Folk Music Branch

Address: L. Zamenhofo g. 12 / Kurpių g. 12, LT-44287 Kaunas

Group: up to 25 persons

Duration: 45 min

Get Acquainted with Lithuanian Folk Music

Price:

Tour in English, Russian or Polish for a group of up to 30 persons: € 15 (tour guide’s service fee) + € 2 (exhibition ticket fee per person).

About the tour:

We invite you to see the interactive exhibition of the Folk Music Branch which presents two main themes: kanklės (chordophone) playing tradition in various regions of Lithuania and the culture of shepherding and sutartinės (Lithuanian multipart songs). During the tour, you will have an opportunity to try out an interactive activity – sutartinės karaoke. You will be able to listen to audio recordings, get acquainted with the tradition of playing old Lithuanian folk music and its contemporary trend – post-folklore.

You will also see the international instruments that caught on in Lithuania – pump organ, garmon, zither, cimbalom, bagpipe, violin, bass violin, etc. You will have an opportunity to listen to an old vinyl played on the old gramophone.

Additional information:

The tour is suitable for people with visual impairments.

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