Every year, before the summer, the International Choir Festival “Šiauliai Cantat” is celebrated in Šiauliai. The festival begins with St. Mass. Then there is an opening concert in the church of St. Peter and Paul Cathedral where perform choirs from Lithuania and foreign countries. On the second day of the festival audience enjoys the concert of the guests. On the third day there is a choir contest for the Grand Prix award. The festival ends with the Festival GALA concert in the church of the Innocent beginning of St. Virgin.