What's on in Lithuania this weekend: Creativity old and new

There's plenty of cool stuff going in in Lithuania this weekend, including a number of great festivals in Vilnius. Whether you're into ancient sutartinės and folk music, the latest creative tech trends, or just want to relax, there's something for everybody in our small roundup. Have fun!
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VILNIUS

Vyno Dienos (Wine Days) – 5/27-5/28
For two days this weekend, Vyno Dienos, which claims to be the largest wine and spirit event in the Baltic states, will be uniting wine lovers and makers in Vilnius.
For more information, click here.

Skamba Skamba Kankliai folk music festival – 5/27-5/29
Skamba Skamba Kankliai is an annual folk music festival in Lithuania that highlights folk music from Lithuania and other countries around the world. One of your best opportunities to hear sutartinės – ancient Lithuanian polyphonic singing – live!
For more information, click here.

Vilnius Mini Maker Faire – 5/28, 10:00-18:00
Vilnius' first-ever maker faire will invite technology creators, engineers, artists and 3D printing enthusiasts to show off their stuff. Whether you're interested in technology, the DIY movement or the neat stuff that the maker movement produces, this event has it all.
For more information, click here.

Global Bubble Parade Vilnius – 5/29, 17:30
The idea is simple – if you like bubbles and sunshine, then join the Global Bubble Parade team at Vilnius Town Hall on Sunday as they march down to Vilnius Cathedral. Bring your own bubbles.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

KAUNAS

Retro Fair 2016 – 5/29, 8:00
Billed as a fair of all things retro, the retro fair will focus on old-school automobiles and military equipment. The event will also function as a swap-meet, and will feature an award-winning home-made automobile.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Biker Nights 2016 – 5/28, 13:00
You don't have to be a biker to enjoy Biker Nights, though it certainly helps. The first portion of the event will feature motorcycle driving competitions and a “Burger Fiesta,” after which the bikers will drive to a campsite not far from Kaunas for fun, games and a rock concert.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

KLAIPĖDA

Barcelona Gipsy Balkan Orchestra – 5/27, 20:00
Barcelona Gipsy Balkan Orchestra is a group of musicians from throughout Europe who perform their own blend of world music featuring traditional Balkan, Roma and Klezmer music. They will be performing at the Ramybės club in Palanga.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

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