The Official Development Agency of the City of Vilnius

For kids

13 May

A map of city experiences is fun-filled entertainment for children aged 7-10. All you need is a pen! Following the route, kids will be encouraged to take note of 15 small but incredibly interesting city highlights, including sculptures of puppies, teddy bears and a mermaid, and will have a chance to measure themselves up to the great flood of Vilnius, pet a cat’s nose, and – most importantly – explore the city and perform fun tasks.

Date, time: 13-15 May.

Address: Tourism Information Centre, Pilies g. 2

Information: You can pick up a free map at the Tourism Information Centre (open 9:00-18:00).

A gingerbread bakery hidden in the heart of Vilnius is inviting children to enjoy some sweet education! During the class, you will learn a lot of interesting things about gingerbread before getting to the most important part – baking. You’ll knead and roll the dough and then make gingerbread, shaping and decorating them any way you like! You can then give your beautifully packaged creations to someone you love, like your parents or grandparents.

Date, time: 13 May, 9:30 and 11:30.

Address: Vilniaus Meduoliai, Pylimo g. 43/2. Website: www.vilniausmeduoliai.com

Information: The workshop is for Ukrainian citizens and is free of charge with a Ukrainian passport. Preregistration is required, and can be done here: https://forms.gle/9RVZFsxBWWZcKdGdA and  https://forms.gle/48zhSNn65aC1abK4A For more information, call +370 675 18851. Organiser: Vilniaus Meduoliai.

Come join us on an unreal tour of Ukrainian fairy tales. They flew to our beautiful city of Vilnius, and you know where they landed? Well, not far from the monument to Ukrainian singer Taras Shevchenko. All you have to do is find clues, and tales will unravel about courage and bravery, wars, defeated dragons, and all kinds of bad guys; about good and bad teachers, about spells, craftsmanship, cat tricks and... about not having patience. And how many weddings there will be! Maybe we’ll even sing and dance? The tour is for all fairy tale lovers, big and small.

Date, time: 13 May, 11:00 and 13:00 (in Russian), 16:00 (in Lithuanian); 14 May: 11:00 and 13:00 (in Russian), 16:00 (in Lithuanian); 15 May: 11:00 and 13:00 (in Russian), 16:00 (in Lithuanian).

Address: The tour starts by the Shevchenko monument, Arklių g. 26.

Information: The tour is for everyone and is free of charge. Registration is required and can be below. For more information, call +370 5 262 9660 or write to tic@vilnius.lt. Event organiser: Guide Vida Norkūnienė, https://www.facebook.com/vidonija 

13 May 11:00, RU, https://forms.gle/tC9JWFYCGc5xE3SH7
13 May 13:00 RU, https://forms.gle/TUTQ6gFRqumHcig16;
13 May 16:00 LT, https://forms.gle/itqHN7LZtwqkVtpe6;

14 May 11:00 RU, https://forms.gle/9tmLD2jz6ttkgRxe7
14 May 13:00 RU, https://forms.gle/fFmxXZHLbmymcMPV7
14 May 16:00 LT, https://forms.gle/vn2RsdY97pnwcDN17

15 May 11:00 RU, https://forms.gle/f5KgQMJE4EWFasqa6
15 May 13:00 RU, https://forms.gle/6FvqXj5auR5hZiSm8
15 May 16:00 LT, https://forms.gle/x2tmocuBMvBAeLES9

Gražina Brašiškytė was Lithuania’s first professional animation artist. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to get acquainted with her work. In seven halls, you will see different animated films as well as their characters, sketches, backgrounds, frames, and scenes created from backgrounds and characters drawn on sheet of plastic.

Date, time: 13 May, 12:00; 14 May: 12:00; 15 May: 12:00.

Address: Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum, Vilniaus g. 41. Website: https://www.ltmkm.lt/

Information: The tour is for Ukrainian citizens and is free of charge with a Ukrainian passport. Registration is required and can be done here: https://forms.gle/w4emivmYzwhWL7ud6. Organiser: Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum.

This programme features as many as nine three-minute films from My Country Ukraine, a series by Ukrainian director Stepan Koval, where he not only presents short and sweet Ukrainian tales, but also shows us the stories of different cities. The stories are told by a cheerful cat and his owner, who is a song and story writer.

Date, time: 13 May, 14:00.

Address: Lithuanian Filmmakers Union cinema, Vasario 16-osios g. 8 (door code – 25). Website: www.kinosajunga.lt

Information: The film is for Ukrainian citizens and is free of charge with a Ukrainian passport. Preregistration is required by e-mail (info@kinosajunga.lt). For more information, call +370 665 82137. Organiser: Lithuanian Filmmakers Union.

Activities and games for kids with popular characters.

Date, time: May 13, 15: 00-18: 00

Address: Europos Square, Konstitucijos Ave.

Information: the event is for Ukrainians, free of charge. Registration is not required. Organizer: International House Vilnius.

The Ukrainian and Lithuanian nations have long been linked by a common history, and they say that the values that these countries are based on are also similar. During this educational workshop, we will explain what connects us and how we are similar and unique; we will discover the values that are important to us all, and, during the practical part, we will create a poster marking our discoveries.

Date, time: 13 May, 16:00; 15 May: 14:00.

Address: Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum, Vilniaus g. 41. Website: https://www.ltmkm.lt/

This programme features the other nine three-minute films from My Country Ukraine, a series by Ukrainian director Stepan Koval where he presents short Ukrainian tales about Yaroslav’s bowl and magic soil, and also about the history of the fork, Easter eggs, sunstone, the black lake, sandy bottom and Odessa. The stories are told with humour and fun by a cheerful cat and his owner, who is a song and story writer.

Date, time: 13 May, 16:00.

Address: Lithuanian Filmmakers Union cinema, Vasario 16-osios g. 8 (door code – 25). Website: www.kinosajunga.lt

Information: The film is for Ukrainian citizens and is free of charge with a Ukrainian passport. Preregistration is required by e-mail (info@kinosajunga.lt). For more information, call +370 665 82137. Organiser: Lithuanian Filmmakers Union.

Music education - drums, songs and more - will take place in the AGATA music space for all three days. Ukrainian drummer Viktor Korzhenko and artist Darya Repalo invite you to spend a fun, noisy time with Ukrainian melodies and rhythms.

Date, time: May 13: 6 p.m. May 14: 12:00, 14:00, 16:00 May 15: 12:00 p.m.

Address: Town Hall Square

Information: Education is for everyone and is free. Registration is not required. Organizer: AGATA.

Come learn how to make Lithuanian straw gardens and get a taste of a centuries-old tradition. These gardens are made by stringing pieces of dry straw on thread, and can take a wide variety of shapes. During the class, participants will become acquainted with this traditional craft and learn how to prepare the straw and thread it to create their very own little straw garden. The workshop will be conducted by folk artist Marija Liugienė, and is open to adults and children aged 14 and up.

Date, time: 13 May, 18:00.

Address: Vilnius Ethnic Cultural Centre, Pamėnkalnio g. 34. Website: http://www.etno.lt/

Information: The workshop is for everyone and is free of charge. The event is free, but to participate you need a ticket, which you can get at: https://tickets.paysera.com/lt/event/siaudiniu-sodu-risimo-dirbtuves-5a5f. Organiser: Vilnius Ethnic Culture Centre.

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