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Sport, especially Basketball


Arts and Food

our communities from all around Australia

met during one full week of action

between December 27 – 31st of December 2022

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The XXXI ALD Logo was designed by Min Simankevicius

Our full ALD XXXI program details

Posted here are the full details as they stood for the 2022 Australian Lithuanian Folkloric and Sports days.

It will be hot!

Whatever you do,
pack your bags and go!


Held over for a year due to the COVID-19 crisis, the biannual Lithuanian Days is now being held from December 27 – 31 December of this year, 2022

The Activities have been moved to the Revesby Workers Club where all events will take place.

● Entry is FREE to all events except for New Year’s Eve Party.
● Please arrive early for each event and bring ID (e.g. driver’s licence) as everyone will need
to sign-in on arrival at the Revesby Workers’ Club.
● All events will be held in the Function Centre, 1st floor.

The schedule at the moment is as follows:

Dec 27
10.30am – Šv. Mišios / Holy Mass
2.00 pm – ALD Atidarymas / Opening
7.00pm – Susipažinimo Vakaras / Get-to-know You Evening

Dec 28

9.30–12.30pm Krašto tarybos sesija / Federal Council session
1.00pm – Meno Paroda / Art Show opening
3.00 pm – Literatūros Popietė / Literature Afternoon
6.00pm – Jaunimo talentų vakaras / Youth Talent night

Dec 29
9.00am – Šokių repeticija / Dance Festival rehearsals
10.00am–12.00pm – Moterü Globos Draugijos Forumas / Sydney Lithuyanaian Women’s Social Services Association’s Forum
1.30–4.00pm – Krašto tarybos sesija / Federal Council Session
6.30 pm – Šokių Šventė / Dance Festival

Dec 30
9.00am – Dainu repeticija / Song Festival rehearsals1.30–4.00pm – Krašto tarybos sesija / Federal Council Session
6.30 pm – Dainų Šventė / Song Festival

Dec 31
9.30–12.30pm – Krašto tarybos sesija / Federal Council Session
10.00am – Turgus / Market
1.00pm – Popietė su lietuviu kalbos mokytojais / Afternoon tea with Lithuanian Language teachers
8.00pm – Naujų Metų Šventė / New Year’s Eve Party

January 1, 2023 (Sunday)
12.00 pm– Šv. Mišios / Holy Mass at St Joachim’s Catholic Church (Lidcombe)

Jan 2, 2023
Australijos Lietuviu Skautu Rajoninė Stovykla


For last minute updates, please refer to the Facebook page here


Our biannual Lithuanian Days Sports Festival is now also held from December 27 – 31 December of this year, 2022

Our Sports program is as follows:

27 December

  • Šv. Mišios – Mass at 10.30am at St Joachim’s Church, Lidcombe
  • ALD Atidarymas – ALD Opening Ceremony,
    2pm at Revesby Worker’s Club (combined Sports and ALD)
  • Opening Sports Events from 3.30pm at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
    (plus small ceremony to recognise 70th šventė)
  • Susipažinimo VakarasClub Central, Menai from 7pm

28 December

  • Basketball and Volleyball at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • Tennis at Bangor Tennis Centre, Yala Road Bangor
    (about 5 minutes from the stadium)
  • Golf –  at Massey Park Golf Club (Concord)
  • Meno Paroda – Art Exhibition OPENING from 1pm (Revesby Workers Club)
  • Literatūros Popietė – Literature Concert from 3pm (Revesby Workers Club)
  • Jaunimo talentų vakaras – Youth Concert and Disco from 6pm (Revesby Workers Club)

29 December

  • Basketball and Volleyball at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • Billiards at Revesby Workers Club
  • Golf –  at Massey Park Golf Club (Concord)

30 December

  • Nordic Walking – all ages and abilities – (Menai area)
  • Basketball and Volleyball at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • Billiards, 8.30am for 9am start, Rogues Bar, Revesby Workers Club
  • Darts, 7pm – Rogues Bar,  Revesby Workers Club

31 December

  • Basketball including Men’s Rinktine Game at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • Swimming (Juniors) at Sutherland Leisure Centre
  • Closing Ceremony and Trophy Presentation – Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • Market (Turgus) from 10am (Revesby Workers Club)
  • New Year’s Eve Party from 8pm at Revesby Workers Club (TBC)
2 January 2023
  • Australijos Lietuvių Skautų Rajoninė – Australian Lithuanian Scouts camp

For late changes to the program, please refer to the Kovas (Sydney) Sports website here:


If you would like more information regarding the 70th Sporto Svente, please email

Peter Gustafson,
Vice President of Sydnejaus Lietuviu Sporto Klubas KOVAS (organising committee of the 2022 Sporto Šventė) at
Lithuanian/Australian young, emerging and established art prizes

Art Prize

A.L.D. organizuojantis komitetas kviečia visus:
dalyvauti šventės parodoje, kuri vyks: Revesby Workers’ Club: 2B Brett St, Revesby, NSW 2212
Meno Darbų Kategorijos ir Apdovanojimai:
Lietuviṧka Tema $300
Tautodailė $300
Fotografi ja $300
Skulptūra $300
Bendras Skyrius $300
Visuomeninis Prizas $300
Jaunimo skyrius (17-21 metų) $150
Jaunimo skyrius (12-16 metų) $100
Vaikų skyrius (7-11 metų) $ 50
Vaikų skyrius (iki 6 metų) $ 30
Parodos sąlygos dalyviams:
Dalyvio paraiška pateikiama iki: 12 gruodžio 2022
Meno darbus pateikti: antradieni, 27 gruodžio
Meno darbus surinkti: šeštadieni, 31 gruodžio
Meno kūriniai turi būti originalūs ir autentiški
Pardavimai: dalyviai patys suorganizuoja
Paveikslai/nuotraukos: kiekvienas dalyvis gali pateikti 4 kūrinius
Skulptūra: dalyviai pateikia stovus montavimui
Rankdarbiai: bus eksponuojami ant stalu
A.A. menininkų darbai: giminės gali pateikti 2 kūrinius
Meno kūrinių draudimas: dalyvių atsakomybė
Su klausimais prašome kreiptis:
Gita Gilvydis at
trečiadienį, gruodžio 28d.
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SHOW DATE: 28 -31 December 2022
SHOW LOCATION: Revesby Workers’ Club
To note:
1. No fee to enter artworks
2. 4x works per artist
3. Entry forms due back to me (at this email) by 12 December
4. Artworks to be delivered by artists to the Revesby Workers’ Club (Waratah Room – the location of the show) on 27 December. I will be hanging the works on this day.
(Artists are also welcome to ship artworks to my home address if they cannot bring the work to the venue on the 27th. They can contact me via email to discuss this option and get my address.)
5. Artists can sell their work if they chose to (no commission taken). Payments to be arranged by artist and buyer.
6. Artists to collect their works on 31 December (afternoon).
If anyone needs a table to present their work, please let me know and I will arrange with the venue organiser.
We cannot use nails/screws in the walls, so I am planning on using the command strips and hooks.
There is an outdoor terrace attached to the venue, so if anyone has outdoor art to display they are welcome to do so.
Full Artist entry Conditions
Download Artist entry Form
Glorious food!

Be prepared to taste
classic Lithuanian cuisine


Activities were centred around the Revesby Workers Club,

2B Brett St, Revesby, NSW 2212

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Get a complete guide to the Lietuviu Dienos programa

Name your passion and follow the details here

Dainos Svente / Song Festival
Choirs and singers of renown
Sporto Svente / Sports Festival
From Tennis and golf to our favourite: basketball
Awaiting details of Special Concerts
Hoping for guests from Lithuania
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