The 17th International Art Festival “Druskininkai Summer with M. K. Čiurlionis”, organised by the Foundation for Lithuanian Musicians in collaboration with Druskininkai and Varėna municipalities, has travelled Čiurlionis’ trails from Varėna and Druskininkai since 2014. From now, it also joins the creative program of the “M. K. Čiurlionis National Cultural Route”.

The organisers of this musical journey, lasting three months, will offer over 50 events involving more than 200 performers of various genres from Lithuania, Italy, Israel, Denmark, France, Switzerland and Germany.

The music connoisseurs will be treated to the appearances of two orchestras, 5 ensembles, 21 vocalist, 16 organ music masters, 20 instrumentalists, and actors. In addition, the Festival will encompass Čiurlionis study week, violin music fest, violin master classes and conference “Promotion Practice of M. K. Čiurlionis’ Output in Lithuania and Abroad”, where researchers and nurturers of Čiurlionis output – musicologists, art experts, museologists as well as pedagogues of music and art – will share their insights.

The Festival will be held on June 6 – September 22 (Čiurlionis’ birthday) in Druskininkai and Varėna, in the region of Dzūkija.

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Sistema ir dizainas: Jonas Lekevičius