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2018 04 16
Virtual Archive of Lithuanian Jewish Cultural Heritage is Under Way

The Ministry of Culture allocated EUR 10,000 to the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania to continue the digitization of the activities of the Institute for Jewish Research (Yidisher visnshaftlekher institut) (YIVO) archive.

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2018 04 12
United Kingdom Becomes an Important Cultural Partner of Lithuania

Minister for Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson, on a working visit in London, met with the leaders of one of the largest museums and art centers in the United Kingdom. 

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2018 04 10
The London Book Fair – the Window to the English-speaking Publishing Market

Today, April 10, Minister for Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson along with the colleagues Dace Melbarde, Latvian Minister for Culture and Saaru Indreku, Estonian Minister for Culture, Jacks Thomas, London Book Fair director, Sue Owen, United Kingdom Secretary for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Stephen Lotinga, chief executive of the UK Publishers...

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2018 03 12
Gražina Michnevičiūtė starts work as Culture Attaché of the Republic of Lithuania in the USA

On 12 March journalist Gražina Michnevičiūtė starts to work as Lithuanian Culture Attaché in the Lithuanian Consulate General in New York, USA.

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2018 03 09
Minister of Culture met with new ambassador of China in Lithuania Shen Zhifei

Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson met with Shen Zhifei who has just begun working as an ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Lithuania. The meeting included discussions on bilateral co-operation of the culture and art organisations, as well as the upcoming visit of Chinese Minister of Culture Luo Shugang to Lithuania.

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2018 03 06
EU investment will open cultural heritage sites to cultural and educational activities

Taking into account expert recommendations, more than EUR 2.38 m of EU structural investment was allocated to cultural sites.

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2018 03 01
Vice-Minister Gytis Andrulionis participates in informal meetings of ministers in Sofia

Between 28 February and 1 March the Vice-Minister of Culture Gytis Andrulionis is on a visit in Sofia, Bulgaria where an informal meeting of EU ministers of culture and the 8th meeting of Asian–European (ASEM) ministers of culture are taking place. 

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2018 02 28
Leading writers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania announced for The London Book Fair Market Focus 2018

The British Council, in partnership with the London Book Fair, the Estonian Literature Centre, Writers’ and Translators’ House, Latvia and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announce today the Baltic Countries Market Focus Cultural Programme for The London Book Fair 2018, taking place 10–12 April.  

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2018 02 23
Lithuania announces European Year of Cultural Heritage

In the discussion-forum ‘European Cultural Heritage: saving it, making it relevant, and passing it on to the next generations’ held in the Vilnius Book Fair, a start of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Lithuania was announced.

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2018 02 22
Minister of Culture: Vilnius Book Fair is one of the most significant cultural events

The 19th Vilnius Book Far has started in the Congress and Exhibition Centre Litexpo, which will last four days. 

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2018 02 21
Thousands of London metro passengers will read Antanas Šimkus’ poetry

News about the 100-year anniversary of restored independence of Lithuania spread far and wide across the United Kingdom. A Date on Sunday, a poem of Lithuanian poet Antanas Šimkus, appeared in the London metro which is used by almost 5 million people every day. 

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2018 02 20
Universal Music to expand in Lithuania

Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson met with Petri Mannonen and Dr Nils Bortloff, the representatives of the music publishing company Universal Music.

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