Saturday, May 7, 2016 07:50
Making a name for oneself in art is a massive undertaking, particularly in the beginning of one's career. Lithuanian composer and painter Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) set out at two disciplines at once.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:19
Lithuanians are quite excited about their entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, but bookmakers put its odds of winning the contest in Stockholm firmly in the middle.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 06:20
Friday, April 29, 2016 16:45
The Image of Divine Mercy is a painting of Jesus Christ that is adored by Christians around the world. The painting is enjoyed in various reproductions, but documentary filmmaker Daniel di Silva noticed one problem – nobody seemed to know where the original was.
Friday, April 29, 2016 08:10
The dream of Klaipėda University (KU) scientists of finding the legendary interwar ship President Smetona (Prezidentas Smetona) may finally be coming closer to reality with an expedition in the Baltic Sea.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 08:41
One of the world's most famous architects Massimiliano Fuksas who was born to a Lithuanian Jewish father in Rome, is coming to Lithuania’s capital Vilnius this week to compete for an opportunity to design a new business center on Konstitucijos Avenue.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:15
The National Geographic Channel will film a documentary film telling the story of the start of US President Theodore Roosevelt's political career, his influence and legacy in modern politics in Vilnius, according to Vilnius city council.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 09:23
The Lithuanian capital Vilnius should have a monument to the famous US musician Prince, local musicians believe.
Monday, April 25, 2016 16:03
Secret underground passages, hidden rooms, a nuclear bomb shelter in a theatre, an abandoned bank vault in a building dedicated to science; enough material to serve as backdrop for an intriguing movie. On a cold weekend in Vilnius, it was all part of a two-day opportunity to discover well-known and obscure buildings in and around the Lithuanian capital.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 08:00
Lithuanian filmmaker Audrius Stonys is given a special treatment at the biggest Swiss documentary film festival Visions du Réel which is screening a retrospective of 18 films by Stonys.
Friday, April 22, 2016 13:36
A photography exhibition in Klaipėda explores pagan traditions in traditional Baltic festivals.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 11:52
April 23 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The British Council together with the Presidential Palace and the British Embassy Vilnius invite all residents of Vilnius to a public event “Sunday with Shakespeare” on April 24 to commemorate this important anniversary.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 14:47
Majd Kara, a Syrian refugee who came to Lithuania last month under the EU relocation program, is staging an exhibition of his paintings in Vilnius.
Monday, April 18, 2016 12:37
Now that the Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival in Vilnius is over, the winners of the festival's top honours can finally be reviewed. Among notable winners from around the world was the first-ever victory of a Lithuanian film at the festival.
Friday, April 15, 2016 16:36
Special focus will be given to Lithuania at the biggest Swiss documentary film festival Visions du Réel on April 15–23.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 15:05
The Kino Pavasaris international film festival in Vilnius hosted the Lithuanian premiere of the documentary film Mariupolis, directed by Mantas Kvedaravičius, last Friday. The film is a documentary about the war in Eastern Ukraine.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 08:00
Lithuania is giving a go at impressing Eurovision fans for the 17th time this May. Take a look at how we did the last eight times.
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:00
Fans of the BBC’s War & Peace series are in luck. They can now follow a trail through Vilnius that takes them by some of the key shooting locations.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 08:00
Lithuania is taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest for the 17th time this year. Donny Montel's "I've Been Waiting For This Night" has been hailed as a solid entry, although Lithuania's history in the contest since more than two decades ago has had its hits and misses. LRT has compiled an overview of Lithuania's first eight entries.
Friday, April 1, 2016 13:40
The annual Lithuanian Kino Pavasaris film festival kicked off in Vilnius on Thursday night, bringing out a flurry of stars from both near and far. Every year, the film festival features films from both the domestic and international film industries, and international interest in the festival has been growing.