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Choir “Draugystė” was established in 1962. From 1965 choir took part in all national and world Lithuanian song festivals. In 1965 choir won 1-st place in a national choir competition. In December 17th of same year the choir was named Example. In 1989-1991 “Draugystė” took part in united concerts which were held in honour of Independence Day‘s of three Baltic Countries: in Saldu (Latvia), in Paide (Estonia) and Mazeikiai (Lithuania). Since year 1991 choir has organised concerts of sacred music every year. In 2000 Lithuanian-Italian association has invited the choir to take part in two services which took place in Rome Pantheon. Choir was also invited to take part in a service in Vatican lead by the pope John Paul II. During its long existence time choir “Draugystė” has held concerts in Poland, Chech Republic, Slovakia, Sweeden, Italy, Latvia, Estonia, Austria, Germany, Macedonia. The choir has released a DVD with international music programme "Song of Motherland‘‘, and that of sacred music programme "A Gift from God‘‘.
Ricardas Grusas (born 1950) is a music teacher, conductor and organizer of music festivals. Since 1980 until 2015, he has worked as a Director of the Mazeikiai Music School and since 1981 he is the conductor of the Mazeikiai City Choir Draugyste.Back to the list of ensembles