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2020 06 15
A Tender to Commemorate the Lithuanian People Who Saved the Jews is Planned

Vilnius City Municipality and the Ministry of Culture seeking to commemorate the memory of the Jewish rescuers are organising an open tender for the creation of a monument.

2020 06 15
A More Effective System of Cultural Heritage Protection is Being Developed

The concept of the policy for the preservation and actualisation of cultural heritage has been approved by the order of the Minister of Culture.

2020 06 11
A New Service for Owners and Managers of Cultural Heritage Sites Is Launched

More than 20 000 cultural heritage objects are included in the Register of Immovable Cultural Property in Lithuania.

2020 06 10
More People will be Able to Take Part in Cultural Events

Today, the Government meeting approved an updated plan to increase the number of participants (spectators) in cultural events. It would apply from June 17 to August 31.

2020 06 08
Invitation to Participate in the Baltic School of Museology

The training of the Baltic School of Museology will take place in Narva (Estonia) on August 2–8. This topic of this year is “Risk Management and Crisis Preparedness at Museums”.

2020 05 20
Plans to gradually increase the allowed number of participants in cultural events

The Government meeting has approved of a plan for increasing the number of participants (spectators) in cultural events. The Ministries of Health and of Culture have been instructed to take the provisions of this plan into account when submitting proposals to the Government regarding the easing of the lockdown requirements.

2020 05 07
Information Update on Measures for Cultural and Creative Sectors Affected by COVID-19 Outbreak

Information on the relevant general measures allocated to the cultural sector affected by COVID-19 outbreak.

2020 05 06
Over EUR 68 million will be Allocated for Heavily Affected Cultural Sector

Having considered the proposals of the Ministry of Culture, the Government has included additional EUR 16.7 million in the Economic Promotion and COVID-19 Consequences Mitigation Plan to mitigate the negative consequences for artists and cultural organisations due to pandemic.

2020 04 24
Survey Will Reveal How the Attitude of the Population Changes Towards Cultural Services

This year, the Lithuanian Council for Culture (LCC) continues a Survey of Participation of the Population in Culture and Satisfaction with Cultural Services initiated by the Ministry of Culture in 2014.

2020 04 23
Measures to Overcome Crisis Caused by the Pandemic Have Been Discussed in the UNESCO Meeting of the Ministers of Culture

On April 22, the Minister of Culture Mr. Kvietkauskas participated in the online meeting of the Ministers of Culture organised by UNESCO. The meeting focused on the discussion of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the cultural sector

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2020 04 10
COVID-19 Measures for culture and creative sector in Lithuania

To reduce the negative consequences for artists, culture professionals and cultural organisations due to the declared state-level emergency and quarantine, the Ministry of Culture has prepared the Action Plan for Support of Culture Sector.

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2020 04 08
UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania

The year of 2020 was declared the UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

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