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For vendors

23-26 May 2024

On the days of the festival, the folk arts and traditional crafts fair “Darbas meistrą giria” [Work praises the master] is held alongside other events. Here, folk artists, certified craftsmen, artisans, and culinary heritage representatives present their work.

At the fair, which takes place in the Bernardine Garden, open workshops are organised, where masters showcase their craft and teach the festival visitors.

Vendors wishing to participate in the fair should complete the registration form by 10 April 2024.

The oldest folklore festival in Lithuania

The festival has been held in Vilnius since 1973 and is one of the few authentic music festivals in Europe.


> 2,000

Lithuanian and foreign performers

> 15,000


> 40

Events during the festival

What makes us different?

  • We are the oldest folklore festival in Lithuania, held annually since 1973. 

  • Our goal – growing attention to the traditional culture of Lithuania and foreign countries.

  • The festival is an opportunity to establish contacts between performers, folklorists, the audience, and to promote cultural tourism.

  • By fostering traditions, we aim to present them in a modern and innovative way.

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Activities at the festival

Performances and various events take place on outdoor stages, in courtyards and halls – the open and closed spaces of the beautiful Old Town of Vilnius come alive. Activities of the future festival include:

  • Concerts

  • Craft fair

  • Workshop

  • Night dances

  • Procession

  • Lectures

  • Children's programme

  • Exhibitions

Do you want to trade at the festival?

Vendors wishing to participate in the fair should complete an application form. Registration is open until in 2024 April 10

Vendor registration
Are you a certified craftsman? Or is your activity (in traditional crafts, culinary heritage) certified?
Size of your vendor space
Would you like to demonstrate your craft at the Crafts Courtyard?
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