Every year the festival of Alytus city is one of the biggest events in the Southern Lithuania. During three days of celebration people go to events such as sports competitions, vehicle parade, various tournaments, Lithuanian pop music concerts and theatre premiers. There is a tradition to raise the flag of Alytus, announce the Cultural prize laureates as well as the town honour citizen and to enjoy the festive parade. The last event of the Alytus city festival is the concert of the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. This concert announces the beginning of the “Dainava country music festival”.