An evening of works by writer Birutė Jonuškaitė

free of charge
Event date
2022-04-05 19:00 To 20:00


Birštonas Public Library invites listeners to an evening of works by writer, poet and translator Birutė Jonuškaitė at the Birštonas Kurhaus, with music by Bygandas Kazlauskas.

During the meeting we will talk about the novels "Maranta", "Maestro", the essay book "Time and Destiny", the creative process, the colors and shades of life, about man and nature. We will listen to the virtuoso songs performed by Bards V. Kazlauskas, refreshing and inspiring the soul.

Writer B. Jonuškaitė was born in Punsk County, Seinai County, since 1985. lives in Lithuania, ie grew up between two cultures - Polish and Lithuanian. From 2018 she is still the chairwoman of the Lithuanian Writers' Union. Awarded many prizes, including the 2016 Government of the Republic of Lithuania Culture and Art Prize, 2016 State Award of the Republic of Poland Golden Cross for Merits in the Development of Polish-Lithuanian Cooperation, Promotion of Polish Culture and Cooperation with Poland, 2020 Baltic Assembly Prize, 2020 Prize of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for works in journalism, etc.

B. Jonuškaitė is very warm, sincere and open, has a great sense of humor, loves people and nature. Her attentive, exploratory look at human psychology and behavior is reflected in her work. The writer masterfully reveals the characters of women, weaves intriguing stories, unusual stories, talentedly creates a complex artistic fabric, is a great translator. "Maranta" tells the love stories of three women - Dominican, Sun and Rasa - "Maestro" - a sequel to this book, "Time and Destiny" tells about the twists and turns of the famous people's worldview and worldview.
V. Kazlauskas, physician, event director, bard, charming lyrics, melody and performance. The song emerges from the depths of the heart, giving the impression that it is sung with the whole body. V. Kazlauskas said in an interview that music is a part of his life. Performs alone or with well-known Lithuanian singers and groups. She enjoys Lithuanian and French songs, having lived and studied in France. The charismatic artist has released a number of CDs of his songs, which are always a pleasure to listen to.

An interesting meeting with B. Jonuškaitė and V. Kazlauskas is waiting for in the evening. It is an opportunity to immerse oneself in the world of art, in oneself, to gain strength, to warm oneself in the light of creation, to awaken one's thoughts and to reflect on one's being.