MJR XXIII PROGRAM
What will we see - what will we hear - what will we know - how will we revel?
MUSIC, ARTS, CRAFTS, LECTURES, SPORT, KIDS, HIKES, and OTHER
::: MJR XXIII PROGRAM :::
24-27 August 2023 – Dūburys Island, Lituania
Festival Mēnuo Juodaragis creates a unique program – the largest in number of participants and different activities and various art fields. No other event in Baltics can compare to this magical creation and experience!
More than 60 great music groups, projects and artists will perform on the four stages of the festival. For four days and nights we will be buzzing with a rich cultural mix of activities, experiences, knowledge and entertainment. Be sure – the end of Summer on the island of Dūburys will be intense, magical and very special!
The full time-table of Mėnuo Juodaragis XXIII program will be announced on August 1, 2023.
Until then we will introduce You to the participants and activities of the Festival.
CULT OF FIRE (CZ)
Burning black metal and tributes to Hindu and Buddhist deities, tantric rituals and a spiritual journey to the depths of the world! A unique phenomenon
Mėnuo Juodaragis XXIII will host one of the most famous and intriguing contemporary post-metal bands from the land of ice and fire, the island of
OF THE WAND AND THE MOON (DK)
Danish neofolk legends OTWATM will return to MJR with two special performances. The ten-year-awaited new album “Your Love Can’t Hold This Wreath Of Sorrow” will
With the theme of the Mėnuo Juodaragis being Fire – the performance of the band Ugniavijas (eng. Whirl-Fire) is essential, indispensable and inevitable! Originally formed
BALTIC BALKAN (LT)
A well-known DJ crew from Vilnius, playing outstandingly catchy club party music. Each Baltic Balkan show is like a festival in itself, causing the audience
XI.20 ORKESTRAS (LT)
A postmodern ensemble of non-modern music from Vilnius underground, which name reads as Orchestra of November 20th. The group of eight charismatic musicians can barely
The festival’s stage constructions will be shaken by Armatūra, the world’s only “stroike punk” style band! (*stroike means “construction site” in local slang) Drawing their
DAJ OGNIA (PL)
Regressive dark folk group, that interweaves musical traditions of Poland and Scandinavia. One of the most interesting groups in Polish folk scene do it in
Dashing folktronica fourpiece from a country of wild forests, magical bogs, sea and tech innovation. Its members fuse together thousands of years old Estonian runo
VĖLIŲ NAMAI (LT)
The deeply mystical ritual of Vėlių Namai (eng. The House of Souls) makes its return to the stage of Mėnuo Juodaragis. It is a misty
SURE FANG (LT)
Sure Fang is a sister and brother duo of experimental folktronica and ethnic techno. Their sound is based on the connection between live instruments (Labanoras’ bagpipes, kanklės,