The traditional Sea Festival is starting in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda on Friday.
Sea Festival in Klaipėda, 2012

Held for the 58th consecutive year, the festival will include three days of concerts, film reviews, entertainment for children and a fair of craft and designer items, followed by a parade of historical ships and The Tall Ships Race 2017.

Friday will feature the march along the city's streets, while a ceremony of lowering of wreaths for those killed in the sea.

The festival is patronized by President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

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