How Lithuania’s ham radio operators outfoxed the Soviets and helped win independence (1)FREE

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 06:00
LY2WR/A, the Lithuanian parliament's amateur radio station, October 1990
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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.

The Top 10 restaurants in LithuaniaFREE

Friday, July 8, 2016 12:31
Bendrovės nuotr.
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.

Oldest Lithuanian dessert to be immortalized as stampFREE

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.

The Lithuania Tribune wishes all our readers a Happy King's Coronation Day!FREE

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!

What does King Mindaugas and his name mean for Lithuanians?FREE

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.

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

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.

Russian rapper who supports Putin denied show at Lithuanian concert hallFREE

Monday, July 4, 2016 11:20
A concert hall in Vilnius has said "no" to a concert by Russian rapper Timati because the singer is regarded as a Kremlin propaganda tool.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Red lights and erotic cinema – an alternative history of Interwar LithuaniaFREE

Friday, July 1, 2016 08:13
Interwar Kaunas
DELFI skaitytojo nuotr.
Interwar Kaunas had a red light district, women were scandalizing conservative prudes with their skirts and haircuts and every other film shown in Kaunas cinemas was a naughty picture, historians say.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Vilnius pavilion opens at Edinburgh architectural festivalFREE

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:26
The Vilnius pavilion showcasing over 40 of the Lithuanian capital's buildings has opened at the Pop-Up Cities Expo in the Scottish capital Edinburgh.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

What's on in Lithuania this weekend: Midsummer revelryFREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:44
Organizatorių nuotr.
Joninės (also known as Rasos) is Lithuania's annual midsummer celebration. While many love to spend the holiday next to a fire in the woods with their friends, there are a number of larger public celebrations throughout the nation, complete with songs, dancing, music and big bonfires!To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

The Great Synagogue of Vilna, once the Vatican of Europe's Jews (1)FREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016 08:29
The Great Synagogue of Vilna was once to Jewish culture and religion what the Vatican is to Christendom, say archaeologists from the United States and Israel who are researching the edifice which was razed to the ground over half a century ago.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Kaunas and Klaipėda short-listed for 2022 European Capital of CultureFREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:29
Kaunas and Klaipėda, Lithuania’s second and third biggest cities, respectively, have been shortlisted in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2022 in Lithuania.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

The Top 10 Lithuanian writers of all time (1)FREE

Friday, June 17, 2016 13:39
Tradition and modernity mix in almost equal measures in the works of men and women of letters who built and continue to build the edifice we call the Lithuanian literature. Here is our pick of top 10 Lithuanian authors you should be aware of, many of them translated into English.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Documentary award puts Lithuanian filmmaker's short on path to Oscar nominationFREE

Thursday, June 16, 2016 08:24
The documentary by Lithuanian filmmaker Giedrė Žickytė "I Am Not From Here" won the best short film award at the biggest international documentary film festival Sheffield Doc/Fest in Great Britain, which opens the way for an Oscar nomination.

Free Little Library, Bibliotekėlė, offers children's books in Vilnius Bernardinai GardenFREE

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:25
On Tuesday, a new little free library opened in Bernardinai Garden (Bernardinų sodai) in Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

23 Lithuanian books to be translated into other languages in 2016 through grant programFREE

Monday, June 13, 2016 12:49
The Lithuanian Culture Institute has set out to fund the translation of 23 Lithuanian books by both modern and classic authors into German, English, Ukrainian, French, Italian, Greek and Russian.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Jack The Ripper stalks Vilnius as filming begins in LithuaniaFREE

Friday, June 10, 2016 09:35
Vilnius has been picked as the backdrop for one of the best-known serial killer stories set in the 1880s London.

Lithuanian director's film nominated for European Film AwardFREE

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 08:21
"I'm Not from Here", a film by Lithuanian director Giedrė Žickytė and Chilean director Maite Alberdi, has been nominated for the European Short Film 2016 Award.

Vilnius Classical Music Festival to pay tribute to legendary cellistFREE

Friday, June 3, 2016 12:46
One of the biggest festivals of classical music in Lithuania, the Vilnius Festival, starts today and will include a special concert dedicated to one of the patrons of the event, legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.

New stamp pays tribute to Fluxus founder, Lithuanian George MačiūnasFREE

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.