:::: PROGRAMME ::::
Music, crafts, lectures, films, sports etc.
:::: FRIDAY, 08/23 ::::

09.00 – Opening of the Festival Gate.
Beginning of the ticket sales.

• Eco-art (art workshop across the entire island)

Zarasai Culture Centre (Vytauto g. 1a):
Exibition
 Nelė Zirnite. Heart Graphics. Opening of the exhibition: 08/22, 17.00.

Film and Lecture Pavilion:
• Exhibition of fire sculptures photography
15.30 – A lesson of Latvian language.
16.40 – Orochen hunt success, rituals, and perception of landscapes
– Dr. Donatas Brandišauskas.
17.50 – Heavenly symbols: parallels between Latvian and Lithuanian cultures – ​Dr. Vytautas Tumėnas.

FILM PROGRAMME:
19.30 – Baltic Shorts.
20.30 – Documentary Storks Always Come Home (Gandrai visada grįžta namo) – directed by M. Jancevičius, 2011.
21:00 – Films for children.
22:00 – Film Lāčplēsis – directed by A. Rusteikis, 1930.
23:35 – Film Wedding in the Forest (Vestuvės girioje) – directed by A. Araminas, 1984.
00:40 – Film The Trial (Procesas) – directed by A. Puipa, 1993.
02:55 – Film Phase IV – directed by S. Bass, 1974.
04:20 – The end.

By the Crafts Yard:
18.00 – Introduction of the equipment of a warrior and his mount;
mounted duels – Club Sūduvos Tauras.

Crafts Yard:
17.00 – Ancient jewellery, silver casting – Pajauta.
17.30 – Fur, horn and bone working – Vitolds (Lv).
18.00 – Ornament weaving from straw and hay for children and adults – Balti.
18.30 – Casting of glass beads, patterns and shapes – Glass workshop ŪTA.
19.00 – Clay workshop. Traditional ceramic – Daugavpils Clay Art Centre (Lv).
20.00 – The magic of Baltic tea. Making of the Festival tea – Arbatos Magija.
21.00 – The evening of fairy-tales and songs for children by the fire with the girls from the band MARGA MUZIKA. 
22.00 – Dancing with the band RATILAI...!

Akivarai (Golden Beach):
17.00 – On the barrel: free-style lectures aka MJR Hyde Park.
Entries and schedules will be posted on-site.

Games Yard:
20.00 – Games with fire. Fire club Altaja.

By the Oak:
19.00 – Festival opening rites.
KŪLGRINDA

Pinewood Stage:
19.40 – SEN SVAJA
20.30 –
DZELZS VILKS /Latvia
21.40 – SPANXTI
22.35 – OBTEST
23.40 – OTAVA YO /Russia 
00.45 – SIELA 
01.55 – STANDART /Latvia​ 

Northern Stage:
21.00 – UGNIAVIJAS /new album
22.00 – CHANGES /USA
23.00 – SKELDOS
23.45 – OBŠRR
00.35 – BĒDU VĒSTNESIS /Latvia
01.35 – BRUZGYNAI
02.20 – VĖJOPATIS
03.30 – VĖLIŲ NAMAI

DJs Nest (by the Great Stage):
00.00 – DJ Tokiku
02.00 – DJ Oliver /Lv

 

:::: SATURDAY, 08/24 ::::

Crafts Yard:
09.00 – Morning exercise.

From the Gate:
09.30 – Bus tour near the Lithuanian - Latvian border to Stelmužė oak
10.00 – Bicycle tour through regional park "Grazute" ("Beuty")  till the Saint lake.

From the Info Centre:
11.00 – Walking tour around Zarasai.
11.30 – Orienteering contest.

Beach:
10.00–17.00 – MJR XVI Horn football tournament.
11.00–15.00 – Volleyball tournament.

Film and Lecture Pavilion:
10.00 – A lesson of Latvian language.
11.10 – World music and post-folklore – Prof. Dr. Valdis Muktupāvels.
12.20 – Brotherhood: Are Latvians calling Lithuanians "horse-heads" or vice versa? – Dr. Rūta Muktupāvela.

13.30 – The chronicle of Neo-Folk music – Robert N. Taylor.
14.40 –
The symbolism of the Pillars of Gediminas – Dr. Dainius Razauskas.
16.00 – The obscure unity of the Balts in 1918–1940 m. OR why the presidents of Lithuania and Latvia did not meet – Dr. Vilma Akmenytė-Ruzgienė.
17.10 – Debate: LT Identity – Vidmantas Povilionis.
18.20 – Lithuanian-Latvian ethnographic parallels – Dr. Dalia Urbanavičienė.
19.30 – Presentation of the Lithuanian Army.

21.00 – Play The Wolf and the Little Goats (Vilkas ir ožiukai– family theatre Lino Lėlės.

FILM PROGRAMME:
09.00 – Documentary Adventures of Nida the Bear (Meškutės Nidos nuotykiai) – directed by P. Abukevičius, 1978–1980.
22:00 – Baltic Shorts.
23:00 – Documentary In the Green (Žalumose) – directed by R.Rakauskaite, 2012.
23:30 – Documentary Lielvārdes Josta – directed by A. Epners, 1980.
24:00 – Film Vilkaču Mantiniece – directed by G. Cilinskis, 1990.
02:15 – Film Vaterland - Lovecký deník – directed by D. Jarab, 2004.
03:55 – Weird animation for adults.

Games Yard:

10.30 – Games and activities for children and youth.

14.00 – 
Painting on canvas for adults –  Lithuanian and Latvian symbols.
15.00 – Making of fire "toys".

By the Crafts Yard:
12.00 – Introduction of Baltic weapons – Club Vilkatlakai.
14.00 – Masculine games: the trial of a warrior's stamina and agility.
15.00 – Lessons of Latvian dances! Rīgas Danču klubs.

Golden Beach:
13.00 – Navigation and warfare – Kuršu Vikingi /Latvia
14.00 – On the barrel: free-style lectures.

Archers Camp:
15.00 – Archery show; peculiarities of bows and archery.
16.00 – Open archery tournament for the prize of the Club Strėlė.

Crafts Yard:
10.00 – Pelangi batik. The art of colouring of clothes – Pelenė.
10.00 – History of blacksmithing between the Vistula River and Lake Peipus – Tarailė Smithy.
11.00 – The culturology of ancient suit: history, technology, symbols, tradition – Anetė Simanovska (Lv).
11.30 – Latvian and Lithuanian symbols on cloth: art workshop.
12.00 – Baltic crossroads – Vladas and Alfreds (Lt x Lv)
12.30 – Making of glass beads: patterns and shapes – Glass workshop ŪTA. 

13.00 – Identification of herbs in meadows and their magical effects – Rita, the herbalist from Aukštadvaris.
14.00 – Sash weaving. Weaving with fingers – Breidokai.
14.30 – Jewellery found within the territory of Latvia, their history, traditional patterns, uniqueness, and similarities with the Lithuanian jewellery – Evaldas Babenskas.
15.00 – Clay workshop. Traditional Latvian ceramic –
Daugavpils Clay Art Centre (Lv)
15.30 – Traditional Latvian cuisine.
16.30 – Making of kanklės – Skalmantas
17.00 – Ancient medicine, Lithuanian incense, and spiritual healing –
Mija Džeinara Ubartienė.
18.00 – Lecture. The knowledge of tea varieties and the effects thereof" – Arbatos Magija.
21.00 – Partying with the bands LAUKIS and RATILAI.

In the Valley:
00.00 sculpture "The fire sign" - author Kazys Venclovas

By the Oak:
12.00 – Kanklės. Lessons.
13.30 – Poetry readings.
15.00 – Lessons of polyphonic songs. KŪLGRINDA.
16.00 – Male songs. Latvians vs. Lithuanians.

 

Northern Stage:
12.30 – RATILAI
13.15 – LAUKIS
14.00 – GRODI /Latvia
14.50 – Justina Mileškaitė
15.25 – BALTOS VARNOS
16.10 – GARSINĖ IZOLIACIJA

Great Stage:
15.30 – KRABG Čiutyta
16.20 – MIGLAS ASNI /Latvia
17.05 – GILĖ
17.50 – VILKI /Latvia
18.40 – MARGA MUZIKA
19.30 – PIEVOS
20.30 – 
AUĻI /Latvia 
21.35 – Aistė ir SKYLĖ
22.55 – 
IĻĢI /Latvia
00.20 – FOLKNERY /Ukraine

 

Pinewood Stage:
18.00 – KŪJELIAI 
18.45 – GREEN NOVICE /Latvia
19.35 – DONIS 
20.20 – 
ĒNU KALEIDOSKOPS /Latvia
21.10 – FIRE+ICE /UK
22.05 – VILKDUJA 
23.00 – ROME /Luxembourg
00.10 – SILENT STREAM OF GODLESS 
ELEGY
 /Czech Republic
01.15 – SKYFORGER /Latvia
02.20 – SRAIGĖS EFEKTAS 
03.06 – GIRNŲ GIESMĖS

 

DJ Nest (by the Great Stage):
01.00 – DJs Kraa & Ruta  /Lv
02.30 – DJs Smetona vs. DJ Dambis /Lv

:::: SUNDAY, 08/25 :::

Crafts Yard:
08.30 – Greeting of the Sun. Morning exercise.

Film and Lecture Pavilion:
09.00 – Animation for children.
10.00 – Sacredness of furrows - Mija Džeinara Ubartienė. 
11.10 – 
Ancient Baltic clothes and their colours within the territory of Latvia – Ieva Pīgozne.
12.20 – Primal Lithuanian and Latvian religion – Ervinas Koršunovas.
13.30 – Lithuanian-Latvian border relations – Auksė Noreikaitė.

Crafts Yard:
09.00 – The craft of smithing – Taraila's Smithy.
10.00 – Traditional Baltic symbols in sashes – Breidokai.
11.00 – Herbalism, witchcraft, advice for girls and women –
herbalists from Aukštadvaris.
12.00 – Pelangi batik. Decoration and demonstration of clothes – Pelenė.
13.00 – Wood carving. Unveiling of the MJR sculpture.
14.00 – Finalisation of the youth exchange project with dances for all – Zarasai Youth Centre.

Games Yard:

10.00 – Exhibition of souvenirs made during the Festival.
12.00 – Interactive activities for kids

Archers Camp:

11.00 – Open archery tournament for children – Strėlė.

By the Crafts Yard:
13.00 – Warfare. The last battle.

Valley by the road:
12.00 – A match of Lithuanian ritinis (ripka) game!

 

Pinewood Stage:
12.30 – MIDULA
13.20 – 
RIKŠI /Latvija
14.20 – Domantas RAZAUSKAS ir Grupė
15.30 – Chorus LIEPAITĖS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the Oak:
16.30 – Festival Closing rite.

:::: MONDAY, 08/26 ::::
Festival afterparty in Vilnius, bar "Alaus namai" (Goštauto g. 8).

Images from the Festival, a live performance and dances in the honour of the coming autumn!
With the MJR bracelet You can entrance for free. Price for everybody else - 5 litas.