Travelers wishing to learn local folk traditions and customs better should visit the city of Palanga in the second part of April. Each year on the 23 of April the city invites its residents and guests to enjoy a bright spring holiday named “Jurgines” which is forerun by an impressive folk festival. Apart from sports, local folks are characterized with passionate love to music as well. The second part of May features several original holidays and fests.
A music festival named “Lygus balsai” engages many famous ethnic groups and folk-song singers. The same interesting and attractive event of the period is the Baltijos bangeles music festival which engages kids’ music groups and bands. Numerous bright and remarkable events being of great interest for city visitors and tourists take place on the first weekend of June.
Traditional Festival of Summer marks the opening of the holiday season. During the Resort Celebration holiday the city witnesses different engaging sport competitions, impressive fairs, bright dance sessions and grand pyrotechnic shows. Palanga is an established place for holding of the International Dog Show being of immense popularity among city residents.
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