We oficially open Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022 on 22 January 2022 at 19:30 (GMT+2)

The biggest event in Kaunas is right around the corner and you can be part of it where ever you are in the world.

We will be live through the Lithuanian National TV - this is the link for the live broadcast. Event starts at 19:30 Lithuanian time (GMT+2) and the programme will offer: at 19:30: 10-minute documentary; at 19:43: Official speeches; at 19:55: The show. You can also watch it live as well as later on the channels of Kaunas 2022: Youtube; Facebook; www.kaunas2022.eu; The FB page of the event

Here is a recording of the event with English subtitles - the show starts at minute 30:40:

This is the Lituanian version of the event:

The full credits download here.

Here you can find the words sung by choir and soloist, written By Pranas Morkūnas (Lithuanian Dadaist poet 1900 - 1941) and the poems in the show written and presented by the young Lithuanian poets - Lina Buividavičiūtė; Austėja Balutytė; Augustas Lapinskas; Miglė Galvonaitė; Jovaras Kelpšas; Marija Šimaitytė; Julius Uogelė.

This is the map of the urban game and various after-show events.

Additional details and reflections about the concept of the opening show and details about the trilogy of Kaunas 2022 you can read here.