVA

22.25 – UNDAN
23.30 – NULIS:S:S:S
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01.30 – PALIEKANT ŽEMĘ
02.30 – AURINKOPYÖRÄ /Fin/Lt

:::: GREAT HEAVENLY STAGE ::::
17.30 – ANDAJA
18.30 – ĒNU KALEIDOSKOPS /Lat
19.35 – DRIEZHAS
20.45 – ALASH  /Tuv
22.00 – KITI KAMBARIAI
00.15 –  H E I L U N G /Den

:::: DJ Nest (Inkilas) ::::
02.00 – DJs I-Duba Selecta

 

08.26 – SUNDAY / Sekmadienis

06.00 – M.K.Č. – Miške (“In the Forest”)
08.00 – Greeting of the Sun. Morning exercise
At the Great Stage.

:::: FILM AND LECTURE TENT ::::
08.30 – Not only for kids: The Bug Trainer (2008, “Era Film”)
09.30 – If the patient does not believe in magic, he or she won’t get better: healing and protective rituals of Lithuanian folk medicine – Asta Skujytė-Razmienė
10.40 – What brings trouble and what saves from misfortune? Magical field of professions in the Celtic tradition – Dr.Audronė Gedžiūtė
11.50 – So good(?) when magic solves all problems – Dr. Kastytis Zubovas
13.00 – Vydūnas and inherent faith – Darius Ramančionis
14.10 – Magic of love and desire – Dr. Daiva Šeškauskaitė

From the Info Centre (Žemutinė Žinyčia):
11.30 – Magical pen&paper role-playing games

:::: MAGIC YARD ::::
07.30 – Gongs – Kęstutis Kaupas

:::: CRAFTS YARD ::::
10.00 – A witch of a felted broom – Gabija Mauliūtė, Pajauta club
11.00 –  Introduction to 19 c. traditional wooden roof tiling. Gintas Čekauskas
12.00 – Bird and animal amulets – Vitolds Vize
13.00 – Table of masculine songs. Everybody can join in!

:::: Kids Yard ::::
10.00 – Dzirim dzirim o dza dza – ethnologist Dr. T. Grašytė-Jegelevičienė
10.30 – Movement space – Forest Circus
11.00 – Musical magic for kids – ethno-musicologists from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
11.30 – Little secrets: hiding a wish in the ground – S. Zubielaitė
12.00 – Who is watching from a hollow? – Stories about the mysterious owls and presentation of the book by Dr. G. Grašytė
13.00 – Making of wish dolls – tutor R. Pavilionienė
13.30 – Ancient games – Lietuvos Jaunimo Ramuva
14.00 – Magic of science from FiDi
14.30 – Perkūnas shoots, Lazdona catches – a game of dexterity for all.
Win a ticket to the į MJR XXII for yourself and your parents!

• Food Yard
10.00 – Chess. Blitz tournament finals.

• Bathhouse
12.00 – 15.00 – Last steam

:::: The Altar ::::
10.30 – Lessons of playing kanklės with Daiva Šeškauskaitė–Skalsa
12.00 – Women’s songs hill. Lithuanian multipart songs circle. With Laurita Peleniūtė 
17.00 – Festival closing rites.

:::: GREAT HEAVENLY STAGE ::::
12.00 – Awards for tournament winners
12.10 – MERGICOS+
13.00 – ARBATA
14.00 – ARKLIO GALIA
15.00 – GILĖ
15.55 – ELNIO RAGO MIŠKAS

 

:::: Headquarters ::::
22.00 – TRYS AKORDAI. A concert for those who stayed to help.

 

08.27 – MOONDAY / Pirmadienis

AFTERPARTY of the Festival in Vilnius – ALAUS NAMAI (Goštauto g. 8)
19.30 – Memoirs, discoveries, images and music of the Festival.
20.30 – KIELWATER
21.30 – DANDELION WINE / Aus
00.00 – End

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