Friday, July 1, 2016 08:13
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.
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.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:44
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, May 27, 2016 17:24
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.
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.
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.
Monday, May 23, 2016 14:04
There was music in the air on Saturday, wherever you went in the city centre of Vilnius.
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.
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.