About the event

Wednesday, August 1, 7 pm
VU Botanical Gardens, Vingis Branch (110 M. K. Čiurlionio St, Vilnius)

A modern tradition

ŽYGIMANTAS GUDELIS-GON (vocal percussion (beatbox))

Okata is a unique group, combining the beauty of Lithuanian folk songs, electronic music and beatbox rhythms. The four performers do this so well that they have immediately won the hearts of audiences and professionals alike.
The group’s name comes from an old Samogitian word, okata, meaning a wish, or desire. It is  a perfect reflection of the musicians’ philosophy: “We chose this name because we came together driven by the immense desire to show people something new. We are glad to have found one another, because we aim to popularise and preserve folk music – our cultural heritage”.
The Okata group harnesses vocals, pedal effects and beatbox rhythms to liberate the powerful energy of old songs. Come and feel it yourselves!

Program features Lithuanian folk songs (arr. Okata)

Children under seven years of age who do not require a separate seat are admitted free of charge.
Tickets can be purchased at all Tiketa counters or online at www.tiketa.lt. Tickets can also be purchased one hour before the concert at the venue on the day of the event.
IMPORTANT! The concert will go ahead outside under any weather conditions. In case of rain, please have an umbrella or waterproof clothing.
Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Tickets can only be refunded if the concert is cancelled.

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