Vilnius University folk music ensemble “Jaunimėlis”, founded in 1971, successfully represent Vilnius University in many Lithuanian and foreign events, concerts, festivals and competitions – “Grok Jurgeli”, “Linksmoji armonika”, “Trakų pilis”, “Dzūkelis”, “Gaida”, Baltic states students song and dance festivals “Gaudeamus”. Musicians have been performing in Finland, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Macedonia, Belgium, USA. In the year 2012, the ensemble was awarded one of the most prestigious awards in Lithuanian culture - Aukso paukštė (The Golden Bird).
Repertoire contains music and dances of different regions and historic periods. The artists not 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 – Gabrielė Čepaitė.