The 57th Europeade will not take place in Klaipeda this year. Date to be announced later.
Information for participants
The registration of participants will be carried out by the International Europeade Committee.
Celebrating the European People’s Friendship and communion
Europeade is the largest national cultural and national costume in Europe, bringing together around 5000 participants each year. Once a year in one of Europe’s cities meet the teams of traditional and modern folklore dancing, choir and musicians from the 180 regions. To celebrate the fiest of the cultures of the European peoples. Many friendships have been made over the years and a strong community has been formed, which is growing every year. Through dance, song, and music, teams from different regions share their traditions and cultural peculiarities both among themselves and with the inhabitants of the city receiving the celebration. Celebrating Europe’s cultural diversity is celebrated day and night, with a wide range of events ranging from dancing, gaits, Mass to street music performances.
In 2020, there was already the 57 Europeade celebration in Klaipeda. In the summer of 2019 the baton was handed over to Klaipėda, the German city of Frankenberg.
Around 5000 participants from 180 in European regions
Traditional dancing, music, songs and costumes
The European People's Friendship and fellowship
Event that brings together different generations
Celebration in Klaipėda: 5th – 9th August, 2020
Europeade 2020 program
5th-9th August, 2020
Wednesday, 5th of August
09.00-21.00 Registration at Klaipėda „Švyturio“ arena (Dubysos str. 10)
20.00-22.00 Welcome evening (Theatre Sq.)
Thursday, 6th of August
10.00-18.00 Street performances
11.00 Official opening of the „Europeade Forum“ (Turgaus str. 7). The Forum will be open until 6 p. m.
19.00-22.00 Opening Ceremony (The Summer Stage)
22.00-24.00 „Europeade at Night – Jam Session“ (Jonas Hill Amphitheater)
Friday, 7th of August
10.00-12.00 Concert of music groups (Theatre Sq.)
10.00-18.00 “Europeade Forum“ (Turgaus str. 7)
10.00–18.00 Street performances
11.00 Mayors of Europeade cities meeting at Klaipėda Town Hall (danė str. 17)
14.00-17.00 Concert of groups of children (Theatre Sq.)
17.00-18.00 „Europeade Ball for Children“ (Theatre Sq.)
19.00-21.00 Choir and music concert at the Klaipėda Concert Hall (Šaulių str. 36)
22.00-02.00 „Europeade at Night“ (Theatre Sq.)
Saturday, 8th of August
10.00-12.30 Official reception at the Klaipėda Concert Hall (Šaulių str. 36)
10.00-13.00 „Europeade Forum“ (Turgaus str. 7)
10.00-13.00 Street performances
16.00-19.00 The Grand Parade of participants of the „Europeade“. Route: J. Janonio str., Herkus Mantas Str., Atgimimo Sq., Tiltų str., final point – the Old Market Roundabout.
20.00-02.00 „Europeade Ball“ (Theatre Sq.)
Sunday, 9th of August
11.00-12.00 Ecumenical Church Service (Church of Mary-Queen of Peace, Rumpiškės str. 6)
15.00-18.00 Closing ceremony (The Summer Stage)