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2019 10 02
Vice-Minister of Culture Regina Jaskelevičienė Participated in WIPO General Assemblies

The General Assemblies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have started in Geneva. 

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2019 09 30
The First Events for Promotion of Cultural Routes Will be Held in Kaunas

On 7-8 October, events of the project “Cultural Routes for Development of Regions” will be held in Kaunas: a conference dedicated to discussions of the potential of cultural routes with their operators and cultural heritage specialists and a practical seminar on the development of cultural routes.

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2019 09 26
Baltic Countries Continue Intense Cultural Cooperation

Matters concerning cultural cooperation between Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia were discussed today in Riga, where the annual meeting of the Baltic Cultural Committee was held. Participants included the Vice-Minister of Culture Gintautė Žemaitytė.

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2019 09 23
The Spanish design won the competition for the National Concert Hall

The architectural idea of the new symbol of Vilnius on the Tauras Hill was finally presented – out of all the ideas for the National Concert Hall offered by nearly 250 architects from around the world, the idea of the Spanish team “Arquivio Architects” was announced the winner of the competition.

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2019 09 17
The valuable document of the Jewish culture and history will be exhibited in Lithuania next year

The Executive Director of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York, Mr. Jonathan Brent, who met the Minister of Culture today, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas, informed the Minister that the absolute majority of the Institute’s Council approved Lithuanian application to exhibit the valuable document.

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2019 09 12
Attention to Kaunas Modernist Architecture in the International Forum

The 2nd International Forum of Modernism Cities “From Modern to Modern: 20th Century Architectural Heritage Practices Based on the Tel Aviv Document for Modernist Cities” is held in Kaunas and Vilnius on the 12th-13th of September.

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2019 09 06
Minister of Culture, Mr. M. Kvietkauskas discussed the challenges of multiculturalism in Lithuania while being in New York

During his visit to the USA, Minister of Culture, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas visit New York public library, where he met its Vice President George Mihaltses, and curator for Slavic and East European collections, Mr. Bogdan Horbal.

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2019 09 04
Vice Minister of Culture, Ms. I. Veliutė: digital technologies are important for creation and preservation of culture

Vice Minister of Culture, Ms. Ingrida Veliutė took part in the international conference “Europe of the Carpathians” held in Krynica (Poland). 

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2019 07 24
2020 designated as the Year of the Vilna Gaon and the History of the Jews of Lithuania

The Government approved the plan of the year of the Vilna Gaon and the History of the Jews of Lithuania for 2020, where the means for commemoration of Jewish culture and history are provided.

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2019 07 18
The appointed Lithuanian ambassador to France intends to strengthen cultural links

The Minister of Culture, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas met the appointed ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to France, Mr. Nerijus Aleksiejūnas.

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2019 07 09
It is intended to develop even closer cultural relations with Ukraine

The Minister of Culture, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas met the Ukrainian ambassador Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi.

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2019 07 05
Minister M. Kvietkauskas: Lithuania and Hesse have cultural links and common historical memory

The Minister of Culture, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas continued his work visit in Germany and met Mrs. Ayser Asar, State Secretary of the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, in Frankfurt. 

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