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Sat, May 25

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Santaka, Kaunas

ŠVĘSKIME UPĘ! 2024

Gegužės 25 d., šeštadienį, jau 5 kartą vyks renginys „Švęskime upę!“. Nemuno upe Kaune irkluosime baidares, kanojas, irklentes, valtis, naviguosime plaustus, kursime kultūrinius ryšius, o pakrančių stotelėse įsikurs kultūrinės salos, čia vyks meninės, kūrybinės, sporto, bendruomeninės veiklos.

ŠVĘSKIME UPĘ! 2024
ŠVĘSKIME UPĘ! 2024

Time & Location

May 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Santaka, Kaunas, 46208 Kaunas, Lietuva

About the event

"Let's celebrate the river!" is open to everyone who loves rivers and surprises. Cultural and creative experiences on the shores are free. Take a kayak to paddle the river, arrive by bike or visit the cultural islands on foot


Register if you will be sailing your own watercraft or renting a kayak: https://tinyurl.com/baidarenemunu

For those who don't plan to row - register for bicycle routes https://tinyurl.com/registracia-dviraciais or for a sensory hike along the coast on foot https://tinyurl.com/registracia-zygispestute


Visit the cultural islands on the shores of the Nemunas River (for those who come independently, there is no need to register!):

- CURRENT ISLAND / START I 10:00 - 13:00 Panemune beach (A. Smetonas al. 4) | GPS: 54.87582, 23.96568

- ISLAND OF SURPRISES I 11:00 - 14:00 Panemunė bridge (on the Panemunė side, under the bridge) | GPS: 54.86280, 23.95504

- ISLAND OF ARTS I 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Zemeiši Shanti Beach (Krantos 14th St.) | GPS: 54.8633, 23.93082

- KRANTINĖ SALA I 12:00 - 14:00 Karalias Mindaugas pr. waterfront (street art wall) | GPS: 54.88384, 23.92469

- RI(T)MO ISLAND I 12:00-15:00 Nemunas Island (on the "Žalgiris Arena" side) | GPS: 54.89029, 23.90992

- BREATHER ISLAND / FINISH | 13:00-16:00 Confluence (Nemunas coast) | GPS: 54.89901, 23.87431


Cultural program in detail: www.kmn.lt

"Let's celebrate the river!" is a community initiative born during the period of the "Kaunas - European Capital of Culture 2022" project, the goal of which is to encourage the opening of rivers (their waters and coasts) for cultural events, community meetings, and the creation of new artistic phenomena.

"Let's celebrate the river!" event is part of the Kaunas birthday program.

Photography and/or filming may take place at the event.

Organized by: "Let's celebrate the river!" initiative, Kaunas Artists' House. Partners: International creative platform CreArt. Sponsors: Kaunas City Municipality.

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