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2017 04 06
The European Film Forum in Vilnius – a new generation of European filmmakers challenge Hollywood

European cinema has huge creative potential. However, new talented filmmakers face an uphill battle against Hollywood in the box office. On April 6, during Vilnius IFF organized conference Meeting Point – Vilnius, European filmmakers will gather to discuss opportunities at the most important industry event in the continent...

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2017 04 03
Kaunas named the 2022 European Capital of Culture

On 29 March, the winner of the competition to select the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) for the year 2022 was announced at a ceremony held in the Ministry of Culture. Kaunas was named the winner of the competition.

2017 03 20
Think urban: open call for representatives of artistic and cultural environments from Wroclaw partner cities (Poland)

The Artist In Residence Programme AIR Wro is a legacy programme of the European Capital of Culture Wrocław 2016. Its main purpose is to support and promote activities of individuals representing various fields of art and culture or active in border areas between them, interested in cooperating with...

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2016 12 14
Uncovered facades of Kaunas Jesuit Church

Kaunas residents and guests that are now visiting the square of the town hall can enjoy not only the sight of the Christmas tree but also the newly restored façades of the St. Francis Xavier church.

2016 12 05
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Offices in the Baltic States celebrate their 25th anniversary

A contemporary art exhibition “(In)visible dreams and streams”, introducing 22 artists from the Baltic and Nordic countries, was opened at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius on December 2 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Offices in the Baltic States.

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2016 11 25
Maureen Paley gallery presents American-Lithuanian artist Andrew Miksys

This November London based gallery Maureen Paley is showing a groupshow curated by Michael Bracewell titled HOUNDED BY EXTERNAL EVENTS .  The show centers around the theme of surveillance and anxious-making domestic and international situation. Participating artists are: Kaye Donachie, Gareth Jones, John Kelsey, Nick Mauss, Lucy McKenzie, Andrew...

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2016 11 21
Cultural cooperation programme between Lithuania and China signed

On 18 November, Minister of Culture Šarūnas Birutis met with Vice Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China Ding Wei. The Minister of Culture welcomed the fact that bilateral cultural cooperation had recently become more active and that a solid network of partners had been created.

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2016 11 11
Lithuanian artists – Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Arts artistic residencies participants

This October and November two Lithuanian artists - Darius Mikšys and Darius Žiūra  are participants in the artistic residencies of Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow (CCA). Both residencies come as a direct result of the research visit to Lithuania by the CCA director Francis McKee.

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2016 10 25
The Council of Europe Cultural Routes Advisory Forum 2016 held in Vilnius

The Council of Europe Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum 2016 will take place in Vilnius on 26-27 October. This year’s Forum “Expanding the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: challenges and opportunities” will look at the recent expansion of the programme, highlighting both challenges and opportunities.

2016 10 18
Winning artist of ACCELERATE CERN Lithuania Julijonas Urbonas Presents His Work

October 19, 16:10 hrs. the winning artist of ACCELERATE /Lithuania Julijonas Urbonas will be presenting his work at  Globe of Science and Innovation, CERN, after having finished one month of residency at CERN  in September/October 2016.    

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2016 10 15
International recommendations received on Kaunas Modernism Architecture

Vice-Minister of Culture Romas Jarockis met with the UNESCO international expert Jad Tabet from France, who visited Lithuania at the invitation of related Lithuanian institutions with the purpose to assess the first draft of Kaunas Modernism Architecture nomination file for the inscription on the UNESCO Tentative World Heritage List.

2016 10 07
Cultural operators discussed benefits and challenges of international cooperation

On 5-6 October, representatives of cultural organizations from Lithuania and Norway have gathered in Vilnius at the conference „International Cooperation: Cultural Players‘ Insights on its Benefits and Challenges“.

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