1981 The folklore ensemble was founded and for 9 years it was headed by Algirdas Svidinskas. Since 1991 this group is led by Nida Lungienė together with Giedrius Viduolis, and since 1997 by 2007 - with Egidijus Kundrotas. Since 2009 Giedrius - again the head of the instrumental group. The group is attended by 25 members aged 25 to 56 years old. Repertoire - songs, dances, circles, concerts, instrumental music from Rokiškis and other Aukštaitija regions.
Important attention is paid to the legacy - the contractual ones, which the ensembles sing, dance, sculpt, blow horns, and plays with 5 kinkles. A large part of the repertoire was recorded by the Ensemble's ethno expedition itself (held since 1982).
"Gastauta" prepared programs: theatrical concert "Atai rudenėlis" (1983); Granting the name of the folk band "Gastautas" (1989) and the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of this occasion (1999); anniversary of the 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th anniversaries, "Devotional", contractual; the soundtrack "Gastauta" (1992) and CD "Gastauta" (2004) release, etc.