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.

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

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.

Street artists decorate concrete park in Vilnius' Old TownFREE

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:02
Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
On Saturday, there was more than music filling the streets of Vilnius. The dull concrete facade of Reformatų Park, almost hidden on the west side of Pylimo g., between Jono Basanaviciaus g. and K. Kalinausko g., got a colourful street art makeover.

Vilnius buildings to star at international architecture festivalFREE

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 09:29
Around 40 Vilnius buildings including the National Gallery of Art and the Swedbank Headquarters will feature at the international Architecture Festival in Scotland this summer.

Street Music Day fills Vilnius streets with beautiful noiseFREE

Monday, May 23, 2016 14:04
There was music in the air on Saturday, wherever you went in the city centre of Vilnius.

Čiurlionis House in Vilnius: A room with sounds and sightsFREE

Saturday, May 21, 2016 09:29
Behind the façade of the well-maintained house on 11 Savičiaus Gatvė in Vilnius lays more than an interesting, equally well-maintained interior filled with photos and documents capturing the spirit of one of its most celebrated occupants, the Lithuanian composer and painter Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis.

Pope vs. Hitler director Chris Cassel: ‘This is where real history happened’FREE

Saturday, May 21, 2016 07:00
Emmy-nominated director Chris Cassel first shot in Lithuania nine years ago. Now the director is back to film a docudrama about Pope Pius XII’s role in World War Two.