Highly professional, stylized and authentic Lithuanian folk art – songs, dancing, instrumental music, unique national instruments, colourful costumes and true spirit of Lithuania!
State Song and Dance Ensemble „LIETUVA” – it is a joint artistic team which includes professional dancers, orchestra with national instruments and a choir. Truly unique in entire Baltic countries company had been established in November 1940 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Through its long creative path, the Ensemble won numerous international awards and with great success performed in almost all Eastern and Western European countries, also in USA, Canada, India, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Cuba and many other countries.
The Ensemble consist more than 60 professional dancers, musicians and choir singers. A very special attention deserves orchestra of national instruments, which performs exclusively with Lithuanian folk instruments. For 75 years the Ensemble represents the best of Lithuanian cultural heritage – traditional music, expressive folk dances, authentic national costumes and sutartinės – Lithuanian multipart songs, which are the part of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage listed in 2010.
Throughout history, the Ensemble has staged more than 40 original concert programs, played more than 1000 works by Lithuanian composers and performed more than 9000 concerts. You are very welcome to discover all beauty of Lithuania together with State Song and Dance Ensemble “LIETUVA”.
Art Director – Giedrius SVILAINIS
Conductor – Egidijus KAVECKAS
Chief Choir-master – Algimantas KRIŪNAS
Chief Ballet-master – Edgaras SUPRUNAS