President to open festival of Lithuanian culture in Rome
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is currently in Rome where she is set to open Lithuanian art festival Flux.
Over 100 well-known Lithuanian artists of older and younger generations will be introduced to the public. They will include Jurgis Mačiūnas, Jonas Mekas, Eimuntas Nekrošius, Deimantas Narkevičius, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Justė Janulytė, Kamilė Gudmonaitė, urban dance theater "Low Air" and the cast of modern opera "Geros dienos!" (Have a good day) etc.
The festival will be opened by the orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, directed by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla who was awarded a state decoration by the Lithuanian president on the occasion of February 16.
Grybauskaitė is also scheduled to meet with her Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella. The meeting will be held at a special time as the Italian leader will pay a state visit to Lithuania in July.