Lithuania's second-largest city Kaunas has won the right to host the International Children's Games, which is also known as the Olympics for children, in 2017, the municipality said.
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The right was awarded to Kaunas by the organizing committee of the International Children's Games at a meeting in Australia last weekend.

Held since 1968, the International Children's Games are organized every year where 1,500-2,000 children from cities around the world and between the ages of 12 and 15 participate in a variety of sports and cultural activities. The last games were held in Athens (Greece), San Francisco (US), Reykjavik (Iceland) and Bangkok (Thailand).

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