Monday, January 16, 2017 13:47
DELFI / Domantas Pipas
The ‘Global Lithuanian Awards 2016’ sees Tamaki Kenjiro nominated for the award of ‘Global Friend of Lithuania’. He established the ‘Japan Lithuania Exchange Centre’ in Japan, which was highlighted upon Mr. Kenjiro receiving this award.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 11:37
DELFI (M. Ažušilio nuotr.)
The number of emigrants who declared emigration from Lithuania last year increased in 2016, as compared to 2015, Statistics Lithuania said on Wednesday.
Monday, January 2, 2017 17:24
DELFI (E.Digrytės nuotr.)
For a decade we have heard repeated stories of foreign companies entering Lithuania and successfully establishing their branches here, but this could become a rarer sight if the country’s demographic crisis is not stymied.
Thursday, December 29, 2016 15:52
DELFI / Domantas Pipas
On Wednesday, December 28, guests and laureates for the Global Lithuania Awards 2016 gathered at the presidential palace. With the now fifth year of these awards, international Lithuanians and Lithuania-related business, culture and science professionals, talents seeking to create a successful and acknowledged Lithuania on the global level were honoured.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 13:41
Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for descendants of Jews who left Lithuania in the interwar period to apply for a Lithuanian passport.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 11:49
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said at a meeting with the European Union's (EU) Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that Lithuania's position was to prevent discrimination of EU citizens, including Lithuanians, during the United Kingdom's exit from the organization.
Friday, December 16, 2016 10:48
Many emigrants hope to return to Lithuania and dual citizenship and tax-incentives for starting a business would encourage them to do so, Dalia Henke, chairwoman of the Lithuanian World Community, said on Friday.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 19:03
Lithuania will not abandon its citizens living in the United Kingdom in the Brexit negotiations, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said at a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Thursday.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 15:19
Members of the Lithuanian national minority living in Poland say they are observing the increasingly radical sentiments of the Polish ruling parties on national minorities, adding they are not certain about their future.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:12
Lithuania will seek all possible guarantees for Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom after that country leaves the European Union, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said ahead of her bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Thursday.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 14:55
Acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Irene Angelico confronts her doubts and visits Vilnius, the city where her parents lived during the Second World War. They knew it as Vilna.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:30
In the discussion of the possibility for a part of Lithuanian citizens to have dual citizenship, citizens cannot be divided into reliable and unreliable, says Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 15:49
Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
The Christmas season is in full swing in Lithuania. Christmas trees showed up last weekend in Klaipėda, Kaunas, Vilnius and other towns. This was the festive weekend for the international community with some of its traditional celebrations. On Saturday, the successful International Charity Christmas Bazaar took place in the old town hall and on Sunday, a real Dutch Sinterklaas (Sint Nic) arrived at the Dutch Ambassador's Residence in Vilnius.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:54
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
US Marines are rare guests in Lithuania. However, this year among those several hundred, who participated in international exercise Iron Sword 2016, one met a Marine colonel, who impressed locals not only by his impressive height and stern look, but also with his name and fluent Lithuanian language skills.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:45
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)
A joint commission between the Seimas and the Lithuanian World Community (LWC) will continue its work in the new parliament, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Tuesday.
Monday, November 21, 2016 13:03
Special evening was held at the Embassy of Lithuania in Brussels on the 14 November. The Belgium Lithuanian community had an exceptional opportunity to hear a live performance delivered by the opera singer Edgaras Montvidas as well as to get to know his unique personality.
Friday, November 11, 2016 15:39
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
The three male workers killed in a landslide in Norway are Lithuanian citizens aged 27, 43 and 47, local police confirmed to BNS.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:14
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:03
This year the Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom (LCCUK) celebrates its 10th anniversary. It has become a custom and tradition for LCCUK to support charitable causes and those who are less fortunate. This year we are supporting Lithuanian children affected by cancer.
Monday, September 26, 2016 09:43
Vilnius has been suggested to establish the World Litvak Museum and restore a Jewish research institute, as well as pay tribute to the memory of Jews who contributed to the restoration of Lithuania's statehood in the government building.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:46
To promote voting in general election this October amongst the diaspora, the Lithuanian Youth Association of the UK (JKLJS) with partners organized a political debate at the University College London. The event packed large Darwin hall with live streaming being watched by Lithuanians in the US, Netherlands and Norway.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:06
The Lithuanian World Community (PLB) has stressed that the votes (or lack of) of the many Lithuanian expatriates could decide up to half of the Seimas’ composition. A PLB announcement urges expatriates to actively register for voting and vote responsibly with the registration deadline tomorrow.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 16:45
More details are available about the attack against Lithuanian migrants in Northern Ireland – the local police have told Lithuanian diplomats that unidentified individuals fired at least three shots at the house in Lurgan in early hours of Monday.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 09:01
A house in Northern Ireland occupied by Lithuanian migrants was subjected to a gun fire attack on Monday. Investigators suspect a hate crime.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 08:54
Lithuanian citizens living abroad are not very active in registering as voters for the October general elections, the Central Electoral Commission has said.
Friday, August 26, 2016 10:11
Brits concerned that they will lose the free travel benefits after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union are looking into ways to procure passports of other EU countries. The Lithuanian Embassy in London, too, says it has received more enquiries about the Lithuanian citizenship.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 13:49
Members of the Lithuanian community in Portland will once again be able to regularly observe as one of their countrymen participates in the American sports scene.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:46
Ramunė Pekarskytė, a Lithuanian-born handball player who is a citizen of Iceland, has asked Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė to grant her the Lithuanian citizenship for her special merits for Lithuania.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 09:36
The Pacas family was one of the most influential noble houses in 17-century Lithuania. Its descendants now run a coffee business in El Salvador.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 29, 2016 16:00
Hollywood actor Rūta Lee's last visit to Lithuania, the land of her fathers, has been nothing if not eventful.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.