WAITING FOR CHRISTMAS

Education

Age of participants: students in grades 1–12, adults.

Aim: To help maintain the centuries-long tradition of waiting and celebrating Christmas in Lithuania, to acquaint with the meaning of the Advent period, the most important elements and attributes of the festive period.

Short description of the activity:
An educational program created in collaboration with Edita-Regina Teresiute, the sister of the Monastery of the Sisters of the Eucharistic Jesus. The program is implemented by adding new meanings and elements. The program consists of three parts: "Advent wreath", "Christmas birth" and "Christmas candles". Advent wreaths are woven until the beginning of Advent. All this is taken home when the priest blesses.

Duration: 50 min.
The program is led by s. Edita – Regina Teresiutė, assisted by the museologists of the Samogitian Diocese Museum.

CULTURAL PASSPORT SERVICE.
Prices for educational classes and excursions in the Samogitian Museum "Alka" can be found here.

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