Every year, on the 1st of August, Klaipėda has an annual foundation of the city celebration. Traditionally the celebration begins early in the morning in castle site territory, near the Castle Museum, where the city flag is proudly lifted. Various festivities take place in the castle site territory and the old town. Guests can visit expositions, a fair and in the evening they are invited to the concert. Every year there is a culture master blossom awards ceremony during which the culture master name is given to a meritorious person.