ANYKSCIAI FOREST FESTIVAL 18

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Anykščių Miško festivalis/ Anyksciai Forest Festival, Lithuania

Public :  · Hosted by Jurzdiko bendruomenė and Anykščių Miško Festivalis/ Anykščiai Forest Festival
20th JUNE 2018 17:00 to 24th JUNE 17:00 
 
Medziu Laju tako Kompleksas  High Tree Walk Experience
 

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IRENA 0037-061696099
MONIKA 0037-060101906
SIMONA 0037-64627796


Festival programme: In the forest, we will live by a natural rhythm, so the event times are guidelines.

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 READ MORE > NOTE! Thursday 2 Streams of Events

June 20 WEDNESDAY
<< FESTIVAL OPENING - "THE FOREST OF ANYKSCIAI" 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE POEM >>

18.00 Reading of the "FOREST OF ANYKSCIAI", prof. Skirmantas Valentas

20.00 Hiking in the paths of animals with Tadas Baltrukas – Voveris
* potluck picnic, talks and music by the fire *

June 21 THURSDAY << FOREST FORUM – Potluck of ideas >>

Forum program: STREAM 1 (scroll for STREAM 2 options on the SAME DAY)
Part I << FOREST IN THE CITY - ecosystem of trees, public spaces and human community >>
10.00-11.30 Ideas and experiences will be shared by: urban anthropologist-urbanist Jekaterina Lavrinec, lawyer Saulius Dambrauskas, arborist Algis Davenis, tree campaigner Rob McBride, tree defenders from Šilutė, Siauliai, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Vilnius

11.30 - 12.15 Group meetings: "How can citizens and communities contribute to the protection and creation of green spaces and trees?"

12.15 - 13.00 Workshop: "How To Build A Successful Tree Defense Campaign?" Rob McBride (England)

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break

Part II << FUTURE OF WOODS- What kind of forests will our children enjoy? >>

14: 00-15: 30 Ideas and experiences will be shared by: Andrėjus Gaidamavičius and Marius Kaukėnas "Clearcuts in Labanoras", Mindaugas Survila "The Fate of the Ancient Forests: idea of the forest fund", Gintautas Kniukštas and Petras Budvytis, "Presentation of Results of the Vimour Opinion Polls", Civic Movement Gyvas Miškas "The State of Lithuanian forests: what do we want and what we do?", EMA - Estonian Environmental Movement from Estonia "Baltic Forests. Estonia's situation "

15.30 - 16.15 Group Meeting: "What forestry strategies do we envision for Lithuania and the Baltic countries, and how can the public influence it? What are possible community-based solutions or projects? "

16.15 - 17.00 Workshop: EMA-- " No more clearcuts in the Baltics" (Estonia)

STREAM 2 (But can also be both if times allow)
9.00 Meditation in the woods
11am Kayaking on Sventoji river (Registration)
15.00 Creative workshops for children "Forest birds" with forester Raimundas Ereminas and nature artist Ieva Voroneckyte.
17.00 Film "The Ancient Forest" (at Kino namai)
18.30 Presentation of Peter Wohlleben's books: "The Hidden Life of Trees" and "How Animals Feel and Understand the World" with the publishers and a biologist A. Kulbis
19.45 Meeting with nature photographer Marijus Čepulis
21.00 What is an virgin forest? Why do you need a rotting tree in the woods? Is forest cover in Lithuania increasing? ... - conversations about the forest ... with Mindaugas Survila and Marius Čepulis
* Evening and music by the fire *

June 22 FRIDAY<< FOREST BATHING >>

9.00 Meditation in the woods
10.00 - 13.00 "Shinrin-Yoku: The Art and Science of Forest Bathing-- How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness" with Dr. Qing Li, forest therapy expert, chairman of the Japanese Society for Forest Medicine. (pre-registration) (Japan)
15:00 Creative workshops: Setting up and Forest Movement, EMA-Estonian Environmental Movement (Estonia) and civil movement Gyvas Miskas
17.30 Meeting with Melkis School and Forestry Kindergarten
18.00 "Forest as a School" conversation about different education with Simona Vaitkute (Big Tent Camps (LT)) and Joel Mowdy (Green School, Bali and the USA)
19.00 "Aquaintance to Forest Therapy" presentation by Dr. Qing Li, forest therapy expert, chairman of the Japanese Society for Forest Medicine. (Japan)
20.30 "Traveling Stone" presentation of poetry collection, dr. Giedrius Alkauskas – composer, musicologist, mathematician and poet
22 Sen Svaja Concert
23:30 Lithuanian premiere of the film "Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga" (USA)

* During the festival you can also visit "Insect Hotel", "Bare-foot Trail", "Forest Listening Station", "Kite workshop" "Children's Tipi", nature sauna *

Location: INKUNAI village, Simoniu forest:

June 23-24 SATURDAY-SUNDAY << RASOS >>

From 11 o'clock RASOS- midsummer festival , communal preparations, songs and dances in the Simoniu Forest.


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