The key theme of Kombinatas 2023 is health and well-being. We raise the question: how can we organize society differently to be healthier and feel better? To lead wholesome lives, feel less alienated and stressed, more connected and empowered?

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Main sessions
Program 2023

Main stage / ▅ Bar stage

THURSDAY | 08/10

17:00 – 20:00. Arrival at the festival. Setting up tents
20:00. Opening: collective dinner

FRIDAY | 08/11

10:00 - 12:00

14:00 - 16:00

14:45 - 15:00
[EN, LT] Opening of the festival

15:00 - 17:00
[EN] Panel discussion. Climate and health crisis. Moderated by political philosopher Egidijus Mardosas:
Rūta Žulpaitė, climate activist (LT/FR)
Gabija Gorobecaitė-Jocienė, XR Lithuania
Karola Kivilo,NGO Estonian Green Movement (EE)

17:30 - 19:00
[EN] Panel discussion. Health systems’ labyrinth. Moderated by sociologist Inga Popovaitė:
Kòwalsczi Kònrôd, researcher, chairperson of Młodzi Razem's Internal Election Board (PL)
Natalia Malkusz, party “Razem” activist and researcher in social policies field (PL)
Gosia Tęgowska, representative of Labor Union OZZ Inicjatywa Pracownicza organisation “Protest of the People with Disabilities and Their Carers” (PL)
Agota Vaitkienė, PhD student in social sciences, researcher in health sociology (LT)
Gabija Tomkutė, President of the Vilnius University Hospital (VUH) Santara Doctors' Union (LT)

19:00 - 20:00
[LT] Song workshop "KombiNatos" Led by Kombinatas organisers Rokas Keršys and Augustė Dudutytė

20:00 - 22:00

21:00 - 22:30
[EN, LT] Quiz night with Tomas Marcinkevičius and Justinas Šuliokas

22:30 - 02:00 ▅ Music program
Kelly View Control

Hein Westgaard & Aurelijus Užameckis - DUO!
Jam Session

SATURDAY | 08/12

10:00 - 11:30
[EN, LT] Physical literacy workshop with Julita Baravykienė

10:00 – 12:00

12:00 – 14:00
[LT] Panel discussion “Disability Trouble“. Moderated by philosopher and educator Žygimantas Menčenkovas.
Jonas Ruškus, Vytautas Magnus University Professor of social sciences
Deividas Podleckis, Chairperson at the Lithuanian Union for Workers with disabilities
Indrė Giedrė Gegeckaitė, Member of the Council of Psychological Health Perspectives

14:00 – 16:00

15:00 – 16:00
[EN] Presentation "Mental Burden of War". Anton, Ukrainian solidarity network (UA).

16:00 – 17:00
[EN] Keynote speech "The Psy Professions, Pathology and Alternatives". Ian Parker, co-director of Discourse Unit and member of the Asylum Magazine editorial collective (JK).

17:00 – 19:00
[EN] Panel discussion "Mental health as a social and political issue". Moderated by MSc in psychology and activist Monika Višnevska:
Elena Gasiulytė, mental health activist (LT)
Paulius Garmus, psychotherapist (UK/LT)
Marivi Bauer, psychologist (GER)

19:00 - 20:00
[LT] Lecture on the connection between architecture and health. Evelina Bartusevičiūtė, organiser of “Ryšiai - Art festival for Psychological Health (LT)

20:00 – 22:00

21:00 - 06:00
Music program

Keista bjauri žuvis
DJ Cheh
DJ Butch kiss
DJ Moteris

SUNDAY | 08/13

11:00 - 13:00

12:00 - 13:00
[EN] Workshop „Personal & political“ led by Leoni Walter and Marivi Bauer

13:00 - 15:00
[LT] Panel discussion „When Social Exclusion Meets Internet“. Moderated by researcher of inequalities Augustė Dudutytė:

Audrė Gruodytė - Master of Philosophy, intern at Parrhesia School of Philosophy in Berlin;
Julius Burkauskas - Clinical psychologist;
Gytis Valatka - Teacher and employee of "Therapeutic Farm";
Vainius Volungevičius - Computer game designer and researcher.

15:00 - 16:00
Collective Cleanup

16:00 - 17:00
[EN, LT] Festival closing: sharing experiences and suggestions for the next year