Structure and contacts


Simonas Kairys

Minister of culture

Contacts of Ministry

J.Basanavičiaus g. 5, LT-01118 Vilnius, Lithuania
Ph. no. +370 (5) 219 3400
Fax no. +370 (5) 262 3120


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2022 04 22
The Ministers of Culture of Lithuania and Poland visited Ukraine

On April 22, at the invitation of Oleksandr Tkachenko, Ministers of Culture from Lithuania and Poland visited Ukraine. The purpose of their visit is to support Ukraine in countering the aggression of the russian federation on the cultural and information fronts.

2022 03 30
Baltic and Polish ministers of culture urge ICCROM to respond sternly to Russia’s military aggression and attacks against Ukraine’s cultural heritage

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys has initiated the joint appeal by the Baltic and Polish ministers of culture to the management of International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM).

2022 03 30
Lithuanian state scholarships to be awarded to culture and arts employees who left Ukraine

By the ruling of the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, the creators of Ukrainian culture and professional art who find asylum in Lithuania will be allocated state scholarships.

2022 03 17
Simonas Kairys to UNESCO: “Russia, which is destroying Ukraine’s heritage, cannot chair the World Heritage Committee’s session”

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys addressed the Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay, urging her to take swift actions regarding the suspension of participation by the Russian Federation in this organisation’s committees and programmes and regarding the necessity to ...