THE ARTSLithuania has 53 museums. The initiator of modern fine art in Lithuania is Mikolojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875-1911) - a painter and composer, whose name is listed in international art encyclopedias.
FOLKLITHUANIA HAS A LONG HISTORY OF FOLK, POPULAR ANDCLASSICAL MUSICAL DEVELOPMENT. LITHUANIAN FOLK MUSIC ISBASED PRIMARILY AROUND POLYPHONIC MUSIC PLAYED ONFLUTES, ZITHERS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS.
LITHUANIAN WEAVING IS A FOLK ART THAT HAS BEEN PASSEDDOWN THROUGH FAMILIES OF WEAVERS WHO HAVE INTEGRATEDLITHUANIAN SYMBOLISM AND MOTIFS INTO SASHES, TABLELINENS, AND OTHER CLOTHS TO DECORATE LITHUANIAN FOLKCOSTUMES OR THEIR HOME.
NATIONAL COSTUMESLithuanian traditional costumes feature long skirts, aprons, vests, and hats for the women, and long pants, vests or coats, and boots for the men.
CINEMA Arūnas Matelis has won two prizes at the Silverdocs and Brooklyn Festivals in USA, the prestigious Directors Guild of America Award, and awards at the Amsterdam, Madrid and Leipzig Film Festivals, for his full-length documentary under the title “Before Flying Back to the Earth” telling about children hospitalised with leukaemia and the lessons of love, faith and the strength of mind learned in the hospital.
Museum of RumšiškėsThe Museum of Rumšiškės represents structures from different Lithuanian regions: Žemaitija , Aukštaitija, Suvalkija, Dzūkija and Lithuania the Minor. It boasts of having a collection of over 140 buildings from the 18-19th centuries that are all constructed with both – original ancient interior, exterior and even the surroundings.
ST. ANNES CHURCHThe St. Anne’s Church impresses everyone visiting it – the poor and the rich ones, local inhabitants and guests from far away countries for centuries.
PAVILNIAI REGIONAL PARKPavilniai Regional Park is worth visiting because of breathtaking natural monuments that have been forming there during ages.
THE MUSEUM OF GENOCIDE VICTIMSEach visitor of this Museum is able to go back 50-70 years in time and face the horrible facts of Soviet aggression.