Kaunas Bachata Festival 2023

🗓 When: 15th April – 18th June 2023
🌐 Where: Kaunas, Lithuania
📍 Location: K. Donelaičio g. 62, V. Putvinskio g. 53, 44248 Kaunas, Lithuania
🎟 Buy your tickets with a discount here – use promo code: PIOTRK

After a very successful first edition, do you know what it is next?
Of course,
the second edition of The KAUNAS BACHATA FESTIVAL.

Book your calendar,
as the second edition of this Lithuanian calendar will be taking place from the 15th to the 18th of June 2023.

What can you expect?
A high-quality event for all the bachateros and bachateras,
together with top-level international artists.

Discover the lineup of artists, down below.

Line up of artists

Saying that Luis y Andrea, will be the head of the festival, already it is worth the tickets.
However, if you add,
artists such as Gero y Migle, and Djs like DJ York together with the local talent,
this is no-brainer, a festival must go.


Luis y Andrea

Gero y Migle

Carlos y Chloe

Benjamin and Sara

Daniel y Tom

Darius y Justina

Skirmantas y Erika

Benjamin y Sara



DJ York


Where is the Kaunas Bachata Festival 2023?

The festival will be organized in the Verslo lyderių centras BLC,
probably your Lithuanian is not that good yet,
you can refer to the venue as the Kaunas Business Leader Center.

For making it easier for your uber driver,
this is the address:
K. Donelaičio g. 62, V. Putvinskio g. 53, 44248 Kaunas, Lithuania

When is the Kaunas Bachata Festival 2023?

The Kaunas Bachata Festival, will be organized in June 2023.
🗓In the weekend of 15th of June 2023 ,
for four days from Thursday 15th of June 2023 until Sunday 18th of June2023, both included

You can book your private bachata class in Kaunas here

Prices for the Kaunas Bachata Festival 2023

The prices are starting from 105EUR for the full PASS.

The FULL PASS includes:
2 days of workshops, 4 parties (that will be intense),
if weather allows outdoor socials, and of course all the shows.

We are quite sure,
you will have quite an intense weekend full of bachata. 💃

How to buy the tickets for Kaunas Bachata Festival 2023

Great news, you can buy the ticket with a discount – using the code: PIOTRK

How to do it:

Click here and insert the code: PIOTRK

More discounts – clicking here

Contact and official websites

The event is organized as a joint project of two local schools.
The E&S Dance School and the Social Dance Life

Official Facebook event here and official website for the event is here

What to do in Kaunas

Kaunas is a vibrant city with a rich history, culture and cuisine that will make you fall in love with it.

Whether you’re here for the bachata festival or just for a getaway,
you’ll find plenty of things to do and see in this charming Lithuanian gem.

Here are some recommendations for what to visit in Kaunas.

Explore the Old Town and the Castle

Start your adventure by strolling through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, where you’ll find many beautiful buildings, churches and monuments that reflect the city’s past.

Don’t miss the Town Hall Square, where you can admire the elegant white Town Hall, also known as the White Swan. 

You can also visit the Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy,
which is housed in a former pharmacy and displays fascinating exhibits about the history of medicine in Lithuania.

Next, head to the Kaunas Castle,
which is one of the oldest and most important landmarks of the city. The castle was built in the 14th century and was a key defensive structure against the Teutonic Knights.

You can explore the castle grounds and see the remains of the walls, towers and dungeons. You can also visit the Kaunas Castle Museum, which showcases archaeological findings and historical artifacts from the castle and its surroundings.

After a day of sightseeing,
treat yourself to a delicious dinner at uoksas,
one of the best restaurants in Kaunas. uoksas offers a modern and creative cuisine that uses seasonal and local ingredients.

The menu changes regularly, but you can expect dishes like smoked trout with beetroot, lamb with Jerusalem artichoke or chocolate cake with sea buckthorn.

The restaurant also has a cozy and elegant atmosphere that will make you feel at home.

Discover the Art and Culture of Kaunas

Kaunas is a city of art and culture, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in its creative scene.

Start your day by visiting the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum,
which is dedicated to one of the most famous Lithuanian artists, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis.

Čiurlionis was a painter, composer and writer who created stunning works of art that combined music and visual elements.

You can admire his paintings, drawings, musical compositions and personal belongings at the museum.

Next, head to the Ninth Fort Museum,
which is a former fortress that was used as a prison and a Nazi execution site during World War II.

The museum tells the tragic story of the victims of genocide and oppression who were killed or imprisoned here.

You can see exhibits that display photographs, documents, weapons and other items related to the history of the fort. You can also visit the memorial monument that stands on the site where thousands of people were massacred.

For lunch, stop by Nüman,
a cozy and stylish restaurant that serves contemporary European cuisine with an Asian twist. You can enjoy dishes like chicken teriyaki with rice noodles, beef burger with kimchi or salmon poke bowl with avocado.

The restaurant also has a lovely terrace where you can relax and enjoy the view.

In the afternoon, continue your cultural exploration by visiting some of the museums and galleries that Kaunas has to offer. You can choose from a variety of topics and interests, such as aviation, ceramics, zoology or photography.

The Aviation Museum,
which displays aircrafts, engines, models and other aviation-related items from different periods and countries.

The Ceramics Museum,
which showcases ceramic artworks from various regions and cultures of Lithuania.

The Zoological Museum,
which exhibits animal specimens, skeletons, fossils and taxidermy from around the world.

The Kaunas Photography Gallery,
which hosts exhibitions of contemporary photography by local and international artists.

For dinner, head to Agave,
a lively and colorful restaurant that serves authentic Mexican cuisine in Kaunas Old Town.

You can savor dishes like nachos, tacos, burritos or enchiladas with fresh salsa and guacamole. You can

also try some of their signature cocktails like margaritas or mojitos.

Where to stay in Kaunas

You love bachata and you want to enjoy the festival in Kaunas,
but you don’t want to spend a fortune on accommodation.

Don’t worry, we have you covered.

Here are some of the best options for you to stay in Kaunas without breaking the bank.

If you are looking for a cozy and comfortable place to rest after a long day of dancing, check out Kaunas City.

This hotel is located in the heart of the city, close to the main attractions and venues of the festival.

You can book a double room for as low as 35 euros per night, and enjoy free Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking.

Plus, you can cancel for free up to 24 hours before your arrival.

If you prefer a more homey and spacious option,
why not try Kaunas Apartments?

These apartments are fully equipped with everything you need to feel at home, including a kitchen, a living room, and a balcony. You can choose from different sizes and locations, depending on your preferences and budget.

The prices start from 28 euros per night for a studio apartment,
and you can also cancel for free up to 24 hours before your arrival.

If you are feeling adventurous and want to meet other bachata lovers,
you might want to stay at R Hostel.

This hostel is a great place to socialize and have fun with other travelers. You can choose from dorms or private rooms, all with shared bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. The hostel also has a common area with a TV, a kitchen, and a terrace.

The best part is that you can stay here for as low as 10 euros per night,
and you can also cancel for free up to 24 hours before your arrival.

These are just some of the amazing options for accommodation in Kaunas that won’t hurt your wallet. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the bachata festival in this beautiful city.

Where to eat in Kaunas

You love bachata and you love Kaunas.

But you also love food and you don’t want to spend a fortune on it.

Don’t worry,
we have you covered.

Here are some options of restaurants for you to try local and international food after an intense night dancing.

Do you crave pizza?, you can’t go wrong with Mamma Pizza.

They have a variety of toppings and sizes, and the prices are very reasonable. You can also order salads, soups, pasta and desserts. The service is fast and friendly, and the atmosphere is cozy.

Something traditional? head to Berneliu Smukle.

You can find hearty soups, stews, dumplings, pancakes and more. The portions are generous and the prices are low. The restaurant has a rustic decor and a lively vibe.

Something spicy?, try Agave.

This is a Mexican restaurant that serves authentic tacos, burritos, nachos, quesadillas and more. The food is fresh and flavorful, and the portions are big. You can also enjoy margaritas, mojitos and other cocktails.

Asian cuisine? you can choose between Moksha and Manami.

Moksha is an Indian restaurant that offers a variety of curries, tandoori dishes, biryanis and naan breads. The food is rich and aromatic, and the service is attentive.

Manami is a Chinese and Japanese restaurant that specializes in ramen, sushi, dim sum and wok dishes. The food is delicious and satisfying, and the presentation is beautiful.

These are just some of the options for cheap eats in Kaunas.

There are many more to discover and enjoy. So don’t hesitate to explore the city’s culinary scene and find your ideal accomodation.

You won’t regret it!

Other useful information when visiting Kaunas

You are a bachata lover and you are looking for a new destination to enjoy your passion.

You have heard of Kaunas, the second-largest city in Lithuania, but you are not sure what to expect.

Well, let me tell you why Kaunas is the perfect place for you!

Kaunas is a city with a rich history and culture, where you can discover the charming Old Town, the vibrant New Town, and the stunning Art Deco architecture.

Kaunas was the temporary capital of Lithuania between 1920 and 1939,
when Vilnius was occupied by Poland, and it became a hub of creativity and innovation.

You can still feel the spirit of that era in the many cafés, museums, and galleries that dot the city.

Kaunas is also a city with a modern and dynamic vibe, where you can enjoy the nightlife, the shopping, and the gastronomy.

Kaunas has something for everyone,
whether you prefer cozy pubs, trendy bars, or elegant restaurants.

You can also find plenty of shops and markets where you can buy local products, souvenirs, or fashion items.

But most importantly,
Kaunas is a city with a passion for bachata!

Kaunas hosts one of the biggest and most popular bachata festivals in Europe, where you can dance with hundreds of other enthusiasts from all over the world.

You can also learn from some of the best instructors and performers in the scene,
who will teach you new moves and techniques.

And you can have fun with the friendly and welcoming local community, who will make you feel at home.

So what are you waiting for?
Book your ticket to Kaunas now and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Here are some practical tips to help you plan your trip:

The currency in Kaunas is the euro (EUR),
which is also used in most other European countries.

You can exchange your money at any bank or currency exchange office in the city,
or use your credit or debit card at ATMs or shops. 

One euro is equivalent to about 1.1 US dollars or 0.88 British pounds.

The population of Kaunas is about 299,000 people,
making it a medium-sized city that is easy to explore on foot or by public transport. You can also rent a bike or a car if you prefer.

The plug type in Kaunas is type F. This socket also works with plug C and plug E.
The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

If your appliances have a different plug type or voltage,
you may need an adapter or a converter.

The best way to commute from the airports to the city is by bus or taxi.

Kaunas has its own international airport (KUN),
which is located about 15 km from the city center.

You can take a bus (number 29) that runs every hour and costs 1 euro, or a taxi that costs about 15 euros.

you can fly to Vilnius airport (VNO),
which is about 100 km from Kaunas.  You can take a bus (number 2G) that runs every 30 minutes and costs 5 euros, or a taxi that costs about 80 euros.

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