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Thursday, June 23, Gwangju – Chancellor of Ministry of Culture of Lithuania Laimonas Ubavičius on the margins of the 7 th ASEM Culture Ministers Meeting met the Vice minister of Culture of South Korea Park Younggoog. The chancellor emphasized a high potential of areas of bilateral cooperation – cinema, design, computer games and creative industries.
On 22 June, Vice-Minister of Culture Dr. Romas Jarockis took part in the meeting of the international commission dealing with issues related to the Lithuanian Jewish cultural and historical heritage and the preservation of the Jewish cemetery and Jewish mass graves in Lithuania.
On 23 June in Gwangju at the 7 th ASEM Culture Ministers Meeting the Chancellor of Ministry of Culture of Lithuania Laimonas Ubavičius presented Lithuania’s major policies and measures designed at fostering culture and creative industries, sustainable development and competitiveness.
On 20–21 June, the pre-selection procedure of candidate cities for the title of the European Capital of Culture 2022 was conducted in the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. The pre-selection resulted in the shortlisting of two candidate cities: Kaunas and Klaipėda.