Art groups of Alytus Culture Center

Art groups are open to partnerships and can offer a wide variety of artistic programs. If you would like to collaborate or book an art program, please contact Cultural Center Deputy for Art Jurgita Guževičienė.

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Deputy Director for Arts 
Jurgita Guževičienė
+370 672 215 43

Folk Art Group „Dainava“

,,Dainava“ is a folk art group that brings together more than one hundred members . Their Lithuanian folk dances and choral songs have been making Alytus region well known since 1977. A wide variety of musical instruments and dancers of all ages , „Dainava“ has it all. The group has visited almost every continent of the world and has no plans to stop. The head of the folk art group Arvydas Mikalauskas performs intensively with „Dainava“ and also organizes international festivals every year .

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Arvydas Mikalauskas
+370 687 208 84

Circus Group „Dzūkija“

,,Dzūkija” is one of the few circus groups in Lithuania. It was established in 1982 and is active to this day. The activities of ,,Dzūkija” are not limited to the preparation of acrobatic programs and concerts: artists have great achievements in Lithuanian and foreign competitions, festivals and television projects . In summer, members of the group practise their skills in interactive circus camps. They are trained by longtime circus artists Jurgita Bujanauskaitė and Albertas Chazbijavičius.

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Jurgita Bujanauskaitė
+370 686 213 03

Folk Art Group „Žvangucis“

,,Žvangucis‘‘ is a folk art group, founded in 2014. Residents of Alytus city, who cherish the old traditions of Dzūkija region gather here to sing, dance and play authentic music. Young and old, people of all ages are part of this folk art group. „Žvangucis“ actively performs not only in Alytus, but also in all over Lithuania. Art director: Jūratė Fedaravičienė.

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Jūratė Fedaravičienė

+370 672 987 03

Choir of Political Prisoners and Deportees „Atmintis“

Choir of Political Prisoners and Deportees,,Atmintis“ was formed in 1988. Members of the choir are patriots, who love their country and this is especially reflected in their repertoire. Choir actively participates and performs in city festivals, public holidays and gatherings. Since the restoration of Lithuania’s independence, the choir “Atmintis” has participated in all national song festivals, which makes them very unique . Choir leader Vidas Simanauskas is pleased to be able to lead such a unanimous group, uniting not only the deportees temselves, but also their family members.

Vidas Simanauskas

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Vidas Simanauskas

+370 672 521 24

Chamber Music Choir „Varsa“

,,Varsa” is a chamber music choir, founded in 1972 in Alytus cotton factory. Today it includes Alytus city residents, who enjoy contemporary and classical choral music repertoire. The choir has visited many Lithuanian cities and organizes annual tours to foreign countries. High ambitions helped them to accomplish great achievements in choral music competitions . Art director: Vidas Simanauskas.

Vidas Simanauskas

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Vidas Simanauskas

+370 672 521 24