Yesterday, June 23, the XIX INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL "TEK SAULUŽĖ ANT MARAČIŲ" was opened. Nida port meadow buzzed with guests smiles and emotions.
They had an opportunity to try different educational programs: romance in an interwar period, blacksmith's workshop, Baltic patterns, braiding workshop and demonstrations, etc. As the theme of this year's festival is WEDDING, in the valley of Silence maidens gathered to collect herbs, to weave wreaths and practice spells and rituals.
The dance group from Spain (Catalonia) “Esbart Foncoberta de Banyoles” has come to Nida for the 3rd time. Their vivid dance show fascinated the audience. During the evening concert, the following bands performed: GILĖ (Lithuania), SANDRA CARRILLO AND SABOR LATINO LT (Spain / Italy / Lithuania) / PARRANDA POLAR (Lithuania).
The festival "TEK SAULUŽĖ ANT MARAČIŲ" continues its programme on Saturday and Sunday (June 25-26). Various educational activities invite Nida residents and guests to take part, to try and taste... Saturday afternoon we invite you to visit Nida cafes and restaurants, where many concerts will be held. The evening programme will continue to entertain as well. On Sunday at 12.00, an interactive programme invites all families to the performance based on the tales of Ana Sakse to be held at Nida Culture and Tourism Information Center "Agila", Taikos St. 4). Nida is waiting for you to take part and enjoy the international folk festival " TEK SAULUŽĖ ANT MARAČIŲ ".