Lithuanian Song Celebration (2): Dance Day

Lithuanian Song Celebration (Song and Dance Festival) 90th anniversary, Vilnius, Lithuania (5 July 2014). Pictured here, Dance Day – a huge, elaborately choreographed traditional dance performance, held in the Zalgiris Stadium in Vilnius. The Song Celebration in Vilnius is Lithuania’s greatest cultural event, occurring only once every four years, and along with similar festivals in neighbouring Latvia and Estonia, is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. © Rudolf Abraham.

Dancers waiting to perform at Zalgiris Stadium

Lithuanian Song Celebration - Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania © Rudolf Abraham

Lithuanian Song Celebration – Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania. Dancers waiting to perform at Zalgiris Stadium. © Rudolf Abraham

Dance

Lithuanian Song Celebration - Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania © Rudolf Abraham

Lithuanian Song Celebration – Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania © Rudolf Abraham

Last minute preparations

Lithuanian Song Celebration - Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania © Rudolf Abraham

Lithuanian Song Celebration – Dance Day, Vilnius, Lithuania. Last minute preparations. © Rudolf Abraham

Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.
D700 & 14-24/2.8 & 70-200/2.8 & 50/1.4
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