Festival KILKIM ŽAIBU XVIII programme

Festival KILKIM ŽAIBU XVIII will be happening June 29 – July 1, three days and three nights near the Lūkstas lake in Varniai.


JUNE 29, THURSDAY

18.00 Festival Opening, firing the bonfire

18.00 – 23.00 Opening of the ancient Baltic village, demonstration of ancient crafts and martial arts exposition.


DEVIL (PIKUOLIO) STAGE

18.30 – 19.20  OBELIJA – Lithuania, Archaic Folk

19.50 – 20.40  DELVE – Latvia, Archaic Folk

21.10 – 22.10  ROMOWE RIKOITO – Prussia, Neo-Folk

22.40 – 23.30  SKYFORGER – Latvia, first time in our festival with a Folk programme!

24.00 – 01.20  GRIMNER – Sweden, Folk Metal

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

23.20 – 24.00 Firing the bonfires

01.20 – 03.00 Folk dances with madcaps of traditional dances from Klaipėda FOLKS, songs near the bonfires, greeting the sun

 

JUNE 30, FRIDAY

 

12.00 – 20.00Presentation of Baltic tribes: Samogitians, Semigallians, Curonians, Jotvingians, Latgalians and others. Baltic Ancient village: demonstration of ancient crafts and martial arts.

 

DEVIL (PIKUOLIO) STAGE

13.30 – 14.20 VELNEZERS – Latvia, Black Metal

15.10 – 16.00 THE BLAST BEETS – Lithuania, Rock’n’Roll

17.00 – 18.00 SHAMAN JUNGLE – Belarus, Ethno Trance

19.00 – 20.00 MARGA MUZIKA – Lithuania, World Music, Folk from different nations

21.00 – 22.00 1914 – Ukraine, Militaristic Death Doom Metal

23.20 – 00.20 ARCHGOAT – Finland, uncompromising Death Black Metal

01.20 – 02.10 FRAILTY – Latvia, Doom Death Metal

 

THUNDER (PERKŪNO) STAGE

14.20 – 15.10 AUTISM – Lithuania, Post-Rock/Metal

16.00 – 17.00 KHEPRA –Turkey, Symphonic Death Metal

18.00 – 19.00 HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY – Austria, Post-Metal

20.00 – 21.00 LOITS – Estonia, the creators of Flak’n’Roll come back after 8 years!

22.00 – 23.00 MÅNEGARM – Sweden, Viking Metal

00.20 – 01.20 MGŁA – Poland, magic meditation of Black Metal

 

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

12.00 – 13.00 Ancient competitions, witch battle with brooms. Agility competition for ladies.

13.00 – 13.30 A lecture on homemade beer near the “Dundulis” tent.

15.10 – 16.00 Ancient competitions, Viking football. Teams from different Baltic tribes battle for the name of the strongest tribe.

17.00 – 18.00 Battle circle. Ancient Baltic warriors fight for the name of the strongest warrior.

23.00 – 23.20 The Great battle of the evening in the envelopment of fire. Curonians loot in the lands of Samogitia.

23.10 – 24.00 Firing the bonfires.

 

JULY 1, SATURDAY

 

12.00 – 20.00Presentation of Baltic tribes: Samogitians, Semigallians, Curonians, Jotvingians, Latgalians and others. Baltic Ancient village: demonstration of ancient crafts and martial arts.

 

DEVIL (PIKUOLIO) STAGE

13.30 – 14.30  ŪKANOSE –Lithuania, Folk Metal

15.30 – 16.20  EXTRAVAGANZA – Lithuania, Post-Black Metal

17.20 – 18.10  PULSE OF NEBULAE – Latvia, Progressive Death Metal

19.10 – 20.10 AU-DESSUS – Lithuania Post-Black Metal

21.10 – 22.10 BOSSK – United Kingdom, Atmospheric Sludge Metal

23.10 – 23.50 UGNIAVIJAS – Lithuania, Archaic Folk

01.10 – 02.10 MURDER ONE – Lithuania, wild MotorheadRock’n’Roll with the performance of the exotic Dani Divine!

 

THUNDER (PERKŪNO) STAGE

14.30 – 15.30  RĀVA – Latvia, Folk Rock

16.20 – 17.20  PEKLA – Lithuania, Rock’n’Roll Heavy Metal with rumbling performance of bikers!

18.10 – 19.10 VALKYRJA – Sweden, Black Metal

20.10 – 21.10 OBTEST – Lithuania, the only concert of Lithuanian Pagan Metal veterans this year!

22.10 – 23.10 VULTURE INDUSTRIES – Norway, exclusive performance of extravagant Avant-Garde Metal!

24.00 – 01.10 ABBATH – Norway, the most famous Black Metal vocalist with his new crew performs for the first time in Baltic countries!

 

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

12.00 – 12.50 Ancient competitions, trial of the warrior. Competitions for ladies and men.

12.50 – 13.30 The similarities and differences of Baltic and Scandinavian tribes. The demonstration of Scandinavian Vikings and Curonians X-XII age costumes and armor, applying weapons in the fight.

15.30 – 16.20 Ancient competitions, Viking football. Finals.

17.20 – 18.10 Battle circle. Ancient Baltic warriors fight for the name of the strongest warrior.Finals.

19.00 – 22.00 Painting of KŽ canvas. The topic is “From the symbolism of the festival to corpse paint”. Everybody can paint.

20.00 – 22.00 Preparation for the culmination of the festival: painting on body. It will take place near the KŽ canvas.

23.20 – 00.00 Firing the big festival bonfires, a ritual of fire.

02.10 – 03.30True metal party with DJ KŽ.

 

JULY 2, SUNDAY

 

12.00 – 15.00 Musical background, cleaning the surroundings, saying goodbye, leaving.

 

In the festival you could also find:

OUTDOOR CAFÉ CINEMA

·         Everyday 17.00 and 19.00 Varniai regional park will show films about the nature of Samogitia, places to visit, historical and natural monuments.

·         On the other time (day and night), there will be historical, documental and other movies united by Baltic topic.

ACTIVE EXPERIENCES

·         Paintball. In the territory of camping there is a newly established war field in which you could test your powers in the paintball battles. Even 60 players could play at once.

·         Sumo. With the special costumes you could feel the real power and weight of sumo wrestlers…

·         Archers. Near the warriors’ village you could try to shoot with an ancient arc.

WATER ACTIVITIES

·         There is a beach, where you could also rent water bicycles and boats.

 

SPORTS

·         There are basketball and volleyball courts in the territory.

Festival territory will be very spacious this year. It will be divided into two areas: active and relaxed. In the big field the thunders will roar, and in the recreational field there will be a spacious “comfortable” campsite. There you will be able to park your car right next to the tent. The “comfortable” campsite will be charged with an ecologic fee. The usual camping will be free of charge.

We remind you that there is only one week until the extraordinary KILKIM ŽAIBU 18.

Now the price of the ticket is 40 €

The ticket price during the festival will be 45 €

 

More information about the tickets and other news:

https://www.kilkimzaibu.com/en/tickets