Festival “Ant Rubeziaus” (“Rubezius” –
vernacularism; this word has the meaning of border, which separates two
dialect regions: Upper Lithuania and
It is a traditional and continuous folk music festival directed to many
groups of the society: starting with families, young people and ending
with the senior audience. Original ensembles and stylised chapels as
well as solo village musicians from all regions in Lithuania (Aukstaitija,
Samogitia, Suvalkija and Dzukija) are invited to the Festival. Their
concerts are scheduled on the main stage of the Festival as well as
improvised locations on the Pedestrian Boulevard (Vilniaus Street).
A fair hosting Lithuanian and Latvian folk artists, craftsmen,
conservators of the culinary heritage, and traders will be buzzing on
the renovated Pedestrian Boulevard each day of the Festival from 10
o’clock in the morning till evening. It is planned that approximately 40
ensembles and stylised chapels, solo village musicians from Lithuania,
Latvia & Estonia will participate in the Festival.