:::: MĖNUO JUODARAGIS XXI¾ ::::
P R O G R A M M E

2021.VIII.20-22 • Mushroom Manor, Švenčionių district, Lituania

The programme of MĖNUO JUODARAGIS XXI¾ presents specials music performances and colorful celebration of knowledge, entertainment and secrets for the Juodaragis tribe – for three days at the fabulous Mushroom Manor!

* The programme can be supplemented and changed.

 

VIII.19 – THURSDAY

from 17.00 – Opening of the festival Gates and the camping area.

 

:::: Info Centre (Žinyčia) ::::

From 19.00 • Registration for sports competitions, hiking tours, and Altar vigils
22.00 – Night hiking tour with the daughter of the Labanoras Wood, ornithologist Dr. Gintarė Grašytė info

From 20.00 – Night by the fire (near Mushrooms’ stage)

:::: TENT OF KNOWLEDGE ::::

21.30 – 00.40 – Night film programme

VIII.20 – FRIDAY

08.30 – Morning exercise

 

:::: Info Centre (Žinyčia) ::::

From 09.30 • Registration for sports competitions, hiking tours, and Altar vigils.
10.00 – Hiking tour: Forest bathing with Vaidotas Kiršis info N-14, only for registered participants

 

 

:::: TENT OF KNOWLEDGE ::::

13.20 – Presentation of the MJR XXI¾ programme
13.30 – History of the Mushroom Manor – Tomas Jonušas
14.30 – Everyday’s Bread – Nijolė Kačkuvienė
15.40 – A deer in the sky – Jonas Vaiškūnas
16.50 – From the grain of barley, from the braid of hops. Beer brewing now and then – Artūras Masiliauskas

F i l m   p r o g r a m m e :
21.00 – In Memoriam to composer Algirdas Klova. “Iš naminio audinio dainos”, dir. Arvydas Barysas, 2008
21.30 – “Sutartinės chanting in Švenčionys region”, dir. Gvidas Kovėra, 2015
22.00 – “All because of that ale”, dir. Arvydas Barysas, 2012
22.50 – “Beer was raining”, dir. Kazimieras Musnickas, 1969
23.15 – Got Fire?

 

:::: CRAFT YARD ::::

Baking of leavened rye bread in a wood-fired ovenEdita and Gintaras Ruzgys, Pirmapradė duona
12.00 – Soaking in an oak tub
16.00 – Insertion into the oven
17.30 – Extraction from the oven, washing

The birth of regional beer from AnykščiaiVykintas Motuza and Algirdas Venckūnas, Latavos žemės žaldokai. Simonas Gutautas, Dundulis
14.00 – Presentation of implements and the production process. Mashing
17.00 – Heating of mash with stones. Lautering, cooling, adding hops
19.00 – Yeast incantation. Animation of beer

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12.30 – Traditional basket weaving in Švenčionys region – Stanislovas Gaidamavičius
13.00 – Pottery for beer and kvass – Erikas Hincas
13.30 – Living traditions of barrel making: Dismantle and assemble a wooden barrel – Arvydas Kundrotas
15.00 – A thousand-year tradition: Moulding on a stand – Dainius Strazdas, Jurgita Radžiūnaitė. Vilniaus puodžių cechas
15.40 – Ancient wooden horns, musical experimentations: The old wooden toys – Algirdas Juškevičius
16.30 – Linocut and woodcut: Presentation and workshop of the craft and art – Adelė Bražėnaitė
18.00 – Traditional Latvian music with horns – Eduards Klints, Latvia
19.30 – Mead making in Dzūkija in the 21st century Raimondas Merčaitis
20.00 – Horned tales – a night of tales with Algirdas Breidokas from Švenčionys region


:::: Table of Ragutis
:::: by the Craft Yard

15.30 – The first spill and tasting
15.35 – About Viking age horns – Martin Tiltnieks /Latvia
18.45 – Workshop of the use of drinking horns – Living history club Ukranen /Germany
21.00 – A folk party. TANKUOJIS

 

 

:::: Kids Yard ::::

13.00 – 19.00 – Programme for kids
Tanning of herbal kvass, weaves of horned crowns, baking bread, games and music, feast of physics more

 

 

:::: Juodaragis BATHHOUSE ::::
From Friday to Sunday
16.00 – 22.00 – Traditions, health, pleasure.
New session – every 2 hours. Register at the bathhouse place!

:::: The Old Oak ::::

17.20 – LAKIŪTĖ
17.45 – Hornblowers

 

:::: ALTAR ::::

18.00 – Opening rites of Mėnuo Juodaragis XXI¾
KŪLGRINDA

 

:::: MUSHROOM (GRYBŲ) STAGE ::::

19.00 – ROBAKSAI
20.00 – Rokas KAŠĖTA
21.00 – RĀVA /Latvia
22.05 – KAMANIŲ ŠILELIS
23.10 – TYKUMOS
00.10 – SKELDOS
01.10 – VĖLIŲ NAMAI
02.15 – AURUM MILES in memoriam SAULIUS SPINDI

 

:::: HORN (RAGŲ) STAGE ::::

19.30 – ELNIO RAGO MIŠKAS
20.30 – GYVATA album presentation
21.30 – ATALYJA
22.35 – XI 20 ORKESTRAS
23.40 – IFRIQIYYA ELECTRIQUE /Tunisia
00.45 – LUCTUS

 

:::: TENT OF KNOWLEDGE ::::

01.30 – DÓNIS: The dying city. For life
03.00 – GYVOS ŠVENTOVĖS

VIII.21 – SATURDAY

08.30 – Morning exercise • near Tent of Knowledge

 

:::: TENT OF KNOWLEDGE ::::

08.30 – Films for kids
09.40 – The rite of the sacred drink – Dr. Daiva Vaitkevičienė
10.50 – Flavours in traditional Lithuanian cuisine: sourness – Prof. Rimvydas Laužikas
12.00 – Yeast of Perkūnas – Dr. Dainius Razauskas
13.30 – Image of the horn and horned deities in religions and mythologies of the world – Prof. Audrius Beinorius
14.40 – The mythic concept of mushrooms in Lithuanian culture – Vita Džekčioriūtė-Medeišienė
15.50 – Quirks of the Lithuanian brewing – Simonas Gutautas, Dundulis
17.00 – Human horns: Spears and spearmen in the history of humanity – Dainius Balčytis

F i l m   p r o g r a m m e :
20.30 – “Beer was raining”, dir. Kazimieras Musnickas, 1969
21.00 – “Rudens šauklių valdose”, dir. Vytas Jankevičius, 2012
22.05 – “Martynas Švedas. Oda ir rekonstrukcija”, dir. Eglė Rupaitė, 2020
22.20 – Baltic Shorts
01.30 – 4.15 – Night mysteries

 

:::: From the Info Centre (Žinyčia) ::::

10.00 – Hiking tour around the area with Gediminas Umbrasas. 3 to 4 hrs info
12.00 – Orienteering competition info

 

 

:::: Manor Lawn ::::

10.00 – 17.00 – Soccer matches for the MJR Horn. (for teams registered with the Info Centre (Žinyčioje))
13.00 – 16.00 – Horn butting! Lithuanian wrestling – Lithuanian wrestling federation
13.00 – 20.00 – Archery competitions – Strėlė Club

 

 

:::: CRAFT YARD ::::

11.00 – Techniques of working moose horns, mammoth tusks, and amber – Ruslanas Aranauskas, Dina Jankauskienė, Pajauta
11.30 – Linocut and woodcut: Presentation and workshop of the craft and art – Adelė Bražėnaitė
12.00 – Milling of malt, preparation of the wort kettle, mashing – Ramūnas Čižas, Pajauta
13.00 – Distillation of liquors with an ancient still – Marius Mališauskas, Pajauta
13.30 – Tanning methods – Martynas Švedas, Pajauta
14.00 – Binding of drinking horns: Symbolism, binding methods – Evaldas Babenskas, Pajauta
14.30 – The road of bread from leaven to mouth. Bake your own bread symbol – Dovydas Lipinskas, Juostė
15.00 – Forbidden garden: Journeys of wine – Karolina Buivydaitė, Deividas Zaikovskis
15.30 – Ceramic implements – Kristina Motuzienė, Moliniai rykai
16.00 – Carving of drinking scoops – Erikas Čypas, Dusetos Crafts center
16.30 – Martial ring of new and ancient Baltic nations. Scoop fights for the bravest – Living history club Leitgiris 17.30 – The birth of regional beer from Anykščiai. Filtration – Vykintas Motuza ir Algirdas Venckūnas, Latavos žemės žaldokai. Simonas Gutautas, Dundulis
18.00 – Smithing of steel horns – Evaldas Kapčius
18.30 – Making of garnets from natural materials – Jurga Kutkienė, Dusetų amatų centras
19.00 – Masculine games of Lituanians: RĄSTPLĖŠIS!
20.00 – Leaven pottery: Soaking in leaven – Vilniaus puodžių cechas
20.30 – Horned kids: A night of folklore by the fire with the folklorist Gražina Kadžytė and storyteller Algirdas Breidokas


:::: Table of Ragutis
:::: near Craft Yard

12.30 – What did our ancestors drink: bioarchaeological data on drinking horns – Austėja Luchtanaitė, Pajauta
15.00 – KŪLGRINDA
15.45 – Toast wars! – Tell the strongest toast and win the most precious horn of MJR!
17.00 – Songs of beer. UGNIAVIJAS ir TANKUOJIS
21.00 – Folk dance party

 

 

:::: Kids Yard ::::

10.00 – Performance for children. Why did the Sun scold the Moon? (Kodėl Saulė barė Mėnesėlį?) – Juodaragio stovykla
11.00 – 19.00 – Programme for kids of the tribe
Horn weaves, dolls workshop, bread baking, horned birds, games and music, feasts of physic, football of Aitvarai more

 

 

:::: Mushroom Manor Park ::::

16.00 – Workshop of the Moon Drums – Sound Nest

:::: ALTAR ::::

10.00 – Lessons of playing kanklės Agota Zdanavičiūtė
13.00 – LAKIŪTĖ
16.00 – Chants of foremothers – magic of polyphonic folk singing sutartinėsLaurita Peleniūtė

 

:::: HORN (RAGŲ) STAGE ::::

18.00 – KRAUKA /Denmark  (canceled)
19.00 – ARKLIO GALIA
20.05 – ŪKANOSE
21.10 – AUĻI
22.20 – Aistė Smilgevičiūtė ir SKYLĖ
00.20 – FORNDOM /Sweden

 

:::: MUSHROOM (GRYBŲ) STAGE ::::

18.30 – SMETONOS ŪSAI
19.30 – JUDU
20.30 – ŽEMYNA ir DÓNIS
21.40 – MAGYLA
22.40 – VILKDUJA
23.40 – VĖJOPATIS
01.00 – SRAIGĖS EFEKTAS
02.15 – CLUB ALPINO /Poland

 

 

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23.45 – The PROCESSION of RAGINČIAI and RAGUTIENĖS –
Everyone is welcome with their small and big drums, horns and brass!
Lets meet near Craft Yard.


:::: Manor Lawn
::::

00.00 – Lighting of the fire sculpture
Author: Marius Grušas

VIII.22 – SUNDAY

07.00 – Greeting of the Sun. Morning exercise
07.40 – Capoeira exercise – Balanço na Ginga Capoeira Lituania

 

:::: TENT OF KNOWLEDGE ::::

09.00 – Films for kids
10.00 – No more ‘love dead-ends’: What changes when dams crumble? – Karolina Gurjazkaitė
11.15 – Traditional Lithuanian folk instruments – Albertas Bartašius
12.30 – Friendship of Bubilas ir Ragutis: Mead brewing – Andrius Janionis

 

 

:::: CRAFT YARD ::::

10.00 – 14.00 – Programme of craftsmen (to be announced)


:::: Table of Ragutis
:::: near the Craft Yard

12.30 – Man, where are Your horns? – conversation and arguing with mythologists
14.00 – Table of mens’ songs. Everybody welcome to join!

 

 

:::: Kids Yard ::::

11.00 – 15.00 – Festive programme for little ones more
15.00 – Tasting of herbal kvass of Juodaragis

 

 

:::: Manor Lawn ::::

12.00 – 14.00 – Ripka of Juodaragis! (National Lithuanian sports)  – Lithuanian ritinis federation

06.00 — M.K.Č. – Miške (In The Forest)

 

:::: MUSHROOM (GRYBŲ) STAGE ::::

12.45 – Awards and prizes of tournaments’ winners

13.00 – KAIMYNAI
13.45 – PLIENINĖS VARLĖS
14.35 – ANDAJA

 

 

 

:::: ALTAR ::::

10.00 – Circle of kanklės – Agota Zdanavičiūtė
16.30 – Closing rite of the festival. KŪLGRINDA