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2009 11 01
The Celebration of Lithuanian Culture in USA
The project “The Celebration of Lithuanian Culture” (Music - Fine Arts – Philosophy - Dance) has been created to celebrate the Millennium of Lithuania in USA involving world famous Lithuanian musicians, artists, ballet dancers, historians, and philosophers.
Estimated date:
• Fall 2009 – Spring 2010
Estimated location:
• Boston University, College of Fine Arts
• Boston University, History Department
Programme:
1. The Gala Concert of:
Andrius Zlabys (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
Dana Mazurkevich (Violin, Lithuania - USA)
Egle Spokaite (Prima ballerina, Lithuania)
Ginta Bistras (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
Golda Vainberg-Tatz (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
Martynas Rimeikis (Ballet, Lithuania)
Martynas Svegzda von Bekker (Violin, Lithuania)
Ona Jonaityte (Flute, Lithuania - USA)
2. The Exhibition of thirty-three works of:
Algimantas Jonas Svegzda (Artist, Lithuania)
litography, zincography, aquarelle, pastel, oil pastel, pencil.
3. Conference on the subject of Lithuanian arts and culture, featuring:
Algis Mickunas (Philosophy, Lithuania – USA)
Antanas Sileika (Writer, Lithuania – Canada)
Tomas Venclova (Philology, Lithuania - USA) (estimated participant)
Alphonso Lingis (Philosophy, USA)
Patronage:
• Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO
• His Excellence Ambassador of Lithuania in the USA Mr. Audrius Bruzga (Washington, DC)
Performers:
Algimantas Jonas Svegzda (Artist, Lithuania)
lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algimantas_Švėgžda
Algis Mickunas (Philosophy, Lithuania – USA)
www.professormickunas.com
Alphonso Lingis (Philosophy, USA)
philosophy.la.psu.edu/faculty/profiles/lingis
Andrius Zlabys (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
www.andriuszlabys.com
Antanas Sileika (Writer, Lithuania – Canada)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antanas_Sileika
Dana Mazurkevich (Violin, Lithuania - USA)
www.bu.edu/cfa/music/faculty/dmazurkevich
Egle Spokaite (Prima ballerina, Lithuania)
www.ballerinagallery.com/spokaite
Ginta Bistras (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
www.musicperformers.lt
Golda Vainberg-Tatz (Piano, Lithuania - USA)
www.pianoart.com/golda_vainberg-tatz
Martynas Rimeikis (Ballet, Lithuania)
www.opera.lt
Martynas Svegzda von Bekker (Violin, Lithuania)
www.vonbekker.com
Ona Jonaityte (Flute, Lithuania - USA)
www.gbfa.org/OnaJ
Tomas Venclova (Philology, Lithuania - USA)
www.yale.edu/slavic/faculty/venclova
Support and sponsors:
• All participants support “The Celebration of Lithuanian Culture” by providing voluntary performances.
• Lithuanian Community in USA provides participants’ travel expenses.
• Lithuanian Community in Boston provides housing for participants from abroad.
Estimated support:
• LRT (Lithuanian National Radio and Television) – reporting in Lithuania: Vykintas Pugaciauskas (International News Corr.)
• “Druka” Publishing House – full color brochures for the Exhibition of thirty-three works of Algimantas Jonas Svegzda (200 pieces).
Support in negotiation:
• Boston University College of Fine Arts – Concert Hall and Gallery.
• Boston University History Department – space for the Conference.
• Boston University - posters, brochures, flyers, web publicity.
• National Public Radio (NPR) at Boston University – interviews and public announcements.
• Mrs. Danguole Kuolas – framing drawings for the Exposition of Algimantas Jonas Svegzda.
Financial support needed for:
• Special flooring for Prima Ballerina Egle Spokaite and Martynas Rimeikis.
• Event Management (1-2 persons team)
Event organization team:
Martynas Svegzda von Bekker, Artistic Director
1302 Commonwealth Avenue, Apt.31
Allston, MA 02134
Tel: (978) 501 1145
E-mail: svegzda.martynas@gmail.com
Web: www.vonbekker.com
Dana Mazurkevich, Executive Advisor
56 Mason Terrace
Brookline, MA 02446
Tel: (617) 734 5515
Web: www.bu.edu/cfa/music/faculty/dmazurkevich
Michelle LaCourse, Advisor
Tel: (617) 353 2683
E-mail: lacourse@bu.edu
Web: www.bu.edu/cfa/music/faculty/lacourse
William A. James, Advisor
Embassy of the United States of America
7 Akmenu St.
LT-03106 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: 011 370 5 266 5300
E-mail: jameswa@state.gov
Web: vilnius.usembassy.gov
Asta Dirmaite, Advisor
Sv.Jono 11
LT-01123 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: 011 370 5 210 7340
E-mail: lietuva@unesco.lt
Web: www.unesco.lt
Algis Mickunas, Advisor
Ellis Hall 220N
Athens, OH 45701
Tel: (740) 593 4643
E-mail: mickunaa@ohio.edu
Web: www.professormickunas.com