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Vilnius Ethnic Culture Centre

Date : 2010-02-15 02:12:30

DescriptionVilnius Ethno culture Activity Centre (VEKC) was re-established in 1992. The Centre is an independent budgetary institution of ethnical culture and education maintained out of the funds of Vilnius Municipality Cultural and Art Department. The centre has a staff of 11 people. Festivities organised by the Centre are funded directly from the budget for Vilnius cultural events, while there is drawn a seperate budget line for VEKC operating expenses. VEKC is organising workshops on waistband, weaving, twining, Lithuanian verba (a bunch of willow, yew, etc.) binding, paper (pattern) cutting. People are taught to play violin, kankles (some kind of zither), blow the horn and horn let. While attending our workshops everybody is acquainted with Lithuanian folklore, family tarditions and calendar festivities features.

Street AddressPamenkalnis str. 34, LT-01114



Name of InstitutionVilnius Ethnic Culture Centre

Phone(370 5) 279 1287


Fax(370 5) 212 2593

Type of ActivitySupport Institution

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