MJR XVIII programme
    

:::: August 27 – THURSDAY ::::


15.00 – Opening of the Festival Gate.

Film and Lecture Tent:

21.30 – "Aestiorum gentes" film about MJR - director. R.Zemkauskas, 2013
22.00 – Film "Udoli vcel" (Valley of the Bees) – director F.Vlacil, 1968
23.30 – Film Things to Come directed by W. Menzies (1936) 
01.20 – The end.



:::: August 28 – FRIDAY ::::


08.30 – Opening of the Festival Gate.

EcoArt (pieces of art across the island)
• Balti
• Vaida Tamoševičiūtė
• Arvydas Grišinas
• Rimantas Milkintas
• Mantas Maziliauskas
• Gentis

 

MJR Apiary (near the Film and Lecture Tent):
• Introduction of bees and their races. Glass beehives.

Info Centre :
14.00 – Bike tour to Pagrundai village
• Registration for sports competitions and quizzes.


Film and Lecture Tent:

Exhibition of cuttings – Diana Lukošiūnaitė, Gita Kolosovienė, Lina Kabelkaitė.             
14.00
– Presentation of the lecture programme.
14.40 – Beekeepers from Sartai region – speaker Vincas Kibirkštis from Antalieptė
15.20 – Mead and beer in the Baltic religion – Dr. Daiva Vaitkevičienė
16.30 – Not only a child, but also a friend: a new perspective of Lithuanian friendship
– Dr. Vykintas Vaitkevičius
17.40 – Secret Lithuania: aliases, code names and passwords of the 1944–1953 partisan war – Aistė Petrauskienė

20:30 – Documentary Polyophonic songs of Švenčionys region, directed by G.Kovėra, 2015
21.00 – A play Vanduo akmuo geluonis. (Vate stone sting.) - Theatre of Senses
22.00 – Documentary Pavienės bites (Solitary Bees) directed by V. Mykolaitis, 2012
23.00 – FIntroduction of film Miškas (Forest), directed by I.Meilūnas, 2015. 
23.40 – Documentary Vanishing of the Bees directed by M. Henein, G. Langworthy, 2009

01.15 – Film Trispalvis directed by V. V. Landsbergis, 2013
02.30 – Film Laimingas laimės neradęs (A Happy Unfortunate Man) directed by A.Araminas, 1973
03.33 – The end.


Yard of Crafts
:
16.00 – Ancient hollow-tree apiculture – Romas Norkūnas, Dzūkija National Park
17.00 – Honey folklore – herbalist Rita from Aukštadvaris.
18.00 – Making of Baltic mead - Erikas Augustinavičius.
19.00 – Baltic gold: The history of amber – ancient processing of amber.
20.00 – Cuisine of the Dainava region – Vilma Sinkevičiūtė.
20.30 – Folklore by the fire: Of farms and bees – ethnologist Gražina Kadžytė and Algirdas Breidokas
21.30 –
Dances with the band ČIR VIR VYRAI from Zarasai

 

 

Kids' hive:
16.00  20.00 - Creative workshops for children.

 

Stargazing Camp (near the Film and Lecture Tent):
Juodaragis Observatory with Saulius Lovčikas and his team of stargazers (Molėtai Observatory). Open all day and especially all night during the entire Festival.
23.00  A walk across the sky.

 

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By the Oak:
19.00 - Opening rite at the Altar. KŪLGRINDA
21.00 - A night of polyphonic songs
. Ritual candles.


:::: Pinewood Stage ::::


19.30 – D.RAZAUSKAS ir GRUPĖ
20.30 –
SEN SVAJA /album presentation
21.15 –
ANDAJA
22.05 – SANGRE DE MUERDAGO /Esp
23.00 – LA CHIVA GANTIVA /Col/Bel
00.15 – KIRLIAN CAMERA /Ita 
01.25 – VILKDUJA
02.20 – NE_


:::: Northern Stage ::::


21.30 – SRAUNUS
22.20 – GYS
23.00 – SHADOW BIOSPHERE /UK
23.50 – GIRIŲ DVASIOS /album presentation
00.40 – SKELDOS
01.15 – DAINA DIEVA
02.00 – THE DEVIL & THE UNIVERSE /Aut
03.00 – SALA
03.44 – McKaras - Coil mix. In Memoriam Amritas.

 

DJs' Hive:
00.00 – DJs BALTIC BALKAN

:::: August 29 – SATURDAY ::::


05.00 – Fishing. Fishermen gather at the Info Center.
07.30 – Contact improvisation near the Yard of Crafts.
09.00 – Exercise in the Yard of Crafts.

From the Info Centre:
09.30 – Bus tour to Antalieptė. Education about bees.
10.30 – Hike tour around Zarasai with Tadas Šidiškis.
11.30 – Orienteering competition.

Beach:
10.00 – 17.00 –
The football tournament for 18th MJR Horn
11.00 – 16.00 Volleyball competitions


Film and Lecture Tent:
09.00 – Animation for children.
09.30 – Tales from the hive – Dr. Algirdas Amšiejus
11.00 – Medical properties of bee products – Dr. Dalia Stasaitytė-Bunevičienė
12.10 – Bee goddess Austėja: the origins of the name, history, content
– Dr. Dainius Razauskas
13.40 – Ancient Baltic clothes: imagination and reality – Dr. Daiva Steponavičienė
15.10 – Madhu and madhu-vidya: secret honey knowledge in the Indian tradition
– Prof. Dr. Audrius Beinorius
16.20 – Lithuania as a social network (comb) – Rytis Zemkauskas
17.30 – Traditional Belorussian folk theatre, stylised mini puppet theatre – Ivan Kirchuk (Troitsa, Belarus)


19.00 – Documentary Gyvenimas greta meldinės nendrinukės (Life Alongside the Aquatic Warbler) directed by A. Mizišs (2014)
20.30 – A play Molio sapnas (Clay Dream) Kaunas Puppet Theatre.
21.30 – Presentation of the documentary Ātrāk par straumi (Faster Than the Current) directed by R. Vulfs (2014)
22.10 – Presentation of the film Stebuklų laukas (The Field of Magic) directed by M. Survila (2011)
23:35 – Presentation of the documentary Dainų šalis (Land of Songs) directed by A. Watts (2014)
00.50 – Film WAX or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees
02.15 – Documentary Žaibas – Dzūkijos legenda (Lightning: the Legend of Dzūkija) directed by A. Cimbolaitis (2015)
03.35 – Weird animation for the night owls
04.44 The end.

Yard of Crafts:
10.00 – Presentation of ancient Lithuanian clothes - Daiva Steponavičienė
11.00  Making of glass beads – Justė Sviklienė, Austėja Luchtanaitė.
11.30 – Medieval mechanical processing of wood
12.00 – 14.00   THE STORIES OF GRAND HONEYCOMB
Peculiarities of mead production - André and Lina Janionis.
 The life of a bee family: Royal - Dr. Algirdas Amšiejus.
Bee products and the ways to use them - herbage house Kupa.
The ancient hollow-tree beekeeping – Romas Norkūnas
The economy of bees – JSC “Bičių Korys”

14.00 – Introduction to ancient smithery – Maxas
15.00 – Weaving of sashes with fingers – Breidokai
16.00 – Hemp fiber preparation. Hemp oil production - Milda Petkevičienė
17.00 – Making of medieval armour: mail
17.30 – Mead of beer? The use of honey in beer and its effect on the other day
– brewer Ramūnas Čižas
18.00 – Baltic tradition of cutlery
19.00 – Ancient medicine, Lithuanian incense and spiritual healing
– Mija Džeinara Ubartienė
20.00 – Baltic jewellery – Paulius Rūkas
21.00 – Dances with the ensemble BYTIKZYZ

 

Kids’ Hive:
10.30 20.00 - Creative workshops for children - wax casting,
manufacturing dolls, painting, weaving, molding, and various animation.
15.30  Musicians for children.


Near the Yard of Crafts:

14.00  Ancient Lithuanian masculine games
16.00  Archery competition for the prize of the “Strėlė” club
17.30  Tabal. Ancient percussion instruments of modern wiring, presents Donis


MJR Apiary (near the Film and Lecture Tent):
13.30  Hearing bees. Sound recordings and experiences  Andrius Rudugys


In the Sky
21.35 Astronomical moonlight.

 

Stargazing Camp (near the Film and Lecture Tent):
23.00  A walk across the sky.

 

In the Great Meadow:
00.00 – Fire Sculpture. Žilvinas Danys and Gabrielius Kuliešius

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:::: By the Oak ::::

12.00 – Music of kanklės (zither). Training
13.00 – Learning of Lithuanian polyphonic songs. KŪLGRINDA
14.00 – Poetry readings
15.00 – SANGRE DE MUERDAGO /Esp
16.00 – Ritual of the Sun – famous Latvian herbalist Ilze Jansone
20.30 – A circle of polyphonic songs and fire – presentation of the album Laumių lopšinė from SEN SVAJA


:::: Northern Stage ::::

12.30 – OBELIJA
13.05 – SELUONA
13.40 – MINDRĖ
14.20 – An incredible trio from Jonava
15.00 – Jonas & Ieva
15.35 – BRIEDIS Mindaugas
16.15 – BALTOS VARNOS


00.00 – RAGUVOS
00.45 – DRIEZHAS
01.40 – OBšRR
02.30 – NULIS:S:S:S
03.10 – VĖJOPATIS

 

:::: Great Stage ::::

16.00 – Veronika POVILIONIENĖ
ir Robertas SEMENIUKAS

16.45 – KAMANIŲ ŠILELIS
17.40 – ZĀLE /Lv
18.40 – ATALYJA
19.45 – Sauliaus PETREIKIO Orkestras
20.50 – TROITSA /BY
22.00 – THUNDERTALE
23.30 – NOJUS
00.40 – ATMASFERA /UA

 

:::: Pinewood Stage ::::

18.00 – UGNIAVIJAS
18.40 – I.V.T.K.Y.G.Y.G.
19.40 – ASEA SOOL /GE
20.35 – ESATIS
21.30 – Alina ORLOVA
22.55 – VASSVIK /NO
23.25 – SOL INVICTUS /UK
00.25 – ANGIS
01.20 – GODS TOWER / BY

 

DJs' Hive:
00.45 – DJ Žuvininkas
03.15 – DJ Aerobica

 

:::: August 30 – SUNDAY ::::


08.30 – Greeting of the Sun. Exercise in the Yard of Crafts.

Film and Lecture Tent:
09.00 – Films for children: Meškutės Nidos nuotykiai (Adventures of Nida the Bear) directed by P. Abukevičius, 1980
10.00 – Daily problems of movement and the ways to avoid them – Masters of physical well-being: Vytenis Jankauskas and Edvinas Brasas
11.00 – Reflections of the ancient beekeeping customs in Eastern Aukštaitija – Sigutė Mudinienė, Aukštaitija National Park
12.15 – A quiz about bees. Songs by ČIULBUTĖ
14.00 – Introduction of the Museum of Ancient Beekeeping in Stripeikiai, Aukštaitija National Park

 

Yard of Crafts:
10.00 – Spinning of hemp fibres, weaving of a honeycomb - Milda Petkevičienė.
10.30 – Baltic symbols in ceramics - Vladas Rukša.
11.00 – Making of candles from natural beeswax - Justina Sinkevičiūtė.
11.30 – Parade of beekeeper costumes – Honeycomb.
12:10 Big man – small forge – Tomas Pacaitis.
12.30 – Pelangi batik. Decoration and demonstration of clothes – Pelenė.
13.00 – Tradition of ancient beer brewing – R. Čižas.
13.30 – Drinking horns in Baltic culture - Evaldas Babenskas.

 

Children’s Beehive:
10.00 – 14.00 – Colourful art workshops for kids – spells, winds, and pinwheels.

 

Near the Yard of Crafts:
11.00 – Archery competition for children for the MJR Arrow.

 

Valley road:
12.00 – A unique Lithuanian game of ritinis (ripka)

 

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12.00 – FLASHMOB - Bitute, pilkoji!
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:::: Pinewood Stage ::::

12.45 – Tournament awards
13.00 – RAMTATŪRIS
13.30 – TYKIAI
14.20 – UNDAN
15.10 – RUGIAVEIDĖ and family
16.00 – MARGA MUZIKA

 

:::: By the Oak ::::
15.00  Why bees are sacred for Lithuanians? - Bronius Kazlas, Stripeikiai beekeeping museum
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7.00  Festival closing rite.

 

:::: August 31 – MONDAY ::::

MJR XVIII Afterparty in Vilnius, Užupis
"Downtown Forest", Paupio str. 31a

Starts at 19.30

Festival flashbacks, music and greeting of the Autumn
On stage ATMASFERA (Ukraine)

 

 

MUSIC

 

 

SOL INVICTUS

UK

SANGRE DE MUERDAGO

Spain

KIRLIAN CAMERA

Italy

VASSVIK

Norske

LA CHIVA GANTIVA

Colombia/Belgium

ASEA SOOL

Georgia 

ATMASFERA

Ukraine

TROITSA

Belarus

THE DEVIL AND THE UNIVERSE

Austria

ATALYJA

Lithuania

VILKDUJA

Lithuania

 

 

 

 

 

 

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