Folk Music Group “Jaunimėlis”

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Vilnius University folk music ensemble “Jaunimėlis”, founded in 1971, successfully represent Vilnius University in many Lithuanian and foreigh events, concerts, festivals and competitions – “Grok Jurgeli”, “Linksmoji armonika”, “Trakų pilis”, “Dzūkelis”, “Gaida”, “Universitas Vilnensis” World Lithuanian song festivals, Baltic states students song and dance festivals “Gaudeamus”. Its musicians have been performing in Finland, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Uzbek, Czechia, Poland, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Macedonia, Belgiuk, USA. In the year 2012, the ensemble got one of the most prestigious awards - Aukso paukštė (The Golden Bird).

Collective‘s repertoire contains music and dances of different regions and historic periods. The artists don't only play instruments – they also sing, dance, and often draw their audience into the whirlwind of their performances.

Art manager – Bronislovas Glovickis, Dance group leader – Violeta Likšienė.