President to meet with world Lithuanian community leaders

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 09:05
President Dalia Grybauskaitė and the board members of the Lithuanian World Community (LWC) will discuss questions regarding the preservation of Lithuanian identity and the fight against propaganda.

Lithuania's youth from around the world gather for global congress

Friday, July 8, 2016 09:26
The third Meeting of World Lithuanian Youth has begun today in Prienai, a town in southern Lithuania.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania's Mindaugas Kuzminskas to join the NY Knicks

Thursday, July 7, 2016 11:20
On the celebration of the coronation of King Mindaugas on Wednesday, well-known Lithuanian basketballer Mindaugas Kuzminskas left for New York to sign a contract with the NBA's New York Knicks.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania aims for world record with coat of arms that can be seen from space

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 09:56
Lithuania's coat of arms
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Lithuanians will try to achieve a world record tomorrow by drawing a gigantic Lithuanian coat of arms that should be visible from space.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania lays up bronze at U17 Basketball World Championships

Monday, July 4, 2016 18:05
Lithuania have taken bronze at the U17 basketball world championships.

1,800 dancers raise roof at Lithuanian North American Folk Dance Festival

Monday, July 4, 2016 17:47
Abruselis. A dance about washing, drying and folding linen towels
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Nearly 1,800 dancers hit the floor to celebrate the 15th North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival in Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena this weekend.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania basketballers hit Palanga to kick off preparations for Rio Games

Monday, June 27, 2016 16:38
Lithuania’s national basketball team, ranked number three in the world, launched their preparations for the 2016 Olympics at Lithuania’s most popular seaside resort Palanga.

350 year-old Torah scroll returns to Vilnius (1)

Monday, June 27, 2016 12:23
A 350 year-old Torah scroll that was used in Jewish religious services in the Vilnius ghetto during World War II is returning to the Lithuanian capital.

Outdoing Dad: Sabonis headed to Oklahoma City after going 11th in NBA draft

Monday, June 27, 2016 10:47
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Domantas Sabonis is headed to the Oklahoma City Thunder after being taken as the 11th pick by the Orlando Magic before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, home of NBA star Kevin Durant.

Seimas drafts amendments on restoring Lithuanian citizenship to Litvaks

Friday, June 17, 2016 15:25
Lithuanian MPs have submitted a bill on reinstating citizenship for Jews who left Lithuania between the two world wars and their descendants.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

UK judge rules in favour of Lithuanian men who say they were modern slaves at chicken farm business

Monday, June 13, 2016 15:46
A court in the UK has ruled in the favour of six Lithuanian men who claimed they were being held in a form of 'modern slavery' by a Maidstone-based chicken-catching business called DJ Houghton Catching Services Limited.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

‘Lithuania is a huge part of our family’s life in Wisconsin’ – Hon Consul

Saturday, June 11, 2016 16:33
Meet Leslie Ann Liautaud - Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Wisconsin (USA).

I only brought $300 for my 'new life' – A Lithuanian emigrant’s story

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:56
Lithuanian expatriate Birutė Scobee shares the inspiring story of her struggle to make it in the United States.

New stamp pays tribute to Fluxus founder, Lithuanian George Mačiūnas

Friday, June 3, 2016 08:51
Avant-garde artist George Mačiūnas, founder of Fluxus, is getting a stamp released by the Lithuanian Post, the first in a series dedicated to world-famous people of Lithuanian descent.

North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival 2016: What to expectFREE

Thursday, June 2, 2016 16:34
On Sunday, July 3, 2016, 1,800 folk dancers from six countries will perform in the 15th North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD.

Baltic-American league launches campaign for permanent NATO garrison in Baltics

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 16:29
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The Baltic American Freedom League (BAFL), an organisation in California devoted to supporting the Baltic states, has started an initiative to have the US persuade NATO to permanently station troops in the Baltics.

Lithuanian emigrants return to spend €80m on products in Lithuania

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 08:28
Lithuanian emigrants return to Lithuania an average of twice a year spending almost €80 million on goods in Lithuania.

American designs app to help Lithuanian stroke victims communicate

Monday, May 30, 2016 16:31
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Brian Sullivan, a technology director at a school in Massachusetts, has created an app called Mano Žodis! (My Word!) that can help Lithuanian speakers who've suffered a stroke communicate better.

‘I put maximum commitment into safeguarding Lithuanian culture’ – Hon Consul Naples

Friday, May 27, 2016 20:00
Naples
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Vincenzo Russo, Lithuanian Honorary Consul in Naples, Italy

Valanciunas comeback can’t save Raptors from Cleveland rout (1)

Thursday, May 26, 2016 17:58
The return of Lithuanian powerhouse Jonas Valanciunas to the Toronto Raptors line-up against Cleveland couldn’t stop the Cavaliers from inflicting a humiliating defeat on Toronto in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.