East meets West : A wondrous journey into the Independent Republic of Užupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
3:17 pm in event, FCS Symposium, FCS Symposium 2016 at Užupis, music by Alan Dearling
Come share the trip with Alan Dearling!
Still a Utopian!
I’m still a digger and dreamer. Meaning, I like to contribute my five-penneth worth of passion and enthusiasm to the communal efforts of others, to help make the big, bad World just a little bit better. A bit greener (celebrating the efforts of the original diggers and levellers). A bit more caring. A world with a little more time, support and passion for ‘creativity’ in all its myriad forms – art, music, literature (some of the dreamers). What a group of us call ‘Free Cultural Spaces’. After Free Cultural Spaces Symposium (FCS)events in Ruigoord, Amsterdam; Boom Festival, Portugal; and last year in the Free Town of Christiania in Copenhagen, Denmark, this year our core group headed from the United States of America, Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium and me from Scotland, at the invitation of Užupis Republic Foreign Minister, Thomas Cepaitis (right). He’s a poet, a writer and an artist. Read the rest of this entry →
great reminiscences of you being here just yesterday too morrow, Your Excellency!
It is an honour to be an Ambassador of your Wonderful country of Uzupis here in the Anglo-Scottish borderlands!
Thanks for your wonderful report on Uzupis, the alchemists bowl of magical Vilnius…
Here are a couple of links to recent projects, a book and a vinyl LP:
Keep on Rollin’ & Remain Blessed from:
Bill “Dr. Doo-Wop” Levy
Amsterdam Ambassador to The Independent Republic of Uzupis