Friday, December 23, 2016 11:11
The Lithuanian parliament's Culture Committee has sent an open letter to the society, asking for help in buying a new grand piano.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 19:38
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
The parliament's Committee on Culture and Culture Minister-designate Liana Ruokytė Jonsson on Wednesday criticized the outgoing government's plan for marking the 100th anniversary of Lithuania's statehood.
Friday, October 21, 2016 11:34
The 46th Kiev International Film Festival ‘Molodist‘ will begin tomorrow with the participation of Lithuania as a guest country. The programme of the festival will include the latest Lithuanian films and a special section dedicated to the filmmaker Vytautas Žalakevičius.
Saturday, October 15, 2016 12:16
Asmeninio albumo nuotr.
A UNESCO expert says that the value of Kaunas' modernism, which Lithuania want to be recognized as a World Heritage site, lies not only in its buildings, but also in the spirit of the city.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 18:11
Asmeninio albumo nuotr.
The European Film Academy and EFA Productions presented this year’s short film nominations with the film I‘M NOT FROM HERE (by Maite Alberdi and Giedrė Žickytė) in the nomination list, Lithuanian Film Centre announced.
Friday, October 7, 2016 11:30
Lithuanian archaeologists have established an island in the lower River Dange as the location of the first wooden castle built in 1252, thus revealing one of the biggest mysteries of the founding of the port city of Klaipėda, Lietuvos Žinios daily said on Friday.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:41
Seneca's Day, a movie by director Kristijonas Vildžiunas, has been selected as the Lithuanian entry for Oscar candidate in the category of best foreign-language film.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 13:54
Rolandas Kvietkauskas has been re-appointed as director of the Lithuanian Film Centre for a second four-year term, the Ministry of Culture has said.
Friday, September 2, 2016 09:07
DELFI (M.Ažušilio nuotr.)
European Days of Jewish Culture are starting in Lithuania on Friday, providing an opportunity to discover the Jewish heritage in events scheduled in 16 towns and cities across the country, the Cultural Heritage Department said.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 08:25
A Canadian photographer has spent 14 years travelling across what used to be the Soviet Union and taking pictures of bus stops which he says are fascinating and under-appreciated moments of creative flight.
Monday, August 22, 2016 13:38
Lithuania will this week attend the Beijing International Book Fair in China, its first ever participation in the event, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 07:58
A. Solomino nuotr.
With anti-democratic sentiments growing among the Russian population, Alexander Sokurov, a prominent Russian filmmaker, says he feels great concern about his country's future.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Monday, August 8, 2016 14:15
The old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius has been listed among cultural objects protected by the state, under a decree signed by Lithuania's Culture Minister Šarūnas Birutis on Friday.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 09:46
What is believed to be one of the oldest stone building in Kaunas will undergo major restoration. After the conservation-restoration works are complete, the building that faces the City Hall will regain some of its sixteenth-century façade.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 08:52
Lithuania's coastal resort of Nida is hosting the European Architecture Students Assembly. Over the course of two weeks, some 600 architecture students from Europe will complete some 30 creative workshops.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Saturday, July 30, 2016 08:00
During a short ceremony in the joint Embassy of the Netherlands and Denmark, 23 poems of 23 EU member states were unveiled celebrating the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with the newly independent state of Lithuania 25 years ago.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 17:02
In August 2016, it will be 25 years ago that the 12 Member States of the then European Economic Community decided to (re)establish diplomatic relations with the Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – ‘without delay’.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 13:23
75 years ago, a wave of brutal murders in some places within weeks and in others within months wiped out Jewish communities which had been building their lives across Lithuania for over six centuries.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 08:34
R. Kubiliaus nuotr.
A regatta of historic boats is to set sail on the Curonian Lagoon from Nida to Klaipėda.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 22, 2016 08:56
Linguists have recreated the sounds of the common Indo-European tongue spoken by the ancestors of most European nations 6,000 years ago. They sound surprisingly similar to modern Lithuanian.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 09:05
The works of Vilnius-born Jewish painter David Labkovski that were recently presented in Los Angeles could serve as a good introduction to teaching about the Holocaust in US schools, researchers say.
Monday, July 18, 2016 09:28
DELFI (T. Vinicko nuotr.)
Friday, July 15, 2016 07:00
The history of Vilnius Lukiškės Square is a story shaped by Russian Tzars, Polish dictators and Lithuanian martyrs, all leaving their mark on it for better or worse down the centuries.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 06:00
In May of this year, Acting Up! and Teatriukas (www.teatriukas.lt) teamed up together to present a project Labas! early years arts festival in Vilnius, Dubinigiai and Moletai regions in Lithuania.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 06:00
Dictatorial regimes of all kinds have always sought to control communications, especially between those in their own countries and the outside world. With the Internet, their ability to do so has been much reduced; but it is important to remember that, even before the World Wide Web, their control was never quite as complete as many now think. In the struggle between those seeking freedom and those seeking to suppress it, the former have often been able to find ways to outfox the latter.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 8, 2016 12:31
Over the course of several months and a number of stages, over 100 members of the Good Food Academy evaluated the food at Lithuanian restaurants to pick a top 10, also taking into account the quality of service, environment and drink menus.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Friday, July 8, 2016 09:39
The Lithuanian Postal Service is issuing a new Culinary Heritage postage stamp with one of the oldest desserts from Lithuanian cuisine - cucumbers with honey.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 11:57
The Lithuania Tribune would like to wish all our readers a Happy King's Coronation Day!Lithuanians around the world will be celebrating the coronation of Lithuania's first king, Mindaugas, and Lithuania's statehood day, which is a public holiday in Lithuania. We will not be publishing today.If you want to know more about Lithuania's only king, read our feature today on Mindaugas and the importance of his name to Lithuanians.We hope you enjoy the day!
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 06:00
Lithuania celebrates the coronation of King Mindaugas today, July 6. This national holiday, also known as Statehood Day and as the Mindaugas name day, celebrates Grand Duke Mindaugas, who was to become the only crowned King of Lithuania.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 09:56
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.