For the first time in Alytus – the festival of cultural experiences “From Art’ist to Me(n)talist”!


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Jurgis Kunčinas Public Library of Alytus will give young people indelible cultural impressions and experiences! “From ART’ist to Me(n)talist” is the first festival of its kind in the capital of Dzūkijaintended for for young curious people and their new discoveries – jon the 19th of April. This time, we invite you to be inspired and experience cultural experiences not in the traditional library spaces, but in the halls of the project partners – the Alytus Cultural Center. It is very important to us that everyone who comes feels spacious and free.

What can be discovered on the way from artist to mentalist? The educational and creative workshops that will take place during the festival will be characterized by exceptional interactivity and inclusiveness, and will create an opportunity for young people to get to know cultural and artistic processes more closely through active creative activities. These initiatives will include well-known professional artists in the activities, faces well-known to young people will participate in the discussion and concert part: comedian Evaldas Jasaitis, who collected 10,000 for his fans. who even walked all the way to Berlin to donate a euro to Ukraine, and the rapper Pijus Opera, who holds the record for ten hours of non-stop rap improvisation. During different creative educations (Slam creation, learning about history using virtual reality, film script creation workshops, etc.), everyone will be able to touch the knowledge of literary processes, open up to experimentation and creativity and knowledge. We really hope that this festival will be an interesting and new experience for schoolchildren, which will allow them to gain new experiences, get to know each other, discover and try new things, and discover their abilities.

Festival of cultural experiences “From ART’ist to Me(n)talist” – it’s an opportunity to have different lessons and then discuss cultural experiences in class. By the way, all activities of the festival are FREE, so all you need is desire, enthusiasm and your time.

ATTENTION! The number of places is limited. Pre-registration is required: educator Viktorija Juškienė, e-mail Mr. [email protected] or tel. no. +370 656 98 503.

Plus. During the festival, young people who participated in the promotion of reading, invited by the Alytus Jurgis Kunčinas public library, will be awarded. Carry your “Reader’s Passport” with pasted stickers from books you’ve read and win prizes!

We invite you to pick up the “Reader’s Passport” at the Alytus Jurgis Kunčinas Public Library (Seirijų St. 2) or the Children’s and Youth Literature Department (Topolių St. 21) until April 18.

Well, April 19. let’s meet at the Alytus Culture Center (Pramones st. 1B) and dive into new cultural experiences together!

PROGRAM of the festival of cultural experiences “From ART’ist to Me(n)talist”:

  • 9:30 a.m. Vytautas V. Landsbergis film script development workshop (Conference Hall)
  • 9:30 a.m. (Group I) and 10:30 a.m. (Group II) Slam workshop with poet Renata Karvelis (3rd century lobby)
  • 9:30 a.m. Armin Bartulis Theater Improvisations (Small Exhibition Hall)
  • 9:30 a.m. 3D (virtual reality) education about history and partisans (Small Hall)
  • 9:30 a.m. “Creative writing workshop IMAGO FATUM” of Alytus Jurgis Kunčinas public library (2nd century lobby) (no registration)
  • 11 o’clock Creative writing with Ilona Ežerinyte (Mažoji salė)
  • 12 o’clock “Comics creative workshop” of the Adam Mickevičius public library of the Vilnius district (2nd century lobby) (no registration)
  • 12:30 p.m. Kotryna Zylė “Creatures in apartment buildings” (Mažoji salė)
  • 1 p.m. Creative workshop “I see with my eyes” (Small exhibition hall)
  • at 2 p.m. Creative writing workshop “We pull the root of creativity” with Sandra Bernotaite (Conference Hall)
  • 2:30 p.m. Announcement of lottery results (2nd floor lobby)
  • at 3 p.m. Sigutė Trimakaitė’s concert-educational activity (Mažoji salė)
  • at 3 p.m. Discussion for young people. Participants: comedian Evaldas Jasaitis and rapper Pijus Opera (2nd century lobby) (no registration required)
  • 4 p.m. Closing of the festival and a good time – Pijus Opera and DJ (2nd century lobby) (no registration required).

Festival partner – Alytus culture center, sponsor – AB “Kauno grūdai”.

The festival is financed by: the Lithuanian Council of Culture and the Alytus City Municipality.

Information of the Alytus Jurgis Kunčinas public library

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