'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
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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
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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.

Valanciunas double-double secures Raptors No.2 seed for play-offsFREE

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 18:07
Lithuanian NBA star Jonas Valanciunas' 17 points and 11 rebounds against Philadelphia saw the Toronto Raptors lock in their No. 2 seeding in the Eastern Conference and set up a match-up with the seventh-seeded Pacers in the play-offs.

Lithuania's U-turn on granting citizenship to LitvaksFREE

Monday, April 11, 2016 18:10
Some Jews in Israel and the Republic of South Africa who left Lithuania between the two world wars and their descendants have been applying to have their Lithuanian citizenship restored, but receiving a negative answer.

Lithuanian in the US creates app that turns words into fashion designsFREE

Monday, April 11, 2016 14:53
Giedrė Kosė's innovative business idea, an app called Anchovy that converts your words into colors, a reality. It is also a fashion and design brand that uses the app to create colourful gradients and make them into real design objects.

‘Lithuania is the best kept secret in Europe’ – Singapore Honorary ConsulFREE

Friday, April 8, 2016 09:01
In a series about those remarkable individuals who promote Lithuania's image abroad and build the country’s brand around the world, Andy Lim, Lithuania’s Honorary Consul in Singapore, talks about his work for Lithuania.

Lithuanian transportation app chosen as official 2016 Olympic appFREE

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 08:36
The company that owns the Trafi transportation planning app won the competition to become the official transportation app of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games.

Winner of the Lithuania Tribune Easter egg contest announced (1)FREE

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 12:31
Christine Luschas' winning Easter eggs
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The public voting for the Lithuania Tribune Easter egg competition is over, and this year's winner was Christine Luschas from Pennsylvania!

Lithuanian ballet dancer wins big in CanadaFREE

Sunday, April 3, 2016 07:48
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Jurgita Dronina’s performance with the National Ballet of Canada as Hermione in The Winter’s Tale (by choreographer Christopher Peter Wheeldon) earned her the Best Ballet Performance of 2015 award in the MyTheatre Awards.

Permanent residence expats ‘must pay for health insurance in Lithuania’FREE

Saturday, April 2, 2016 08:30
Lithuanian citizens and foreigners must pay for the compulsory health insurance (PSD) only if they are permanently residing in Lithuania, said Lithuania’s State Tax Inspectorate (VMI).