Lithuanian City of London Club becomes official supporter of Baltic PrideFREE

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.

Lithuania's Coffee Inn opens first coffee shop in FloridaFREE

Monday, May 9, 2016 09:05
Coffee Inn in Tampa, Florida
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The Lithuanian coffee shop chain Coffee Inn opened its first outlet in the United States.

“They had never met a Mexican National with Lithuanian roots” – Honorary Consul to MexicoFREE

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.

Over half of Lithuanian expats don't think about returning home - surveyFREE

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.

The realization your grandfather may have murdered thousands of Jews (1)FREE

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.

American-Lithuanian sisters to launch Baltic media siteFREE

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:48
Baltike
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.

Registration opens for Lithuanian expatriate votersFREE

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.

Lithuanian photographer's edgy work on display in TorontoFREE

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.

'The Lithuanian experience is so important to Ukraine' – Hon ConsulFREE

Friday, April 29, 2016 08:27
The Lithuania Tribune talks to Vitaliy B. Antonov, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Lviv, Ukraine.

Lithuania’s Drama burger draws applause from Tampa food criticsFREE

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 16:30
Drama Burger Tampa
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Drama Burger’s sizzling reviews continue to pile up as high as its burgers after the Lithuanian burger chain opened its first US restaurant in Tampa, Florida.

‘Impossible for dual citizenship referendum to succeed under current laws’ – Lithuanian diaspora leaderFREE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 09:59
The World Lithuanian Community does not support plans for a referendum on dual citizenship this October because it is virtually impossible to achieve the required results with the current electoral laws governing the referendum, said Dalia Henke, World Lithuanians‘ Community Board chairwoman on Žinių Radijas.

Lithuanian NBA stars shine for Rockets and Raptors in playoffsFREE

Friday, April 22, 2016 16:44
Jonas Valunčiūnas helped the Toronto Raptors pound the Pacers into submission in Toronto on Thursday night for 101-85 win while Donatas Motiejūnas gave the Houston Rockets the grit they needed to overcome NBA champions, the Golden State Warriors by a single point.

Lithuanian in Israel detained in relation to national security threatFREE

Thursday, April 21, 2016 17:28
Lithuanian citizen Gabrielė Tervidytė has been detained in Tel Aviv, Israel, as a threat to national security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BNS on Thursday.

How a band from Chicago became big in Lithuania by accident (1)FREE

Thursday, April 21, 2016 16:46
Fort Frances
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Fort Frances, an indie band based in Chicago, recently recounted the curious story of how they “accidentally” became famous in Lithuania and ended up naming their newest album “Alio,” which is how most Lithuanians answer phonecalls.

Lithuanian lost in Ecuador earthquake has been foundFREE

Thursday, April 21, 2016 09:30
A Lithuanian living in Ecuador, Edis, was found alive and well after a category 6 earthquake in Ecuador on Saturday which left hundreds dead and many more missing.

Lithuanian conductor is first woman to lead prestigious British orchestraFREE

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 17:48
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has become the first woman musical director to be chosen for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO), a world-class orchestra in the UK.

13-year-old boy fighting chronic illness plans toy donation to Lithuanian orphanage he came fromFREE

Monday, April 18, 2016 15:18
Gytis Snyder packing toys
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Gytis Snyder, a 13-year-old boy from Franklin, Tennessee, has led an effort to collect several shopping carts full of toys for an orphanage for disabled or chronically ill children in Lithuania. The orphanage has special significance for the young boy, who is fighting cystic fibrosis – it is the orphanage from which his parents adopted him when he was just 5 years old.

Lithuanian emigrants – we want to hear your stories!FREE

Monday, April 18, 2016 15:02
The Lithuania Tribune is launching a new section dedicated to telling the stories of Lithuanian emigrants abroad and we want to hear from you!

The success story of a Spaniard in Lithuania (1)FREE

Friday, April 15, 2016 14:51
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Meet Luis Velasco from Spain. He came to Lithuania, fell in love with Vilnius and looked for his dream job. He was fearless about changing positions despite not knowing the language and settled down in the cold north while everyone else dreamed of never-ending sunshine. Velasco is a Spanish visual director who has now spent more than a year and a half in Lithuania.

Describe Lithuania in one word? Basketball - Hon Consul KeralaFREE

Friday, April 15, 2016 09:47
In a series about those remarkable individuals who promote Lithuania's image abroad and build the country’s brand around the world, Kiron Shah, Lithuania’s Honorary Consul in the states of Karnataka and Kerala (India), talks about his work for Lithuania.