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Celebrate 20 Years of The Mėnuo Juodaragis Festival This August

The yearly independent festival of native alternative music and contemporary Baltic culture Mėnuo Juodaragis celebrates the 20th Anniversary this year! Coming edition of the festival traditionally will be held on the last weekend of Summer, August 24-27, 2017. Four days and three nights this time are calling you again to the marvelous wild island at Dūburys lake (20 km from Zarasai town), North-eastern Lithuania.

The abundant festival programme also presents ancient crafts, lectures, art exhibitions, films, dance parties, archaic rituals, tribal workshops, hikes, land art, sports, theatre and many other subjects. This year festival thunders with a supreme mythological theme – Perkūnas – the mighty god of thunder and justice, similar to nordic Thor, Slavic Perun or Indian Indra.

You are welcome to experience true living power of heathen in modern, pure nature, magic and great Lithuanian friendship!

Mėnuo Juodaragis (Blackhorned Moon) is one of the most unique cultural events in Europe, one of the biggest Summer festivals in Lithuania. This creative open air is dedicated to revive native traditions and present most original artists from Baltic lands and other countries.

Four stages of Mėnuo Juodaragis XX will host over 50 live performances, involving a great variety musical styles and famous international bands – from authentic folk to contemporary post-folk, modern music, rock and metal, from classical to shamanic, acoustic to cosmic electronic and much more:

Wardruna (Nor)  Nest (Fin)  DrymbaDaDzyga (Ukr) 
Der Blutharsch And The Infinite Church Of The Leading Hand (Aut) 
Karolina Cicha & Bart Pałyga (Pol)  Irdorath (Blr) • Selvans (Ita)
Vril Jäger (Dk/UK) • Aurinkopyörä (Fin) • Daba San(Lat) •
Auļi & Tautumeitas (Lat) • Hipstokrātija (Lat) • Duo Malva & Priks (Est)

Aistė Smilgevičiūtė & Skylė  Donis & Rasa Serra • G&G Sindikatas •
Girjaukis • Karkasas • Algirdas Klova Laiminguo 
Ramtatūris • Virginija Skeirienė  Vėjopatis

… many more tba! …

For more details:

http://www.mjr.lt/lt/

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