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.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 16:29
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.
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.
Monday, May 30, 2016 16:31
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.
Friday, May 27, 2016 20:00
Vincenzo Russo, Lithuanian Honorary Consul in Naples, Italy
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.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 08:39
It appears that the designer of the first USD one cent was a Lithuanian Jew Viktoras Baranauskas who was born in 1871 in Šiauliai.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 16:00
Espen Selvik, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Bergen, talks about his links to the country he represents in Norway.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 09:15
Following on from Hollywood star Sean Penn, it now appears that US president Barack Obama also has family links to Lithuania.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 13:46
The referendum on dual citizenship will probably have to be moved to a later date, most likely to coincide with the Lithuanian presidential elections in 2019, says Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė. Lithuanian expatriate communities have criticized plans to hold the referendum this October.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 17:36
Lithuania must develop a programme to encourage expatriates to return home, Parliament Speaker Loreta Graužinienė believes.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:02
The famous US actor Sean Penn, two-time Oscar winner, appears to have Lithuanian roots with his Litvak (Lithuanian Jewish) grandfather born in Lithuania in 1879.
Monday, May 9, 2016 15:54
The Lithuanian City of London Club has become an official sponsor of Baltic Pride 2016, an LGBT event this June in Vilnius.
Monday, May 9, 2016 09:05
The Lithuanian coffee shop chain Coffee Inn opened its first outlet in the United States.
Friday, May 6, 2016 17:27
"Ever since I can remember, my Mother used to tell us where our grandparents and great-grandparents had come from. My grandfather, Isakas Landau, had arrived in Mexico in 1925 leaving his hometown, Kudirkos Naumiestis, behind," says Ronén Waisser Landau, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Mexico.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:00
The majority of Lithuanians living abroad are not thinking of returning to their homeland, a survey carried out for Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry has shown.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 08:23
"There is always someone in a family who pushes against silence," says Rita Gabis, in whose new book Lithuania’s Holocaust skeletons come to light, exploring the 220,000 Lithuanian Jews killed during WWII — and the people who let it happen.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:48
Aistė and Indrė Zalepuga,two American-Lithuanian sisters,are preparing to launch Baltike, an online platform that provides a virtual presentation of the Baltic region by combining journalistic articles, a travel guide, music and products.
Monday, May 2, 2016 08:49
Lithuanians residing abroad can now sign up at the Central Electoral Commission's website to be mailed ballots for October's general elections.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 07:00
Vitas Luckus: The Prince of Obscurity is the name of a photo exhibition at a Toronto gallery displaying work of one of Lithuania's edgiest photographers.