International winter folklore festival „Atvažiuoja žolynai“ in Alytus

Alytus city folk art studio “Dainava” annually organizes the International winter folklore festival “Atvažiuoja žolynai“. It has become a part of the cycle of Christmas events. After collective performance of all the festival participants in Alytus, collectives spread through all other cities of Lithuania. Winter folklore festival popularizes the heritage of the Southeast region of Lithuania: traditions, songs, dances and games. Members of the celebration meet the Christmas period folklore of other nationalities as well.