Be2gether: Real upgrade


The second Be2Gether
rock festival will take place from August 14 to 17 at the foot of the medieval Norviliskes Castle
in Lithuania, 50 meters from the shared
border with Belarus.
organizers have built five stages. This year music and art festival “Be2gether” presents an expanded space
for performing arts. Participants of the festival will be encouraged to free
out their creativity and discover new passions and capabilities. Also there
will be entertainment for active leisure time lovers. They will spend crazy and
memorable time together with friends and bright people all-around.

On the six
hectares (nearly 15 acres)
of land designated for art and leisure, music which can no longer be heard live
will be commemorated by The Beatles tent, in which fans of this legendary group
will be able to hear its works performed by professionals and to get acquainted
with its history. Norviliškės will also host a unique park of sculptures
that make sounds, dance and art academy activities, as well as a multitude of
amusements for all kinds of fun-loving guests.

Alyaksandr Rakavets, leader of IQ48 hip-hop
band that took part in last year's event, notes a special atmosphere of the

"I had a very good impression because we
played on the same stage as stars like Morcheeba, Therapy?, Bloodhound Gang and
Lyapis Trubetskoy. In addition, we played in Lithuania for the first time. There
were many Belarusians, and the organizers did their best to bring them there. A
good atmosphere of no-borders between countries ruled."

This year's event features Fishbone, Groove Armada, Girls Against
Boys, Zdob Si Zdub
, and Belarusian bands Osimira, Mauzer,

Lyavon Volski, N.R.M. frontman, is positive
about the festival. "I look forward to cultural integration with the
brotherly Lithuanian and other peoples. I expect our fans and other people who
want to hang out at the festival to come. It is a serious and rare show for the
former Soviet Union. It seems to be a real upgrade
for Belarusian guys to attend the show and breathe in Europe's
free air."

Admission is 210 lits, one-day admission 105 lits. Tickets are available from
Ticketa outlets.