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Cultural Heritage during Lunch

The next event will take place on December 21, at 12.10 in Bernardines Church, Maironio St. 10 REGISTRATION is necessary.

The excursion to the Orthodox Cathedral of Theotokos presented by the orthodox priest Vitalijus Mockus took place on December 1st.

Cycle of events “Cultural Heritage during Lunch” started on February, 2017. Free thematic excursions to various heritage objects are organised last Thursday of each month between 12.10 and 12.50 (during lunch break). 365 people took part in the events during first half of the year 2017.

The excursion to St. Trinity (Basilian) Greek Catholic Church took place on 23 of February. The architects restorers and the priest of the church told about the history, cultural heritage value, restoration and the life of the church community.

The excursion to the restored Augustinian Monastery took place on March 30.

Two excursions to Vilnius Choral Synagogue took place on April 27. The guide Natalija Heifec told about the building of the Synagogue and about traditions of judaism. More than 130 participants took part in both excursions.

The excursion to the Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit presented by the orthodox priest Vitalijus Mockus took place on May 26.

The excursion to the restored Lukiskiu Dominican Monastery presented by architect restorer Vytenis Zilinskas took place on June 29.

Baltic Amber Art Centre presented the art of amber procession and demonstrated how to make an amber amulet on July 27.

The event “Glass History in 16th c. cellars” took place on September 28 in the Stained Glass Manufactory, Stikliu St. 6. Head of the Gallery stained glass artist Julija Vaiciene presented the glass history in Vilnius, stained glass technologies and most famous Lithuanian artists of 19-20 centuries.