Midsummer’s Eve / St. John’s / Rasos festival of 2022



June 25th, Saturday

From 15.30  Arrival, registration, finding your accommodation, wreath weaving

17.30 Beginning of the feast:

  • ceremony at the GATES of the feast
  • snacking at a buffet table (snacks brought by the participants)
  • welcoming the participants
  • greetings to those named Jonas (John), Janina (Jane) and Rasa
  • singing, herb picking for MAGICAL KUPOLĖ, future-telling with flowers
  • making flower wreaths, throwing them on the Kupolė pole


20.30 Sacrum rituals 


21. 30 Continuation of the feast 

  • setting the bonfire
  • snacks at the table served by all participants
  • dancing by the bonfire


23.00 Fire rituals:


From 00.00 Midnight feasting by the bonfire

  • searching for the FERN BLOSSOM
  • night dances
  • songs and tea by the bonfire

June 26th, Sunday

  • washing faces in the morning dew
  • from 9:00, breakfast by the river
  • GREETINGS OF THE SUN with songs
  • tidying up the area of the festivities
  • thanksgiving lunch for the volunteers

Have a nice Summer!

Photos: Greta Pikutienė