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Water Carnival in Zarasai

25.07.2012 11:56, Bella Dvina 2
27-28 of July the city of Zarasai will become the site of Water Carnival.  According to the programme there will be organized creative forums and contests for young performers and artists, boat decoration contests as well as water installation contest. The festival is organized within the EU-funded project 'Fostering Capacity for Tourism Development in Latgale-Utena-Vitebsk Cross Border Region' (BELLA DVINA 2), which is being implemented within the Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.

The Programme of Water Carnival at lake Zarasas:

1.      1. Creative forum and contest “Undinelu daina” (“mermaid’s song-2012”) (1). Young performers or groups(age 16-36) are invited to take part in the contest “Undinelu daina”. In the contest: Day 1, July, 27: compositions on water themes (free interpretation of a song, performance in different languages; Day 2, July, 28: dancing (free interpretation). Creative forums will be conducted by masters of modern dancing and popular music. Creative courses, concerts and soirees with popular performers are mapped out.  

2. 2. Boat decoration Contest “Boats’ Parade” (2). Teams of artists and public representatives are invited to take part. A team should consist of 3-5 members. The task is to decorate a boat and get prepared for the “Boats’ Parade” which will start on the 28th of July at lake Zarasas.

3. 3. The contest of artistic installations on water “ Gallery on water” (3). Young artists are invited to take part in this contest, which will take place at lake Zarasas. The team of young artists should consist of 2-4 members.  Installations will be prepared within  two days (27-28 of July) and will be exhibited during the whole Festival “The Water Carnival”.  

All the participants will be provided with guarded camping sites (tents are not available) and free meals.

For further details please contact Ingrida Tatarune, the Head of Investment and Development Department, Zarasai District Administration: email: Tel. № +370 385 37144, +370 611 43889. 

Do not miss the opportunity to spend the weekend in Zarasai, the most beautiful resort in Lithuania!