What's on in Lithuania: Celebrate equality

Though the Baltic Pride LGBT and equality festival will be the focal point of this weekend in Lithuania, there's plenty of other cool stuff to see and do as well. Take a look at our selection:

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BALTIC PRIDE

Baltic Pride is the rotating Baltic LGBT rights festival that has all of Lithuania abuzz. In addition to the parade for equal rights, there will be a number of other events in Vilnius linked to the festival that are definitely worth checking out.

Baltic Pride parade – 6/18, 12:00
The Baltic Pride March for Equality will proceed from Lukiškės square on Gedimino Prospektas to the Bernardine Garden behind Vilnius Cathedral.
For more information, click here.

Kreivės LGBT film festival – 6/13-6/23
The Kreivės film festival, which is running parallel to the Baltic Pride festival, has been showing films all week and will be showing them all weekend and next week as well.
For more information, click here.

Baltic Pride Park concert – 6/18, 16:30
After the parade, LOFTAS will host a concert in support of the Baltic Pride festival featuring a number of famous Lithuanian and international performers.
For more information, click here (scroll down for English).

VILNIUS

Culture Night – 6/17-6/18, 18:00-2:00
Culture Night is an annual all-night cultural festival that fills nighttime Vilnius with all sorts of multimedia cultural events. It's something that has to be experienced!
For more information, click here.

Herbal (Žolynų) Market – 6/19, 10:00-22:00
The annual herbal market on Gedimino Prospektas in Vilnius offers a wide array of herbs for tea, decoration, or traditional Lithuanian ethnic medicinal applications.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Ten Walls' Equalized tour – 6/18, 20:00
Ten Walls, the hit Lithuanian electronic musician who went on a sabbatical after raising international condemnation of his statements about members of the LGBT community, is back to redeem himself during Baltic Pride in Vilnius.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

KAUNAS

Muse live at Žalgirio Arena – 6/17, 20:00
World-famous UK rock band Muse will be playing in Žalgirio Arena as part of their Drones world tour.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Kaunas Fishermen's Day – 6/19
On Sunday, Kaunas will celebrate fishermen and its location as a city of rivers with a festival that will feature music, family activities, food (expect fish) and, of course, a fishing competition!
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Free Zumba – 6/18, 12:00-22:00
Every second Saturday, the Sunny Beach beach bar will host a free Zumba workout section for all interested participants.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

KLAIPĖDA

Johnny Osbourne live – 6/19, 21:00
Jamaican dancehall and reggae performer Johnny Osbourne will be performing at the Kaštonas (Chestnut) club.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

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