Svyturys Lithuanian Folk Group ClevelandPeople.Com International Pavilion
August 31, 2012
A highlight of the 2012 Ohio's Celtic and International Fest was the ClevelandPeople.Com International Pavilion. The ClevelandPeople.Com International Pavilion featured almost 20 different groups performing their culture's traditions in colorful native costumes.
This included a rousing performance by the Svyturys Lithuanian Folk Group. Enjoy these photos and video from their performance.
This video gives some history of the Svyturys (A Beacon or Lighthouse) Lithuanian Folk Group before their performance.
Svyturys Lithuanian Folk Group
Little Partridge Dance performed by the youth group of the Svyturys
A Lithuanian courtship dance called Two Little Birds
Traditional Lithuanian Harvest Dance
Lively Lithuanian Polka to celebrate the Feast of St John
Lithuanian Merry Making Dance
Lithuanian Dance of maidens picking wild flowers at dawn to decorate a pole for St John's Eve
Lithuanian Dance for St John's Eve, searching for fern blossoms
Grand Finale Lithuanian Dance featuring all 3 age groups of the Svyturys