Oldest Lithuanian dessert to be immortalized as stamp

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?

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 space

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 09:56
Lithuania's coat of arms
D.Tunkūno nuotr.
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 hall

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 Lithuania

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 festival

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 revelry

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)

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 Culture

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)

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 nomination

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 Garden

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 program

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 Lithuania

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 Award

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 cellist

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 Mačiūnas

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.

World-famous Litvak sculptor's work to go on show in Lithuania

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 15:02
An exhibition called A Life in Sculpture by famous Lithuanian-born sculptor Jacques Lipchitz will be opened in Lithuania.

Photo of the week: Skamba skamba kankliaiFREE

Friday, May 27, 2016 17:24
Men in traditional Lithuanian costumes playing the ragas
A. Smailytės nuotr.
This weekend, Skamba Skamba Kankliai, Lithuania's biggest folk music festival and one of Europe's largest as well, kicked off with a flurry of Lithuanian folk dancing, ancient sutartinės, and other forms of folk and ethnographic museum from Lithuania and around the world.