Palanga Kurhaus

For some, this is a reminder of the old and romantic Palanga, for others it is a place of joy for youth, and for the third ones it is an entire list of names.

Kurhaus – a symbol of the resort – the beginning of history is associated with the Tiskevich dynasty. The graph J. Tiskevicius in about 1877 in the corner of the current Vytautas and J. Basanavicius streets, built a spacious restaurant, which was soon expanded and the first resort hotel was established there. Kurhaus became a popular and pobeloved place for gatherings, as there was not only a restaurant, but also a reading room, billiard and other games room. In this building there were also dances, performances and concerts. This is how Kurhaus became the heart of the newly created resort. There was an informational office on the first floor of Kurhaus, a resort fee was collected. In 1910 neat Kurhaus a 230-meter-deep artesian well that provided the resort with better drinking water was excavated.

Palanga symbol burned in 2002 August 25th, its restoration was started in 2012. May 30. Within a year a part of the Kurhaus masonry was restored, the authentic materials of the Kurhaus mold were restored, the decked oak parquet and walls were decorated with wallpaper – such as were used in the times of Kurhaus and Tiskevicius. The Grand Kurhaus Hall was decorated with a luster of the end of the 18th century. Every year, various events and concerts take place here. Kurhaus has been given a new address – Grafu Tiskevicių aleja, 1st issue.

The Kurhaus Hall is a place for the body and soul

“For more than a century the word” kurhaus “sounds in Palanga resort. For some, this is a reminder of the old and romantic Palanga, for others it is a place of joy for youth, and for the third ones it is an entire list of names. Each and every single year formed the image of the Palanga resort room. ” (Audrone Lukauskyte, 1999 Memoirs)

Today’s Kurhaus Hall is a professional art scene. The most famous performers of Lithuania and the world appear in the classical genre here. Here you can find chamber, choir, jazz and folk music. This is a brand-new and popular genre. Scene technical possibilities allow the production of mono shows.

Before and after the concerts, both the performers and the audience admire the truly restored halls of the room, they are struck by the exceptional acoustics of the hall. “… I feel especially well when the acoustics in the hall allow the sound to be controlled by yourself …” – Martynas Levickis; “… an amazing hall, a great instrument, you want to come back …” – Lukas Geniušas, this is what the performers of the most famous halls of the world say about the hall.

Kurhaus events – www.facebook.com/Kurhauzas