The Most Memorable Artist of Kaunas

Since 1998, Kaunas Artists’ House has held an annual election of The Most Memorable Artist of Kaunas. Artists working in different disciplines and having produced significant works over the passing year were nominated by creative unions. The Art College of Kaunas Artists’ House would consider the nominees and elect The Most Memorable Artist. The names […]

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The International Kaunas Carillon Festival

The first International Kaunas Carillon Festival took place in the garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum on 2-3 September, 2017, presenting carillonists from Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France and Lithuania – Mathieu Daniel Polac (NL), Scott Orr (UK), Bertrand Olle-Guyraud (FR), Julius Vilnonis and Austėja Staniunaitytė (LT) – to the audiences of Kaunas.

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Carillon

Carillon is a specific open-air musical instrument consisting of a set of chromatically tuned bells and originating in the Netherlands. The first carillon was created by brothers Pieter and Francois Hemony in 1652. This rare instrument is taught during summer courses at specialized schools in Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, and the U.S. Currently, there […]

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