Centre of Ethnic Culture of Municipality of Klaipeda has educated and nurtured six companies of traditional music:

Folk-group Alka
Folk-group Kursiu ainiai
Group of traditional instrumental music Senoliai
Children's folk-group Kursiukai
Children's folk-group Alkiukai
Children's and youth's folk-group Vorusnele

All these companies are well known in the region and the country, as well as to the audiences of folklore celebrations and festivals.

All groups of the Centre attach primary attention to the investigation, promotion, and propagation of the treasury of music, songs and dances of the Klaipeda region. Traditional regional costumes are worn at the concerts and the instrumentation includes peculiar instruments of this land.

Three groups of the Centre of Ethnic Culture-Kursiukai, Senoliai and Vorusnele-have won prestigious national award Auksine paukste (Golden Bird).

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