International Folklore Festival BALTICA Lithuania, 2017
The International Folklore Festival BALTICA is a unique co-project of the three Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Baltica-2017 was held at Vilnius in Lithuania from July 4 – 9, 2017. The 9-member Indian delegation included eight-member Chau team led by Biren Kalindi and Manoranjan Mondal. Teams from China, South Korea, Greece, Spain, Poland, Brasil and Ukraine, apart from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania also participated in the festival. The Chau team performed at the Vilnius Congress Hall at the inauguration ceremony on July 4. They also performed at Vilinius Congress Hall, National Theatre, Bernardinu Sodas park and 2 nearby villages. Around 10000 audience enjoyed their show and interacted with the artists.