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Let's create in Lithuania: Virginijus Kašinskas painting exhibition on Lithuanian mythology


Start Time: Friday, May 29, 2009 at 6:00pm
End Time: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at 9:00pm
Location: A. ir J. Juškų etninės kultūros muziejus
Street: Kauno mažoji g. 2.
Phone: 8375564
Email: KurkLietuvoje@gmail.com

\'\' At this personal painting exhibition, I demonstrate paintings on Lithuanian mythology. The works were painted in Samogitia (Žemaitija), close to Tverai, in the Lopaičiai ethno-mythology complex, which consists of Lopaičiai hill fort and shrine hill. They say that some elements of the ancient Lithuanian sacred place have remained on the shrine hill (shrine-oracle house): stones marked with signs and faces, and a sacred spring. There is a bowl-shaped stone and a barrow with a wreath of stones on the left bank of the rivulet Aitra, behind the rivulet, on the hill.

They say that it used to be a spiritual centre and the place of cult ceremonies of Samogitians. Huge round stones or their groups are located there, and the Sun and the Moon pits are still visible.

Author: Virginijus Kašinskas

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