Lithuanian National Culture Centre - Gaudeamus festival

Dance Day 2018

Gaudeamus festival

The 19th „Gaudeamus“ will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2021, June 18–20.

  The three Baltic States share not only the Baltic Sea and the unique culture, but also an old tradition of song celebrations. The students’ song and dance celebration “Gaudeamus” having existed for more than a half of century is a significant live cultural event of the three States, a shared tradition of students’ song celebrations on the Baltic seacoast. The first Baltic students’ song and dance festival “Gaudeamus” was held in 1956 in Tartu, Estonia, then followed by festivals organised in turn in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
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