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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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“.